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Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Morning Anchor, Reporter, Producer

KNBN, Newscenter1

-Produce 1-hour morning show, NewsCenter1 TODAY

-Solo anchor morning show and noon show; tape numerous cut-ins

-Create story ideas

-Write, shoot and edit packages for evening shows

-Edit and upload to website

Jan 2011May 2012

Reporter

Philadelphianeighborhoods.com
  • Found stories in my assigned area of North Philadelphia, Fairhill
  • Created blog posts each week
  • Wrote stories
  • Created Flash Graphics and Visuals
  • Shot, produced and edited packages for the site
Jan 2009May 2011

Reporter/Anchor

Temple Update
  • Wrote, shot and edited packages every week
  • Anchored numerous segments
  • Produced the entertainment segment

Update is a completely student run news program that is filmed every Thursday and aired on TuTV, which is a cable channel in the Greater Philadelphia Area. 

Sep 2010Apr 2011

Investigative News and Web Intern

NBC 10, WCAU
  • Researched stories
  • Developed solid news judgment
  • Prepared and performed stand-ups
  • Wrote compelling copy to b-roll and sound bites
  • Produced a professional news package
  • Wrote stories for web
  • Generated story ideas on a daily basis
Sep 2008Sep 2010

Reporter and writer

Temple News
  • Pitched story ideas
  • Wrote stories and feature pieces
  • Interviewed performers and artists
Jan 2010Jun 2010

News Intern

Arutz Sheva, Israel National News
  • Wrote stories and breaking news for web
  • Researched and developed ideas for stories
  • Interviewed politician’s and business heads

Skills

AP News System
ENPS, News Production System
Clickability
Content management system for NBCPhiladelphia.com
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
The software used to create edit and develop websites as well as photo editing skills.
Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint
Dalet Operating System
  As an intern for the NBC 10 Investigators, used Dalet to write scripts, enter supers for packages and build elements for pre-tape.    
Hebrew and Spanish Proficency
I studied Hebrew at Temple University as well as in Tel Aviv, Israel where I became very proficient. I also studied Spanish for over 4 years.
Final Cut Pro Editing System

Education

Aug 2007Present

Bachelor's

Temple University
Jan 2010Jun 2010

Tel Aviv University

References

Harry Hairston

Eli Stutz

Chris Blackman

Ed Dress

Supervised and taught me throughout my experience at NBC.

Bill Ransom

Certifications

May 2007Present

State Certified Bartender

Pennsylvania
Apr 2005Present

Lifeguard

Pennsylvania

Portfolio

Stories On the Web

Summary

A highly talented, energetic and enthusiastic news reporter with a passion for reporting stories for newscasts, live and on tape; researching, developing, coordinating and writing news script; excellent ability at generating story and series ideas.

Awards

Award in Broadcast Excellence, April 2011

Temple University

Award in Spanish Excellence, May 2005

Wissahickon High School

Organizations

Temple Update

-Wrote, edited, and shot packages

-Anchored for weekly news show

Society of Professional Journalists

-Programming

Radio Television News Directors Association

Additional Work Experience

Adath Israel, Hebrew School Teacher (2008-2011)

Haverim, Youth Group Advisor (2008- 2011)

Manyunk Brewery, Bartender (2011)

Triumph Brewery, Bartender (2009-2010)

Normandy Farms Hotel and Conference Center, Banquet Server/Bartender (2005-2008)