EXPERIENCE Associate Producer NFL Network GameDay Morning || Los Angeles, CA || Aug. 2019 -- Present Produce high-end elements for NFL Network’s highest-rated show, NFL GameDay Morning. Utilize video, graphics, radio calls and other elements to produce standalone music videos and vignettes sparking the show’s conversations. Pitch ideas for elements, topics and segments at weekly production meeting. Oversee voice over tracking for use in show’s elements. Manage the rundown with ENPS. Collect, cut, and push footage during live show broadcast. Producer WVUE-TV Fox 8 || New Orleans, LA || June 2018 - Aug. 2019 Manage hour(s) of morning newscast from start to finish. Check wires and other sources for stories to accurately build a rundown in ENPS. Write and oversee all stories for accuracy and fairness. Time-manage segments and the show to properly time the show for live broadcast. Covered Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael and other breaking news in New Orleans. Booked guests for segments in 7am and 8am hours. Edit content on Edius for air. Producer KMAX-TV Good Day || Sacramento, Calif. || July 2014 -- May 2018 Manage hour(s) of a daily newscast from start to finish. Before airtime, I use my best news judgement to decide which stories run, then write and oversee all stories for accuracy and fairness. During my time in the control room, I time-manage segments and use my communication skills effectively to make sure it’s executed cleanly. Lead Writer Silver & Black Report || Oakland, Calif. || Aug. 2011 -- Aug. 2019 Lead writer contributing a variety of articles pertaining to the NFL’s Oakland Raiders. Contributions include game previews & recaps, practice coverage along with profiles and feature pieces. Cover games from the press box and interview players and coaches in the locker room afterwards. Responsibilities also include multimedia duties such as photography and videography, including editing. Always looking for new ways to deliver content to readers through various social media. Writer SacramentoPress.com || Sacramento, Calif. || Jan. 2010 -- Dec. 2010 Regularly cover sporting events and political landscape in the Sacramento region. Sports coverage included the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and minor league baseball team Sacramento River Cats. Home games covered from the press box and players interviewed in the locker room after. Sports Editor SacCityExpress.com || Sacramento, Calif. || Jan. 2010 -- Dec. 2010 Met regularly with the rest of the editorial board to help lead 30 staff writers for online publication. Generated and assigned stories, copy-edited and prepared stories for publication while adding my own stories. Regularly contributed to the design of the web page in an attempt to make it more user-friendly and increase readership.
EDUCATION Jan. 2011 -- May 202 California State University, Sacramento, Calif. Worked towards a Bachelor’s of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Digital Media. Coursework included Newswriting and Reporting, Digital Media, Digital Imaging, Copy Editing & Ethics, War & the Media, Graphic Design, Online Production and more. Earned a presence on ‘Dean’s Honor List’ for exemplary grades for two out of three semesters while attending CSUS. Aug. 2009 -- Dec. 2010 Sacramento City College, Sacramento, Calif. Worked towards a journalism major. Coursework taken includes Newswriting & Reporting, Writing for Publication, AP Style, Mass Media & Society and active in the school newspaper. Sept. 2006 -- June 2009 California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, Calif. Worked towards a degree in Computer Engineering. Coursework included C and Java Programming, Hardware Development and entire tiers of Calculus, Chemistry and Physics.
SKILLS Proficient in iNews, ENPS, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, audio editing software and AP Style. Strong knowledge of a wide variety of digital media with some HTML knowledge. Experience linear editing on Edius.