Résumé

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WORK SAMPLES:

RÉSUMÉ TAPE: Updated 2016

BREAKING NEWS:

LIVESHOT:

HARD NEWS: 

NEWS FEATURE:

FEATURE:

EXPERIENCE:

News 12 The Bronx/Brooklyn, Anchor/Reporter, New York City, N.Y. (December 2014-Present)

  • Freelance anchor and reporter for cable news stations covering the New York boroughs of the Bronx and Brooklyn
  • Anchor mid-day, evening and weekend newscasts, breaking news and updates
  • Shape scripts with producers to create conversational and urgent delivery

CBS This Morning, Writer, New York City, N.Y. (July 2014-Present)

  • Writer for Emmy Award-winning broadcast, CBS This Morning
  • Work in high-pressure environment, writing accurate, engaging scripts for broadcast
  • Coordinate with producers to determine best way to tell stories with graphics, video or text
  • Adapt to breaking-news situations with ability to write concise copy quickly

Brooklyn College, Adjunct Lecturer, New York City, N.Y. (September 2015-December 2015)

  • Adjunct professor for a television news reporting class at Brooklyn College
  • Teach college juniors and seniors about reporting techniques based on an original syllabus and creative assignments

Charlottesville Newsplex (WCAV, WVAW, WAHU), Anchor/Reporter, Charlottesville, Va. (January 2010-July 2014)

  • Weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for Charlottesville’s CBS, ABC and FOX affiliates, recently awarded for “Best Newscast” by the Virginia Association of Broadcasters
  • Researched compelling story ideas and developed relationships with sources to break stories
  • Shot, wrote, edited and creatively presented stories for all newscasts
  • Served as weekend managing editor, responsible for reporters’ stories, newscast producing, social media updates and website content
  • Created a multimedia product for social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter

Temple University Creative Services, Freelance Editor, Philadelphia, Pa. (August 2009-December 2009)

  • Proofed and edited publications for all departments at Temple University, serving 37,000 students
  • Assisted with design and copywriting

The Temple News, Editor in Chief, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. (May 2008-May 2009)

  • Oversaw Temple University’s student-run newspaper operation with an annual budget of $250,000
  • Supervised 23 staff members and the editorial, advertorial and design content distributed through 10,000 issues weekly

Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Local Organizer, Chadds Ford, Pa. (2005-Present)

  • Raised more than $12,000 in four years for pediatric cancer research
  • Named one of the Top 100 Stands in the country

AWARDS & ORGANIZATIONS:

Member, Writers Guild of America – East

Outstanding Effort by an Individual Reporter, Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Meritorious Award (2014)

  • Recognized for overall reporting performance in the commonwealth of Virginia in 2013

Outstanding Feature Photography, Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Meritorious Award (2014)

Outstanding Spot News Coverage, Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Meritorious Award (2012)

  • Part of the team earning statewide recognition for coverage of an earthquake in Central Virginia

Outstanding Spot News Photography, Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Meritorious Award (2011)

  • Awarded for excellence in shooting a fire at a fast food restaurant

UWIRE100 (2009)

  • Chosen as one of the top 100 college journalists in the country based on nominations from peers and faculty.

Keystone Press Award (2009)

  • Won second place in statewide competition for an article on campus crime. Award given by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association for excellence in collegiate journalism.

Temple University Diamond Award (2008)

  • One of 25 students at Temple University to be recognized. Awardees demonstrate superior leadership, academic achievement, service to the university and impact on the community.

Kappa Tau Alpha National Journalism Honor Society (2008)

  • Honorary society for journalism students, who are chosen based on a cumulative grade-point average that places students in the top 10 percent of their class.

EDUCATION:

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
B.A., Broadcast Journalism, American Studies Minor
Honors Certificate
Summa Cum Laude

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:

Leitch NewsFlash | Final Cut | Edius | ENPS | iNEWS | WordPress | WorldNow | Anvato | Clickability | Microsoft Office | Adobe Photoshop | Adobe InDesign | Audacity

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