Brooks Bratten

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Brooks Bratten

Portfolio

Portfolio

Work History

Work History
Sep 2006 - Present

On-Ice Official

USA Hockey

        -Officiated USA Hockey sanctioned ice hockey games; interacted with coaches & players in high-pressure situations; kept games safe & fair for participants; game management & conflict resolution.

Jan 2012 - Present

Staff Writer

ColonialsCorner.com

        -Covered RMU Men’s Division I Ice Hockey team as part of Rivals.com & Yahoo Sports Network.

        -Wrote feature & informative pieces, interacted with players & coaches before & after games.

Jun 2004 - Present

Photographer's Assistant

Wayne's World of Photography

        -Assisted professional photographer during on-location youth sports photo shoots; interacted with parents and children, took photos, packaged orders & customer service duties.

Jan 2014 - Present

Associate Producer

KDKA-TV

Associate Producer for the Nightly Sports Call on Pittsburgh CW

Sep 2013 - Jan 2014

Production Assistant

WPXI-TV

-Operate teleprompter for 4:30-7:30 a.m. morning newscasts on WPXI Channel 11.

-Voice & text captioning for various WPXI programs.

Sep 2009 - Apr 2013

Student Journalist

Robert Morris University

        -Producer & Co-Anchor on award-winning RMU-TV television program ‘Colonial SportsCenter.’

        -Executive Producer, Writer & Narrator for feature-length documentary on RMU Men’s Hockey team.

        -Play-by-Play or Color Commentator for RMU Men’s & Women’s Hockey broadcasts on RMU-TV & America One.

        -Host & Producer of hockey talk show, ‘Ice Talk,’ on RMU Radio.

        -Sports & Staff Writer for student-run RMU campus newspaper, The Sentry.

Sep 2012 - Jan 2013

Staff Writer/Multimedia Intern

Pittsburgh Penguins

        -Produced content for the team’s website, penguins.nhl.com, as well as IceTime game night programs.

        -Wrote feature and informative pieces, transcribed interviews, took photos at various events and uploaded to the  NHL Content Management System.

        -Interacted with Penguins players, coaches & staff in a fast-paced, professional environment.

Jun 2009 - Jul 2012

Camp Counselor

Mt. Lebanon Recreation Department

-Interacted with campers ages 6-10 in school-based summer camp atmosphere.

-Instructed and coached children ages 4-7 in the game of T-Ball.

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - May 2013

Bachelor of Arts

Robert Morris University