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Morning & 9am Anchor/Reporter - KKTV (Colorado Springs, CO)
August 2008 – present
Award-winning anchor of 3-hour morning newscast, regularly competitive in tight ratings market
Disaster anchor/reporting experience for 12-14 hours of continuous coverage during major fires and breaking news events
Active demonstration live shots for high-profile reporting
Leader in social media for individual and station accounts

Adjunct Professor – Colorado Springs, CO & Lawton, OK)
January 2006 – present
Sought-after instructor for courses in public speaking & interpersonal comm 
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Community College, Cameron University

Morning Anchor/Executive Producer – KSWO (Lawton, OK)
June 2004 – August 2008
Re-shaped morning format as anchor/producer to fast-paced #1 news program, over-taking long-time market leader  from 2006 – 2008
Award-winning reporter/editor for breaking news and general assignments (Feb 2001 – Sept 2003)


Best Anchor Team (2012) – Colorado Broadcasters Association
Best Specialty Reporter, Runner-Up (2012) – Colorado Broadcasters Association
Volunteer Award (2012) – USO
Special Recognition (2013, 2012) – Fort Carson, Volunteer Services
Best Twitter, Runner-Up (2012) – Colorado Springs Gazette, “Reader’s Choice”
Best Anchor Team, Runner-Up (2011) – CO Springs Independent, “Reader’s Choice”
Best Morning Newscast (2011, 2009) – Associated Press
Best Feature (2007, 2006) – Oklahoma Broadcasters Association
Best Anchor, Runner-Up (2005) – Lawton Constitution, “Reader’s Choice”


Current Instructor – Transition University on Ft. Carson (pilot program for U.S. Army)
Executive Board Member – Woman To Woman Mentoring (Colorado Springs)
Host – Miss Colorado Scholarship Pageant, Denver (June 27-29th, 2013)
Host – Fort Carson Volunteer Awards (2012, 2013)
Guest Speaker – USA Swimming, Diversity Select Camp (May 2013)
Guest Speaker – Colorado Business Women, Denver Tech Center (March 2013)
Organizer – USO Phone Bank at KKTV, raising $10,000 (September 2012)


M.A., Communication (2004) – University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
B.A., Public Relations (2001) – Cameron University, Lawton, OK


 Colorado Springs, CO

Represented by:

Jeff Marcu
OTA Talent
 (719) 388-9765


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