Experience

Spectrum News Central New York
Senior Producer, June 2017 – August 2018
Producer, February 2016 – June 2017
Associate Produce, July 2015 – February 2016

Co-manage weekend team of reporters, producers and assignment desk editors. Wrote clear, conversational scripts for air with edited audio, video and graphics. Edited copy by reporters and producers for accuracy, grammar and spelling. Collaborated with producers, crew in the field and control room to coordinate story taping and live coverage. Produced hourly newscasts for Syracuse/Watertown and Binghamton markets.

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications PATH Office
Graduate Advisor, August 2014 – May 2015

Provided academic support to undergraduate communications students in person, over the phone or through email. Assisted prospective and transfer students with the application and admissions process. Handled sensitive information in UF’s student information system. Carried out administrative tasks such as answering email and phone inquiries as well as filling out, filing and scanning academic paperwork.

The Independent Florida Alligator
Copy Editor, January 2014 – December 2014

Edited news, feature and opinion pieces for fact, grammatical and AP style errors before print. Collaborated with staff writers, contributing writers and copy desk chief on stories. Attended weekly staff meetings to discuss newsroom issues and brainstorm story ideas.

University of Florida MAMC in Web Design and Online Communication Program
Student Assistant, September 2013 – August 2014

Served as the first point of contact for those interested in learning more about the distance learning program. Corresponded via email and phone with prospective students regarding program and admissions information. Organized online information sessions between prospective students and the program director and instructional coordinator.


Education

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Master of Arts in Mass Communication, Journalism                                             

Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Rhetoric                  


Skills

  • Customer service
  • Collaboration
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Organization
  • Copyediting and writing
  • G Suite
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Social media
  • Transcribing
  • Web publishing
  • Type 90 WPM