SANDRA JONES

Reporter/Anchor  

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Professional Experience:

WTVR-TV/CBS 6 – Raycom Media Richmond, VA.

Emmy Award winning station “Overall Excellence” 2010
City Beat Reporter 4/01-present 2008 & 2011 VA. AP Award winner
Sunday Morning Anchor 9/08 – 9/10
·CoverCitycouncil, School Board, Crime & Courts/Live reporting/Spots news/Fill-in Anchor
·Establish and maintain contacts/Break news stories/Enterprise stories daily

WPTA-TV/CHANNEL 21 – Granite Broadcasting Co. Ft. Wayne, IN
Nominated “Station of the Year” 1999
General Assignment Reporter1/99-3/01
·Enterprise, research and write stories / Live reporting / Spot news /On-sets & Election night coverage.
·Participate in monthly Emergency management meetings with other medial and local officials
·Completed two-part series on “Cybershopping” for November Book
·Hosted “Candidates Forum” /United Voices, Inc./presented questions to council, at-large, and mayoral candidates for the physically challenged.

CABLEVISION, INC. /CHANNEL 10Elizabeth, NJ
Reporter / Anchor/ “The ElizabethEdition” 1/98 – 1/99
·Write, produce and anchor newscasts/packages for local origination programming/control teleprompter/set-up stage operation
·Monitor audio and assist with camera operation during weekend field shoots

NEW JERSEY BROADCASTING CO., INC. Cedar Knolls, NJ
News Director6/95 - 1/99
·Oversee Award-winning news department / NJ AP award for “Best Public Service”/First place for “Best Extended sports program”/Recognized by other local media for the political coverage
·Deliver newscast for all shifts/Gather and report news from the scene/Produce weekly public affairs show/Live Election Night Coverage/Special projects
·Hire, train and coach news talent under direction of Operations Director
·Generate quarterly, monthly, and annual reports for General Manager

“NJN NEWS”/ NEW JERSEYNETWORK Newark, NJ
Desk Assistant / Assignment Desk9/93 – 6/95
·Assisted Bureau Chief with story ideas and news operations
·Interviewed newsmakers, logged tapes and followed-up on stories for reporters
·Communicated with photographers and producers on crew assignments

Education:

RUTGERS UNIVERSITYNew Brunswick, NJ
Bachelor of Arts - Journalism/Mass Media May 1990
ComputerSkills/Software:
Final Cut Pro, Windows Media Encoder, Avid News Cutter, ENPS, Tribune Interactive, Tribune Video CMS,
Filezilla, World Now Producer
Hardware:
Audiovault Digital System, DVC Pro Editing, Beta Editing, Non linear editing

Activities:
M.A.D.D., MSWalk, NJTask Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, Urban League, NAACP, GSABJ,
NABJ, NJBA, AP, VABA, VABJ & RTNDA



SANDRA JONES

 Richmond, VA

slj4141@yahoo.com
(804) 393 1499


 

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