BRANDON JONES

Reporter/Anchor  

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Career Focus 
 
A well rounded journalist with expertise in television: interested in continuing a challenging and demanding reporting career.
 
Experience Summary 
 
•Effective communicator with a proven track record in reporting news through different media platforms.
•Shown the ability to research, and write multiple packages while reporting live from feature segments or breaking news.
•Competent in gathering facts from internal and external sources while ensuring accuracy and meeting deadlines.
•Enterprise and continuing coverage reporting on several major local stories.
 
Education 
 
B.A., Communication – Oakland University, Rochester, MI 2006
 
Professional Experience 
 
Reporter/ Anchor- KVUE Austin, TX
7/15-Present
•General Assignment Reporter frequently covering crime, investigations, and City Hall.
 
Anchor/Investigative Reporter- WTOL  Toledo, OH  
8/13-12/14
•Morning  Anchor for the 4:30 am-7:00 am CBS local newscasts and 7:00 am (one hour) FOX local newscast fill in.
•Breaking News Anchor for multi-hour newscast.
•Also serve as station’s Consumer and Investigative reporter.
 
Reporter/Anchor – WGHP  High Point, NC      
9/09-8/13
•Generate lead stories for weekday and weekend evening newscasts & fill-in Anchor
•Performed live reports covering spot and breaking news.
•Responsible for multiple sweeps stories
•Proven ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
 
Reporter/Anchor-KBTV Beaumont, TX  
9/07-9/09
•Report, wrote, and edited stories as lead nightside reporter.
•Live experience responding to breaking news and reporting live from the field.
•Built trustworthy relationships with city and county officials.
 
Computer Skills 
 
Avid News Cutter 9 • Final Cut Pro • DVC Pro • iNews 

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BRANDON JONES

 Austin, TX

Represented by:

Mort Meisner
Mort Meisner Associates
 (248) 545 - 2222
mort@mortmeisner.com


 

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