WHIO-TV, Dayton, OH (2005-Present)
Cover breaking news. Perform Live Shots. Gather good, compelling and interesting stories. Research and write news stories. Write, deliver three packages a day. Develop community connections.
Main fill-in anchor of Ten O'clock news on UPN. Gather news stories and write for newscast. Deliver breaking news form the set as it happens.
WCTI-TV, New Bern, NC (2003-2004)
Cover breaking news. Perform live shots. Gather good, compelling and interesting stories. Research and write news stories. Make beat calls. Develop community connections.
Decide how stories will be covered. Assign reporters to stories. Give reporters story direction. Help news director manage news room. Give news room employees feed back. Help to revamp the news cast. Decide which story is going to be in which newscast. Decide which reporter will be live. Help producers decide the day's lead story. Over see news content story facts, news cast flow, proof reading daily news cast, stories and reporter packages. Make beat calls. Edit news stories. Take feeds from bureaus. Develop community connections. Select stories for newscasts. Research, develop, interview write, and gather news stories for broadcast.
WABG-TV, Greenville, MS (1999)
Co-anchored "Good Morning Mississippi," an hour long live morning show. Hosted "The Weekend Journal," and half-hour public affairs show.
Research and write general assignment stories. Shoot and edit news stories. Perform live shots. Make beat calls. Develop community connections. Create story ideas. Greenwood bureau chief.
Develop one hour live morning show and half-hour public affairs show. Write news stories. Set up interviews. Back time show. Direct technical staff during show.
WNCN-TV, Raleigh, NC (1997-1999)
Researched general assignment stories. Gathered interviews in the field. Wrote packages for anchor voice over.
Associate Producer/Fill-in Producer
Selected stories for the rundown. Designed newscasts. Created to present the news. Wrote news stories. Designed graphics. Made live changes to the rundown during the newscasts according to time restraints.
WTVD-TV, Durham, NC (1989-1991)
Researched news stories. Wrote Scripts. Gathered information for news reports. Made beat calls. Set up interviews.
The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, FL 2004
Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA
Master of Arts in English, 1995
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
Bachelor of Arts in English and Media Journalism, 1991