WAVY- TV 10 Morning Reporter and Multimedia Journalist
April 2018- Present
Live breaking news coverage. Update social media as the story develops. Write story for the award winning WAVY.com website. Pitch enterprise and investigative special reports. Develop contacts in seven different cities in the Hampton Roads area. Assist with WAVY internship program.
WBTW News13 Bureau Reporter and Multimedia Journalist
June 2016- May 2018
Pitch enterprise and impactful stories daily. Shoot video, perform interviews, edit, and voice packages for air. Setup and execute liveshots for 5PM and 6PM show. Coverage and contacts expanded over seven counties. Write story for the WBTW.com website. Update social media as story develops.
WAVY-TV 10 News Intern
January 2016- June 2016
Assist reporters and anchors with a variety of tasks like research news stories, attend field shoots, shoot video, conduct interviews, fact check information, log video footage, transcribe interviews, write and edit news stories on a tight deadline. Obtained more than 600 hours of working newsroom experience.
WAVY - TV 10 Production Operator
March 2015- June 2016
Set- up the studio for daily newscasts (moving cameras, microphones/IFB, IPads, preparing news scripts, general maintenance and clean- up of the new set). Supervise upkeep of lighting for television. Reset chyron (graphics generator) operation for daily production. Operate robotic cameras in the studio during (4, 5, 5:30, & 6pm evening and 6, 10 & 11pm weekend newscasts). Run teleprompter operations in during newscasts. Direct anchors and reporters while on set. Edit and flip 7-day weather billboard to the hub using AVID media composer.
WAVY - TV 10 Production Intern
January 2015- March 2015
Set- up the studio for daily newscasts (moving cameras, preparing news scripts, general maintenance and clean- up of the new set). Operate robotic cameras in the studio during (the midday, evening, and weekend newscasts, as well as, the locally produced Hampton Roads Show). Run teleprompter operations in during newscasts. Floor director during the Hampton Roads Show.
WODU Television News- Reporter, Anchor and Producer
August 2014- May 2015
Reported, anchored, and produced news stories that impact students, faculty, staff and surrounding community of Old Dominion University. Pitched story ideas, developed story angles, conducted interviews, shot BROLL, edited footage using Final Cut and wrote stories. Developed rapport with ODU Police, the Women’s Center, SGA and Career Development officials to receive credible information.
Mace and Crown- Freelance Writer
August 2014- December 2014
Wrote news stories with a concentration on women’s issues. Pitched and performed interviews to cover stories. Photographed complementing elements. Wrote stories with word limit on deadline.
Old Dominion University
Bachelors of Science in Communication
Final Cut Pro
AVID Media Composer
Vinten Auto Camera
2010 - present
2010 - present