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Recent Assignments

WJXT — News4Jax, Jacksonville, Florida

Weekend Anchor/Reporter, June 2016 — present

WICD – ABC News Channel 15, Champaign, Illinois

Morning Anchor/Midday Producer/Reporter,  January 2013– 2016

  • Anchor morning and midday show with an engaging, exceptional energy and professionalism
  • Produce and edit content for multimedia platforms including newscasts and social media sites
  • Producer and creator of “Make a Wish Monday” segment
  • Report and edit for “Pay it Forward” segment

WBBM – CBS 2 CHICAGO & Local News Service, Chicago, Illinois

Assignment Editor & Field Producer, November 2011 – January 2013

  • Managed Local  News Service assignment desk, story ideas, and coverage plans for news crews
  • Coordinated and conducted travel routes, feeds, interviews and assignments for photographers and reporters

Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago, Illinois

Video and Web Producer, December 2010 – January 2013

  • Managed all broadcast projects from start to completion
  • Produced all TV affiliate programming and negotiated TV broadcast agreements 

WABG – ABC CHANNEL 6 NEWS, Greenville, Mississippi

Main Anchor/Reporter/Producer/Editor, October 2007 – July 2010

  • Anchored, reported, produced the 5, 6, and 10 o’clock news, webcasts, and daily radio news reports
  • Proofread all stories and provided feedback to reporters

FOX NEWS 13, Tampa, Florida

Assignment Desk and News Intern, June 2007 – August 2007

  • Wrote national and local stories for the evening news
  • Interviewed public officials and witnesses for breaking news stories including ongoing crime, neighborhood violence, severe weather, and consumer complaints

WMOR CHANNEL 32, Tampa, Florida

Television Host, July 2005 – January 2007

  • Co-hosted weekly movie and entertainment show, and wrote scripts for Thursday night movie show
  • Hosted United Negro College Fund Tampa to raise money for students to attend college

TAMPA BAY COMMUNITY NETWORK, Tampa, Florida

Producer/Reporter/Writer, June 2002 – July 2007

  • Produced 30-minute shows on political and social issues regarding the Tampa Bay area

Education

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA, Tampa, Florida

Bachelor of Arts in Communications, May 2007

Honors/Awards

  • 2nd Place, Associated Press, 2013 Best Light Feature: “Goodbye Gabriel”
  • Awardee, Tourism Impact Award, Champaign County Visitors Bureau
  • Awardee, Friends of the Media Award, Champaign County Soil and Water Conservation

Member, Illinois Regional Council, Make-A-Wish – Illinois Chapter (December 2013 – present)


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