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Work Experience

KLIV 1590 AM (Empire Broadcasting Corporation), San Jose, CA – Feb. 2010 to Present
News Announcer/Anchor/Reporter and Editor

  • Anchor live news coverage on all-news CNN affiliate radio station
  • Write news stories, conduct interviews, edit audio, and record voicers and wraps as a news editor and reporter

KFTY-TV50 (Newport Television LLC), Santa Rosa, CA – May 2007 to June 2009
News Anchor, Video Journalist, Producer, & Host

  • Primary news, traffic, and weather anchor for live morning newsbreaks
  • Produced news updates as needed
  • Hosted and produced “Your Turn,” a weekly community affairs program
  • Shot and edited news content using MiniDV cameras and non-linear edit systems
  • Determined news coverage and interview subjects; booked interviews
  • Anchored live field shots as needed
  • Updated website with news content

Shadow Broadcasting/Metro Networks (Westwood One), San Francisco, CA – Oct. 2006 to Oct. 2008
News/Traffic Anchor, Producer, & News Writer

  • Produced and anchored live traffic updates on local and satellite radio
  • Wrote and anchored live news updates for local radio stations
  • Wrote for MetroSource, a radio news wire service

Tri-Valley Community Television TV30, Pleasanton, CA – Apr. 2004 to Mar. 2006
News Anchor/Producer, Video Journalist

  • Launched, executive produced and solo-anchored the weekend newscast
  • Acted as a one-man-band for the live daily newscast
  • Produced live daily newscast as needed
  • Produced and hosted live holiday and election specials as needed
  • Various crew positions as needed

KKIQ-FM (Coast Radio Company), Pleasanton, CA – Dec. 2003 to Feb. 2005
Producer/Board Operator

  • Answered phone & selected callers for air
  • Engineered the program, operating the board, taking meter readings and recording/editing phone calls

Education
B.A.  Radio and TV, Emphasis in Broadcast Journalism, San Francisco State University – 2007
A.A.  Liberal Arts, With Honors, Ohlone College – 2005
A.A.  Radio and Television Broadcasting, With High Honors, Ohlone College – 2004

Awards

Best Traffic Coverage, NorCal RTNDA Awards – 2007

  • Awarded to the KCBS news team for our breaking traffic coverage of the MacArthur Maze Fire; I was the traffic anchor on duty as the Maze caught fire and collapsed

Sacramento American Women in Radio and TV “Good News Awards” Scholarship – 2006

  • “Best Overall” entry among all radio wrap and TV package entries for my TV report on a man who builds toys for needy children

Bronze Telly Award – 2006

  • Reported, wrote, and edited video for winning episode of TV30 News