Jason Beisel

Jason Beisel

Summary

Use my years of newsroom experience and skills to secure a reporter or multi-media reporter position where I can demonstrate my story telling, shooting, and editing abilities.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

Assignment Editor/Photographer

FOX 13 News WTVT-TV

Coordinate activities of television news gathering staff. Maintain contact with outside news agencies, police and fire departments, and other news sources to obtain information regarding developing news items. Determine priority of news and assign coverage to news crews. Prepare rundown of news stories and assignment boards. Communicate with reporters and photographers on assignments.

Also shoot video and interviews for breaking news for Good Day Tampa Bay.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2007

Assignment Editor

FOX 59 News WXIN-TV

Generate daily story ideas and work closely with reporters, photographers and producers. Setting-up and assigning stories, monitoring scanners for spot news, and taking in news feeds. Assist the News Director in long range planning.

Sep 2005 - Jan 2006

Freelance Writer

6 News WRTV-TV

Assisted producers and reporters with writing stories. Covered VO/SOTs that could not be covered by reporters. Wrote stories from information obtained, and rewrote stories from wire copy.

Dec 2002 - May 2005

Reporter/Photographer/Editor

14 News WFIE-TV

Submitted story ideas on a daily basis. Gathered information, interviews, and video for stories. Wrote and edited stories for daily newscast. Fronted live-shots when necessary. Operated camera and equipment on a regular basis as a one-man-band reporter.

Jul 2001 - Dec 2002

Editor/News Production

FOX 7 News WTVW-TV

Edited video for newscast and teases on a daily basis. Operated studio cameras, audio board and VTR machines.

Education

Education
Aug 1998 - Aug 2003

Bachelor Of Science

University Of Southern Indiana

Skills

Skills

Capable of using linear and non-linear editing systems

Efficient with I-News and ENPS

Excellent storytelling, communication and writing skills