Résumé

 
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Passionate social media & digital content professional/sports reporter looking for a new outlet

Work​
experience​
Digital News Producer
WILX News 10 - Lansing, MI

​October 2020 - Present

 

  • Review morning newscasts and write necessary news articles for the station website

  • Clip video from newscasts and add to web stories

  • Receive news releases and hunt for leads on additional stories to write for the website and have reporters follow up on/add to later

  • Schedule social media posts of local, national, and international web stories through Social News Desk

  • Create push alerts, sending news, weather, sports, and traffic updates to mobile app users

  • Set up and monitor events on live stream across multiple platforms including Facebook, station website, and mobile app

  • Communicate with reporters, meteorologists, assignment editor, and executive producers for any live streaming opportunities, including Facebook and Instagram Lives from reporters and meteorologists, throughout the day 

  • Create social graphics to engage audience members

  • Monitor engagement rates through CrowdTangle

  • Anchor multi-platform digital segment 



Freelance Social Media Manager

​2018 - 2020

  • Create and manage social media accounts across multiple platforms​

  • Create original content to feature on accommodating platforms

  • Clients include the City of Lapeer and Flint Horror Collective (ongoing)

Active Entertainment Hostess
The HUB Stadium - Auburn Hills, MI

​August 2018 - April 2019

 

  • Book lanes for bombowling and axe-throwing in person, over the phone and via email​

  • Upon arrival at check-in, obtain signed waivers and verify reservations

  • Guide parties to their lanes for bombowling and explain the rules of the game; introduce parties to their "Axpert" coach for axe-throwing

  • Ensure guests have a fun, unique experience  while participating in some of the fastest-growing forms of entertainment in Metro Detroit

 

 

Legal Assistant
Bowman and Brooke LLP - Bloomfield Hills, MI

August ​2015 - January  2018

 

  • Assisted paralegals on Ford Discovery at a National Product Liability Defense Firm​

  • Assisted firm's Private Investigator with research on companies/organizations and social media research on plaintiffs

  • Quickly became the go-to employee for social media work across a firm with 13 locations coast-to-coast

In-Arena Hostess & Social Media Manager
St. Clair Shores Fighting Saints (FPHL) - St. Clair Shores, MI

October ​2015 - May 2016

 

  • Hosted all pre-game, intermission, and post-game activities

  • Interviewed the "first star" immediately after the game

  • Updated Twitter and Instagram during all home games and away games in Port Huron, MI

  • Served as team photographer

In-Arena Hostess
Port Huron Prowlers (FPHL) - Port Huron, MI

October ​2014 - September 2015

 

  • Hosted all pre-game, intermission, and post-game activities

  • Developed and executed games during intermissions and media time-outs

  • Interviewed the "first star" immediately after the game

  • Assisted fans and players during team meet & greets

Skills
  • Digital Media

  • Broadcast Journalism

  • Social Media

  • Multimedia Journalism

  • Sports Reporting

  • Creative Writing

  • Interviewing

  • Fan Interaction

  • Podcasting

  • Game Day Operations

  • New Media

Languages

Spanish

-Basic 3 A2

Certifications

HubSpot Academy: Social Media

-expires April 2022 

Hootsuite Academy

Internship
WEYI-NBC 25

Sports Department

May 2010-May 2011

 

  • Assisted the two sports department anchors with gathering highlights in the field

  • Developed original story ideas for features

  • Wrote sports scripts for 6 & 11 pm newscasts in ENPS

  • Created graphics and supers for highlights and stand-ups

  • Posted stories, photos, and videos to the website

  • Interviewed athletes and coaches at high school, college, and professional sporting events

  • Gained on-camera experience with stand-ups and anchor run-throughs

  • Shot video on Sony P2 cameras

  • Edited video using AVID

  • Downloaded highlights using Pathfire

  • Served as intern for Summer 2010 and Winter 2011 semesters

Education
University of Michigan-Flint

September ​2007 - May 2011

B.A. in Journalism/Media Studies

 

  • Music columnist, sports reporter & photographer for the campus newspaper, The Michigan Times

  • Promoted to Web Design Editor and became the first-ever Social Media Editor for the publication

  • History minor