JESSICA ORBON

Reporter / Anchor  

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EXPERIENCE
 
FiOS1 NY
Producer
September 2016 - present

SHI International Corp., Somerset, NJ
Inside Account Manager, Lockheed Martin
September 2015 – September 2016
 
NY1, New York, NY
News Assistant, August 2013- July 2015  
Reports to news-worthy events throughout the five boroughs of New York City 
Operates studio and portable cameras using tape and digital P2 cards as well as all recording equipment
Films news for on air packages 
Coordinates camera logistics for live segments 
Conducts interviews with civilians, eye witnesses, law enforcement personnel, political and government officials 
Edits material for on air VOSOTs and anchor packages 
Writes scripts for on air VOSOTs and anchor packages 
Field produces and coordinates camera crews and reporters at news events
 
CNN International Business Unit, New York, NY 
Production Intern, June 2012-August 2012 
Prompted and assisted with World Business Today (live) daily 
Prompted and assisted with Global Exchange (live) regularly 
Disc ingests
Participated and assisted with news, package and features shoots
Conducted man on the street interviews 
Prepared scripts
Assisted with live shows in studio and on location 
Edited news and features packages 
Web rolls 
Researched story ideas for futures meetings to be used for packages 
Camera logistics
Equipment travel 
 
Middle East Association, London, UK
Projects and Communications Assistant, August 2011-December 2011 
Coordinated international events and conference registration 
Delegate relations
Media and advertisement publishing
Events marketing 
Created, published and distributed delegate brochures 
 
The Colbert Report (MTV Networks/Viacom), New York, NY
Production Intern, May 2011-August 2011
Guest appearance liaison
Stage and prop management
Production editing and support 
Audience support and management
 
EDUCATION
 
Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 
Bachelor of Arts, May 2013, cum laude
Major: Media and Communications, Minor: Middle Eastern Studies
Editor in Chief of Ursinus College Newspaper, The Grizzly
Inducted into Theta Chi chapter of Lambda Pi Eta National Communications Honors Society for achieving a 3.5 or above in all Media and Communications courses, March 2012
President and Member of Theta Chi chapter of Lambda Pi Eta National Communications Honors Society, October 2012 
Inducted into the Ursinus College Department of Modern Languages Honor Society for superior achievement as a student of the Arabic language, April 2013
Writer for Literary magazine, Ursinus College Lantern
Founding Member and Public Relations Representative, Skin We’re In (organization promoting positive self-image)
Member of Arabic Club
 
Imperial College, London, UK
CAPA London Study Abroad Program 
 
ADDITIONAL SKILLS
 
Computers: Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, InDesign, NewsDesk, iNews, MediaSource, MIRA, Dalet, LUCI, Microsoft Dynamics AX, SalesCenter
 

LANGUAGES
 
Arabic (ILR Level 3 – General Professional Proficiency)
Italian (ILR Level 2 – Limited Working Proficiency)
 

References available upon request
 




JESSICA ORBON

 Staten Island, NY

Represented by:

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


 

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