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BRITTANY HARRIS
Summary
Highly motivated journalist who is an accomplished public speaker with extraordinary verbal and written communication skills. Desires a challenging position in media relations.
Experience
06/2016 to Current
Multimedia Journalist WKMG-TV Orlando,, FL Responsible for researching and developing stories for broadcast. Deliver live reports during evening newscasts. Write web articles for station website. Share content to social media pages. Strives to maintain and create relationships with contacts in law enforcement, government and legal community.
06/2013 to 05/2016
Multimedia Journalist WJW-TV Cleveland, OH Shot, wrote and edited packages for daily broadcast. Presented stories live both in field and in studio. Responsible for coming up with original and interesting ideas. Often selected to cover special assignments.
05/2011 to 05/2013
Multimedia Journalist WCIA-TV Champaign, IL Acted as a political correspondent for all Nexstar television stations in the Midwest. Tasked with enterprising original and interesting stories for broadcast. Routinely interviewed well-known politicians on both the state and federal level.
06/2010 to 05/2011
Reporter and Anchor WHIZ-TV Zanesville, OH Anchored and produced weekend newscasts and also filled-in as main anchor during the week. Quickly promoted to lead reporter, often covering breaking news. Voiced radio updates for AM1240 and Z92. Won an Ohio Associated Press Award for Best Investigative Reporting.
Education
2009
Bachelor of Arts: Broadcast Journalism Columbia College Chicago, IL
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Josh Nelson
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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Paul Schwarz
Professional Overview

I am a friendly, loyal, outgoing and clearly dedicated individual who has an ambition to succeed in any given environment. I have extensive experience in communications, organizing, and training. I excel in a fast paced work environment where working with people is the cornerstone of the work.

Strategic thinker offering skills in Marketing and Sales. An innovative and enthusiastic Home, Auto, and Life Insurance Representative valuing the opportunity to work with a sense of service and ethical purpose.

Summary of Skills
  • Experienced trainer
  • Public Speaking
  • Comfortable with diverse population
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • Community organizing
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Media relations/spokesperson
  • Union Organizing
  • Campaign Management
  • Voter Targeting
  • Political organizing
  • Community Development
  • Excellent writing and critical thinking skills.
  • Team player.
  • Candidate Surrogate
  • Event staffing
  • Staff development and oversight
  • Staff motivation
  • Staff training experience
  • New staff mentoring
  • Staff hiring
Education
Political Science University of Minnesota Morris Morris, MN
Have completed three of four years towards my degree.
Professional Experience
02/2020 to 04/2020
Regional Organizing Director Bloomberg 2020 Moorhead, MN

Supervised and trained organizing staff on a Presidential Campaign. In charge of communicating with Democratic leaders throughout the seventh congressional district of Minnesota.

05/2019 to 01/2020
Insurance Agent Country Financial Granite Falls, MN

I established an Insurance agency, while servicing and selling to new and existing customers.

06/2018 to 12/2018
Southwest Minnesota Red to Blue Coordinator. Minnesota Dfl Party Saint Paul, MN

Worked with and coached candidates running for  State  Representative.  Worked on voter contact strategies. Messaging. Debate Prep. Policy positions. Press releases. All things associated with running for office. 

06/2017 to 02/2018
Rural Campaign Organizer. Paul Thissen for Minnesota Candidate for Governor MN

Worked in the south half of Minnesota on behalf of Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen. Organizer. Planned events, spoke on behalf of candidate at events.

09/2011 to 05/2017
Staff Representative AFSCME Council 65 MN

Represented County, and Municipal Employee Union Members in contract negotiations, and contract enforcement. Trained in Arbitration, Contract Negotiation campaigns, and Mediation.

05/2010 to 12/2010
Coordinated Campaign Organizer Democratic Farmer Labor Party St. Paul, MN
Worked on the DFL ticket in two rural senate districts. In charge of two offices for the DFL working with local candidates and volunteers, for House, Senate, and the Minnesota Governor's race.
 
12/2008 to 12/2009
Community Coach University of Minnesota Extension St. Paul, MN The program called Horizons, was a one year grant funded position.  Successfully built organizations with the communities that still are in existence today.
06/2008 to 12/2008
Coordinated Campaiogn Organizer Democratic Farmer Labor party St. Paul, MN Responsible for organizing around DFL candidates in nine rural counties of Minnesota. Worked on the Obama and Franken Campaigns as well as state house and U.S. House campaigns. Was a key player to elect a twenty five year old Progressive in Andrew Falk to the Minnesota State House.
04/2004 to 11/2007
News Director/On Air Talent KMRS/KKOK, Morris, MN On air afternoon announcer, sports play by play and eventually elevated to the role of News Director for a AM/FM radio station. Gathered news by going into the community, covering local government and community meetings, as well as court cases. 
Achievements

Southwest Minnesota Work Force Council Board member2012 to 2017

Elected Democratic National Delegate in 2012 and 2016.

Elected Chippewa County DFL Chair, in 2014, 2016, 2018.

Serve on the Minnesota DFL State Central Committee.

Member of the State DFL Coordinated Campaign/Party Affairs Committee.

Award from Associated Press for cooperation on a national story.

References

Available upon request.

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