• Won 2010 Emmy Award for producing the July 4 Centennial Olympic Park
Live Fireworks Celebration..
• Increased viewer ship 33% in 6 months after stepping into the role of Interim Executive Producer for "Atlanta & Company" on WXIA-TV.
• As Managing Producer of Local Programming for WXIA-TV, developed and
wrote a television pilot called "Atlanta Business Today" which highlights local
entrepreneurs in Atlanta. The show runs on a monthly basis.
• As Weekend Producer for WSB-TV, produced a four-hour weekend morning
show which remained Number One for three consecutive years, and helped the
station double from 2 to 4+ according to the new Local People Meters rating
Managing Producer Local Programming
2008 to Present
2008 to Present
Producer, "Atlanta & Company" an hour-long weekday product-placement and entertainment show. Manage all production including research, guest booking, set design and copy-editing.
2008 to 2009
Media Relations Specialist
2007 to 2008
➢ Assisted in coordinating special events and media events as directed by the company. Researched, wrote and submitted pitches and news releases to media organizations.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Continued)
Weekend Producer/News Writer
2004 to 2008
Produced a four-hour weekend morning show, which remained Number One for three consecutive years, and helped the station double from 2 to 4+ under the new Local People Meters rating system. Wrote all news coverage.
2002 to 2003
Grand Rapids, MI
➢ Created and produced the station's only School Storm Tracker Alert System, which alerts parents and students during newscasts to which schools are open, and provides up to the minute reports on impending storms still used in 2007.
➢ Managed and motivated a 15-member team to exceed weekly objectives, trained two associate producers who then became full-time producers, and increased station morale.
➢ Wrote and edited website news content.
Senior News Producer
1998 to 2002
Increased station ratings for morning newscasts by 2 points in each rating period in 2000 and 2001, which led to over 20,000 households regularly watching the program.
➢ Promoted to Senior News Producer after two years.
➢ Produced and helped create a four hour morning show, "Fox in the Morning, " the first of its kind in Louisville.
➢ Produced a four hour morning show special on the one year anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The show was the highest rated in Market 48.
➢ Wrote, field produced, and produced "Today's Woman, " which helped turn a local magazine in Kentucky into a TV show airing on multiple networks.
1995 - 1998 Producer, WBKO-13, Bowling Green, KY
➢ Produced weekend, noon and 5 pm newscasts. Wrote all local, national, and international news stories. Arranged interview guests for live broadcasts.
➢ Increased ratings by 2 points in first six months of employment.
B.A. in Television Broadcasting and Communications