Summary

Creative and dedicated Emmy nominated professional, offering broad-based production experience and nearly two decades experience developing stories and covering major, global news events for CNN. Plan and direct pre/post-production activities.

Credits

8/13 – 3/16

Supervising Editor – CNN Documentary/News

Details
8/13 – 3/16

Responsible for editorial direction of global News Coverage, identifying opportunities to break news and create enterprise, original and distinctive content. Direct reports included teams of 5-8 assignment editors. Produced and issued international coverage guidance to all CNN platforms Reviewed, approved and disseminated all reportable international newsgathering to CNN platforms Supervised and coordinated the work of reporters : evaluated all PKGs/LLs/W&Ts ensuring editorial accuracy and quality control Planned and coordinated security precautions for field teams in conjunction with security detail Trained and mentored teams consisting of 5-8 editors to develop their competencies; completed their annual reviews Directly managed a team of editor during a shift, assigning beats and stories – develop team newsgathering skills

7/02 – 8/13

Field Producer – CNN

Details
7/02 – 8/13

Responsible for international newsgathering and generating content across TV, digital and mobile platforms. Provided expert oversight to numerous and variable editorial, logistical, and technical details essential to the CNN newsgathering needs outside of the U.S. Analyzed logistical decisions relating to coverage and programming priorities in the Middle East for HQ Produced reporter live shots: developed the concept for on-air talent to deliver and managed the video and graphics elements for coverage Break news stories based on facts gathered from expanded contacts Balanced and administered field teams budget/finances Generated correspondents’ reports, including the editorial oversight of the packages from the field. Completed editorial information for air, verifying its accuracy, while simultaneously getting live phone interviews and coordinating live video, videophone transmissions and/or taped coverage of the news event. Issued editorial guidance to the CNN News Group networks and websites on international matters, ranging from historical or cultural background, to language interpretation. Reported on a weekly on-air segment for CNN (USA) providing a lookahead international headlines for the upcoming week

Media

  • Cyprus' closed banks hard for single mom

  • Cyprus banks reopen without a run

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Education

Class of '02

Emerson College

Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications
Class of '99

University of Central Florida

Bachelor of Science in General Business Administration

My Gear

  • MacBook Pro; Nikon D7000; Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Skills

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • and Outlook | F
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Word
  • PowerPoint