STEPHANIE GOLDEN

Reporter/Anchor  

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 WHAT I CAN OFFER AS THE NEWEST NEWS TEAM MEMBER 

 More than four years of progressive experience in broadcast news and two years
    in media production.
 The journalistic background to spot stories that have meaningful impact on viewers’
    lives, regardless of whether the story emerges from a city budget, a police blotter,
    a neighborhood or the human drama of daily events.
 Profoundly innovative and actively sourcing news stories.
 The tact to conduct probing, in-depth and engaging interviews with practical
    knowledge of news gathering equipment and computers.
 In-depth ability to report and write effectively under deadline pressure.
 Excellent live on-air reporting skills and strong news judgment.
 Excellent broadcast news anchoring/reporting/producing experience.
 The character to establish and maintain a composed, professional and well-groomed
    presence on and off camera.
 Efficient communicator who interacts well with people from a wide range of social
    and cultural backgrounds.
 Proficient in creative problem solving, with the ability to quickly adapt to the
     unexpected.

WMGT-TV, Macon, GA
Morning Anchor/Producer

 Hired for position because it required someone who needed no supervision.
 Rewrote/reedited stories, produced, and anchored morning newscast and
    cut-ins.
 Assisted less experienced reporters with the development of their news stories.
 Volunteered to be a general reporter when short staffed.
 Provided reporters and executive producer with relevant story ideas.
 Produced special newscasts for holidays while maintaining integrity of morning
    newscast.
 Created franchise reporting series called “Best Kept Secrets” that featured
    interesting destinations in the station’s viewing area.

WVNS-TV, Beckley, WV
Reporter/Anchor

 A block reporter usually with lead story and live shot.
 Often requested by sister station to report live for their local newscast in
    Charleston, WV.
 Upon request of news director, moved to weekend schedule to anchor
    local segment of statewide newscast.
 Taught inexperienced videographer how to ascertain necessary b-roll,
    frame-up shots, and how to vary the shots.
 Chose more experienced anchor/reporter as mentor to improve skills.
 Worked effectively with newsroom staff including staff from sister stations.
 Primary fill-in anchor for morning and noon newscasts

WHIZ-TV & WHIZ-AM/FM RADIO, Zanesville, OH
Anchor/Reporter/Producer

 Improved quality of newscasts by updating camera shots, graphics, and
    newscast format.
 Launched a successful franchise reporting segment using station’s website.
 Provided story ideas to news director when other story ideas fell through.
 Filled-in for news director during vacations and holidays.
 Developed more engaging and relevant news stories for weekend newscasts.
 Expanded presence on weekend morning radio show from news headlines
    to more interaction with disc jockey after positive listener responses.
 Formed working relationships with sister station and their competitors in the
    Columbus market in order to obtain stories that station could not cover due
    to manpower.
 Taught inexperienced anchors how to produce and retrieve stories from the
    AP Wire and NBC’s video on demand.
 Made numerous public appearances for charitable and community based events.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

World Changers Church International, Atlanta, GA
Media Manager/ (Executive) Senior Producer
 Served as senior (executive) producer of the ministries Changing Your
    World broadcast.
 Supervised production crew and on-camera talent in television studio and
    during location shoots.
 Supervised crew of 22.  Negotiated salaries, coordinated scheduling, and
    resolved complex production problems for the Changing Your World broadcast.
 Created concept, wrote and produced all advertisements and special programming. 
 Created and managed line-item media production items.
 Prepared and presented bids and budgets for contract work.
 Improved overall look and quality of broadcast by implementing broadcasting
    industry standards and designing new graphics package.
 Created concept, wrote and produced 5 part series that gained ministry huge
    financial support.  Outcomes: Ministry received more than $500 thousand in
   donations over a five day period.  A first in the history of the ministry.

EDUCATION

Carlow College
, Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Summa Cum Laude





STEPHANIE GOLDEN

 Atlanta, GA

calmness2004@aol.com
(404) 324-3477


 

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