Résumé

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News Experience

Digital Features & News Editor, CBS New York. September 2010 – Present. New York, N.Y.

  • Produce and package WCBS-TV, 1010 WINS & WCBS 880’s on-air news product for the web
  • Managing Editor of  CBSNewYork.com’s “Best Of New York” section
  • Executive Digital Editor for WLNY-TV’s ‘Live From The Couch’: A daily, 2 hour local news, lifestyle and entertainment show on WCBS-TV’s sister station
  • Maintain CBSNewYork.com’s editorial calendar
  • Consult with news directors for WCBS-TV, WFAN-AM, 1010 WINS & WCBS 880 on breaking and feature news for optimum digital coverage
  • Recruit, direct and assign tasks to a dynamic, growing team of in-house and freelance writers
  • Develop partnerships with local bloggers for site content
  • New York market lead for all special digital projects, including iPhone/iPad Apps production and packaging television & radio specials
  • Work directly with WCBS-TV and WLNY producers for collaboration and cross promotion of television and web initiatives
  • Pitch and execute story and package ideas for web-exclusive content
  • Work directly with CBS Radio sales team to coordinate selling of content verticals
  • Manage CBSNewYork’s online presence as site’s Social Media Manager
  • Recruit and supervise interns
  • Work alongside the managing editor and editor-in-chief to generate ideas for coverage
  • Conduct interviews, attend and cover select special events and New York City functions
  • Reach out, develop and maintain relationships with PR contacts

Digital News Producer, WCBSTV.com. November 2009 – September 2010. New York, N.Y.

  • Produce content and work to maximize site traffic for wcbstv.com, which set records among local CBS stations by seeing about 27,000,000 page views per month.
  • Coordinate with WCBS-TV executive producers and directors for cross-promotion of on-air initiatives
  • Communicate with WCBS-TV assignment desk for feature and breaking news stories
  • Coach WCBS-TV’s on-air talent and executive editors on Twitter, Facebook integration in newscasts
  • Write, edit and research news stories under strict deadlines
  • Produce live video content
  • Manage third party content to integrate it to wcbstv.com
  • Edit television packages to become web-ready
  • Manage wcbstv.com’s social media accounts

News Desk Associate/Electronic News Coordinator, WCBS-TV. May 2009 – June 2010. New York, N.Y.-

  • Work from newsroom assignment desk in gathering information for a variety of breaking news and feature stories
  • Manage scripts for on-air talent during live news broadcasts
  • Coordinate the editing of teases for live, daily broadcasts
  • Field produce, coordinate interviews as needed on feature stories
  • Assist directors and producers in control room during live broadcasts

Sports Journalism Experience

Contributing Producer, WFAN.com. March 2011-Present. New York, N.Y.

  •  Pitch, produce and promote web-exclusive sports features for WFAN.com
  •  Book talent for phone interviews with professional athletes (like Harry CarsonKris Humphries, Carmelo Anthony, Bernie Williams, Dara Torres, Chris Mullin) to produce original articles for WFAN.com
  • Attend and cover New York City sports industry events to interview athletes on the red carpet
  •  Stay on top of sports headlines and breaking news to ensure timely coverage on WFAN.com
  •  Recruit writers and aid in coverage planning for special events like the US Open, Olympics
  • Edit multimedia like slideshows, videos for WFAN.com

Education

  • Providence College. B.A. in Political Science (3.4 GPA), Writing Minor (3.4 GPA).

Specialities: Storytelling, news writing, local news, live television production, breaking news protocol, digital news production, HTML, CMS platforms, AP Style, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SEO best practices.

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