BROADCAST NEWS EXPERIENCE
2011 – 2014 Evening Anchor
KTVL News 10, Medford, OR
-Researched, wrote, and anchored weekday evening newscasts
-Evening Web Editor; created and oversaw content for KTVL.com
-Wrote and edited video stories to appear both over the air and online
-Mentored new reporters to help the acclimate to working in a newsroom
-Appeared and spoke at events in the community to promote the news station
2007 – 2009 Morning & Noon Anchor, Managing Editor
KAUZ News, Wichita Falls, TX
-Oversaw implementation of new format for Morning Newscast and first ratings growth in several years.
-Reported on, and rode in, Hotter n’ Hell Hundred cycling event, also covered T-38 crash which killed one pilot in a training mishap.
2005 – 2007 General Assignment Reporter, Fill-In Anchor, Morning Show Reporter
KJRH 2 News, Tulsa, OK
-Covered: Major gasoline tank fire which made national news, severe flooding in Coffeyville, Kansas, the drastic rise in copper thefts and lots of severe weather.
2004 – 2005 General Assignment Reporter
KLFY 10 News, Lafayette, LA
-Covered: Bust of large dog fighting ring, a rare tornado in Olla, LA and a regional tractor trailer truck theft gang.
2002 – 2004 Field Producer, Newscast Producer, and Assignment Editor
WXII 12 News, Winston-Salem, NC
-Weekend News Producer on both the Six PM and the Eleven PM shows, field produced Hearst-wide coverage for the Eric Rudolph manhunt and capture.
2001 – 2002 Weekend Evening News Producer, Videographer
KCEN-TV, NBC 6, Waco, TX
1994 – 2000 Associate Producer, Videographer, & Editor
The Washington Bureau, Washington, DC
-Covered: multiple State of the Union addresses, Election ’96 live coverage, PromiseKeeper Rally, Million-Mom March, and the 2002 Pro-Israel rally and an anti-WTO/World Bank protest.
DIGITAL, MARKETING & MEDIA RELATIONS EXPERIENCE
2014-2016 Communications, Sales & Events
CUORE of Switzerland, Boulder, CO
-Create unique and compelling content for all social media platforms
-Represent CUORE of Switzerland by attending cycling events across the nation
-Increased custom clothing sales by more than $90,000 within 10 months
2007-present Sales, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Events
-Clients: Mercury Wheels, Legends Of The Road RAAM Team, Boulder, CO; Slipstream Sports, Boulder, CO; Breeze Bars, Boulder, CO; Photocrati Media, Boulder, CO; Berkeley Running Company, Madison, WI; SkyDive Atlas
2010-2011 Director of Communications
HomeTryst.com Real Estate, Washington, DC
2010-2011 Media, Promotions & Sponsor Relations
KENDA Pro Cycling / Inferno Racing LLC, Washington, DC
1992–1999 Services Specialist
United States Air Force, Andrews AFB, MD
-Lodging, Fitness, Mortuary Affairs, Food Service, and Commercial Sponsorship/Marketing for DOD Joint Services Open House.
-Multiple deployments to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Dhahran, Al Kharj)
-Created marketing campaigns for multiple events including the DOD Joint Services Open House air-show and large fundraising golf tournaments
July 2009 Media Relations Instructor State Superintendent Academy,
U of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
March 2007 Guest Lecturer Life Sciences Communications
UW-Madison, Madison, WI
May 2007 Race Announcer Tulsa Triathlon, Tulsa, OK
October 2006 & 2007 Race Announcer Doubleshot Duathlon, Tulsa, OK
Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid iNews, ENPS, Leitch Newsflash video editor, Adobe Photoshop