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, field producer, digital journalist, and cutting producer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sinclair Broadcasting – Arlington, VA

Elections 2016 and Full Measure              
May 2016 – Present
• Lead field producer for general election coverage
• Pitching and producing enterprise stories for Sinclair’s election series, “Beyond the Podium”
• Producing magazine style pieces for Sinclair’s Sunday morning show, Full Measure

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.
• Shooting video, live logging & transmitting via LiveU
• Finding the best material for correspondents and producers to use in their packages and liveshots
• Working as field producer and on-the-ground booker during election night coverage
• Collaborating with digital producers and writers for extensive coverage of the 2016 election
• Active use of social media to promote CNN’s coverage of the 2016 election

Turner Broadcasting – Atlanta, Georgia
CNN/AC360 – Cross-Platform Associate Producer
June 2014 – Present
• Field producing for the Political Unit
• Package producing for Anderson Cooper 360
• Monitoring live events and alerting Supervising Producers to choice sound and video throughout the day
• Cutting SOTs and VOs for air using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro
• Searching through user generated content, aggregating pictures/videos, and clearing through Rights & Clearances
• Publishing 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

• One man band – shooting, producing, editing, and transmitting best material via FTP or TVU
• Conducting interviews, supervising b-roll shoots, and producing live remotes
• Field producing throughout Florida and the Bahamas
• Collaborating with affiliate producers and reporters in the field

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

• Pitch original story ideas, book characters and set up shoots
• One man band – shooting, producing, and transmitting material back to the bureau via TVU
• Go-to producer for setting up and overseeing live remotes
• Work 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

• Build and maintain databases for tape, research and campaign contacts for the network
• Shooting live political events around Washington, DC
• Contribute to NBC’s political blog, firstread.msnbc.com
• Manage 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

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