Morgan Simpson

Morgan Simpson

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - May 2013

Reporter

News36 KTRM-TV
  • Interview sources for news packages for the News36 news broadcast
  • Shoot footage for News packages
  • Write and edit copy for scripts
  • Edit video 
  • Record voice-overs
  • Train new reporters and videographers 
Apr 2012 - May 2013

Producer

News36 KTRM-TV
  • In charge of pre-production of weekly news broadcast
  • Write the full script and readers for broadcast
  • Stack show in EZNews
  • Edit copy turned in by reporters
  • Approve all packages for broadcast
  • Responsible for having all packages ready for playback on air
Jan 2013 - May 2013

Teacher's Assistant

Truman State University

Assisted the professors teaching Truman's Broadcast Production course. My responsibilities included critiquing student's work, helping teach students learn the editing program Avid Media Composer along with control and studio room positions, as well assisting students with any problems they may of had throughout the course with class projects. 

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Preceptor

Truman Institute/Joseph Baldwin Academy

This position was a month long position for the Joseph Baldwin Academy, a summer program for gifted middle school students. As a Preceptor, my responsibilities were to assist a professor in teaching a summer course for the students, lead activities, write up disciplinary notices when necessary, and overall act as a camp counselor. The class that I was a teacher's assistant for was the Journalism class.  

Jan 2011 - May 2012

Discussion Facilitator

Truman State Communications Department

·Lead group discussions for students in the Mass Communications course

·Help students understand concepts in the course

·Grade student’s work

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - May 2013

B.A. in Communications

Truman State University

Relevant courses: Media Writing, News Reporting and Writing, Broadcast Production, Mass Communications

News Packages for News36