Possess solid skills in TV news anchoring, reporting and writing with strong ability to learn and adapt quickly to new opportunities Planned, organized and executed multiple shows while managing team of employees weekly Obtain excellent organizational, intrapersonal and communication skills Responsible for successfully juggling and executing multiple projects daily Maintain frequent interaction with community through social media The position requires excellent written and communication skills. Speaking, writing and interacting are my strong suits. I studied journalism, business and communication for several years and know the impact all three have on our lives. Working in local television news, I've grown immensely as a member of the community. I have gained a special compassion for people I meet, an understanding for what they want and the ability to communicate that well. I'd love to be part of your team. Gone are those days of being just a news anchor/reporter. I multitask a number of projects and duties, almost daily. Currently, I'm my own producer, multimedia editor, assignment and planning manager, web and social media director. News is changing and audience is expanding. With that, I've mastered the art of juggling those multiple duties at once, managing my time, organizing and always looking ahead. I'm positive, a self-starter, team player, independent, hard working and ambitious. Not to mention, I have the necessary experience required for this position. What I don't already know I am willing and able to learn.
Morning Live Reporter/Fill-in Anchor Apr 2014 - Sep 2014 KSFY NEWS (ABC) Sioux Falls, SD
Plan and coordinate interviews, story opportunities and live news segments.
Conduct four live reports, up to 10 live shots with several live interviews during two-hour newscast.
Primary fill-in anchor for all morning and evening newscasts.
Promoted to weekend anchor after less than two years as multimedia reporter Simultaneously produced and anchored four evening weekend newscasts Developed lead news stories for multiple broadcasts Pitched feature news stories (i.e.
parenting, education, political and agricultural reporting) Managed newsroom, delegating reporter/photographer weekend assignments Engaged with web audience by making frequent news updates to social media news accounts.
Multimedia Reporter Jan 2011 - Jan 2013 KSFY NEWS ABC Sioux Falls , SD
Learned essentials of live and breaking news reporting.
Shot, wrote, edited PKGs and VO/SOTs daily for multiple shows.
Set up stories, shot interviews, wrote, edited and conducted live reports.
Established numerous contacts within the community to enterprise unique story ideas.
Broadcast News/Web Intern Jan 2010 - Dec 2010 KVOA-TV NBC Tucson , Arizona
Wrote multiple pieces for evening and weekend producers Interacted with reporters daily, shadowed on breaking news and general assignment reporting Assisted photographer covering high school Friday night football for 10PM segment Collaborated with reporters/anchors on special assignments, i.e.: Haiti Telethon, 2010 Elections Assisted in an award-winning newsroom in a mid-size TV market.
Wrote multiple headlining stories per week under deadline.
Covered breaking news and variety of news beats: crime, health, student life.
Gained print writing experience at top-ranked, independent campus newspaper.
B.A : Interdisciplinary Studies Broadcast Journalism, Business and Communication December 2010 University of Arizona
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Re: Membership Events Manager Sioux Falls, South Dakota Name of hiring person, I'm thrilled apply for the Membership Events Manager position with Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! I happily reside in the 'Queen City' fulfilling a long-time dream of broadcast journalism.
Anxious to take my skills to a new level, I'm certain this is the perfect opportunity.
Sioux Falls has become my home and being a part of the community, as my home, is a passion of mine. That explains why I'd love to put my skills to work in this community. It has grown and been recognized nationally in extraordinary ways. There is no better time than the present to be a part of that growth and continuing the Chamber's mission to advance and promote the economic health and quality of life. I'd be thrilled at the chance to talk with you more and look forward to hearing from you soon.
All the best,