Résumé

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Digital Journalist with experience in breaking news, political, and feature stories
• Self-starter with excellent organizational skills and strong news judgment
• Understand the importance of growth in digital properties & social media
• Experience as a desk editor, booker, field producer, digital journalist and cutting producer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

C-Span
Producer (Contract)                                                                         September 2018 – Present
• Producing daily live and taped event coverage
• Creating and editing graphics
• Editing video for air and C-Span.org
• Writing packages that strictly adhere to C-Span’s style
• Collaborating with the Political Unit on midterm debate coverage

Australian Broadcasting Corporation – Washington, DC     April 2018 – August 2018 
Supervising Producer (Contract)
• Created coverage and filing plans for broadcast, digital and radio properties
• Monitored events across North America and provided editorial guidance to the desk in Sydney
• Managed the schedules of 3 correspondents, two producers, two photographers, and an intern
• Researched & booked experts and characters for packaged stories

The Humane Society of the United States – Washington, DC
Public Relations – Policy Associate                                                  June 2017 – March 2018
• Worked directly with producers and correspondents at the network and local level in order to deliver the most interesting content to viewers
• Consistently secured media coverage for the country’s largest animal protection organization in national outlets including NBC, MSNBC, CNN, ABC, CBS, Washington Post, USA Today, The Hill and Politico.
• Responsible for pitching stories during breaking news as well as managing bookings for the company’s CEO and other top executives
• Coordinated logistics for press during large events across the country
• Traveled extensively throughout the United States

Sinclair Broadcasting – Arlington, VA
Public Affairs Programming                                              May 2016 – Present
• Field and package produced general election coverage
• Booked guests, experts and characters for all Sinclair Broadcasting platforms
• Enterprise, field and package produced for magazine-style show, Full Measure w/ Sharyl Attkisson
• Crashed packages in the field and in the bureau for 70+ Sinclair Broadcasting Group affiliates
• Scouted and secured liveshot locations throughout the eastern United States
• Produced from the general election debate site in Las Vegas and at the DNC in Philadelphia

Turner Broadcasting – Atlanta, Georgia
CNN – 2016 Campaign Embed                                       December 2015 – May 2016
• CNN’s editorial presence at all Marco Rubio events during his run for president
• Shot, live logged & transmitted video via LiveU
• Provided the best material for correspondents and producers to use in their packages and liveshots
• Worked as field producer and on-the-ground booker during election night coverage
• Collaborated with digital producers and writers for extensive coverage of the 2016 election
• Active use of social media to promote CNN’s 2016 primary coverage

Turner Broadcasting – Atlanta, Georgia
CNN/AC360 – Cross-Platform Associate Producer                           
June 2014 – Present
• Field & package produced for Anderson Cooper 360
• Monitored live events and alerting Supervising Producers to choice sound and video throughout the day
• Cut SOTs and VOs for air using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro
• Searched through user generated content, aggregated pictures/videos, and cleared through Rights & Clearances
• Published videos to CNN.com via CNN’s content management system

Self-employed – Palm Beach County, Florida
ABC News, CBS News, FOX News – Freelance Producer/Digital Journalist   July 2013 – June 2014

• Pitched and produced stories for GMA, World News and all FOX News broadcasts
• Setup and produced FOX’s New Year’s Eve coverage from the Fontainebleu in Miami Beach
• One man band – shot, produced, edited, and transmitted best material via FTP or TVU
• Conducted interviews, supervised b-roll shoots, and produced live remotes
• Field produced throughout Florida and the Bahamas
• Collaborated with affiliate producers and reporters in the field

NBC Universal – Miami, FL
NBC Network News – TODAY show, Researcher                        January 2012 – July 2013

• Pitched original story ideas, booked characters and set up shoots for NBC Nightly News and the TODAY show
• Shot, produced, and transmitted material back to the bureau via TVU
• Set up and oversaw live remotes
• Worked with affiliates and other bureaus to coordinate story assignments, packages, and video feeds

NBC Universal – Washington, DC
NBC Network News – Political Unit Researcher
November 2010 – January 2012

• Built and maintained databases for tape, research and campaign contacts
• Shot video of live political events around Washington, DC
• Contributed to NBC’s political blog firstread.msnbc.com
• Managed rotating group of interns

NBC Universal – Washington, DC
NBC Network News – Desk Assistant                                March 2009 – November 2010

• Weekend White House and in-town travel pool producer (6 months)
• Solo overnight assignment editor (6 months)
• Pitch, shoot, write, and edit packages for air on NBC affiliates

SKILLS
• Non-linear editing with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and Avid Media Composer
• Shooting with a DV-Cam and transmitting material via TVU and FTP
• Experienced with research databases such as Nexis, Accurint, Factiva and Proquest
• Extensive use of newsroom systems iNews and Dalet

EDUCATION
BA, History, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2007