Emmy Award-winning journalist with more than 10 years of experience in the television industry as a skilled writer and capable Producer, with a keen sense for the big picture, seeks next challenge to generate a winning outcome. A leader and team player, who can work independently or within a group setting to get the job done. A passion for special projects and community-related events. In-depth knowledge of the industry, including story pitching and media training with an eye for what makes good television.
Sep 2010 - Present
Write assigned stories for four and half-hour morning show and evening shows using iNews, edit video utilizing Grass Valley, and create graphics for broadcasts. Give support to reporters in the field and on-air talent. Work along with Producers ensuring vision of the newscasts is achieved.
May 2003 - Jan 2009
Producer, "Your Morning on CN8"
Responsible for line producing initial three-hour program broadcast in more than 10 million homes from Maine to Virginia. Organized compelling content to capture viewers’ attention. Supervised writers and production assistants with assignments. Handled logistics from remote shows, to location scouting, maintaining budgets, and staffing for live events. Provided assistance for show hosts and guests: celebrities, community organizers, local and national legislators. Generated ideas for daily show, including story development involving research, writing and scheduling key movers and shakers throughout the U.S. Managed seasonal intern program by conducting interviews and selecting talented students to work on Emmy Award-winning show. Created weekly schedules allowing them to learn all aspects of the television industry.
Apr 2002 - May 2003
Producer, 10pm News
Responsible for taking live one-hour nightly news to air and arranging content which included reporter packages, local and national news stories. Delegated assignments to writers and associate producers. Managed breaking news events including the War on Terror and the Beltway Sniper murders.
Aug 1999 - Apr 2002
Proficient writer for nightly news broadcasts, delivering a quality product on deadline. Provided assistance to producers, talent and reporters.
Jan 1998 - Jun 1999
Researched story ideas essential to reporters and anchors. Contacted police and fire departments regarding breaking news. Provided assistance to graphic artists and writers for video and other elements to create visual broadcast.
Jan 2007 - Jun 2008
Jan 2006 - May 2006
Aug 1993 - May 1997
Bachelor of Arts