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EXPERIENCE

KCEN- NBC, Waco, TX

Reporter/Producer/Anchor (February 2013- Present)

  • General Assignment Reporter; Stories include the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion, the April 2nd Fort Hood Shooting, and the Trial of Maj. Nidal Hassan
  • Produce the 6pm and 10pm newscasts for the weekend
  • News & Sports Fill-In Anchor

WHDH- NBC, Boston, MA

Writer (September- December 2012)

  • Wrote scripts for the 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6, 10 and 11pm shows Thursday and Friday
  • Wrote scripts fro the 6, 10 and 11pm shows Saturday and Sunday
  • Helped editors cut video and add drop-ins for reporter's packages
  • Communicated with reporters in the field about their stories and updating their scripts
  • Wrote scripts and assisted the executive producer the eve of Hurricane Sandy

BUNewsService.com

Co-Creator (September- December 2012)

  • Created website to showcase the best work created by Boston University journalism students
  • Made editorial decision of what stories were covered and where stories appeared on the website
  • Partnered up with BUTV10 on the 2012 Presidential Election for cross platform coverage

WBZ- CBS, Boston, MA

London Olympics - Intern  (July – August 2012)

  • Covered New England athletes competing in the Olympics
  • Myself and two other students were the only WBZ correspondents reporting on-location in London
  • Worked with WBZ web-team back in Boston on story ideas and uploading content to their website
  • Published stories about Mitt Romney's visit to London, Massachusetts' residents who traveled to London for the Olympics, and the USA's first gold medalist male or female in judo, Kayla Harrison

BUTV “Inside Boston”, Boston University

Reporter, Anchor, Producer (September 2011 – December 2012)

  • Contributed both on and off camera to the magazine news show; the longest running television show on BUTV
  • Produced a story on the "Death with Dignity" question on the 2012 Massachusetts ballot

WFOR- CBS, Miami, FL

Intern (January - March 2011)

  • Assisted the assignment desk; relayed information between reporters in the field and producers
  • Learned the responsibilities and challenges of working in an owned-and-operated television station

WFTX- FOX, Cape Coral, FL

Intern (December 2010 - January 2011)

  • Reported on stories throughout Lee and Collier Counties; had three packages appear on primetime broadcast
  • Gained an understanding of the duties and responsibilities of a reporter in a midsized market

UMTV “SportsDesk”, University of Miami

Reporter, Anchor, Producer (September 2010 – May 2011)

  • Hosted bi-weekly 30 minute television program focusing on University of Miami and national sports headlines
  • Was involved with every aspect of the show; editing packages, choosing soundbites, and writing scripts

UMTV “NewsVision”, University of Miami

Reporter, Anchor, Producer (September 2010 – May 2011)

  • Covered stories on the University of Miami and surrounding neighborhoods of Coral Gables and South Miami

WPLG- ABC, Miami, FL

Intern (June - August 2010)

  • Wrote VOs for the 6 & 11pm news broadcasts; helped producers prepare for newscasts
  • Assisted reporters on breaking news stories by interviewing witnesses and shooting B-roll

EDUCATION

BOSTON UNIVERISTY, Boston, MA

  • Master of Science in Broadcast Journalism, January 2013

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, Coral Gables, FL

  • Bachelor of Science in Communication, May 2011
  • Double Major in Broadcast Journalism and Theatre Arts, Minor in Business Law

SKILLS

  • Proficient in linear and non-linear (Final Cut 7, Final Cut X, Avid) editing
  • Can shoot with: JVC HM 100 HD, P2 HD Camera, Cannon Rebel T3i, & Kodak Flip Cam
  • Can use: ENPS, iNews, Aurora, IFB, Wordpress, Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft Word/Excel/Access/Power Point