Resume

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Experience:

Weekend Anchor/Reporter, WDTV 5 News, Bridgeport, W.Va. 

        • Anchor and produce weekend evening newscasts
        • Report local news during the week
        • Manage station social media accounts
        • Make community appearances on behalf of the station

Reporter, WDTV 5 News, Bridgeport, W.Va.

February 2014- October 2015

  • Cover breaking news and general assignment stories as a one-man-band shooting, editing on FinalCut Pro, and writing pieces
  • Present stories live, on-air
  • Post stories to the web and various social media platforms
  • Fill-in anchor & producer

WVU News, Morgantown, WV

Government Reporter, Fall 2015

        • Responsible for creating news packages for weekly newscasts
        • Responsible for shooting and editing all news material
        • Utilize social media to inform public

Student Worker, WVU University Relations Video, Morgantown, W.Va.

January 2013-June 2015

  • Arrange and schedule video shoots for producers
  • Book studio for clients using Gantic, Xytech, & Windows Operating Systems
  • Archive video in Cat DV
  • Responsible for answering the phone and office duties

Barista, Starbucks, Clarksburg, W.Va.

June 2013-February 2014

  • Prepared and served beverages in a fast-paced environment
  • Gained excellent skills in working with the public and fellow co-workers
  • Efficient in multi-tasking

Intern, WBOY-TV, Clarksburg, W.Va.

Summer 2010 and 2011

  • Efficient in editing with Sony Vegas
  • Shadowed with professional reporters on shoots and logged tapes
  • Shot video and b-roll for stories
  • Assisted in the control room

Intern, WDTV-TV, Bridgeport, W.Va.

Summer 2009

  • Wrote scripts and edited b-roll
  • Became proficient in non-linear editing on FinalCut Pro and performed research for stories
  • Worked in the field with professional reporters on a daily basis
  • Learned the necessary skills of working in television and what producers look for when selecting sound bites and video

Education:

West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.

Broadcast Journalism Major, Political Science  Minor          Current Overall GPA: 3.9

August 2012-present       Expected Graduation: May 2016

Lincoln High School, Shinnston, W.Va.
High School Diploma     August 2008 – May 2012                  Overall GPA: 4.0      Class Rank: 3

 Additional Skills

  • Adobe Audition, Adobe Premier, Photoshop, FinalCut, and Edius
  • AP ENPS
  • PC & Mac Systems
  • Spanish (advanced speaking, reading, and writing abilities)

Honors & Activities 

  • WVU Presidents List & Deans List 
  • WVU RTDNA Member
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
  • 2011 West Virginia recipient of the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Journalism Award

* References available upon request

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