Kathryn Owen

Kathryn Owen

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Oct 2008

Producer/Assignment Editor/Web Editor

KXLY Broadcast Group
— Produced two-hour weekend morning newscasts, including special broadcasts covering 2008 Ford Ironman Coeur d’Alene and 2008 Hoopfest 3-on-3 basketball tournament — Contributed news and sports content to station website, kxly.com while coordinating breaking news coverage for 11 pm newscasts — Served as primary Monday through Friday morning fill-in producer
Jun 2006 - Sep 2007

Associate Producer

KXLY Broadcast Group
— Helped plan and execute weekday morning broadcast’s coverage of 2007 State Farm US Figure Skating Championships, and local teams’ participation in NCAA Basketball Tournament — Produced four daily local news segments to air during ABC’s Good Morning America broadcast — Managed broadcast when main producer was gone
Apr 2004 - Jun 2006

Newsroom Coordinator

KXLY Broadcast Group
— Expanded administrative role to include news gathering — Helped assignment desk, producers and reporters gather background information for news stories — Arranged interviews and in-studio segments for both morning and evening broadcasts
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004

AmeriCorps VISTA / Housing Specialist

Northeast Community Center Association
— Planned annual home ownership assistance fair and neighborhood events, such as affordable living classes. — Produced and published booklet about homeownership assistance programs — Wrote regular articles about homeownership-related topics and other subjects for Community Center newspaper
Mar 2000 - Jan 2002

Clerical Employee

Humanix Staffing Services
— Earned Clerical Employee of the Month award for March, 2001 — Learned many different office systems and programs — Developed relationships between parent agency and client companies
Oct 1998 - Mar 2000

Staff Reporter

Willenbrock Publications
— Earned Washington Newspaper Publishers Association award for environmental news story — Covered wide variety of stories for weekly newspapers and associated magazines, including education, sports, environmental and general news — Acted as photographer and reporter for stories in newspaper and associated magazines


1994 - 1998


Washington State University




Organizational skills learned from coordinating and running a two-hour broadcast

Newsroom experience

Newsroom experience to more effectively work with the media


Writing experience for web, broadcast and traditional print media  


Communications professional with experience in broadcast, internet and print media as well as community relations work. Focusing on Public and Media Relations work with a particular interest in the sports industry



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