MULTIMEDIA REPORTER & JOURNALIST
Analytical, skilled, highly motivated Multimedia Reporter & Journalist with 5+ years of leveraging expertise impacting production goals; demonstrates experience with professional personality contribution and diverse reporting requirements. Exhibits academic background and area knowledge as it relates to broadcasting, print and digital communications; showcases proficiency delivering precise television and radio appearances. Communicates effectively to present insightful information to staff, peers and audiences; works independently and as an active team member to complete journalistic objectives.
Multimedia Networks/Community Management/Audience Development/Project Supervision Team Participation/Broadcasting/Design Techniques/Problem Resolution/Public Relations Planning & Organization/Marketing Strategies/Video & Audio Production/Writing Proficiency
Education & Training
Master of Arts, Interactive Media, Elon University, Elon, NC – 2013
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA – 2010
STREAMATL.NET, ATLANTA, GA
2016 – PRESENT
DIGITAL MEDIA HOST, CORRESPONDENT
Demonstrates communication skills and abilities as digital host and correspondent; responsibilities include on-air reporting, talent preparation and development to enhance overall presentation goals.
Works to generate digital articles for StreamATL website and blog; also conducts a variety of collateral tasks, such as, social media initiatives involving Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels.
Showcases industry expertise to host, edit and broadcast packages for On the Guest List Variety Show; efforts focused to populate weeknight news stream through up-to-the-minute interviews; conducts real-time opinion polls and community discussions to meet objectives and grow audience attention.
Plans, develops and implements multimedia content, utilizing videos to publish material; uses Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as productive channels to grow audiences 45%; creates news postings, web articles and other marketing materials to publish on StreamATL blog.
Oversees various administrative activities to ensure thorough reporting and presentations; exhibits media background and training to successfully communicate, connect and establish branding.
GEORGIA OBGYN SOCIETY, DULUTH, GA
2015 – 2016
MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
Worked to develop a variety of media materials, such as, press releases and social media posts; efforts resulted in 230% engagement growth; implemented and established effective data tracking strategies to build recognition and practice goals and increased site visibility by 120% within 4 months.
Led thorough oversight and management of important projects; served as editor for OBGyn News, Georgia OBGyn Society and various other outlets; functioned as team leader for 4 contributing writers.
WATB 1420AM/POPLIFERADIO, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
2015 – 2015
Functioned as On-Air Personality, creating scripts and other show material; responsibilities included collaborating with producers and interns, providing support and assistance to complete projects; played active role in acquiring talent for morning show production.
Worked as co-host for Cool Kids Morning Show, delivering unique and original opinions on different topics; presented interesting information related to sports, pop-culture and politics; demonstrated research skills, while participating with a team to develop thought-provoking interviews.
Planned and coordinated to work with talent and special guests; focused on goals to continually appeal to listener base with thorough live hosting and intriguing organized events; efforts resulted in reaching 1+M interactive fans; established effective sales and marketing strategies using PPTs and graphic aids.
ARTIST CORNER LIVE, ATLANTA, GA
2014 – 2016
Showcased communications, planning and development skills as host and reporter; responsibilities included identifying and screening individual guests; performed many collateral tasks, such as digital advertising projects for YouTube audience acquisitions; facilitated entertainment news interviews.
Worked with local celebrities and public figures; formatted and edited video packages; generated special character graphics for immediate broadcast usage, increased audience engagement by 210%.
VISIKARD (MOBILE APP STARTUP), ATLANTA, GA
2014 – 2015
Served in management role to oversee a variety of communications aspects for corporate objectives; responsibilities included PR branding and content development to build and establish product reputation; spearheaded SEO strategies to improve ranking and overall digital visibility.
Exhibited thorough communications skills to create and conduct presentations through events and webinar opportunities; produced effective messaging to consumers and interface consultations.
SIMPLE FLOORS, SUWANEE, GA
2013 – 2014
MARKETING CONTENT DEVELOPER
Demonstrated marketing expertise in developer role to produce content productive to meet employer needs and goals; built landing pages and developed relevant content for marketing campaigns; utilized IT and technical expertise to craft SEO techniques, managing 40+ individual social media accounts.
Planned and produced weekly newsletter to pursue 10,000+ consumer leads; increased Google Developer and social media leads by 50% within first three months.
GEORGIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, ATLANTA, GA
2011 – 2016
VOLUNTEER PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Collaborated with show producers, as production assistant volunteer to optimize visual aesthetics and broadcasts for GPB’s live tapings; gained professional skills and expertise through work in diverse production areas; operated cameras to provide video feed to master control for live news shows.
Honors & Affiliations
HOPE Scholarship/Dean’s List (2x)/Best Speaker Award (2x)/Toastmasters International: Competent Communicator Certification/ Competent Leader Certification/Atlanta Association of Black Journalists (AABJ)
TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL, SNELLVILLE CHAPTER
2012 – 2012
Functioned as representative to plan and organize events and set agendas; conducted a variety of important presentations, maintained budgets and membership, and other relevant duties.