Jake Buckley

Jake Buckley

Objective

Broadcast Journalism graduate seeking to gain employment and valuable work experience in the journalism field.A professional and dedicated journalist who seeks to build upon writing and reporting skills in a live environment while working with industry professionals.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Play by Play Commenator

Ottawa Fat Cats

Journalism Experience

­­Reporter & Anchor, 91X FM Radio, Belleville, ON(2008 to 2010·Report local news and sports for hourly newscasts

·Write and anchor hourly news and sportscasts

·Write and produce variety news and sports shows

Play-by-Play & Colour Commentator, 91X FM Radio and Sportslive.ca(2010 to 2011)

·Provide live coverage of OCAA men’s and women’s varsity sports

·Work as side-line reporter, host of half-time as well as pre and post-game shows

Videographer, Host & Producer, The Sportswire(January 2011 to April 2011)

·Hosted one episode of local sports variety show

·Produced and edited one episode of local sports variety show

·Videographer and editor of four minute segment for The Sportswire

Videographer & Anchor, Qnet News, Belleville, ON(2009 to 2010)

·Report local news and sports for daily broadcasts

·Shot, wrote, edited news and sports segments for daily broadcasts

·On-air anchor, weatherman, and producer

Mix 97, Rock 107, 800 CJBQ Radio, Belleville, ON(Spring 2010)

·Reported local news and sports for three radio stations owned by Quinte Broadcasting

·Wrote and anchored hourly news and sportscasts during one-month internship

·Reported on Greater Metro Jr. A Hockey League 7-game Final

Education

Education

Loyalist College

Post-graduate Sports Journalism Certificate, Loyalist College(Graduate June 2011)

Broadcast Journalism Diploma, Loyalist College, Belleville, ON(Spring 2010)

Skills

Skills

Radio, Television & Print Production

Journalism Skills ·        Strong, on-air presence and personality; ability to ad lib and fill dead air ·        Excellent knowledge of Burli and Newsroom 4 radio editing software ·        Proficient digital videographer and editor using Final Cut Pro ·        Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently or as part of a team ·        Computer literate using; Microsoft Office, Power Point, etc. ·        Solid research skills; extensive knowledge of college and professional sports ·        Full G license with own reliable vehicle, zero marks on license