La Quinta, CA
Broadcast professional experienced in a wide range of communications such as public speaking, working in commercial television news and radio as a live on-air correspondent, anchor, radio host, reporter and producer. Excellent written and verbal communications skills, for print, online media, radio and television broadcasts, public speaking and in developing, editing and interpreting materials such as press releases, court documents, public statements, assembly bills, etc. A self-starter able to complete multiple priorities within short deadlines, compile data and complex reports, interview subjects, delivering sorted and attributed information orally and visually to the public, staying compliant with all laws, rules, and regulations set by the FCC. Experienced in using various computer software for writing, creating, editing, and publishing reports, recording equipment to capture audio, images, and video elements for audio and visual presentations. Creative media expert using blogs, social media, and websites for posting stories, updates, and information to generate the highest number of online traffic by loyal followers. A highly motivated and structured individual who can work effectively and efficiently without close supervision, able to collaborate and multitask across cross-functional teams in an extremely fast-paced setting. A well-rounded educated individual who maintains a polite and professional demeanor in and out of the newsroom, studio, court room, corporate and political settings.
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Videographer / Producer / Editor PART TIME
February 2013 to Present
Camera and video operator capturing weddings, birthday parties, modeling head shots, real estate, cars, web design, video editing, television commercial production, script writing, promotional flyers, design, and more.
Work with business leads and spokespeople to develop, refine and deliver concise message platforms regarding client services and expertise.
Drafting/editing press releases for clients; full proactive media relations; developing customer and/or partner success stories for PR deployment; producing media kits; preparing clients as spokespeople for press events.
Social Media Producer Seasonal Online
August 2012 to Present
Directs and oversees all social media promotions (seasonal) through daily facebook posting including latest music news and videos. shooting and editing promo videos for upcoming events. Former docent responsible for providing guests with memorable home tours regarding Elvis Presley's life and his time spent living at the estate.
MORNING NEWS ANCHOR / MANAGING EDITOR
March 2007 to July 2013
AM news anchor, managing editor, and producer. Newsroom supervisor trusted to enterprise stories and make sound editorial decisions for multiple live newscasts and cut-ins. Managing daily duties such as training, directing, guiding, coaching, evaluating, and supporting all assigned staff and interns during the morning shift while monitoring police scanners, conducting beat checks, and approving news scripts. Perform anchor duties full of energy and with a strong ability to remain calm during technical challenges. Newscast producer, self sufficient starter providing TV audience with timely information and updates, which includes interpreting press releases and publications quickly and giving an immediate report on-air with accuracy and easy to comprehend language for the masses.
Effectively booking and scheduling all morning show guests. Positive community figure appearing and hosting for charity events, fundraising efforts, community drives to benefit schools and organizations. Employee and station ambassador expected to build and maintain daily relations with politicians, doctors, lawyers, school board leaders, and with multiple advertising clients. Live TV reporter writing package scripts, gathering all video as a shooter, including on-camera shot, and non-linear editor placing matching video and voice track. providing daily packages and VO/SOTS. Online content producer posting news updates on station webpage and social media sites daily.
**Promoted five times for exceptional work and performance.
**Rated #1 Morning newscast in the market (Nielsen) 2012, 2013.
**Awards gala host for Time Warner Cable "Best Moms" essay contest, May 2012, 2013.
**On-scene reporter for the Betty Ford Funeral in 2011.
**Rated #1 weekend newscast in the market (Nielsen) 2010.
**First employee to lead the VJ movement for Journal Broadcast Group 2009.
**On-scene reporter in Palm Desert for Toys R Us Black Friday Shooting of 2008.
RADIO HOST / DJ / PRODUCER
May 2012 to February 2013
Live radio host providing vocal energy for a top 40 music format and promotional spot reads while taking and editing all phone calls for playback. Producing interesting segments not typical liner jock reads. Always provides the latest news on local happenings and entertainment headlines. The ability to grab a listener with interesting facts or questions of the day leading to audience involvement by way of callers and positive social media responses. Clear and effective oral and written communication skills for all types of audiences.
Bachelor of Science in Communications & Marketing
Associate of Business, Business Management,
Broadcast and Electronic Media
PAST WORK HISTORY
CBS 47 Fresno, CA.
General Assignment Reporter
NBC 11 Yuma, AZ.
General Assignment Reporter
FOX 10 Phoenix, AZ.
Promotions and Marketing Street Team
The Limited, Scottsdale, AZ.
Assistant Store Manager
Inside Addition Blind Installation, Phoenix, AZ.
Collage Services, San Francisco, CA.
Window Covering Installer
Costco Tire, South San Francisco, Ca.
Sales and Installation