HONORS & AWARDS 2018 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters: First Place, Feature-Series. 2017 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters: First Place, Long-Form Programming, Sports. 2017 Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists: First Place, Sports Reporting. 2014 Professional Keystone Press Awards: First Place and Second Place, Best Video Story. Newtown coverage honoree at 2013 Pennsylvania Newspaper Association award ceremony.
EXPERIENCE KOKI-TV, Tulsa: Sports Anchor and MMJ (June 2016-present). Anchor sportscasts as well as college and high school football half-hour shows, using ENPS for creating rundowns and editing with Edius. During football season, anchor sports Friday-Monday. Shoot using P2 cameras and operating LiveU for live shots. Report pro and major college sports, including trips to Orange Bowl and Rose Bowl for College Football Playoff, NBA playoffs coverage, NCAA March Madness and Alamo Bowl. Build relationships that lead to exclusive stories and meaningful follow-ups. Pitch, organize, write and edit sweep stories. Create active live shots and standups. Actively use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to push to coverage and engage viewers. Create stories and content for sports page on station website and station YouTube using Lakana. Work with consultants for on-air presentation and digital skills. Fill-in News Anchor. Team player and multi-tasker.
WJAR-TV, Providence: Sports Anchor/Reporter/Shooter (May 2014-June 2016). WEEI-FM, Providence: Fill-in Radio Host (November 2015 - June 2016). WBKB-TV, Alpena: Sports Anchor/Reporter (October 2013-March 2014). The Public Opinion, Chambersburg: Multimedia Sports Reporter (Oct. 2012-Oct. 2013). Major League Baseball Network, Secaucus: Broadcast Event Logger (2012). WHDH-TV, Boston: Sports Intern (2011). WPRI-TV, Providence: Sports Intern (2008).
SKILLS Avid, Edius, Final Cut Pro 7 & X, Adobe Premiere, ENPS, NewsKing, Live Box, Twitter/Tweet Deck, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft Outlook, WorldNow, FileZilla, AP Style.