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Experience
News Producer 06/2018 to Current KARE 11- Tegna Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Create tightly written news stories crafted from reliable sources
  • Write factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines
  • Combine video, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story
  • Gather and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research
  • Research potential news or feature stories for timely and quality distribution to public
News Reporter 02/2013 to Current CCX News Coon Rapids, Minnesota
  • Gather information and video material required as well as created high-impact scripts for review and approval by editors
  • Interview celebrity guests, including composing questions and performing in-depth research
  • Research potential news or feature stories for timely and quality distribution to public
  • Develop connections with public relations contacts, which provided exemplary sources for news stories
  • Post on social media sites frequently to increase news broadcast traffic
Producer/Field Producer 12/1997 to 02/2013 WCCO-TV Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Wrote packages for anchors
  • Produced live news shows:  noon, 5, 6 and 10 p.m.
  • Produced breaking news shows
  • Booked guests
  • Research show topics
Podcast host/producer/blogger 02/2017 to Current Crohn's and Colitis Foundation/MN Chapter Roseville, MN
  • Researched inflammatory bowel disease topics before writing blog posts about it
  • Interviewed sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories
  • Simplified topics such as healthcare, energy, government and technology through clear, concise and compelling writing
Managing Editor 12/1997 to 08/1996 KMSP-TV Everyday Living Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Developed show segments 
  • Booked guests for national talk show 
  • Edited scripts
  • Booked satellite coordinates 
Freelance Writer 01/1992 to 03/1993 WRC-TV (NBC) Washington DC
  • Conducted interviews on various topics
  • Wrote stories for anchors
  • Produced show segments 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Broadcast Journalism 1989 University of Maryland College Park, Maryland, United States
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MATTHEW KOPF
Education and Training
2016
Bachelor of Science: Psychology University of Georgia Athens, GA
2016
Filmmaking Production Certificate: Georgia Film Academy Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville, GA
Experience
05/2019 to Current
Transportation Security Officer Transportation Security Administration Salt Lake City, UT
  • Maintain and operate security equipment such as X-Ray, AIT, WTMD, etc.
  • Follow basic and advanced procedures and guidelines to divest property
  • Search and seized contraband and searched persons for any anomalies
  • Provided exemplary customer service skills to explain protocols and procedures to the public
  • Watched each individual to assess demeanor and reported any odd or suspicious behavior
  • Calmly assessed and articulated the needs of special needs passengers

Full Time: 40 Hours per week

05/2018 to 05/2019
Transportation Security Officer Transportation Security Administration Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • Maintain and operate security equipment such as X-Ray, AIT, WTMD, etc.
  • Follow basic and advanced procedures and guidelines to divest property
  • Search and seized contraband and searched persons for any anomalies
  • Provided exemplary customer service skills to explain protocols and procedures to the public
  • Watched each individual to assess demeanor and reported any odd or suspicious behavior
  • Calmly assessed and articulated the needs of special needs passengers
08/2017 to 01/2018
Realtor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Atlanta, GA
  • Worked with clients to locate suitable housing
  • Counseled customers on market current status for residential and land markets
  • Negotiated contract offers and stipulations
  • Generated leads and databases for company
  • Organized and held Open Houses for clients


Full Time: 40 Hours per week

01/2017 to 02/2018
Team Member Lead Regal Entertainment ATLANTA, GA
  • Lead employee closings of theater
  • Sold tickets and promoted memberships in box office
  • Prepared food for customers in kitchen and concession stands
  • Held each team member accountable for achieving brand and performance goals.
  • Maintained clean theaters and hallways


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Part Time: Average 25 Hours Per Week

10/2015 to 05/2016
Staff Reporter The Red And Black Newspaper Athens, GA
  • Gathered information to report and write news of editor's choice on political views and interviews on business owners from entrepreneurs to celebrities
  • Interviewed major public figures and school faculty 
  • Collected and analyzed facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation
  • Generated previews and reviews of popular concerts, films, and television
  • Organized facts for stories on businesses and local events before strict deadlines

Part Time: 20 Hours Per Week 

05/2015 to 08/2015
Electronics Team Member Target Corporation Atlanta, GA
  • Team up with coworkers to ensure proper customer satisfaction
  • Organized and zoned three areas of store
  • Responded to customer inquiries and requests in timely fashion
  • Restocked products into correct locations Managed cash register and electronics product keys

​Part Time: 35 Hours Per Week

08/2014 to 05/2016
National News Chair WUOG 90.5 FM Athens
  • Prepare and deliver local and national news
  • Gather and rewrite material so it will convey required information and fit specific time slots
  • Interview key campus and faculty figures
  • Presented local news and feature reports in the public radio style on both local and national news programs. 
Activities and Honors
Atlanta Realtors Association (ARA)
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Skills
  • Microsoft Windows operation systems, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Office 
  • Conversational Spanish
  • Effective interviewer
  • Copyediting and proofreading
  • Clean driving record
  • WordPress
  • HTML
Certifications
  • Georgia Real Estate Salesperson License 
  • OSHA 10 General Safety
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Experienced News Reporter resume

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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