Resume

EXPERIENCE

KTVN Channel 2 News (CBS Affiliate) Reno, Nevada                                   February 2015-Present

Video Journalist, Fill-In Anchor

  • Shot, wrote, and cut stories for live reports in the evening newscasts
  • Fill-in on the anchor desk
  • Developed a knowledge of the city, relationship with its leaders, and connection to its people

KTVN Channel 2 News (CBS Affiliate) Reno, Nevada                           August 2014-February 2015

News Intern

  • Assist in the production of the station’s Ask the Doctor, Safety Watch Q&Aand Money Watch Q&A segments
  • Shadowing various positions in producing, reporting, and editing
  • Working alongside reporters out in the field to gain experience

Nevada Media Alliance (University of Nevada) Reno, Nevada              June 2014-September 2014

Multimedia Student Journalist

  • Reporting focused on the drought in Northern Nevada
  • Researching and writing enterprise stories
  • Published stories on deadline for news organization

KOLO-TV (ABC Affiliate) Reno, Nevada                                        January 2014-May 2014

News Intern

  • Shadowed and assisted reporters
  • Edited video to produce content for the newscasts
  • Wrote stories for the website and social media platforms

Reynolds School of Journalism (UNR) Reno, Nevada                                 August 2013-May 2014

Journalism Lab Attendant

  • Duties included checking lab equipment out to students and faculty
  • Basic instillation and configuration of software and hardware
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues

 

EDUCATION

University of Nevada- Reno, Reno, Nevada                                        August 2011-May 2015

  • Bachelors of Arts in Journalism
  • Minor: Spanish
  • GPA: 3.4
  • Coronado High School, Henderson, Nevada                     August 2006- May 2011
  • Broadcast Team

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bi-lingual: English and Spanish languages
  • Proficient in editing software: Final Cut Express/Pro, iMovie, Edius, Velocity
  • Working as a ‘One-man-band’
  • Determining ‘news-worthiness’
  • Gathering, assessing, and evaluating news content
  • Strong work ethic and skillful with multitasking

 

AWARDS

  • 2015 Emmy Award for lead story in Smaller Market Newscast Achievement