MEREDITH BARACK

Reporter/Anchor  

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WMTV-NBC15 News
September 2014- Present
Madison, WI
Anchor/Reporter
Deliver news and stories as co-anchor of 5 & 10 PM newscasts 
Former general assignment reporter/MMJ, weekend morning anchor, and 4 PM anchor 
Coordinate and conduct live guest interview segments 
Engage viewers with active and urgent live shots from breaking news scenes 
 
WWTV/WFQX -9&10 News/MI Fox 32 News
September 2012- August 2014
Cadillac, MI               
Reporter 
Research and pitch hard news, feature, and enterprise story ideas
Conduct interviews, and creatively and efficiently write scripts, packages, and VO/SOTs
Report stories live and actively in the field, and in studio 
 
WLFI News Channel 18
January- May 2012
West Lafayette, IN           
Newsroom Intern
Conducted and filmed interviews for 5 PM and 6 PM news broadcasts
Wrote stories for on-air broadcast and the web
Researched various news topics for story ideas alongside reporters
 
Fast Track News, Purdue University
January- May 2012
West Lafayette, IN          
Anchor/Reporter/Producer
Wrote, edited, and produced 3 minute news packages for weekly episodes
Hosted and produced weekly “man-on-the-street” interview segment
 
Conanco, LLC (Conan O’Brien on TBS)
May-August 2011
Burbank, CA
General Production/Talent Intern
 

SKILLS

Proficient in : AP style writing,  iNews, Avid, Eduis, Clickability, Audacity, camera operation, TVU operation, Facebook, Twitter, Social News Desk, Microsoft Office Suites
 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Advisor- Chi Omega Sorority Nu Chapter, volunteer- Dane County Humane Society, selection committee- ATHENA Awards, emcee- YMCA’s Party with a Purpose, Walk to Cure Arthritis, Groundhog Day Prognostication, Walk4Autism, AD2 Celebrating Connections, Madison Women’s Expo fashion show, panel facilitator- Association of Fundraising Professionals
 
HOBBIES

Half marathon runner, fitness, travel, hiking
 

EDUCATION
 
Purdue University
August 2008-May 2012
West Lafayette, IN              
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, focus on Sociology
 
CAPA International Education Program
May-July 2010
London, United Kingdom                    
Completed Summer study abroad program while interning at KIDS 
 




MEREDITH BARACK

 Madison, WI

MeredithBarack@gmail.com
847 989 7378


 

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