Dani Carlson

Dani Carlson

Work experience

Work experience
2005 - Present

Resident reporter

WKYT-TV, 27 Newsfirst

- Responsible for live news reports under multiple daily deadlines 

- Responsible for producing and reporting breaking news from the field and the newsroom 

2005 - Present

Resident Reporter


- Wrote, produced, edited and fronted stories for National South African newscast

- Co-wrote and created half hour Prime Time Special Documentary

2004 - Present

News Planning Intern

WMAQ, NBC 5 Chicago

- Researched, set up and pitched stories for multiple daily newscasts

- Field produced stories for multiple reporters

2009 - Present

Adjunct Professor

- Graduate broadcast instructor

- Undergraduate multimedia instructor

2009 - Present

Multimedia Contributor

2006 - 2008

Reporter/South Valley Bureau Chief


- Excelled at researching interviewing writing, producing and presenting newsreports under multiple daily deadlines and under extreme pressure

- Responsible for the majority of daily editorial decisions in the south valley bureau

- Special assignment reporting on location in Washington DC, Sacramento, CA                        

- Posted Daily Content for KMPH.com 

2002 - 2006

News Director

Northwestern News Network

- Directed twice weekly Award winning newscast airing on WYCC Chicago

-Live Remote Reporter WYCC Election 2004 show


2009 - Present

B.S. Journalism

Northwestern University
2005 - Present