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Jessica Claire
Broadcaster and brand manager!
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - : - -
Summary

Humorous Radio Host with 22 years of experience in radio producing. Adept at announcing different parts of shows and editing recordings into radio appropriate content. Successful at researching rock and pop music and listening to editor and listener feedback.

Skills
  • Information verification
  • Voiceover production
  • Field reporting
  • Scriptwriting
  • Developing rapport with guests
  • Soundboard use
  • Commercial recording
  • Live event coverage
  • Station brand management
  • Coordinating promotional events
  • Information reporting
  • Public speaking
  • Data gathering
  • Proper elocution
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Coordinated and planned games and competitions to increase listener involvement.
  • Operating soundboards
  • Specialty in rock music
  • Studio recordings
  • Music history
  • Sound mixing expertise
  • Guitar proficiency
  • Improving group sound
  • Practicing music
  • Supporting artists
  • Song composition
  • Music recording
  • Rehearsing
  • Background music performance
Experience
07/2014 to 09/2021
Radio Host Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores Gulfport, MS,
  • Planned shows by selecting music and topics and writing content.
  • Edited recorded events and interviews into radio appropriate content.
  • Developed ads for station and show using Adobe Audion 1.5 and Wide Orbit.
  • Engaged listeners by keeping audience informed of latest singles, events and news.
  • Answered phone lines and connected one-on-one with members of listening audience.
  • Focused on selecting entertainment consistent with targeted demographic audience.
  • Performed voice-over work for on-air commercials.
  • Used social media strategically as marketing tool and to keep up to date with ever-changing music landscape.
  • Conducted live interviews with local celebrities, event coordinators and musical artists.
  • Made frequent approved appearances at paid and non-paid station events.
  • Researched current events to maintain show relevancy and report breaking news.
  • Developed storylines for broadcasts to engage listeners and increase audience numbers.
  • Shared public service announcements, music information and upcoming events with audiences.
  • Offered commentary on music, local politics and other matters.
  • Represented station at promotional appearances to drive sales for advertising partners.
  • Worked with advertisers to plan and implement successful advertising campaigns.
08/1999 to 06/2014
Radio Host/Program Director Locally Owned Radio City, STATE,
  • Researched subjects and prepared for live events, special programs and guest interviews.
  • Developed storylines for broadcasts to engage listeners and increase audience numbers.
  • Shared public service announcements, music information and upcoming events with audiences.
  • Offered commentary on music, local politics and other matters.
  • Represented station at promotional appearances to drive sales for advertising partners.
  • Worked with advertisers to plan and implement successful advertising campaigns.
  • Educated listeners about breaking news and led regular station news announcements.
  • Edited recorded events and interviews into radio appropriate content.
  • Planned shows by selecting music and topics and writing content.
  • Researched topics before writing scripts and reporting on findings.
  • Found and researched stories and cutting news to maintain accuracy of station.
  • Engaged listeners by keeping audience informed of latest singles, events and news.
  • Answered phone lines and connected one-on-one with members of listening audience.
  • Focused on selecting entertainment consistent with targeted demographic audience.
  • Performed voice-over work for on-air commercials.
  • Used social media strategically as marketing tool and to keep up to date with ever-changing music landscape.
  • Built excellent rapport with listeners by creating fun and innovative contests and promotions.
  • Conducted live interviews with local celebrities, event coordinators and musical artists.
  • Prepared and delivered latest weather, newscasts and sports.
  • Projected desired company image with respect to dress and demeanor, supporting station's mission and values.
  • Researched current events to maintain show relevancy and report breaking news.
  • Made frequent approved appearances at paid and non-paid station events.
  • Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform people.
  • Increased listeners by conducting intense research on interests and lifestyles of audience.
  • Followed and enforced FCC/NAB logging and on-air standard operating procedures.
  • Wrote and produced compelling investigative and human interest stories about celebrities and iconic news subjects.
04/1998 to 08/1999
Restaurant Manager Elmer's Pancake House City, STATE,
  • Communicated well and used strong interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with guests and employees.
  • Scheduled and directed staff in daily work assignments to maximize productivity.
  • Trained workers in food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles to facilitate restaurant operations.
  • Coached team members on food safety and sanitation processes, customer service, menu education and up-selling techniques to drive revenue.
  • Optimized profits by controlling food, beverage and labor costs daily.
  • Counseled and disciplined staff to address issues promptly and provide constructive feedback.
  • Assessed operational performance to measure compliance with regulatory, industry and brand standards.
  • Collaborated with server trainees to document and resolve potential customer concerns to drive brand satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Initiated negotiations regarding vendor contracts and kept updated records of contracts.
  • Performed opening and closing procedures each day.
  • Trained front-of-house staff on restaurant policies and procedures, guest service techniques and communication skills to promote positive experiences.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Exhibited thorough knowledge of foods, beverages, supervisory duties, service techniques and guest interactions.
  • Performed restaurant walk-throughs to gauge timeliness and excellent service quality.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Mentored front of house personnel on company policies customer service techniques and professional communication.
  • Reconciled daily transactions, balanced cash registers and deposited restaurant's earnings at bank.
  • Determined root cause of performance trends and developed process improvement plans which targeted assurance in safety, health, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Worked closely with management team, chef and cooks to determine menu plans for special events or occasions.
  • Built revenue by delivering innovative catering services, leading region in catering sales.
  • Obtained highest rating from county health department year over year.
  • Applied classic culinary training, awareness of market and menu trends, cost control process and team building to meet and exceed brand-based performance standards.
  • Created new safety procedures manual that met local regulations and disseminated to bartenders and wait staff.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: Speech, Drama, History, Anthropology
College of Southern Idaho - Twin Falls, ID
GPA:
Expected in 06/1991 to to
High School Diploma:
Filer High School - Filer, ID
GPA:
Additional Information

I am also a stand up comic, character voice artist, and recording musician!

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • College of Southern Idaho
  • Filer High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Radio Host
  • Radio Host/Program Director
  • Restaurant Manager

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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