Weekend Anchor/ Reporter– KSTP-TV Minneapolis, MN (15)

Responsibilities: Anchor weekend morning and evening newscasts and report for weekday newscasts. Serve as primary male fill-in anchor. 2016 to Present

Weekend Evening Anchor/ Reporter– WSB-TV Atlanta, GA (9)

Responsibilities: Anchored weekend evening newscasts and reported for newscasts weekdays. Produced content exclusively for WSBTV.com. Maintained active social media presence. 2015 to 2016

Weekend Evening Anchor/ Reporter– WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, PA (23)

Responsibilities: Anchored evening newscasts on weekends. Executed daily news assignments and long-term series projects on deadline. Produced content for WTAE.com.  2013 to 2015

Investigative Reporter/Fill-In Anchor– WGAL-TV Lancaster, PA (44)

Responsibilities: Executed daily news coverage and long-term investigations, focusing on political and government issues. Coordinated promotion of high-interest reports to drive ratings. Produced additional elements exclusively for WGAL.com. Coordinated with Washington, DC bureau. Anchored newscasts on a fill-in basis. 2008 to 2013

Weekend Anchor/Producer/Reporter– KELO-TV Sioux Falls, SD (110)

Responsibilities: Served as weekend evening anchor and assignment editor. Developed weekend news coverage plans and produced weekend evening newscasts and promotions. Delivered live reports, produced several enterprise reports each month and website content. 2005 to 2008

Profile:

  • Credible journalist with strong writing skills
  • Energetic and engaging on-air presence
  • Technologically proficient, including computer assisted reporting skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Professional Development & Honors:

  • Professional Talent Coaching & Image Consulting
  • Associated Press Training Sessions
  • Radio-Television Digital News Association Convention Sessions
  • Investigative Reporters & Editors Training
  • 2011 Peter Jennings Project Constitutional Fellow
  • Three Regional Emmy Awards
  • Five First Place AP Awards
  • NLGJA Member
  • 2014 ‘Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest’ Honoree

Education:

  • B.A. Broadcast Communications, Political Science minor –Elon University, Elon, NC
    • Summa Cum Laude Honor Graduate, 3.96 GPA
    • Journalism & Communications Fellow
    • 2004 D’Angelo Family Scholarship Winner in Honor of Bill Leonard, presented by Chris Wallace and Kappy Leonard
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