Reporter and Multi-Media Journalist, NBC Chicago (WMAQ-TV)
Research, pitch and present exclusive content for newscasts and digital platforms. Shoot, write and edit TV news stories and copy on strict deadline.
Utilize social media to engage viewers and grow audience (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat)
Analyze and track social media data to better understand audience and create more desired content
Builds relationships with community and contacts for developing story leads
Schedule interviews and coordinate shoot locations
Attended over 75 community and industry events representing NBC Chicago
Collaborate across teams and maintain effective working relationships with multiple departments
Reporter and Fill-in Anchor, WXII 12 News
Generated and presented news content in a compelling and relatable way.
Established relationships with community leaders and legislators to secure exclusive stories
Anchor and Reporter and Producer, WTVO/WQRF-TV
Shot, wrote and edited content for on-air and digital platforms. Supervised a team of 6, to ensure successful coverage of breaking news.
Published videos and photos to station website.
News Producer, WCIA-TV
News Producer, WCIA-TV; Champaign, IL — 2011-2012
Managed Anchors, Reporters and Photographers, overseeing both editorial content of the news and how the news is produced and presented to the public.
Booked guests and created top-rated morning show programming.
Superb organization and attention-to-detail skills
Strong interpersonal abilities
Works independently with minimal oversight to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines in high stress environments
Excellent writing and oral communication skills
Spanish & Italian language knowledge
Online Production Assistant, Lucky Magazine; New York, NY — 2010
Wrote and edited fashion news copy using AP format across digital platforms.
Investigations Intern, FOX Chicago News
Chicago, IL — Summer 2010
Field produced investigative news stories including exposing gender discrimination in Chicago-area school districts.
Programming Assistant, 103.5 KISS FM
Chicago, IL — Summer 2007
Interviewed dozens of listeners and radio show guests each day to produce Entertainment radio spots.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Journalism with a Minor in Communication
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Carolina- Mentor
American Red Cross (Rock River Chapter)- Board Member