NEWS 15 NBC/FOX (Lafayette, LA) Evening Anchor, Managing Editor, Producer( Feb 16 - Present) • Anchor NEWS15 weeknights at 5,6,9 and 10. • Produce hour long 9pm FOX show. • Pioneer and help launch a brand new NBC affiliate. • Help develop and create a brand and team from scratch. • Effectively handle breaking news, breaking weather and format changes during a broadcast. • Train producers and reporters in all aspects of the industry. • Foster strong working relationships with colleagues. • Make community appearances and host station events. • Update social media pages to tease to broadcasts and connect with viewers.
WGMB, FOX44/ WVLA, NBC33 (Baton Rouge, LA) Anchor, Reporter, Producer ( Oct 12 - Feb 16) • Anchor FOX44 News and FOX15 News at 9, weeknights. • Produce Fox15 newscast (Lafayette) and assist producing Fox44 newscast. • Create trustworthy on-air personality to connect with viewers. • Effectively handle breaking news, breaking weather and format changes during a broadcast. • Assist in training and guidance of producers and reporters. • Foster strong working relationships with colleagues. • Report live for early newscasts and put together packages. • Make community appearances and host station events. • Update social media pages to tease to broadcasts and connect with viewers. • Write and track daily news update for local radio station.
KNBN, NewsCenter1 (Rapid City, SD) Morning Anchor, Reporter, Producer (One man band)(June 11-Oct 12)
Produce one hour morning show, NewsCenter1 TODAY.
Solo anchor Newscaenter1 TODAY and Noon KNBN Show.
Anchor and produce numerous cut-ins.
Shoot, write and edit stories for the evening news.
Upload to the website, Newscenter1.tv.
WCAU, NBC 10 (Philadelphia, PA) Investigative and Web Intern (Sept 10- June 11)
Formed many story ideas that were then followed through and investigated.
I developed solid news judgment while working with experienced journalists.
Prepared and performed stand-ups.
Wrote compelling copy to b-roll and transcribed sound bites for the stories that day.
Helped produce professional news packages and most of all learn high journalistic standards and ethics.
PhiladelphiaNeighboorhoods.com (Philadelphia, PA) Reporter(Jan 11-May 11) • I was assigned to a beat within Philadelphia, an area called Fairhill. • This predominately Spanish community pushed my abilities as a journalist to dig deep for stories. • I shot, wrote and edited packages for the online blog and wrote compelling AP style versions.
Arutz Sheva, Israel National News(Bet El, Israel)News Reporter (Jan 10- Jun 10) • Wrote stories and breaking news for web. • Researched and developed ideas for stories. • Interview politicians such as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. • Mastered the language while working with native reporters.
• Anchored the entertainment segment • Wrote all copy and scripts. • Developed story ideas and followed through with packages for the newscasts.
Education Tel Aviv University (Spring 2010) (Ramat Aviv, Israel) Middle Eastern Conflict, Education Temple University (Spring 2011) (Philadelphia, PA) B.A. Broadcast Journalism, Political Science
Skills Hebrew proficiency, undeniable expertise in news writing and editing, exceptional skills in spotting big stories, driven and adventurous, proficient in Adobe programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator, editing abilities with Premiere Pro and Final Cut programs, super-user producing training with AP and ENPS
Organizations Junior League of Lafayette, Temple Update, Radio and Television News Directors Association, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority