Summary

Multi-faceted communications leader with extensive experience in broadcast and online journalism. Successful track record of developing broadcast and online content as a producer, writer and editor. Have managed relationships with network executives, producers, and reporters. Recognized as an award-winning reporter and producer.

Work History

Work History

Freelance News Writer/Producer

http://www.msnbc.com

Freelance news writer for various MSNBC daytime news programs, and producer for weekend news updates.

Nov 2005 - Present

Principal

MGMedia

Executive producer and host of "WhiskyCast", a weekly Internet podcast/radio show targeting whisky connoisseurs. The program reaches an average of 28,000 listeners worldwide each month, and is profitable through advertising sales.

Jul 2006 - Jul 2009

Assignment/Copy Editor

Bloomberg News

Served as assignment editor and copy editor, with responsibility for reviewing reporter copy and scripts for live business news shows, overall quality control and style guidance, guest bookings, and arranging remote news feeds.

May 2006 - Jun 2006

Freelance Radio News Anchor/Producer

Wall Street Journal Radio Network

Served as free-lance producer and anchor for Wall Street Journal Radio Network updates and reports for local stations, including WCBS (New York), WLS (Chicago), and WSB (Atlanta).

Jan 1999 - Apr 2006

Senior Broadcast Producer

The Gallup Organization

Responsible for producing live and taped Gallup Poll news segments for various CNN networks. Created and produced the "Gallup Poll Report" radio series for CNN Radio, along with content for the Gallup web site. Also handled outside studio rentals for CNN, Fox News, NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, and other media organizations.

Jul 1991 - May 1998

Anchor/Reporter

KTUU-TV

Anchor/reporter for market-leading NBC-affiliated station. Served as chief political reporter, with responsibility for covering local and national politics. Also produced and hosted weekly business news franchise segments. Developed complete redesign for station's web site and produced regular technology reports while managing station's affiliate partnership with MSNBC. 

Oct 1990 - Jun 1991

News Producer/Anchor

KPRC-TV

Produced and anchored weekend overnight newscasts,

Aug 1986 - Jun 1991

News Anchor/Reporter

KTRH Radio

Radio news reporter and anchor.

Education

Education

AB

Indiana University

Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications, with minors in Political Science and Geography.

Skills

Skills

Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe After Effects

Photoshop