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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Radio News Anchor/Traffic Reporter and proven Tulsa market radio personality looking to join the KRMG Morning News. Dedicated to delivering accurate, concise and timely broadcast journalism. Skilled at engaging and captivating listeners with community engaging benchmark programming to drive ratings and revenue.

Skills
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • News Anchoring
  • Breaking News Coverage
  • Commentary/ad libbing
  • Public and Media Relations
  • Digital Audio Production
  • Wide Orbit, Adobe Audition, FileZilla
  • Knowledge of Ratings and Revenue Building Strategies
  • News Item Examination
  • AP Newsdesk, iNews, NewsBoss,
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Telephone Interviews
  • Voiceover and Script Writing
  • Community Engagement
  • Appearances and Endorsements
  • Board Operation and Engineering
Experience
Radio News Anchor and Traffic Reporter, 07/2016 - 09/2021
Griffin Communications LLC City, STATE,
  • Drafted news headlines for broadcast to capture listeners with clear and incisive writing.
  • Presented developments in stories in live broadcasts and recordings.
  • Collaborated with producers and management to develop newscasts, promotions and teases.
  • Disseminated news content through social media for better engagement with audiences and faster reporting.
  • Deployed for breaking news and severe weather events to provide news and traffic coverage.
  • Collected data from various sources to determine facts and opinions to be fashioned into a cohesive radio newscast.
  • Produced and co-hosted long-form talk radio morning show content.
  • Traffic Reporter for morning and afternoon drive dayparts for five stations
  • Authored and maintained web content following company publishing standards
  • Radio News Anchor and Reporter for KOTV and KWTV radio affiliates
  • Commercial Production and Endorsements
  • Client Remotes and breaking broadcasts
  • Confirmed veracity of up to 15 stories daily, communicated with journalists and interviewed subjects to gather details.
  • Deployed to news events locales to provide on-the-ground broadcast solutions and news coverage
Promotions Coordinator and On-Air Talent, 07/2013 - 09/2014
COX Media Group-Tulsa City, STATE,
  • Responsible for executing various aspects of promotional events and opportunities as they pertained to both the sales and programming departments.
  • Secured prizes for daily contesting.
  • Authored client promotional proposals and responsible for the stations obligation to client.
  • Worked with all members of staff and station management to organize and implement approved on-air and on-site events, promotions and contesting opportunities.
  • Assisted in the creation and development of promotional campaigns to generate revenue and ratings opportunities for stations and clients.
  • Maintained stations social media platforms.
  • Maintained on-line web content and contesting.
  • Drove traffic to station and client events by creating and implementing promotional plans.
  • Developed technical and non-technical marketing presentations, public relations campaigns, articles and newsletters.
  • Developed contests and sweepstakes rules, contracts and revenue-generating strategies.
  • Responsible for prepping and executing live and voice tracked air shifts on KJSR and KWEN.
  • Remote Broadcasts and Appearances.
  • Production and Voiceover as assigned for KRMG, KRAV, KJSR and KWEN.
On-Air Radio Personality and Promotions Director, 09/2007 - 07/2013
Shamrock Communications City, STATE,
  • Responsible for prepping and executing a Live/Voice Tracked Midday air shift on KMYZ and voice tracking evenings on KTSO.
  • Assisted with station and client promotions on-air and on-site.
  • Produced a live phone intensive request feature.
  • Remote Broadcasts and Appearances.
  • Selected music for daily local music feature.
  • Daily production and endorsements.
  • Responsible for executing various aspects of promotional events and opportunities as they pertained to both the sales and programming departments.
  • Staffing and scheduling staff for remotes and events.
  • Secured prizes and implemented regular contesting.
  • Authored client promotional proposals and responsible for the stations obligation to client.
  • Worked with all members of staff and station management to organize and implement approved on-air and on-site contesting opportunities and events.
  • Assisted in the creation and development of promotional campaigns to generate revenue and ratings opportunities for stations and clients.
  • Maintained stations social media platforms.
  • Maintained on-line web content and contesting.
  • Supervised 2 promotions assistants and a street team to meet day to day, weekly and long term goals and deadlines.
  • Responsible for station vehicles and remote broadcast equipment maintenance and operation.
Education
Radio Broadcasting Certificate: News And Radio Broadcasting, Expected in 12/2006
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American Broadcasting School - Tulsa, OK,
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Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology/Musical Theater, Expected in 05/2004
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University of Tulsa - Tulsa,
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  • Elected Vice-President Lambda Chi Alpha Honor Society

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • American Broadcasting School
  • University of Tulsa

Job Titles Held:

  • Radio News Anchor and Traffic Reporter
  • Promotions Coordinator and On-Air Talent
  • On-Air Radio Personality and Promotions Director

Degrees

  • Radio Broadcasting Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts

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