JEFF BEIMFOHR

Anchor/Reporter/Managing Editor/Executive Producer  

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CAREER SUMMARY:

Skilled News and Sports journalist proficient in anchoring, reporting, producing and newsroom management.


ANCHOR/REPORTER
2015 - present
KTBS-TV
SHREVEPORT, LA



WEEKEND ANCHOR/REPORTER

2010 - 2015
WATN-TV

MEMPHIS, TN

• Anchor 5/6/9/10 newscasts Saturday/Sunday

• Prime time fill-in anchor M-F

• Morning, noon fill-in anchor M-F

• Report three days

• Anchor skills include: gravitas; strong on-screen presence; high energy level; excellent ad-libber with sense of humor applied appropriately; ability to interact naturally with other talent

• Communicator; not simply a reader

• Reporting: strong storyteller and live shots
• Strong writer: brief, succinct, conversational

• Substantial professional & life experience contribute to authoritative presence

• Newsroom leader

PRIMARY NEWS ANCHOR / MANAGING EDITOR/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

2007 - 2009

WGMB-TV
Fox News Regional Network

Baton Rouge, Louisiana



Primary anchor for FOX NEWS LOUISIANA, a statewide regional network. Anchoring unique, individual newscasts for Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette and surrounding areas. Reaching an audience handprint equivalent to a TOP 25 MARKET.

Anchor skills include: high energy, commanding on screen presence, strong ad-lib and interaction ability, very strong writing and delivery skills

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Also served as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER for FOX NEWS LOUISIANA, as well as MANAGING EDITOR.

MANAGING EDITOR duties include supervising reporting staff, photographers, editors and production staff; and helping guide editorial direction and content of the shows and network.
Newsroom leader.

MAIN NEWS ANCHOR

2004 - 2006

KAUZ-TV

Wichita Falls, TX


Anchored 5, 6 AND 10 p.m. nightly newscasts. Assisted in production of all newscasts, plus reporting and special segment producing.

CNN & CNN Sports Illustrated
SPORTS ANCHOR

1998-2001

Atlanta, GA

Produced and anchored half-hour, one hour and two hour sports programs on CNN and CNN/SI; offered high energy delivery with great expression as well as highly developed writing and interviewing skills; produced and narrated taped features for use on both networks.

SPORTS DIRECTOR:  KAKE-TV, WHO-TV, WCPO-TV, WOI-TV, WREG-TV, WPTV-TV, WAND-TV



ADDITIONAL SPORTS BROADCAST EXPERIENCE:

• Football play by play for Iowa State University

• Football play by play for Drake University

• Play by play for nationally renowned Drake Relays

• Hosted/produced football coaches show for Iowa State University

• Hosted/produced football coaches show for Central College

• Anchored sports talk radio shows on WHO-AM, 50,000 watt station

• Traveled with and covered multiple professional sports franchises

• Produced and hosted multiple award winning sports specials

• Basketball play-by-play for Iowa State University, Wichita State University, 
  Drake University and University of Iowa

• Produced and hosted basketball coaches shows for Iowa State, Wichita State and Drake University

• Hosted pre-game, halftime and post-game basketball shows for Iowa Television
Network



OTHER EXPERIENCE:

MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE

Z-Net Insurance Group

Atlanta, GA



REGISTERED REPRESENTATIVE 

The New England Financial Group

Des Moines, IA



EDUCATION:

BACHELOR’S DEGREE, COMMUNICATIONS, MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY

ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE, RADIO/TELEVISION, PENSACOLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE



ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND:

• All Conference, All-State, & honorable mention All-American high school basketball player

• College Scholarship player at Pensacola Junior College and Millikin University

• LA, GA, IA State racquetball champion
• USA Racquetball Southern Regional Champion



AWARDS:

Tennessee AP Award Best Short Feature
Kansas Broadcasters Association Award- Best Sports Program
Drake Relays Media Award
Iowa AP Awards- Best Sportscast  





JEFF BEIMFOHR

 Shreveport, LA

Represented by:

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


 

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