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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
  • Multi-media writer and editor committed to journalistic excellence. 
  • Strong technical command of the English language.
  • Detail-oriented and excels at relationship-building, organization and making sound judgments under pressure and within tight deadlines. 
Highlights
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Print and digital media
  • Strategic planning
  • Deadline-driven
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Skilled multi-tasker
Education
University of North Texas Denton, TX Expected in 2007 Master of Science : Journalism - GPA :
  • 3.916 GPA, marketing, statistical research, advanced writing coursework
University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Expected in 1976 Bachelor of Science : Journalism - GPA :
  • Speech, English, Journalism, Speech and Photography coursework.
  • Univ. of Illinois - Top 50 Rank (#42) by U.S. News World Report.
Accomplishments
Created and XXXected a communications and production company with more than 100 clients and budgets totaling $12 million over 20 plus years.
Experience
Marquette University - Producer, XXXector and writer
Milwaukee, WI, 03/2009 - 10/2011
  • Contract work for two national cable programs: Gator 911 - CMT Network, Donna Decorates Dallas - HGTV.
  • Produce and XXXect segments, supervise project set-up for editing, coach talent and develop story lines and scenes.
  • Write scripts for on-location talent
  • Interview homeowners and others to create narrative story
Marquette University - Producer, XXXector and writer
Milwaukee, WI, 03/2009 - 11/2011
  • Contract work for two national cable programs: Gator 911 - CMT Network, Donna Decorates Dallas - HGTV.
  • Produce and XXXect segments, supervise project set-up for editing, coach talent and develop story lines and scenes.
  • Write scripts for on-location talent
  • Interview homeowners and others to create narrative
University Of North Texas - Adjunct Professor
City, STATE, 2006 - 2007
  • Taught media writing to sophomores, juniors and senior students.
  • Maintained thorough records of student attendance and grades.
  • Emphasized the importance of academic honesty with students and instructed them on proper citation of research sources. 
  • Counseled undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.   
Texas Christian University - Adjunct Professor
City, STATE, 2005 - 2006
  • Maintained a teaching load of two 3-hour undergraduate courses each semester - media writing and senior portfolio.
  • Counseled students in regard to educational and professional goals.
  • Initiated thought-provoking XXXroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities
  • Maintained thorough records of student attendance and grades.   
WFAA TV - Writer, producer and editor
City, STATE, 1989 - 2006
  • As contractor, created, wrote, produced and edited HealthSource Dr. David Winter; Dental Health Check with Dr. Linda Niessen; Male Matters with Dr. Ken Goldberg; and Minding Your Health with Psychologist Dr. Joni Johnston.
  • Produced special series with Troy Duncan, Gloria Campos and Chip Moody and segments for the program, Primetime Texas.
  • Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.
  • Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
  • Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story.
Ivey Production Company - Business Owner, Sales and Marketing Executive, Writer, Producer, Director
City, STATE, 1988 - Current
  • Sell, design, write, produce and XXXect creative marketing materials in all media for corporate communications, public relations, web and live XXXs, cable television programs and broadcasting - from script to screen including mobile devices and social networking.
  • See list of clients below.
Spaeth Communications - Talent coach, crisis communications trainer
City, STATE, 1988 - 1994
  • Taught crisis communications and media interviewing
  • Trained C-level executives to improve their media interviews
  • Conducted one-on-one tutoring with on-camera practice
KDFW TV - Newscast Producer and Supervisor, Newscast Writer
City, STATE, 1981 - 1986
  • Supervise  all content of Five p.m. Newscast - Live at Five.
  • Wrote factually correct, concise news content within tight deadlines.
  • Gathered and verified factual information through interviews, observation and research.
  • Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers.
  • Supervised and handled live remotes on location and from control room for breaking news
  • Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives on issues.
  • Combined video, audio and graphics to create stories
WHO-TV - Anchor, Reporter, Producer, Assistant News Director
City, STATE, 1976 - 1981
  • Began as a reporter and anchor for noon news program; promoted to producer of 6 & 10 pm newscast and then assistant news XXXector.
  • Covered breaking news such as tornados, drought, politics, desegregation public schools, crime, automobile crashes, major fires and feature stories such as the Hawkeye Cat Show.
  • Acted as lead anchor for WHO-TV's Noon News.
  • Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story
  • Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
Clients for Ivey Production Company
Corporate and Nonprofits: (partial list):
NFL.Com, GMC Trucks, Zale Corporation, American Airlines, AT&T, Neiman Marcus, Steak and Ale & Bennigan's Restaurants, Sysco Foods, DENTSPLY International, AMS Pictures, Humana Inc., 12 Forward Entertainment, High Noon Entertainment, Nash Entertainment-Hollywood, Big Fuel, Partner Source,Bioinnovations. UT Southwestern Medical Center & Hospitals, Baylor Scott & White, Methodist Health System, Baylor College of Dentistry, Baylor University, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Texas Health Resources, National Institutes of Health, American College of Dentists, National Museum of Dentistry, American Heart Association, Dallas Bar Association, Mental Health Association of Greater Dallas, Dallas County Community College, Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
 
Broadcast and Cable: HGTV, Food Network, CMT, DIY, Science Channel, Discovery Health, OWN Network, ABC, CBS, BBC, Fox, Sat 1-Germany, Sky 1-UK, Style Network, TRU Network, WFAA-TV-Dallas, and KERA-TV-Dallas.
Links
Writing samples: http://www.JessicaClaire.com
Video samples: http://www.vimeo.com/JessicaClaire
Social Media:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/JessicaClaire/en
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jessica-Claire-Branding-and-Media-Services/
http://www.twitter.com/operababe
Awards
2008 Freddie Award, International Medical Media, Portrait of Abuse
2005 Freddie Award, International Medical Media, The Mouth as Mirror
2005 Media Leader Award: The Mouth as Mirror, NIH -NIDCR
2005 National Telly Award – UT Southwestern Medical Center Pact Video
2004 Top Media Award of the Chicago Dental Society
1996 National Award for Disease PrXXXion - American Dental Association
1995 Katie Award – Dallas Press Club - Baylor motion laboratory 
1994 National Telly Award for “Dare to be 100” Television PSA
1993 Katie Award, Dallas Press Club, MRI silicone leaks in breast implants
1992 Katie Award – Dallas Press Club -  3D MRI breast tumor detection  
Skills
Multiple and complex project management including budgeting and team leadership, branding and corporate communications strategy, client management and pitching, media relations, copywriting and editing, advanced AP Stylebook knowledge, basic HTML, Photoshop, basic Adobe Illustrator, MS Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word, PC and MAC proficient, advanced organizational skills and problem-solving, Stephen Covey devotee.
Community Service
Board member, Oral Health America, nonprofit based in Chicago, Illinois to improve national policies and programs, 1999-2002.
Volunteer, LPGA North Texas Shoot-Out Golf Tournament - 2014

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School Attended

  • University of North Texas
  • University of Illinois

Job Titles Held:

  • Producer, XXXector and writer
  • Producer, XXXector and writer
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Writer, producer and editor
  • Business Owner, Sales and Marketing Executive, Writer, Producer, Director
  • Talent coach, crisis communications trainer
  • Newscast Producer and Supervisor, Newscast Writer
  • Anchor, Reporter, Producer, Assistant News Director

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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