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Professional Summary
I am a seasoned reporter in both print and radio with almost 20 years in the media industry looking to transfer the experience and knowledge into a new career, preferably in the legal field.
Skills
  • Excellent communicator; empathetic listener
  • Fast learner & highly dependable
  • Experience with both Windows and Mac
  • Well-connected in the community
  • Analytical thinker/great attention to detail
  • Calm under pressure/deadlines
Work History
Reporter 2014 to 2017
Gallatin News/Portland Sun Gallatin, TN
  • Served as reflection of both communities in covering government, courts, schools,

business, and social events with stories and pictures.

  • Layed out the paper and handled distribution in first stint with the paper from 10/06-07/09.
Picker Current
Macy's Logistics & Operations Portland, TN
  • Order picker ranking in top-five in shift
  • Assists in other departments such as packing, etc.
Freelancer 2009 to 2014
Self-Employed
  • Stories appeared in five newspapers in Sumner County, publications for two separate 

chambers of commerce, and for scout.com covering the Nashville Sounds.

Anchor/Reporter 2002 to 2006
Clear Channel Communications (now iheart) Nashville, TN
  • Anchor/Reporter/Capitol Hill correspondent for WLAC and Tennessee Radio Network news & sports.
  • Distributed sports for University of TN, Nashville Predators, and more to local affiliates.
News Director 2000 to 2001
policast.com Davenport, IA
  • Oversaw staff on content/delivery for an online radio site dedicated to politics; hosted programs.
Morning Edition Host/Reporter 1998 to 2000
WKYU-FM Bowling Green, KY
  • Anchored local cut-in news & weather segments during Morning Edition; wrote and

produced Mid-Day Edition, a daily half-hour news program.

Education
Bachelor of Arts: Double major in Government and Broadcasting; minor in Economics 1995 Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
Accomplishments
Winner of numerous TN Press Association awards for work in print; radio awards include a regional Murrow Award and several AP awards.
Community Involvement
  • Active member of the Gallatin Noon Rotary Club and designer of the weekly bulletins.
  • Member of Communications Committee for Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County.
  • Served two years as vice-president of The Dream Factory in Bowling Green (similar to Make-A-Wish).
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Education
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism, Digital Media May 2018 MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY Diederich College of Communication, Milwaukee, WI
GPA: 3.45/4.00
Coursework in O'Brien Fellowship Program: Currently working with independent journalist, Eben Pindyck.
Experience
Marquette Wire Milwaukee, WI Sports Producer 06/2017 to Current
  • Writing two stories per week
  • Covering all Marquette sports
  • Producing video stories and recaps
  • Developing story ideas for myself and fellow producers
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service Milwaukee, WI Reporting Intern 01/2017 to Current
  • Writing news stories and producing video content
  • Homing in on AP Style
  • Engaging with the public
  • Creating photo galleries
  • Generating captivating ledes
WISN12 News Milwaukee, WI Sports Intern 05/2017 to 08/2017
  • Writing sports updates
  • Keeping sports ticker up to date
  • Covering Milwaukee Brewers games
  • Recording mock-sportscasts 
Good Karma Brands: ESPN Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Intern 01/2017 to 05/2017
  • Engaging in patient and thorough fan service
  • Writing 2-3 stories per week, reviewed by beat writer
  • Editing audio with Adobe Audition
  • Communicating effectively with teammates
  • Marketing to different companies
Bronx Pinstripes Bronx, NY Game Day & Opinion Reporter 04/2017 to 04/2018
  • Covering every Yankees' game 
  • Providing fans with exact details and updates from games      
  • Creating stories that showcase my opinion on the state of the Yankees
Marquette University Sports Television Milwaukee, WI Sports Anchor & Analyst 09/2015 to Current
  • Writing scripts before show  
  • Speaking with enthusiasm on various topics
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Professional Summary
A highly motivated and self directed employee.  Excellent communicator and dependable worker focused on problem solving skills.  Looking for a position where I can integrate strategies to develop and expand existing skills.
Core Qualifications
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Outstanding facility at working on multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Able to trouble shoot 
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Organized
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Results-oriented
  • File/records maintenance
  • Multi-Task Management
  • Quick learner
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team player
Experience
09/2015 to Current
Freelance Photographer, Editor and Live Truck Operator KOVR/KMAX-TV West Sacramento, CA
  • Production, Live shots and Round Robbins shots
  • Shoot from live truck to backpack
  • Live truck Operator/Photographer
  • Shoots Vosots and packages 
  • Works on strict timelines
01/1989 to 06/2015
Modesto Bureau News Photographer/Live Truck Operator KCRA-TV Sacramento, CA
  • Highly visual and compelling video and sound
  • Editing skills
  • ENG Live Truck Operator 
  • TVU Backpack Operator
  • Adobe Primer Editing 5.5
  • Multiple Platforms to post pictures and video
Education
Historical Conversion California State University, Sacramento Sacramento, CA
Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA
Awards
  • Emmy Nominations from the San Francisco/Northern California Chapter of the National Academy of Television Art and Sciences for Outstanding Individual achievement: Current Affairs-Single story "Hispanic Soldiers" (1)
  • Emmy Recipient from the San Francisco/Northern California Chapter of the National Academy of Television of Art and Sciences for Outstanding Achievement: Current Affairs-Special, "Decolores-Guadalajara" (1)
  • RTNDA Edward R Murrow Award, "Overall Excellence" (1992)
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Professional Summary
Enjoy a challenging atmosphere being able to showcase showcase interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as passion for the community in a team environment.
Skills

Creative 

Personable 

Leadership 

Dependable

Attention to Detail 

Time Management

Verbal Communication

High Work Ethic


Work History
Food Delivery , 08/2017 to Current
Skip the Dishes Edmonton
Delivered food for the mobile app "Skip the Dishes". Emphasized effective time management and customer service skills.
Referee, 11/2016 to 04/2017
Edmonton Minor Hockey Edmonton
Minor hockey referee for various age groups/skill levels in the Edmonton area. Usually the head referee and was in charge of making the executive decision on close plays.
CTV Street Team, Current
Bell Media- CTV Edmonton Edmonton
Responsible for set up, tear down, and handing out of CTV merchandise at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. 
Hockey Statistician, 06/2016 to 06/2016
AAA Spring Classic Leduc
Responsible for uploading the statistics from the tournament on their website. Also responsible for taking registration from over 180 players over the course of the weekend.
So You Want To Be An Anchor , 07/2017 to 07/2017
Bell Media- CTV Edmonton Edmonton
Worked for 10 Days at K Days in Edmonton. Priority was to emphasize a fun experience for the general public to read a script with a CTV anchor. Roles included registration, sound, camera, emcee, and editor.
Education
Bachelor of Education : Secondary Education- English Major, Physical Education Minor, Current
University of Alberta - Edmonton
Received an Academic Excellence scholarship based upon admission marks to the University of Alberta in the Fall of 2016.
Additional Experience

In 2016-2017, volunteered for the Saint Albert Minor Hockey Association as an Assistant Coach for the PeeWee AA Saints.

Volunteered in 2016, as well as 2017, as a Celebrity Server for the Inner City Agencies Foundation (ICAF) at the Annual Inner City Roast Beef Dinner where over 900 hot meals were served to inner city residents.

In 2016, raised over $4000 for the Alberta Cancer Foundation at Bellerose Composite High School's 13th annual Bike-a-thon. 

Volunteered at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival in 2015, as well as 2016, with the title of Official Photographer/Media Assistant for 95.7 CRUZ FM.

Played hockey for over 13 years for the Saint Albert Minor Hockey Association. The last three years of playing, voted the Captain/Alternate Captain by peers because of the leadership skills demonstrated on and off the ice.

In 2014, volunteered at the Family Fun Skate at the CTV Rink of Dreams in support of the Edmonton Food Bank.

In 2013, was a Celebrity Judge for Miss Teen Edmonton.