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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Television News Producer with 6 years of experience in producing high quality shows that airs as early news at 5pm, late news at 10pm, morning news, morning magazine and community affair program. Meticulous producer, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure.Background as writer and editor in newspaper.  
Skills
Microsoft Office and PowerPoint.
Work History
Television News Producer, 08/2014 - Current
Nexstar Media Group Wichita Falls, TX,
  • Planning, booking of special guests, writing of scrips and taping of Conexion Texas which airs across Univision stations and Unimás in cities such Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin & other Texas markets.
  • Planning and producing the 4 weekend newscasts of Univision 45 at 5pm & 10pm.
  • Back-up producer of the regionalized morning newscast Noticias Texas Primera Edición (M-F from 4AM -6AM) and El Show de Raúl Brindis & Pepito (5am-6am).
  • The former airs in Univision and the later in Unimás, both in Houston, Dallas, Austin & San Antonio.
  • Constantly feeding Social Media as Twitter & Facebook with breaking news, promotion of stories, breves and to share segments and stories posted in the station website.

Television News Producer, 2012 - 08/2014
Nexstar Media Group New York, NY,
  • Produce 10pm weekday newscast "Edición Nocturna" Plan special segments and interviews that appeal to the audience.
  • Craft the rundown and ensure all standards of fairness, accuracy and relevancy are met.
  • Make editorial decisions on content, structure and look of the show.
  • Responsible of breaking news and weather coverage, leading cut-ins to cover weather emergency.
  • Supervise regular news-staff.
  • Coordinate team coverage of breaking news; local, state and national elections.

Television News Producer, 03/2011 - 2012
Nexstar Media Group Austin, TX,
  • Solo producer of weekday morning show Primera Edición, the newscast which aired in Univision Houston.
  • Also produce Vive la Mañana, a one-hour morning magazine -6am to 7am- which aired in Telefutura 67 (now rebranded Unimás).

Television News Producer and News Assignment Editor, 06/2010 - 04/2011
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated Stillwater, OK,
  • As assignment

Metro Editor, 04/2007 - 08/2009
Gannett Co. Inc. Iowa, LA,
  • Responsible for handling all local news and reporter's assignments and proposing story ideas on a daily basis of interest to the local immigrant and Hispanic community.
  • Worked together with News Director to insure that all stories fit the editorial criteria of the newspaper and proofed all stories submitted by reporters, double checked sources, and made sure all articles told both side of the story.
  • Oversaw newsroom operations, managed a group of reporters, and helped Editor in Chief determine front page story.
  • Set expectations for each story; including size, angle, facts and sources.

General Assignment Reporter, 05/2004 - 04/2007
El Día Newspaper City, STATE,
  • Covered as writer and photographer an array of local stories - from fires to homicides.
  • Also, covered and follow civil and criminal cases in Harris County.
  • Came up with story ideas; followed developing stories and monitored breaking news.
  • Identified stories relevant to all Spanish speaking communities, such as Central American, South American, and Mexican.

Interests
December 2005: Employee of the Year in recognition to outstanding performance as local news reporter, El Día Newspaper, Houston, Texas.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy, Expected in December 1999
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Higher Institute of Humanistic and Philosophical Studies (Instituto Superior de Estudios Humanisticos y Filosoficos, ISEHF) - Asunción, Paraguay
GPA: GPA: 3.50/ 4.00
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Courses, Language Enrichment : , Expected in
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Houston Community College - Houston, Texas
GPA:
Status - American History I & II and Government I & II (12 credit hours English
Courses, training: , Expected in
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Poynter News University - ,
GPA:
Status - Online group seminar for News Producer (Univision Producer Project, fall 2015) Self-directed course Language Primer Basics of Grammar and Word Use (Univision Producer Project, fall 2015) Internship June 2000-June 2001 Association for Residency and Citizenship of America (ARCA) Lobbyist and organizer of immigrants from the 1986 Amnesty that lost their permanent residency status. In 2001, President Bill Clinton signed a law that adjusted their status and granted permanent resident cards to those affected.
Languages
Can write and speak fluently in English, high proficiency in Spanish and Guarani. *Basic Portuguese
Additional Information
  • Awards December 2005: Employee of the Year in recognition to outstanding performance as local news reporter, El Día Newspaper, Houston, Texas.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Higher Institute of Humanistic and Philosophical Studies (Instituto Superior de Estudios Humanisticos y Filosoficos, ISEHF)
  • Houston Community College
  • Poynter News University

Job Titles Held:

  • Television News Producer
  • Television News Producer
  • Television News Producer
  • Television News Producer and News Assignment Editor
  • Metro Editor
  • General Assignment Reporter

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Courses, Language Enrichment
  • Courses, training

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