DENISE DOUGLAS

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EXPERIENCE
 
Reporter – CTV News                                                        
Largo, MD  6/10 – Present

Manage such diverseduties as field reporting, story development, interviewing and field crew coordination.  Responsible for breaking news on a number of issues including a local business forced to give up its liquor license.  Convey local and national news to television audience in a clear, concise and understandable way.  Establish and maintain relationships with relevant contacts.  Recognized for developing stories that impact a growing Spanish speaking community in Prince George’s County.   
 
Reporter - WTEV                                                     
Jacksonville, FL    9/07 – 12/09
Initiated, developed, researched and wrote news stories daily for television and station website.  Broke and delivered special project reports on crime and other serious issues facing the Jacksonville community.  Developed new contacts, which resulted in exclusive stories.  Provided new story ideas daily.  Delivered live reports from the studio and the field.  Conducted interviews in Spanish and translated for on-air stories.
 
Reporter - WJAC-TV                                                           
State College, PA    8/04 – 8/07
Conducted various investigative stories, highlighting problems about faulty contractor work and
other issues.  Initiated and developed ideas covering a wide range of topics for daily newscasts. 
Performed multiple studio and field live shots daily.  Established and maintained
relevant contacts.  Shot and edited several packaged stories daily.
             
Field  Producer  -   CBS/BET Nightly News     
Washington, DC    4/02 – 8/04
Developed and produced news stories daily and on long-range basis.  Researched and wrote
scripts for news packages.  Supervised reporters and field crews during daily field assignments.
 
Assignment Editor/On-Air Internet Host  -  C-Span Washington, DC     2/99 - 4/02
Researched public policy and developed events for daily coverage.  Developed and maintained
contacts relevant to C-Span.  Monitored schedules of federal officials, and kept current on news and
public affairs. Produced and coordinated on-site coverage of special projects and live shots.
 
Reporter/Video Journalist -    KNDU-TV
Kennewick, WA           2/94 - 5/98
Initiated and developed story ideas for daily broadcasts.  Shot, edited and reported breaking news,
features and other stories.  Used fluency in Spanish to translate stories for broadcast.  Responsible for
increasing the amount of news that related to Spanish speaking community.   
 
EDUCATION
            

B.S.  Journalism- University of Maryland
Master’s in Public Relations - University of Maryland University College
 
 
RELATED SKILLS

Proficient shooting and editing;

Fluent in Spanish



DENISE DOUGLAS

 Largo, MD

Represented by:

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


 

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