Create and share must-see stories, interviews and breaking news with professionalism and warmth as a Reporter/Anchor.
WISN 12 News – ABC Affiliate Milwaukee, WI
Assignment Editor/Reporter November 2011-present
• Develop stories by checking into tips, talking with contacts, monitoring scanners, digging for new angles.
• Handle and organize coverage and crews (including during the Temple Shooting and Spa Shooting).
• Compose packages with compelling topics, video and sound.
• Present live and breaking news reports with conversational clarity.
• Post stories and video to website, tweet about upcoming stories and scan social media sites.
WGBA Channel 26 News – NBC Affiliate Green Bay, WI
Reporter/Anchor/Producer December 2008-May 2010
• Tracked down and delivered exclusive and unique interviews, video and stories.
• Delivered news with polish and personality.
• Produced quality newscasts with limited resources.
• Shot & edited stories, posted web scripts/video
WITI Channel 6 News – FOX Affiliate Milwaukee, WI
Freelance Producer & Field Producer January 2008-November 2008
• Interviewed in the field, worked with photographers and wrote packages for air.
• Stacked, wrote and boothed newscasts. Handled breaking news and live feeds.
WSAW News Channel 7 – CBS Affiliate Wausau, WI
Reporter/Anchor/Producer September 2005 -August 2007
• Captured highest market ratings for time slot as anchor/producer of Noon Show.
• Generated award-winning story ideas, guided interviews, developed sources and wrote stories.
• Helped oversee morning meeting and coverage agenda
AWARDS / HONORS
• Wisconsin Broadcasters Association- (2009) Honored for live-on-scene reporting in “Amber Alert” on WGBA
• Associated Press Award- (2006) Best series piece for “Families of the Fallen” on WSAW.
• Milwaukee Press Club- (2005) 2nd place in collegiate division for the feature package: “Professor/DJ”.
• Robert U. Turner Award- (2004) Showed a balance of high academic ability and potential for professional success.
Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
B.A. Communication, GPA: 3.8 (out of 4.0) May 2005