MO CARTER

Sports Anchor/Reporter  

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Education
Southern University A&M College - Baton Rouge, LA: Spring Class of 2009
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications
  Broadcast Journalism (Minor: History ) 
 
Professional Experience

Sports Director - WZDX
Huntsville, AL
March 2016 to present
 
Sports Director – Alabama News Network (WAKA, WNCF & WCOV)
Montgomery, AL
October 2013 – December 2015
Produce and anchor compelling local sportscasts for 5:30, 6, 9 & 10 pm newscasts
Manage sports department that provides coverage of seven college programs, including Alabama, Auburn, Troy & Alabama State
Produce and host a 30 minute Friday night football show called Mo & Longshore: a show that not only has high school highlights, but also gets football fans ready for college games
Host and produce specials for SEC Media Days, BCS Championship, SEC Championship, National Signing Day, Magic City Classic & Iron Bowl.
Responsible for enterprising and developing local story angles.
 
Sports Director – KALB TV (NBC / CBS),
Alexandria, LA
November 2011 – September 2013 
Anchor, produce, shoot & edit  6 & 10 pm sportscast, 5 days a week
One-man band reporting from shooting highlights, interviews, b-roll and stand-ups
Host & produce the high school sports show, The 5th Quarter 
Exclusively cover all high school sports in Central Louisiana
Provide coverage of LSU Tigers, Northwestern St. Demons, La. College Wildcats & N.O. Saints
 
Sports Anchor/Reporter – KALB TV (NBC / CBS),
Alexandria, LA
August 2010 – November 2011
Anchor, produce, shoot & edit  6 & 10 pm sportscast, 2 -3 days a week
One-man band reporting from shooting highlights, interviews, b-roll and stand-ups
Co-hosted & co-produced the high school sports show, The 5th Quarter 
Exclusively cover all high school sports in Central Louisiana
Provide coverage of LSU Tigers, NSU Demons, La. College Wildcats and N.O. Saints
 
Sports Reporter/Producer – WAFB TV (CBS),
Baton Rouge, LA
June 2009 – August 2010 
Edited stories, packages & VO/SOTs for 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sports segments
Co-produced LSU & Southern University football specials 
Shot & edited footage for sports segments 
Producer of sports shows, Sportsline Friday Night & Sportsline Overtime
Covered LSU, Southern, Southeastern Louisiana, Baton Rouge Community College, the New Orleans Saints, the New Orleans Hornets and all local high schools in the viewing area
 
Sports Intern – WAFB TV (CBS),
Baton Rouge, LA
January 2009 – May 2009 
Worked with Sports Anchors, Reporters and Director
Edited highlights, packages and VO/SOTs for 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. sports segments
Assisted with segments for the sports show, Sportsline Friday Night/Sportsline Overtime
 
Student Sports Reporter/Anchor/Producer – Southern University TV 75,
Baton Rouge, LA
March 2007 – May 2009 (2 years 2 months)
Produced & Anchored multiple segments of a 30-minute show including sports
Shot, edit, and wrote sports packages on Final Cut Pro
Conducted interviews with local sports personal including college coaches and players
Packages aired on campus cable network
 
Radio DJ/On-Air Personality – Citadel Broadcasting (now Cumulus Media),
Baton Rouge, LA
September 2006 – September 2008 (2 years)
Hosted a weekend show on KQXL-FM and WXOK-AM
Voiced and edited commercials
 
Other Related Experiences
 
ESPNU Campus Connection Week Reporter (2009)
BET Black College Tour VJ for Southern University (2008)
Freelance Videographer for HTV 10 in Houma, LA (2004-2005)
 
Special Skills
 
Extensive knowledge of ENPS and AVID newsroom software
Experienced in use of wide range of cameras including DVC Pro, Digital and HD unit
Skilled in linear and non-linear editing using Final Cut Pro, Edius, Adobe Premiere Pro, 
Grass Valley and Apple Motion
Expert at posting web stories and video clips using WorldNow web producer platform
and Bimvid
Also know have knowledge of the following programs:
Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
NBC VOD, CBS Newspath, & CNN Newsource
Adobe Audition (Radio/Voice Editing)
FTP operations, Oasis & Precis 
Apple Motion (Virtual Graphics)

Honors/Activities/Community Service
 
4x Louisiana AP Award Winner
Maggie Street Baptist Church Men’s Ministry Volunteer
National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ)
Member of the Southern University Jaguars Football Team (2006-2008)
 




MO CARTER

 Huntsville, AL

Represented by:

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


 

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