Resume

Employment Experience

13 News Now – Norfolk, Virginia (May 2018 – August 2020)

Photojournalist/Storyteller

  • Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms through artistic shooting and editing that evokes emotion and tells compelling stories
  • Work daily as a storyteller collaborating with reporters and producers to execute creative concept for story
  • Individually gather character driven stories while capturing environmental sound and elements to produce natural sound packages
  • Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories
  • Use various lighting techniques and equipment to enhance on-air product and visual presentation
  • Show editing

WWMT Newschannel 3 – Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 2017 – May 2018)

Photojournalist

  • Produced compelling stories through pictures and sound
  • Performed field operations including photojournalism, lighting and sound
  • Worked in contemporary television newsroom systems to include Avid editing software
  • Produced exceptional stories under tight deadlines
  • Edited and shot assignment stories, live shots, and natural sound packages
  • Show editing

CBS 62/CW50 Detroit – Southfield, MI (September 2016 – May 2017)

Shooter/Editor

  • Plan, produce, shoot and edit different field projects
  • Cover a wide variety of local events throughout the Detroit Metropolitan Area
  • Responsible for putting together short videos to post online at CW50Detroit.com
  • Post Facebook and Twitter updates throughout the weekends
  • Station Work: pre-producing, writing, maintaining the website, and assisting staff producers and designers

M-1 Studios – Ferndale, MI (July 2014 – April 2017)

Freelance Editor

  • Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Team member in commercial client production shoots
  • Shooting with Sony EX1R and Canon 5D Mark III
  • Set lighting and sound equipment for both on-location and in-studio productions
  • Performed in-studio voiceover recording sessions

Education

Ferris State University – Big Rapids, MI

  • Bachelor of Science in Television and Digital Media Production
  • Minor in Sports Communications

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