An award-winning multimedia content generator with six years experience managing and executing long term and daily projects for a variety of platforms and television stations throughout the country.
- Accomplished in all aspects of field production, including videography, interviewing, script writing, vetting sources, and delivering projects on daily deadlines.
- Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, social networking platforms, Mac & PC
- Experienced on-camera talent, including live and scripted broadcasting in high-pressure scenarios.
- Effectively develops compelling, accurate, and deadline drive content for social media, broadcast, and web.
Freelance Video Marketing
Partner with a variety of clients and businesses to generate high quality video content for a variety of platforms.
Includes:o Managing clients and projects
o Field producing
o Camera work
o Video editing
KVUE-TV: Austin, TX, Multimedia Journalist March2014-June 2015
Expand KVUE’s viewership by opening first Hays County reporting bureau, responsibilities including:
o Developing sources in a previously under-reported market
o Pitching and sourcing stories relevant to Hays County for daily newscasts
o Shooting, writing, and editing broadcast stories from the field for KVUE’s evening shows.
o Developing alternative versions of daily product for web and social media platforms.o Staying abreast of community issues and breaking news to further KVUE’s broadcasting dominance.
WBIR-TV: Knoxville, TN, Investigative Multimedia Journalist Jan. 2012-Feb. 2014
Develop in-depth and daily content at the 2014 Edward R. Murrow Station for Overall Excellence, responsibilities including:
o Maintaining confidential sources to help WBIR develop exclusive content.
o Leading a team of investigative producers to ensure quality and accuracy of product
o Creating innovative and dynamic versions of on-air content for social media and web platform
o Developing long-term projects with little management oversight, while keeping supervisors updated on progress.
WMAZ-TV: Macon, GA, City Council Multimedia Journalist Jan. 2010- Jan. 2012
Provided multimedia coverage for Macon’s dominant television station on issues relating to city council, with responsibilities including:
o Interpreting audits, budgets, ordinance passage and other government-specific topics
o Bringing content to air, including shooting, writing and editing stories on deadline with little management oversight
o 2014 Regional Murrow, Region 8 Award, First Place: Investigative Reporting, “Wrongful Arrests” *2014 Tennessee AP Broadcasters Award, First Place: Best Political Coverage, “Wrongful Arrests”
o 2014 Tennessee AP Broadcasters Award, Honorable Mention: Mention Freedom of Information Award
o 2014 East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists, Golden Press Card Award: ‘Wrongful Arrests’
o 2014 East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists, Horace V. Wells Community Service Award
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism
Indiana University, Indiana