Professional Summary

High-energy TV personality with a knack for going live and a nose for producing viral videos. Combined 4 years experience at commercial television stations in Top 100 markets.

Morning Reporter / Fill-In Anchor – WOWK 13 News

// May 2015 – Present (2 years)

Execute engaging live shots and produce compelling video packages daily for local news shows in market No. 70 in addition to a West Virginia statewide broadcast

Assignment Editor / Web Producer - WSYX / WTTE

// November 2013 – October 2014 (1 year)

Selected, developed and planned news assignments for reporters and photographers in market No. 35

  • Prioritized daily news
  • Pitched story ideas
  • Determined news content for the day in conjunction with producers
  • Confirmed breaking news and advanced stories
  • Communicated information clearly between in-house producers and field reporters
  • Produced and managed social media content on station’s behalf

Multimedia Editor – The Lantern

// May 2014 – May 2015 (1 year)

Promoted to Multimedia Editor at one of the nation’s largest student newspapers while simultaneously working as a Cops & Courts print reporter

  • Produced and anchored a weekly show
  • Photographed the 2015 Allstate Sugar BowlBig Ten Championship game and all home OSU football games
  • Supervised multimedia reporters
  • Managed weekly video news content
  • Ran the paper’s website, YouTube channel and Facebook page
  • Owned the Cops & Courts beat both on- and off-campus, acquiring nearly 100 bylines

Assistant Multimedia Editor – The Lantern

// May 2013 – May 2014 (1 year)

Served as Assistant Multimedia Editor at one of the nation’s largest campus news publications before being promoted to head of the multimedia department

  • Contributed video content to weekly webcasts as a reporter, anchor, photographer and editor
  • Assisted in running TheLantern.com and the paper’s YouTube channel
  • Gained national and international attention on one of my multimedia videos that went viral
  • Republished by USA Today, AOL news, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, ABC World News, MSNnow, New York Daily News, Daily Mail, Gawker, SourceFed and television stations in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York

News Intern – WSYX / WTTE

// May 2013 – August 2013 (3 months)

Performed diverse web and news duties before being hired onto the team as the station’s youngest staff member

  • Appeared on live television as a feature news correspondent for Good Day Columbus
  • Responded to breaking news scenes and reported information back to the station
  • Filled in as segment producer for week-long periods
  • Wrote web articles and anchor scripts
  • Operated live camera shots

Skills

  • Video editing: Adobe Premiere, FinalCut Pro, Vegas Pro and iMovie
  • Cameras: DSLR and Sony 3CMOS
  • Newsroom software: ENPS and iNews
  • Web management: Basic HTML code, WordPress and WorldNow