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Career Objective:

Highly-professional and talented News Reporter with a solid experience in researching, gathering, writing and reporting news stories in a very accurate and effective manner as well as in developing new and interesting story ideas based on the latest events or issues. Possess excellent writing, communication, time management, team-working, and presentation skills along with the ability to handle irregular schedules, and meet strict deadlines.

Summary of Skills:

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite, AP style, content management systems, visual storytelling tools, and social media platforms

  • Strong writing skills along with the ability to convey information clearly and concisely

  • Solid researching and interviewing skills to gather factual information about the latest events

  • Excellent on-camera presentation and live reporting skills as well as ability to shoot videos and perform editing

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain news

  • Creative thinking skills to develop effective story ideas as well as ability to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the broadcasting equipment

  • Strong time management skills and organization skills to balance time and work

  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic environment as well as flexible with irregular schedules

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft word, PowerPoint and excel

  • Internet savvy

  • Extensive knowledge of different software tools

Work Experience:

News Reporter

Fox Worth Star, Nashville, TN

April 2017 – Present

  • Researching and gathering information using the best sources, contacts, and leads to write and report potential stories for broadcast within assigned deadlines

  • Analyzing and organizing background data as well as obtaining relevant facts or details by checking reference materials like books, news files or public records to report complete, and accurate information on-air

  • Assisted senior news editors to provide context, including best photos, videos and other elements to readers while developing stories

  • Revising work by reviewing and correcting content, grammar and punctuation errors to meet editorial approval

    Working with photographers and other broadcast members to cover stories as well as represent channel in a very professional manner

  • Filing clean copy for breaking-news as well as documenting the edited copy in the content management system

  • Writing stories for the web and other social media platforms

News Reporter

Fort Herald, Nashville, TN

November 2015 – March 2017

  • Gathered and verified information through interviews, observation and research as well as monitored variety of sources like wires and social media platforms for news

  • Reviewed and evaluated notes taken to isolate pertinent facts and details as well as determined emphasis, length and format of news

  • Pitched stories relevant to local community, and conferred with other personnel to discuss assignments, shot requirements, or any related issues

  • Maintained crucial deadlines in order to provide news stories in a timely fashion as well as prepared written content, visual images, video footage, and audio materials for websites, blogs, and other social media platforms

  • Maintained strong relationships with all existing news sources as well as developed new ones to provide or compile appropriate reports

  • Led special news events like election coverage, press conferences, emergency

News Reporter

Gannet Media, Nashville, TN

September 2013 – October 2015

  • Assisted senior news reporter in conducting interviews, investigations, and presenting facts on events for a wide range of media platform

  • Reported breaking news and stories from all the segments of the society

  • Worked in collaboration with graphics team and senior editors to include effective visual elements, and improve story presentation

  • Monitored social media to spot and keep up with potential news stories as well as ensured all content met established guidelines for journalistic integrity and production quality


Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

    Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

    2012

Reference:

On request.