AARON DICKENS

Reporter/Anchor  

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EXPERIENCE

NY1 News, New York, NY
May 2013 -Present
Anchor/Reporter
*Anchor and produce hourly newscasts
*Write vo’s and vsts for breaking news
*Approve reporters and field producers scripts
*Manage what stories we cover in daily news cycle

NY1 News, New York, NY
May 2009 - 2013
General Assignment Reporter
*One-man-band reporter for 24-hour news cycle.
*Shoot, write, edit pkgs daily using DVC Pro Camera, Final Cut Pro and Dalet.
*Use natural sound and a variety of storytelling techniques.
*Perform “on-scenes”, live shots, and standups.
*Gather and feed elements using Dejero, IPhone, and Skype.
*Enterprise and pitch stories on a regular basis.
*Maintain sources through immersing myself in the community on my own time.
*More than 100 exclusive stories.
*On-call 24 hours a day during scheduled shift.

NY1 News, New York, NY
May 2006 – 2009
Field Producer
*Gathered MOS and shot Broll in the field.
*Wrote and edit pkgs for reporters and anchors.
*Transmitted elements using DVC Pro Camera and Live Truck.
*Supervised writers and photographers.
*Lead producer on special reports including New York Fashion Week, Local
and National Elections and the pope’s visit to Washington D.C.

Saturday Night Live, NBC New York, NY
May 2005-2006
Assistant to Lorne Michaels
*Scouted potential talent and pitched weekly hosts and sketches.
*Point person for on air talent and all internal departments within Saturday Night Live.
*Assisted in managing day-to-day office operations.
*Organized end of the season after party with more than 1,000 guests.
*Hired and supervising interns

EDUCATION

New York University, College of Arts and Science
Bachelor of Arts and Science
Majors: Broadcast Journalism and Public Policy
GPA: 3.5

SKILLS

Conversational in Spanish. Final Cut Pro, Avid, Dalet. Cameras and Transmission Devices.

INTERESTS

Film Production. Documentaries. Crossfit. Marathons. Traveling.


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AARON DICKENS

 New York, NY

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Paul Brewer
TV Talent Agents
 706.836.5290
Paul.Brewer11@comcast.net


 

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