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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

February 2020 - Present

PRODUCER
KMSP | Eden Prairie, MN

-Work with a team of producers, anchors and reporters to decide the most important local stories from overnight, the morning and the upcoming day.

-Monitor media sources, wires, emails and social media for new and relevant content.

-Order stories in an 1 hour+ newscast based on community impact, newest information and most compelling video.

-Manage live reporters and anchors.

-On weekends, book live guests and produce interview segments, and research what's coming up in the week ahead.

-On weekends, manage photographers for overnight breaking news.

-Write scripts and use graphics, videos, and studio set to create a cohesive and engaging newscast.

January 2017 - January 2020

PRODUCER
WNCN | Raleigh, NC

-Work with producers, anchors, and reporters to determine content and reporter stories for the day.

-Search for news across the state, monitor social media and the wires.

-Communicate with the assignment desk and web team to cover local events.

-Communicate with affiliates across the state and the U.S. to share content and live shots.

-Manage multiple reporters and help them with graphics and video for stories and live shots.

-Edit and approve reporter scripts.

-Organize stories in a 30 minute newscast with a focus on "new, now, next."

-Help produce/booth wall-to-wall coverage during hurricane season and breaking news.

February 2015 - January 2017

PRODUCER
KULR | Billings, MT

-Work with producers and reporters to determine content and reporter stories for the day.

-Search for news across the state, monitor social media and the wires.

-Communicate with affiliates across the state to share content and live shots.

-Write scripts and order stories for a 30 minute newscast.

-Write and post stories to our website and social media sites using AP style.

-Edit video when needed

-During the Rio Olympics, shot, edited, wrote and fronted a package on a local athlete for our Olympics coverage.

May 2014 - June 2014

INTERN
KECI | Missoula, MT

-Write stories, shoot and edit video and interviews

-Help organize the evening newscasts.

May 2013 - June 2013

INTERN
KULR | Billings, MT

-Write stories, edit video and interviews

-Assist reporters with their stories

-Help organize the evening newscasts.

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ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

UM NEWS

Shot/edited and wrote stories, produced, anchored and helped direct for weekly newscast.
Aired on KPAX-TV, KTMF-TV and online.

Fall 2014

MONTANA PBS NEWSBRIEF

Produced and anchored two 30-second news segments during weekdays.
Aired on Montana PBS.

Fall 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

MONTANA JOURNAL

Produced, shot/edited and wrote a segment on climate change’s impact on Montana businesses for the TV magazine program “Montana Journal: Climate Changing Business.”
Aired on MontanaPBS.
Produced full show about ethnic food in Montana for the TV magazine program “Montana Journal: Ethnic Flavors.”

Aired on Montana PBS.

BUSINESS: MADE IN MONTANA

Researched, produced, shot/edited and wrote a profile on a Montana business that makes their product in state as part of a TV magazine program.
Aired on Montana PBS.

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EDUCATION

Graduated December 2014

UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

BA in Journalism
Minor in Political Science

SKILLS

NEWS PRODUCTION

iNews, ENPS

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram

NON-LINEAR EDITING

Adobe Premiere, Avid Newscutter 10, Avid Media Composer 5, EDIUS, Final Cut Pro 7

ONLINE

WorldNow/Frankly, Social News Desk, Newscycle Mobile Publisher, AP Style

JOURNALISM AWARDS

E.B. CRANEY AWARD: TELEVISION WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

Contributor at KULR-TV
Montana Broadcasters Association

JENNIFER SERVO MEMORIAL AWARD

University of Montana

2015 MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

Society of Professional Journalists (Region 10)

2015 MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARD FINALIST

2 Finalists
Society of Professional Journalists (Region 10)

2015 COLLEGE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE NOMINEE

3 Nominations
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Northwest Chapter)

2014 COLLEGE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Northwest Chapter)

DON OLIVER SCHOLARSHIP

University of Montana

RONALD E. MILLER AWARD

University of Montana