Summary

High-energy, hard working, multi-award winning Journalist experienced in storytelling and social media marketing. Excellent communicator and member of the American Marketing Association.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

Marketing Specialist/Video Journalist

Reel Journalist - Sacramento, CA

Create promotional videos, flyers, newsletters, magazine ads, news releases, and logos. Boost attendance and gain positive media coverage. Developed marketing strategies and surveys for local businesses and causes.

Mar 2011 - Aug 2014

Video Journalist

KTXL - Sacramento, CA

Break down complex information for viewers to understand. Develop contacts and pitch news stories daily. Research, write, shoot, and edit news stories on deadline.

Mar 2009 - Mar 2011

Video Journalist

KBAK - Bakersfield, CA
Jan 2007 - Dec 2008

Anchor/reporter

WGGB - Springfield, MA
Jun 2005 - Jan 2007

Video Journalist

KCBY - Coos Bay, OR

Awards

2013 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Anchor

2013 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Video Journalist - 24 Hour Time Limit

2012 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Video Journalist - 24 Hour Time Limit

2011 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Feature News Light

2011 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Video Journalist

2010 | Edward R. Murrow Award - Feature Reporting

2010 | EMMY - NATAS Pacific Southwest Chapter - Outstanding Weekend Newscast

2009 | EMMY - NATAS Pacific Southwest Chapter - Outstanding Weekend Newscast

2008 | Associate Press - Investigative Reporting

Education

Education
2005

B.A.

California State University, East Bay

Mass Communications, Broadcasting - Summa Cum Laude

Skills

Skills

Public Relations/Communication

10 years engaging and informing the public. Conversational and professional. Turns complex info into an easy-to-understand message. Great on deadline and crisis management.

Video Production/Video Editing

Accomplished videographer who can compose interesting shots. Also great with lighting and sound. Expert video editor - takes all visual and sound pieces and crafts them into a memorable story. Final Cut Pro, Edius, Prezi, Photoshop

Writing

Strong storyteller who can also write in AP Style. Comfortable writing summary reports and online articles. Great news release crafter. Writes with a clear voice.

Social Media

Knows the strengths of each social media platform. Uses social media to connect with public. Trained in effective social media practices.