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Work experience

Jun 2008Jul 2008

File Clerk

Veterans Affairs Hospital
Jan 2006Dec 2007

Figure Skating Instructor/Choreographer

Sep 2006Dec 2007

Tutor

Math, Physics, Critical Issues for the United States, Legal Environment of Business

Aug 2006May 2007

Resident Advisor

Dec 2006Apr 2007

Ski/Snowboard Instructor

Song Mountain
Nov 2001Aug 2006

Karate Instructor

Presti Karate Centers

3rd degree Black Belt in Chun Kuk Do

3rd degree Back Belt in Tang Soo Do

Conferred the title of "Professional Martial Artist" by Chuck Norris

Attended International Convention in Las Vegas, NY 6 years in a row and competed in Katas, Weapons and Fighting. Won World Champion title.

Jun 2004Aug 2005

Front Desk Receptionist

Ramada Inn

Help international guests with accomodations, site seeing, etc.

Use knowledge of Spanish language to help spanish language speakers.

May 2005Aug 2005

Waitress

Atrium Restaurant

Use spanish language skills to help spanish speaking customers.

Education

Aug 2005Dec 2008

Bachelors of Science

Syracuse University

Summa Cum Laude

Minors:

Management

Nonviolent Conflict and Change

References

Chris Bolt

Earl Lissit

Charlotte Grimes

Jim Ranney

History/Travel Features

Resume

EXPERIENCE:

New 10 Now/YNN

Reporter/Videojournalist

Syracuse/Watertown,NY

Feb 2009-Present

• Shoot, write and edit all video, packages, and vo sots for broadcast

• Live, on scene reports

• Cover stories for Central and Northern New York across several counties for broadcast across

• Stories picked up by CNN and sister stations in Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, and New York City

• Shoot, write and edit long-form travel and history pieces

• Shoot sports and edit highlights using linear editing and call live highlights

• Edit video using Avid Liquid and linear editing • Write print-versions of all stories and post to the website

WIVT-TV 

Binghamton, NY

Fall 2008

• Write packages and VO/SOTs for broadcast

• Linear editing VO/SOTs for broadcast

• Conduct Live on-air interviews and live teases

NBC Olympics

Beijing, China

Summer 2008

• Escort athletes to interviews

• Escort presenters to venue/compound

• Work with producers, editors, presenters and production staff

• Set-up, Strike, and maintain Broadcast Compound

• Prepare information on events/athletes

WSYR-TV- News/Sports

Syracuse, NY

Fall 2007

• Write, Voice, and edit packages

• Log sports games

• Shoot football games

• Edit video/sports highlights for broadcast

NFL- Buffalo Bills

Media Relations

Buffalo/Pittsford, NY

Summer 2007

• Write articles for game day programs

• Interview players

• Coordinate interviews between the press and players 

• Update the media website

• Transcribe quotes from/set up press conferences

• Write press releases

WKBW TV

Am/Pm Buffalo Assistant Producer

Buffalo, NY

Summer 2007

• Train staff in ENPS

• Create rundowns and graphics for air

• Book, confirm and greet guests and verify information

WNED AM 970NPR Affiliate

Reporter

Buffalo, NY

Summer 2007

• Write, edit and voice wraps for broadcast

• Write 3 versions of each story

• Write and post print versions to the web

Connect

Reporter

Syracuse, NY

Spring 2007

• Report, shoot, write, edit and produce stories for broadcast on WSPX in Syracuse

WAER FM 88.3NPR Affiliate

Reporter/Weekend News Director

Syracuse, NY

2006-2008

• Report live on-air on election night

• Write, edit, and voice wraps for broadcast

• Write, anchor and produce Saturday Morning Newscasts

• Weekend News Director: Train reporters, enterprise stories

CitrusTV NewsSyracuse University

Reporter, Anchor, Producer

Syracuse, NY

2005-2007

• Shoot, edit, write and voice packages

• Produce newscasts

• Anchor

• Train reporters, producers and photographers

Onondagan Yearbook - Syracuse University

Managing Layout Editor

Syracuse, NY

Fall 2005- 2007

• Designed/composed 1/3 of the book • Wrote articles, headlines and captions

• Chose and Edited photos

SKILLS:

            • Avid • Vortex • Final Cut • Linear Editing • Adobe Audition • ENPS • Photoshop • Sound Slides • Conversational Spanish

EDUCATION:            

            S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse UniversityGPA: 3.975

            Major: Broadcast Journalism   Bachelor of ScienceGPA in Major: 3.974

            Minors: Management and Nonviolent Conflict and Change

Honor Societies: Kappa Tau Alpha • Phi Eta Sigma • Phi Kappa Phi • National Society of Collegiate Scholars • National Collegiate Scholars Honor Society • Golden Key International Honour Society • Phi Beta Delta International Honor SocietyOther Honors: Newhouse Scholar •Dean’s List • Newhouse Student Representative Committee • Society of Professional Journalists (2007 Scholarship Winner) • Newhouse Hearst Radio News Competition finalist

• At Syracuse University, worked as managing layout editor for the yearbook, a Resident Advisor, and a tutor.

• Also worked as a certified Karate Instructor (3rd Black Belt), Ski Instructor, Figure Skating Instructor and Choreographer, and taught English as a foreign language and English as a second language in Madrid, Spain.

Hard News Packages

Crews Cleanup After Massive Oil Spill:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/557820/crews-cleaning-up-after-massive-gasoline-spill/

Police to Crackdown on Growing Violence in Sylvan Beach:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/547560/police-to-crackdown-on-growing-alcohol-and-violence-problems-in-sylvan-beach/

CDC Issues Preparedness Guide For Zombie Apocalypse:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/544165/cdc-prepares-for-zombie-apocalypse/

Rally Against State Aid Cuts For Schools:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/536731/rally-against-state-aid-cuts-for-schools/

Church Collapses in Oswego:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/512150/church-collapse-in-oswego-county/

Aging America Series

Aging America: Part 1

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/549129/aging-america-part-1--what-s-the-issue-with-aging-baby-boomers-/

Aging America: Part 2

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/549170/aging-america-part-2--who-s-footing-the-bill-/

Aging America: Part 3

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/549645/aging-america-part-3---hospitals-adapt-to-aging-population/

Aging America: Part 4

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/549647/aging-america-part-4--home-care-becomes-a-more-feasible-option/

Aging America: Part 5

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/549965/aging-america-part-5--who-will-care-for-aging-adults-/

Aging America: Part 6

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/549991/aging-america-part-6--going-under-the-knife/

Aging America: Part 7

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/550057/aging-america-part-7---keeping-older-adults-in-the-community/

Your Hometown Packages

The Naming of Carthage, NY:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/485969/your-hometown--the-naming-of-carthage--ny/

Carthage Versus West Carthage:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/486556/your-hometown--carthage-west-carthage/

Montague:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/496498/your-hometown--montague/

Tug Hill:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/499122/your-hometown--the-tug-hill/

Onondaga Lake:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/502142/your-hometown--onondaga-lake/

The Pirates of Alexandria Bay:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/514203/your-hometown--alexandria-bay/

Syracuse's West Onondaga Street:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/503879/your-hometown---west-onondaga-street/

Syracuse's Strathmore Neighborhood:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/508577/your-hometown--syracuse-s-strathmore-neighborhood/

Syracuse's Tipp Hill Neighborhood

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/536385/your-hometown--syracuse-s-tipp-hill-neighborhood/

What's Brewing in Syracuse? Part 1:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/512323/your-hometown--what-s-brewing-in-syracuse--part-1/

What's Brewing in Syracuse? Part 2:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/512325/your-hometown--what-s-brewing-in-syracuse--part-2/

What's Brewing in Syracuse? Part 3:

http://centralny.ynn.com/content/512334/your-hometown--what-s-brewing-in-syracuse--part-three/