RESUME

INDUSTRY RELATED EXPERIENCE

NBC News Channel Specials Producer, Charlotte, NC
2013 – present
• Produce affiliate feed for national distribution as well as original package production for specials including tech, medical, consumer and feature stories

NBC News Channel National Desk, Charlotte, NC
2011 – 2013
• Write VOs and VO/SOTs for use across the world including NBC affiliates, MSNBC, NBC News, CNBC and Reuters

Reese Felts Digital News Project Reporter/ Photographer, Chapel Hill, NC
2011 – 2012
• Work in a unique newsroom with goal of presenting original content with a focus on experimental storytelling
• Author text articles, pitch story ideas, collaborate with teams on big projects, live coverage, film and edit multimedia stories, and photograph for assignment pieces

Carolina Week Reporter/ Videographer, Chapel Hill, NC
2010 – 2011
• Filmed, edited and produced original stories for air
• Started Carolina Week’s social media presence on Twitter, rotated crew positions including audio, camera, graphics, playback, loading and floor directing

College Media 2.0 Editor and Contributor, Ann Arbor, MI
2011– 2013
• Act as an innovative part of the founding team for a web start-up that is an experimental multimedia platform by and for college students
• Director of content for the Student Life and Video sections of the New Student Union online magazine
• Consultant for founders prior to launch for establishing editorial consistency, recruiting contributors and website layout and marketing

ABC 11 iTeam Intern, Durham, NC
2009 – 2010
• Pitched story ideas, assisted in research and story development including a story that led to a federal investigation of Chrysler.

NBC News Specials Intern, New York, NY
2009
• Conducted research for special events and assisted in the control room for national breaking news broadcasts
• Authored anchor notes, biographies, and media guides for obituaries and special events

Mountain Highlights Anchor/Reporter, Executive Producer, Asheville, NC
2007 – 2008
• Contributed original content, conducted live in-studio interviews, anchored bi-weekly broadcast
• Managed news team, edited scripts, developed flow of newscast

INDUSTRY RELATED SKILLS

Software: Final Cut Pro, Avid, ENPS, Office, iNews, Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, Social Media
Production: ENG Shooting (MiniDV, DVCAM, P2), Chyron, Teleprompting

AWARDS/ ACTIVITIES

Scholarship: ABC/ Walt Disney Scholarship Award 2010
Online News Association: Member 2010- Present
Public Relations Executive: UNCA Student Government, 2oo7- 2008
National Society of Collegiate Scholars: Scholar Spotlight, 2008

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2009-2011
Major: Electronic Journalism at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
2007
• Liberal Arts studies

University of North Carolina – Asheville, Asheville, NC
2006- 2009
• Dean’s list, Featured in the Student Art Exhibition 2007, National Collegiate Scholar

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