Jessica Dill

Morning and Noon Anchor  

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WORK EXPERIENCE
 
WRDW CBS News 12
Augusta, GA

April 2012 - Present   
Monday through Friday Morning & Midday Anchor
 
Anchor News 12 this Morning: 5am-7am morning show which includes local, national and world news and local traffic. Solo anchor with meteorologist and two morning reporters. 
 
Anchor News 12 Midday Show: 12:00-12:30pm. Half hour newscast that includes local, national and
world news as well as monthly live interviews in studio.
 
Writer News 12 Midday Show: After morning show and CBS cut-ins I work one on one with the Midday producer to write new stories and further along morning show stories.
 
Reporter News 12: Responsible for stories throughout the year for morning & nightly newscasts. These include special assignment pieces, monthly “Give it 4ward” stories, weekly Getting Fit with Crystal segments, Children’s Miracle Network Stories and other General Assignment stories. Live-shot reporter for nightly newscasts when needed at events. Write and record daily news radio hits. The news headlines run on multiple radio stations throughout the day.
 
Web and Social Media               
Responsible for managing and updating www.wrdw.com between 7am-11am with any news that come in- local, national, & world news.
 
Run Facebook “Jessica Dill WRDW”, Twitter “Jessica WRDW” Administrator and help manage Station Facebook Pages: “WRDW-TV News12” and “News 12 This Morning” and Station Twitter: WRDW- TV News 12
 
Community Involvement
Emcee events and shows regularly
 
WLIO
Your Hometown Stations
Lima, OH
September 2009 – April 2012
March, 2010 -  April 2012    
Monday through Friday Morning Producer & Anchor
Produce hour show that broadcasts on NBC & ABC from 6-7am which includes news, weather, sports, and live interviews.

Anchor First Edition: the same weekday morning show I produced. Plan and conduct live community interviews aired on the morning show.
Act as medical reporter for the morning show. Shoot, write and edit community medical stories that air weekly.
Manage First Edition page of Hometown Stations website and started and manage First Edition Facebook Page.
 
September, 2009 -  March, 2010      
Monday through Friday Morning Anchor & Reporter                                                     

Produce national segments for the 6-7am morning show
Anchor the hour morning show with a co-anchor
Shot, wrote and edit general assignment stories for afternoon and nightly newscasts. Live-shot reporter for afternoon and nightly newscasts when needed
 
Community Involvement
Emcee events and shows regularly
Volunteer at the Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities: Marimor School
Marketing Chair for The Lima Young Professionals
 
Medill News Service
June, 2008 – June 2009
March, 2009-June, 2009
Environment Reporter/D.C. Bureau/Medill News Service
Washington, DC
Capitol Hill reporter for wire service serving TV, radio, newspaper and online clients
Washington correspondent for KVRR-TV, covered national stories for North Dakota audience  
Shot, wrote and edited packages on deadline
Web reporter for Medill Reports: Washington
 
WYCC                                                                          
Chicago, IL
Sept, 2008 - March, 2009     
Reporter, Anchor, Producer
Jan- March- General Assignment TV Reporter- Shot, wrote and edited local stories for a weekly newscast on WYCC
Sept- Dec.- Changing Demographics Print Reporter, Chicago Bureau/ Medill News Service
Reporter for wire service for newspapers across Illinois, Web reporter for Medill Reports: Chicago
 
BG24 News
Bowling Green, OH
January, 2005 – June, 2008
Jan. 2005- June, 2008     
General Manager, Anchor, Producer, Backpack Journalist
Ran the only live, local news station in Wood County, Ohio 
Taught students how to shoot, write, produce and edit video five days a week
Worked in multiple newsroom and studio positions for four years
May 2008 & Dec. 2007    BGSU Graduation Commentator                                                 
On camera host for live video feed of convocation ceremonies
 
WBGU-PBS
Bowling Green, OH
Aug. 2004- May, 2007    
Camera Operator, Audio Controller, Floor Director                          
Public television station serving 19 counties in Northwest Ohio
 
JOURNALISM AWARDS

First Place - Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters, “Best Enterprise Reporting 2012”
“Breaking Barriers Behind Bars”
Waugh Memorial Award (outstanding achievement in Journalism), 2008
 
TECHNOLOGICAL SKILLS
Linear Video and Non-linear video production: Avid, Final Cut Pro, Edius Pro, Sony Vegas, Adobe
Premiere ENPS Producing, INEWS Producing  Camera: Canon XL2, Panasonic P2   
 
 
EDUCATION

Medill School of Journalism
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
2008-2009                         
Master of Science in Journalism, June 2009
Graduate Student Commencement Speaker
 
Bowling Green State University                                                                      
Bowling Green, OH
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Minor in Political Science
Magna Cum Laude, 2008
Who’s Who Among American College Students, 2007
Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Recording Secretary
 

Magnificat High School
Rocky River, OH
Who’s Who Among American High School Students, 2003 
Varsity Swim Team 2000-2004  



Jessica Dill

 Augusta, GA

Represented by:

Michael Naso
The Naso Group
 305-682-0564
Michael@nasogroup.com


 

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