proactive, results-driven, and detail-oriented professional desiring a challenging and rewarding reporter / editor / producer role within a dynamic and successfully progressive television, radio, or print organization.
ø offer over 15 years of solid combined experience in broadcast and print journalism, marketing / advertising, and mass media instructional roles, including expertise within public- and private-sector organizational support, creative development, and investigative research capacities.
ø demonstrate solid interviewing skills to create superior television programming, including engaging such high-profile guests as former new jersey governor christine todd whitman and state senators nia gill and loretta weinberg.
ø adept at collecting and analyzing comprehensive information about newsworthy events for publication or broadcast, as well as proactively receiving and evaluating assignments and adhering to all set operational deadlines.
ø contribute exceptional information gathering and verification skills regarding various stories through keen observation skills, resourceful interviewing abilities, and high-quality research techniques.
ø display outstanding materials organization, including aptly determining necessary points-of-emphasis, while effectively authoring scripts according to in-house editorial styles and / or standardized formats.
mass media experience
ø successfully host a dynamic university-based television program, including objectively interviewing professors, attorneys, and doctors on various worldwide topics such as affirmative action, hurricane katrina, sex, and stds.
ø proactively discussed various collegiate and / or regional concerns, such as local elections, university-oriented tenure elimination, student homesickness, and academic and personal support.
ø effectively booked diverse and exciting political science-oriented guests for a morning news show, such as local university professors who objectively discussed media coverage of the war in iraq.
ø produced complete 30-minute newscasts, as well as succinct yet informative four-minute politically-based segments.
ø created insightful daytime television segments, along with authoring scripts for morning, afternoon, and evening newscasts, and writing / editing and airing headlines for the local info-bar.
ø accurately authored high-profile speeches and / or press releases for the mayor of irvington, including booking necessary television and newspaper interviews in a prompt and proactive manner.
ø proficiently assisted a new producer with accurate and technically superior script writing, along with effectively rolling the teleprompter as necessary to achieve a seamless operational media presentation.
additional editorial / reporting roles held (1993 c 1999)
ø maintain instructional responsibility for a total of 10 mass media-based undergraduate courses per year within four university campuses (monmouth u., montclair state u., william paterson u., fairleigh dickinson u.).
ø perform instruction on such topics as television news , writing for radio and television , and communication in action , as well as proactively introducing a dynamic and well-received women and minorities in the media course at two fairleigh dickinson university campus locations.
master of arts in public communications fordham university
bachelor of arts in journalism / mass media rutgers university
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