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Desire a Challenging Position as News Reporter with a Mission to Perform Incisive and Accurate News Reporting.
A highly talented, energetic and enthusiastic news reporter with enormous experience in reporting stories for newscasts, live and on tape; researching, developing, coordinating and writing news script; excellent ability at generating story and series ideas on a regular basis.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience in the news media.
Excellent news writing and editorial skills.
Uncommon ability to analyze and interpret information.
Excellent live reporting skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on and off camera.
Strong ideals of journalistic excellence.
Ability to work under constant deadline pressure.
Ability to interact, coordinate, and get along with co-workers and public contacts. .
Ability to maintain a composed, professional and well-groomed presence on and off camera.
Profound ability to perform well in live on air reports.
Uncommon ability to spot stories that have meaningful impact on readers' lives, regardless of whether the story emerges from a city budget, a police blotter, a neighborhood or the human drama of daily events.
MYY Television, Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present
Anchor daily newscast.
Maintain 24-hour availability for news coverage.
Prepare, write and anchor daily headline briefs.
Prepare and produce weekly news features; cover news events, including news conferences, board and organization meetings, sports and University programs and governmental agencies.
Conduct in-depth live and prerecorded interviews, hosts special events, including election coverage and breaking news.
Assign all part-time reporters with daily assignments.
Host news/public affairs programs and act as a correspondent for MYY affiliate stations.
Establish and maintain a professional relationship with public officials and business leaders.
Global News, Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000
Delivered national and local news to an online audience while crafting explanatory journalism for a newspaper that received two national awards for its business reporting this year.
Reported business news in addition to creating online packages.
Reported New York gaming industry, transportation, technology and telecommunications, including the high-profile battle between phone and cable companies.
Broke news and offered authoritative coverage of trends, companies and consumer news.
Global News, Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1995
News Reporter Intern
Developed solid news judgment.
Prepared and performed stand-ups.
Wrote compelling copy to B roll and sound bites.
Narrated and "tracked" script.
Produced a professional news package.
Learned high journalistic standards and ethics.
Worked with a videographer.
New York University, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (1992)