Resume

CAREER HONORS:

  • Finalist – NABJ 2014 Salute to Excellence Awards for Public Affairs Interview/Discussion category: The Stream, Chicago Gangs & Social Media
  • Finalist – 6th Annual Shorty Awards 2014 for Best Use of Social Media for News: The Stream Al Jazeera America

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Multimedia Journalist with experience covering breaking news, politics and feature stories for local, national and international audiences
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational skills and strong news judgment
  • Understands the importance of maintaining journalistic standards while seamlessly integrating and adapting to digital trends
  • Experience as a line producer, field producer, segment producer, planning coordinator and operations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Broadcast Producer – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson

July 2015 – September 2016

  • Helped launch weekly national Sunday morning program Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson
  • Responsible for developing the overall visual look of the program and ensure broadcast makes it to air
  • Research and produce content focused on political and government accountability
  • Manage marketing of show and generating audience engagement across social media platforms

General News Producer – CCTV America

August 2014 – July 2015

  • Aid line producers in crafting timely news content relevant to an international audience
  • Work in tandem with correspondents to shape coverage of events for multiple broadcasts
  • Identify visual elements and script questions for guest segments that provide greater insight and context to topic

Segment Producer – C-SPAN Washington Journal

May 2014 – August 2014 (Temp/Vacation Relief)

  • Pitched topics, secured guests, developed visual elements and scripted segments for C-SPAN’s signature morning call-in program.

Show Producer – Al Jazeera America The Stream

April 2013 – April 2014

  • Identified and researched under-reported topics generating interest online and offline
  • Developed strategy to visually tell compelling stories across digital and broadcast platforms
  • Oversaw guesting to ensure dynamic voices used to shape engaging discussions
  • Scripted show, briefed hosts and took program live to air while integrating real-time audience participation via social media

Morning Content Producer – Hearst Television Inc.

October 2009 – April 2013

  • Developed strategy to deliver forward-looking national news content daily for use by 30+ local news stations
  • On-site supervision of morning political coverage during 2012 presidential caucuses and conventions
  • Responsible for coordinating interviews and topical segments as part of DC-based daily news coverage
  • Field and pool produced White House interviews as needed for use in multiple markets

Senior Morning Producer – WJZ 13 Eyewitness News (CBS Baltimore)

December 2006 – October 2009

  • Oversaw story selection, scripting and editing of daily morning broadcast
  • Assigned breaking news coverage crews and scripted daily reporter package

EDUCATION:

Master of Arts: Journalism/PR

Norfolk State University

January 2005 – May 2006

Bachelor of Science: Media Studies

Radford University

January 2000 – May 2003

Journalist with a decade of experience leading teams to produce quality news programming that educates, entertains and creates dialog about events impacting daily life.

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