ANCHOR, PRODUCER, REPORTER
March 2007 to Present
Newsroom leader and supervisor with credibility trusted to enterprise stories and make sound editorial decisions for multiple newscasts.
Perform anchor duties with a strong ability to remain calm during equipment malfunctions and technical challenges.
Newscast producer, self sufficient starter, task oriented, manager, supervisor, and motivator for team subordinates, monitor police scanners, conduct beat checks, managing editor approving news scripts.
General assignment reporter, compelling storyteller, performs within minimal deadlines, hybrid professional, videographer, timeline video editor.
**Rated #1 weekend newscast in the market (Nielsen) 2010
October 2005 to February 2007
Compose and shoot digital photographs for private and commercial events.
Developed original designs and concepts through CS2 used in brochures, pamphlets, fliers to promote and market the company to generate and retain clientele.
September 2004 to September 2005
Compose reports in the field and perform live on assigned stories-breaking or investigative pieces on a daily basis.
Coordinate and communicate with photographers on all assignments duties instructed by my superiors regarding video elements, sound interviews, and locations for live reports.
**Rated #1 for live shots and interactive stand ups by Clear Channel General Manager Jim Holland in 2004.
**On-scene reporter at the Peterson home in Modesto during the Scott Peterson Trial of 2004.
NEWS REPORTER, ANCHOR
August 2003 to September 2004
Court beat reporter with ability to gain access into confidential complaints and lawsuits to gather phone, numbers addresses to contact witnesses, victims, and family members of the accused for news package interviews.
NEWS ANCHOR, REPORTER
August 2002 to August 2003
Gained knowledge and experience of news gathering as a reporter and anchor using essential tools in the studio and out to broadcast reports via cable access to every home within the Phoenix market.
Bachelor of Science in Communications & Marketing
Business, Business Management
INews, AP Newscenter, ENPS, Pathfire, Edius Grass Valley, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, CS2, Apple Final Cut Pro, IMovie, WorldNow 7, Clickablility, ENG Panasonic DVC PRO, JVC 500 CCD, Beta SP, SX Editor, Canon SLR, Electro-Voice wireless, Shure SM 57
More than eight years of professional experience in commercial television news with integrity, a solid background in journalism, supervision, and operations management combined with a college degree, popular with viewers, gains the trust of sources to enterprise exclusive story ideas. Strong ability at staying calm and "think on feet" during equipment malfunctions. Compelling storyteller interested in tough questions type of stories and a variety of other topics, maintains a polite and professional demeanor in and out of the newsroom.