Resume

EXPERIENCE

KTVT-TV (CBS) – Fill-in Traffic Reporter – Dallas/FW   11/16-Present

  • Live in-studio traffic updates for weekday morning show
  • Produce traffic maps, graphics, Twitter updates, and work TxDOT cameras
  • Deliver reports every 5 to 10 minutes on green screen and around studio

KTVT-TV (CBS) – Freelance Reporter/Fill-in Anchor – Dallas/FW   5/16-Present

  • Live reporter for M-F morning and midday newscasts
  • Fill-in anchor for weekend morning newscasts
  • Provide social media updates with pictures and video
  • Extensive coverage of Dallas Police shootings
  • Delivered extended coverage of President Obama and VP Biden’s visit

KLKN-TV (ABC) – Main Anchor – Lincoln, NE   6/10-3/16

  • Co-anchored 15 newscasts a week and grew ratings to new heights
  • Executed special reports and implemented a HealthWISE series
  • Field anchored special events; ad libbed election coverage
  • Managed station Twitter and Facebook accounts to grow audience
  • Represented the station by emceeing monthly community events

KDAF-TV (CW) – Reporter/Producer/Host – Dallas, TX   2/09-6/10  

  • Enterprised stories for evening newscasts
  • Produced and hosted DFW Closeup, a weekly community affairs show
  • Booked guests, conducted in-depth studio interviews
  • Managed DFW Closeup website, posted video and stories online

KBCI-TV (CBS) – Reporter/Fill-in Anchor – Boise, ID   12/07-12/08   

  • Consistently landed exclusive interviews, such as man shot by police 20 times
  • Provided 3 hours of live, continuous on-scene coverage during historic fire

KCFW-TV (NBC) – Reporter/Fill-in Anchor – Kalispell, MT   06/06-12/07

  • “One man band” reporter for evening newscasts
  • Specialized in breaking news and wildfire coverage

NBC Universal – Page Program – New York, NY   09/05-06/06

  • Public relations liaison, assisting with NBC Upfronts and SNL guests
  • Won assignments with Weekend TODAY, The Suze Orman Show, and The NBC Agency

Florida House of Representatives – Reading Clerk   2005 Legislative Session 

  • Chosen to lead the House Speaker by reading legislation before lawmakers

EDUCATION

Florida State University
Bachelor of Arts, Communication, April 2005

AWARDS

Associated Press

  • 5 AP awards for reporting, 1st place – feature, spot news, enterprise
  • 1st place “Best Newscast” in a 3-state region (served as anchor)

Nebraska Broadcasters Association

  • Recognized 4 times for reporting (3 Silver/1 Bronze)
  • 1st place “Best Newscast” in the state (served as anchor)

SKILLS

  • Programs: iNEWS, ENPS, NewsKing, Photoshop
  • Cameras: Sony EX3
  • Editing: Final Cut Pro X, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro
  • CMS: WordPress

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