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EXPERIENCE                                               

BOOKING PRODUCER, “THE WILLIS REPORT,” FOX BUSINESS NETWORK
New York, NY    09/13-Present
             

  • Identify relevant business/consumer stories, find and secure appropriate guests
  • Produce program segments as requested
  • Watch show from control room to ensure guests are ready and write breaking news/update banners

PRODUCER, WXXA FOX 23/WTEN 10 ABC/NEWSCENTER
Albany, NY    05/12-08/13
            

  • Identify stories, stack show, write copy, post stories to the web, booth show, and run aspects of station’s social media
  • Communicate with reporters, ensure they are successfully completing stories

MEDIA CONSULTANT, BROADWAY ARTISTS ALLIANCE
New York, NY    06/12-Present
             

  • Write , produce, shoot, and edit tutorial and promotional videos for BAA’s website
  • Manage company’s Twitter and Facebook accounts
  • Help instruct and work with students aiming for careers in musical theater

SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER, PROCTORS THEATER
Schenectady, NY    012/12-Present
             

  • Use social media to connect with public and advertise shows
  • Shoot, produce, and edit promotional videos for upcoming shows
  • Help with guerrilla marketing and advertising campaigns

PRODUCING INTERN, CNY-CENTRAL/WTVH-CBS 5
Syracuse, NY    01/12-05/12
           

  • Write copy for the Friday 5:00, 5:30, and 6:00 show
  • Produce the Friday 11:00 show.  Make rundown, write copy, and booth show.

PRODUCER/REPORTER/WEB EDITOR, NCC NEWS
Syracuse, NY    08/09-05/12
          

  • All Broadcast majors serve throughout their four years as different positions for the Newhouse run news shows.
  • Produce shows, report on major issues (both video and web reports), edit video, post on social media

INTERN, K2 PICTURES, TRUE ENTERTAINMENT
New York, NY    06/11-08/11
              

  • Help to research and collect background footage and pictures for documentaries and reality shows
  • Assist on shoots with various tasks including set up, striking, and various runs
  • Transcribe rough cuts and casting tapes

INTERN, WRGB-CBS 6
Albany, NY    05/10-08/10
        

  • Attended morning producers meetings.  Pitched and brainstormed story ideas
  • Performed background research for stories and readers
  • Wrote 30 to 45 second readers from the AP wires for air and stories for the Internet

CONTENT PRODUCER/REPORTER, CITRUSTV
Syracuse, NY    09/08-Present
           

  • Pitch story ideas and provide information to reporters during field assignments
  • Identify potential interview subjects, arrange and conduct on-camera interviews, and edit story
  • Develop rundown and write readers for the newscast

INTERN, WXXA FOX 23 NEWS
Albany, NY    10/07-01/08
             

  • Worked at news desk with producers.  Answered calls, pitched story ideas, scheduled interviews
  • Shadowed reporters in the field, following them from assignment to editing
  • Observed broadcasts from the control room.  Learned to operate teleprompter and ran it during shows

ACTIVITIES

Empire State School Press Association – Judged high school newspapers from across New York for an annual competition held at Syracuse University

Newhouse Peer Adviser – Assist incoming freshman with scheduling classes and general transitions to college life

University 100  – Give campus tours to prospective students, sit on student panels to answer prospectives’ questions

First Year Players – Theater Group – Jobs: Administrative Assistant (09-10), House Manager (10-11), Finance Director (11-12)

SKILLS           

•Avid/Final Cut •ENPS/iNews •Facebook •Twitter •Pinterest •LinkedIn •Instagram •Wordpress •Audacity •Sony VXU •Microsoft Office •Mac/Windows Proficient •Basic Photoshop •HTML •Proficient Spanish

EDUCATION           

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, College of Arts and Sciences – Syracuse University

B.S. Dual Major – Broadcast Journalism & Psychology, May 2012

Graduated summa cum laude (overall final GPA of 3.8 or higher)

•Renée Crown Honors Program • GPA – 3.87

•SU Abroad: London, UK Fall 2010

AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS

•Dean’s List – Have received a 3.4 GPA or higher every semester of college

• 2012 Newhouse Radio-TV News Power Producer Award – Awarded to a senior student in the Broadcast Journalism major deemed to be the most skilled and talented producer in the class

• Founder’s Scholar – Highest merit awarded to incoming freshman

• Kappa Tau Alpha – Communications/Journalism National Honors Society

• Phi Kappa Phi – Oldest and Largest Collegiate National Honors Society

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