SHAWN CHITNIS

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EXPERIENCE

News 12 The Bronx                                                                                        Bronx, N.Y.
Morning Live Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist 
July 2011-Present

  • Report live from the field for the morning show and produce packages five days a week. (Sept. 2013–Present.)
  • Shot, wrote and edited stories daily. Reported live in the field and in studio (July 2011–Aug. 2013)
Assignment Desk Editor/Field Producer
Aug. 2010-July 2011
  • Generated story ideas, set up interviews for field crews, researched stories.
  • Gathered elements for reporters including graphics, tapes, photos
Univision   
New York, N.Y.
Producer   
May 2010-Sept. 2010

  • Produced live shots and packages. Conducted interviews.
CUNY TV-Channel 75  
New York, N.Y.
Multi Media Journalist/Producer/Writer 
Aug. 2009–Dec. 2010

  • Generate story ideas, gather information, and produce and present stories for all platforms.
EDUCATION

City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism 
December 2010
Master of arts in journalism, concentration in urban reporting for broadcast media.
 
Hunter College, New York 
May 2007
Bachelor of arts in English with a minor in political science.
 
SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Software: ENPS, Final Cut Pro, Mac OS 10.4, Adobe Photoshop, ProTools, HTML, Web 2.0 Applications, WordPress, Lexis Nexis. Hardware: Sony PD170, digital SLR and flip cameras, Marantz 620 and 660.
  • Social Media: Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter.
TRAINING
  • Intern, News 12 The Bronx,Bronx, N.Y. (June-Aug.2010)
  • Intern, Univision, New York, N.Y. (Jan.-May, 2010)
  • Mediabistro workshops: Introduction to Television News Reporting and Advanced Television (Winter 2008–2009)




SHAWN CHITNIS

 Spokane, WA

Represented by:

Sandra Forero-Richards
The NWT Group
 (817) 987 - 3600
SandraRichards@TheNWTgroup.com


 

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