SCOTT THEISEN

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OBJECTIVE

To obtain a full time position as Sports Director, Sports Anchor or Sports Reporter
 
JOB EXPERIENCE
 
WAFF-Channel 48                            
Sports Director                                 
October ’06-Present
Work daily to write, produce, edit and execute the sports cast for the 6 o’clock and 10 o’clock newscasts. 
Oversee daily operations for the entire sports deparment and staff. 
Communicate with news staff daily and sales deparment.  Assist in promotions of sports related events and material.  Experience working effectively with day to day operations as well as programs for the deparment while overseeing reporters as well as photographers. 
Work very closely with high school as well as college level coaches in developing effective communications as wells as working relationships. 
Also write and execute day to day operations for the sports section of the WAFF website. 
Directed resources and staff during breaking news, created developed, and set up stories for sports reporters. 
Compiled and prioritized information on daily, weekly and long range events in coverage area. 
    
WAFF-Channel 48           
Weekend Sports Anchor/Photographer          
July ’01-October ‘06
Wrote, produced, edited and executed weekend sports casts.  Worked closely with the Sports Director in executing weekend duties as well as, covering events during the week. 
Worked on day to day operations as well as breaking news events and developed relationships within the sports community.
    
WAFF-Channel 48                          
News Photographer                                  
August ’99-July ‘01
Worked daily with producers, news photographers and editors.  Film, edit and execute daily news events, as well as, breaking news events. 
Operate live trucks and satellite trucks. 
Developed working relationships with members of the community.
 
Selected Contributions

-Successfully maintained and played a key role in increasing rating base by helping to design and implement strategic sports projects.
-Planned and helped lead execution of aggressive story telling that has resulted in numerous Associated Press Awards
 
Awards and Recognition

-2001, 2006, 2008 Associated Press Award for Best Sports Story
-2004 Associated Press Award for Best Staff Photography
-1999 Associated Press Award for Best Sports Program
-1999 Mid-South Emmy Nominee



SCOTT THEISEN

 Huntsville, AL

Represented by:

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


 

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