High-energy Broadcast Journalist bringing 8 years experience as an Anchor, Interviewer and Host. Extremely social-media savvy, and an effective communicator with a talent for delivering attention-grabbing, high-quality stories and points of view.
Writer with a strong command of the English language as well as a background in videography, including experience with non-linear editing.
--Acted as lead analyst/anchor for The Sports Entertainment Network
--Combined video and audio to effectively convey sports highlights.
--Conducted on site as well as in studio interviews with athletes and coaches throughout the DMV.
--Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
--Gathered and verified factual information regarding athletes and teams through interviews, observation and research.
--Promoted targeted content through various social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
--Covered breaking news such as the firing of Wilson football coach, Rick Houchens.
--Traveled as many as 180 miles to conduct live broadcast and/or on-site reporting of sporting events as they unfolded.
--Hosted a one-hour educational game show titled "The Tournament of Science" to elementary students, grades k-5.
--Showed youth that Science can be fun as well as informational.
--Entertained as many as 300 students, faculty and staff at once, with no assistance.
--Instilled the values of teamwork and fair play.
--Traveled as far north as New York and south as Richmond to perform.
--Built rapport with the families I'd had the pleasure of working with.
--Catered to the desires of my client
--Met and coordinated with Event planners
--Assisted in the facilitation of these high-end events in every aspect from fruition to finish.
--Orchestrated the flow and structure of events
--Managed a team of dancers, tech crew and D.J.
--Delivered all pertinent announcements such as: grand entrances, blessings, the playing of the video montage and grand finales.
--Observed and familiarized myself with crowds in order to make music choices conducive to keeping them on the dance floor.
--Led organized dance routines
--Freelanced with multiple entertainment-based companies
--Built rapport and lasting relationships throughout the DMV area.
--Conducted on-site interviews with multiple athletes and musical artists at the "Big Tigger Celebrity Basketball Classic", a day focusing on AIDS awareness.
--Interviewed a bevy of other local artists and actors in the DMV area.
--Conducted pre and post interviews with musical artists as they competed on the internet-based television show "WHW Rocks", hosted by April Watts.
--Highlighted independent artist
--Promoted the show and artist via social network.
--Played host to a live audience of 100-300 people both in Tampa, Florida and surrounding areas, as well as the DMV.
--Introduced pilot television shows to my audience for the purpose of their critiquing.
--Conducted market research both on the shows themselves as well as products shown on-screen throughout the viewing.
--Gathered, organized and dissiminated data to my supervisor.
--Led a team of 5 collaborators.
--Attended and covered concerts and live events on behalf of United Soul Magazine.
--Wrote engaging and entertaining articles on said events.
--Interviewed many musical artists including Alicia Keys and John Legend.
Concentration in Producing and Directing
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