Summary

Hardworking and detail-oriented media professional looking to obtain an entry-level reporting position to cover current events. Background includes work in television production and multimedia journalism.

Credits

4/17 – Current

Producer WJTV News 12

CBS — News (TV) — WJTV- Nexstar Details
4/17 – Current

Evaluates news content and selects stories with the most promotional potential. Writes, produces and edits material into an attention-grabbing spot that appeals to target audiences. Produces and edits 7 to 10 topicals for all newscasts and radio segments per day through ENPS software. Responsible for producing all news station commercials and advertisements. Cross trained to produce a live 30-minute newscast. Works closely in the newsroom with the creative director, anchors, producers and reporters.

1/16 – 4/17

News Director FOX 13 News

FOX — News (TV) — FOX 13 News Memphis- Cox Media Details
1/16 – 4/17

Operates the studio cameras during live news broadcasts. Controls teleprompter. Prepares studio for live and recorded news segments. Maintains studio lighting. Reports malfunctioning studio equipment to engineering. Operates audio console during the recording of station produced local programming and live news broadcasts. Operates video and graphics machines for newscasts. Assists with other control room and on location duties as assigned. Cross trained to direct all live newscasts.

6/14 – 8/15

Production Assistant Who Wants To Be A Millionaire 13

ABC — Game Show (TV) — Valleycrest Productions Details
6/14 – 8/15

Assisted show producers with various prop and art department duties, including set decoration, sourcing and acquiring of props and related materials, designing props and stage graphics, prop building, maintenance of set wear and tear, and other art department and production assistant duties as needed for seasons 13 and 14.

12/11 – 5/14

Production Assistant – The Maury Show, NBC Universal

Details
12/11 – 5/14

Assisted with answering telephones, filing paperwork and data entry. Arranged flights, lunches, dinners, and transportation reservations, photocopying, general office administration, and distributing production paperwork. Booked guests, studios, production equipment, performance and production staff. Cleared copyrights. Organized meetings and interviews. Prepared and distributed briefing notes and scripts. Organized schedules and contracts. Responsible for overseeing cues, timings and continuity during recording.

12/12 – 5/13

Audience Coordinator – The Trisha Show (NBC)

Details
12/12 – 5/13

Recruited audience members, ensuring that no seat was left unoccupied during a show's live taping. Managed show social media outlets and personally notified the show's fans about upcoming tape dates, offering them free tickets to attend the taping. Responsible for all audience related notifications sent via online casting call boards, social media websites and on television or radio announcements. Responsible for getting a signed release form from each audience member. Instructed audience members on how to conduct themselves on set and made sure there were no problems during taping. Introduced segments on the air and during commercials breaks.

12/10 – 5/11

Intern 106 And Park

BET — Live / Special Event (TV) — BET Networks
12/10 – 5/11
12/09 – 5/10

Intern Abc News Good Morning America

ABC — News (TV) — ABC News
12/09 – 5/10

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Education

Class of '13

Fordham University

Communications & Media Studies

Skills

  • Adaptability
  • Can lift 50 lbs or more
  • Fast learner
  • Strong graphic sense
  • Strong visual sense
  • Strong writer
  • Valid drivers license
  • Works well under pressure