CANDACE MURPHY

Anchor / Reporter  

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EXPERIENCE

WALA FOX 10 News; Mobile, AL  
Weekend Morning Anchor/Host/Reporter; August 2011-present   
 
● Solo anchor FOX10 News weekend mornings 6am-8am
● Brainstorm with weekend producer to craft a newscast that utilizes the entire studio and incorporates creative camera shots
● Ad-lib seamlessly, from cross talk to breaking news 
● Deliver concise, factual, urgent information during breaking news live in the field and on the desk
● Host live cooking segments in studio and on location
● Enterprise and execute informative, demonstrative live morning interviews
● Promote stories and interact with viewers via social media
● Compete to be the lead reporter for FOX10 News’ prime time newscast producing multiple packages and executing live shots under tight deadlines
● Cover high school and college football including the 2013 BCS National Championship Game in Miami, Fl

WVUA-TV; Tuscaloosa, AL
Reporter/Assistant Producer/Guest Coordinator/Editor; June 2009-August 2011
 
● Voluntarily worked rolling coverage of the historic 2011 EF-4 tornado
● Capstone Correspondent: shot, wrote, and edited packages serving as a correspondent for The University of Alabama 
● One-Man-Band: made beat calls, pitched enterprise stories, set up, shot, wrote and edited packages
● Used linear and nonlinear editing to cut videos, interviews and packages for multiple newscasts
● Collaborated with editors and producers to stack news broadcast, write topicals, teases and top stories
 
WAGA FOX 5 News; Atlanta, GA
Internship; May 2010-July 2010  
 
● Shadowed reporters, producers, editors, floor director and guest coordinator

MULTIMEDIA SKILLS

Equipment: DVC-Pro, Sony ENG, JVC
Editing: Edius, Aurora, Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro
Programs: ENPS, Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Social Media: Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Videolicious, YouTube
 
EDUCATION

University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Al
● B.A., Broadcast Journalism; Minor: Communication Studies
● Summa Cum Laude; GPA 4.0
 
AWARDS/HONORS
 
● 2016 Nappies finalist, nominated for “Best Weekend News Team” 
● 2015 Nappies winner for “Best Local Morning TV Newscast”
● Selected for the City of Mobile’s promotional commercial “Vist Mobile”
● Telecommunication and Film Most Outstanding Senior Award
● Telecommunication and Film Most Outstanding Junior Award
● Kappa Tau Alpha, Mass Communication National Honor Society
● National Society of Collegiate Scholars   
 
VOLUNTEER

● Serve as an emcee, judge, guest instructor and station representative at many community events and public engagements
● Lead a weekly small group for 10 women in their 20’s and 30’s encouraging interpersonal relationships, community and spiritual growth
● Helped provide safe water to families and children in Africa aiding in sanitation and hygiene Initiatives
● Guest instructor for the Satsuma High School Winterguard 
● Chosen for The University of Alabama “Touching Lives” commercial promoting the university 




CANDACE MURPHY

 Mobile, AL

candacem48@gmail.com
251-604-6202


 

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