Fargo, North Dakota
September 2016 – Present
Launched morning newscast in September, 2016. Responsible for producing and anchoring two hour newscast, along with arranging and conducting live in-studio interview and producing interactive live shots in the field. Also responsible for keeping tabs on breaking news during the show and writing and producing stories during the show for air. Helps to mentor reporters and sharpen their journalism skills. Formats and posts web copies of interviews and stories. Makes public appearances on behalf of station.
Fargo, North Dakota
September 2016 – October 2015
Produce and anchor nightly newscasts on Friday and Saturday. Nominated for Upper Midwest Regional Emmy for best weekend newscast in 2016. General assignment reporter during the week, enterprising, filming, writing and editing stories as a one man band.
Devils Lake Bureau Reporter/Fill-In Anchor/Producer
Devils Lake, North Dakota
October 2015 – January 2012
Sole reporter for WDAZ bureau in Devils Lake, covering more than a 50 mile radius. Responsible for generating multiple stories daily. Reporting, filming, writing, editing and producing packages daily as one man band. Fill-in anchor, producing and anchoring newscasts. Sports photographer, assisting Sports Director covering local events. Won 2014 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Award for coverage of missing child Anthony Kuznia. Covered President Obama's visit to Standing Rock Reservation. Work appeared on Good Morning America and ABC World News Tonight.
General Assignment Reporter
September 2010 – December 2011
Reporting, writing, editing and producing packages as one man band. Writing and editing web stories. Substitute sports reporter/anchor, shooting, writing, producing, editing and anchoring sports block.
University of Colorado at Boulder
Bachelor's Degree, Broadcast News, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Graduated May 2010
3.7 GPA in Journalism courses. Member of Newsteam Boulder and CU Sportsmag TV shows. Served as training director and production director at Radio 1190.
Thrives under strict deadlines and in group settings. Expert at using social media, including Facebook and Twitter, as a reporting tool. Passionate about all aspects of the journalism profession. Loves helping younger reporters improve their skills on the job. Experience producing with ENPS and NewsKing. Expert non-liner editor with Adobe Premiere, Final Cut and Edius.