To become an integral part of your newsroom. Utilize my many years of experience and strong writing, tv anchoring and communication skills to contribute to the team effort.
-Fifteen years experience in television and communications fields
-Accurate, creative and quick writing skills
-Ability to work under pressure
-Quick to size up a situation and see what needs to be done
-Ability to connect with a variety of individuals
-Easily take leadership roles in a variety of settings
Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN
B.A. in Broadcasting
Mason City Family YMCA
Membership Marketing Director. Responsible for maintaining the brand and look for the Mason City Family YMCA. Responsible for tv and radio commercials and ads for the local newspaper. Event planning. Sending out renewal letters on a monthly basis. Also responsible for the financial assistance program available for discounted memberships to the Y.
December 2010 to present
KTTC and FOX 47 Television, Rochester, MN
Executive producer and main anchor of five and nine o’clock newscasts. Responsiblities included producing, writing, and editing the five o’clock news on KTTC and the nine o’clock news on FOX 47. It was a lot of responsibility, since I was a solo anchor. Kept reporters on pace with their writing and editing; giving the “okay” for their finished products to hit the air. Occasionally reported as well.
November 2003 to December 2007
Waldorf College, Forest City, IA
Worked as an instructor of broadcasting and communications. Kept the student-run television station on the air and helped the students produce a weekly newscast, along with other programming.
August 2002 to November 2003
KIMT, NewsChannel 3, Mason City, IA
Responsibilities at KIMT mirrored those I had at KTTC and FOX 47. Reported more often at KIMT and put together adoption pieces once a month, called “Committed to Kids.”
Co-producer/Anchor of six and ten o’clock newscasts
November 1997 to August 2002
Executive Producer/Anchor of MidDay, a noon newscast, and Co-Producer of the six o’clock newscast
November 1996 to November 1997
Executive Producer/Anchor of Daybreak, a morning newscast, and MidDay
June 1995 to November 1996
Associate Producer of Daybreak and MidDay
September 1994 to June 1995
General Assignment Reporter
June 1993 to September 1994
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