Lara Couch

Summary

  • Effective written and verbal presentation skills with a good speaking voice
  • Able to get along well with co-workers and accept supervision
  • Willing to try new things; always interested in improving efficiency on assigned¬† tasks
  • Hardworking individual who maintained a high grade point averages while working 20-24 hours a week as well as participating in extracurricular activities
  • Excellent attendance record at both school and previous places of employment.

Objective

Seeking an internship opportunity with a radio or television station where I can continue to build upon the skills and experiences I have gained from completing the Broadcast Journalism Diploma program at Loyalist College

Work History

Work History
Feb 2010 - Present

P.A. Announcer

Deseronto Storm, Junior A Hockey
  • Coordinate music throughout the hockey game
  • Announce game introduction, advertisements, penalties and goals.
Sep 2009 - Present

News and Sports Anchor/Reporter

91x News
  • Write scripts for daily news and sports stories using Burli software
  • Attend local sporting events, news conferences etc.
  • Worked as a web/desk editor managing and writing incoming stories.
  • Wrote and voiced stories for current events including a special series of four stories on the disappearance of local resident Jessica Lloyd
Nov 2009 - Present

Anchor/Reporter

QNet News
  • Write scripts for daily weather, news and sports stories using QNews software
  • Attend local sporting events, news conferences etc.
  • Produce the days show by putting the newscast together and managing ongoing stories.
  • Wrote, voiced and shot a feature packages including one on everyday cellular sins.

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Present

Loyalist College
  • Expected Completion June 2010
  • Currently enrolled to complete Sports Journalism Diploma program 2010-2011
Jan 2007 - May 2007

Broadcasting Diploma

National Institute of Broadcasting