Résumé

Experience

Sports Director |WHSV-TV, Gray Television, Harrisonburg, VA
April 2014-Present

  • Produced sports specials: “WHSV Sports Presents” (2015-2017), “Road To Frisco” (2017), “Return to Frisco” (2018)
  • Generated story ideas, researched and gathered content and interviews, produced and presented stories in various ways
  • Performed on-air responsibilities and anchor assignments, including live segments in the field and in the studio
  • Promoted on-air content and produced original digital content for station’s social media platforms and website
  • Worked with photographers, producers and managers to coordinate sports coverage across multiple platforms
  • Shoots, edits and writes highlights of local sports events
  • Led a team of photographers and reporters to produce and anchor weekly half-hour HS football show

Sports Desk Production Associate|NBC Olympics, Various Locations 
July-August 2012 (London, United Kingdom)
January-February 2014 (Sochi, Russian Federation)
July-August 2016 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

  • Gained valuable experience and knowledge in logistical and organizational protocol working on-site at an Olympics
  • Field produced live shots, story segments, events and interviews
  • Gathered information as part of a functioning 24-hour news operation for NBC News and Sports
  • Logged and attended press conferences, interviews and b-roll
  • Worked 84-hour work weeks, assisting producers, reporters and managers with producing stories for “Olympic Zone”

Sports Multimedia Journalist | WAOW-TV, Quincy Media, Wausau, WI
October 2012 – January 2012

  • Provided audiences information from the field in various assignments across broadcast and digital platforms
  • Produce, shoot, write and edit feature sports stories, including athlete profiles, on a weekly-basis
  • Captured and edited video highlights of local games/events on a nightly basis
  • Produce and anchor sportscasts on a weekly basis, served as a fill-in sports anchor
  • Executive Producer of “Sports Express” (Fall 2013)

Education

B.S. Broadcast Digital Journalist |Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
August 2008 – August 2012

  • GPA: 3.423
  • Minor in Sports Management
  • Spent Fall 2010 Semester studying abroad in London via SU London Program

Skills

TV Production: Video Editing via Edius, Avid (Media Composer and Newscutter), Adobe Premiere | Graphics Production via VizRT, Lyric and Adobe After Effects | Newsroom Software via iNews, AP Newsroom ENPS | Control Room Equipment via Grass Valley Switcher | Studio and Field Cameras (Sony EX1 and Sony PMW cameras)

General Computer/Internet Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, YouTube, Social News Desk, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram

Awards

2013: Wisconsin Broadcast Association Award, Best Use of Sports Video, 2nd Place Primetime Lights

2014: AP of the Virginias Award, Outstanding Sports Operation (Small Market), Superior

2014: AP of the Virginias Award, Best Sports Anchor (Small Market), Meritorious

2015: AP of the Virginias Award, Outstanding Sports Operation (Small Market), Meritorious

2016: AP of the Virginias Award, Best Sports Anchor (Small Market), Meritorious

References

Steve Infanti, Sports Director, WSYR-TV, Syracuse

Lauren Magiera, Sports Anchor/Reporter, WGN Chicago

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