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Driven   |   Inspiring   |    Positive   |   Mature   |  Conscientious   |   Reliable       Dynamic   |   Servant Leader   |   Affable   |   Loyal

Passionate sports and news broadcaster and writer. Experienced in television, radio and digital journalism, both on-air and production. FAA Part 107 licensed unmanned aircraft pilot. Skilled storyteller, interviewer, video editor, writer, motivational and inspirational leader, team-builder. Grounded in education at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Sport Management and Philosophy minors. Professional and a friend. Positive thinker. Situation solver. Also an Isshin-Ryu karate first-degree black belt, badminton player and community service volunteer.

 Skills 

Software

Avid Media Composer (PC, Mac)   |   ENPS   |   Adobe Premiere & Audition   |   Audacity   |   Microsoft Office   |   Sedona

Certifications

Interperonal

Language

Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 Licensed Unmanned Aircraft Pilot​

Advanced skills in Teamwork, Leadership, Communication, Reliability, Positive Attitude

Proficient in conversational Spanish

 Journalistic Experience 

CitrusTV

Executive Producer, Sports Analyst, Sports Anchor, News Reporter, Weather Anchor

  • Execute on air for sports preview show; have a high level of comprehension of sports and games; prepare notes

  • Edit sports highlights, SOTs, VOs on Avid; select shots, log shots, edit full screens

  • Shoot and edit news packages on Avid for the day’s news show once per week; shoot and edit VO footage; live shots

  • Create weekly show rundowns using ENPS for sports and news shows; work with Associate Producers and Sports & News Directors

  • Run studio and control room positions: director, VTR, graphics, audio, floor director, cameras

Syracuse, NY

September 2015 - May 2019

NBCUniversal

NBC Sports

Shot Selector — 2018 Winter Olympics      

  • Edit video moments from live Olympic broadcasts to create a storyline of the games as part of the Highlight Factory

Stamford, CT

February 2018

Rockland Boulders Baseball

Broadcast & PR Intern

  • Play-by-play & color broadcaster on Eleven Sports national television, 1420-AM WLNA radio and www.CanAmLeague.tv international television

  • Filmed and edited self-initiated video project, played on broadcasts and in the stadium before games

  • Write game recaps, published by local media outlets, including the Bergen Record (USA Today Network), NorthJersey.com, LoHud Journal News and RocklandBoulders.com

  • Interview players, coaches and staff on Eleven Sports & Facebook Live for more than 20,000 viewers

  • Host live pregame and postgame shows on Twitter for more than 4,500 live and delayed viewers

Pomona, NY

May 2018 - September 2018

OrangeFizz.net

Staff Writer, Radio Analyst, Podcast Producer, Host and Analyst             

  • Write and publish Syracuse sports blog posts twice per week

  • Analyze and talk about Syracuse sports during a 60-minute radio show that airs on The Score 1260 in Syracuse

  • Produce pregame, postgame and newsworthy podcasts about Syracuse sports; host and analyze on these podcasts

Syracuse, NY

October 2016 - May 2019

WAER 88.3 FM

Sports Broadcaster                                                                                        

  • Write weekly two-minute sports updates with sound bites

Syracuse, NY

January 2016 - May 2017

WJPZ-FM Inc. 89.1 FM

Research Director, Sports Broadcaster, Live Music DJ Host 

  • Write weekly 90-second sports updates

  • Create, organize, execute and review station projects; coordinate with Executive Staff and station members across all departments

  • Experiment with Nielsen ratings for statistical use i.e. sponsorship packages; demographics, dayparts

Syracuse, NY

January 2016 - May 2019

ESPN

Utility                                                                                                                              ​

  • Set up and take down broadcast equipment in sports facility; field and broadcast booth

  • Operate parabolic microphones during games; coil and un-coil wire for cameras moving around the field

Syracuse, NY

September 2016 - May 2019

NCC News

Radio Reporter, Radio Producer, Radio Anchor, TV Reporter, Staff Writer

  • Investigate story leads for the day's radio show; set up interviews; record sound; edit sound and recorded tracks; compose news stories

  • Conduct phoners and write stories for the day's newscast

  • Write and post an article to go online with radio story segment

  • Short- and long-form radio pieces

  • Produce a six-minute radio broadcast; organize team

  • Anchor a six-minute radio broadcast

  • Make TV news packages

Syracuse, NY

January 2016 - May 2019

 Other Professional Experience 

DGA Security Systems, Inc.

Intern 

  • Work experience in New York City

  • Work cross departments within a corporation

  • Social media, marketing, sales, account management, customer care, data entry

New York, NY

June 2016 - August 2016

 Awards/Certificates/Leadership 
  • First Place | College Television News Story | Syracuse Press Club | 2019

  • University Scholar | Syracuse University’s highest undergraduate honor | 2019

  • Newhouse Scholar | for academic achievement, innovation & intellectual growth | 2019

  • Best Weather Anchor | CitrusTV | 2018

  • Best News Live at 6 Show | CitrusTV | 2017​

  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)   |   May 2014   |   Returned as Servant Leader 2016 - Present

  • Student Advisory Council   |   One of 25 students representing Syracuse University’s student body to SU administrators   |   September 2015 - May 2018

  • Excellence in Media   |   Paramus High School   |   2015​

  • The Certificate of Global peace and Multicultural Understanding   |   Rotary International Club of Paramus, NJ   |   2015

 Extracurricular Activities 
  • Isshin-ryu Karate, First Degree Black Belt

  • Syracuse University Badminton Team

 Education 

Syracuse University

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Broadcast and Digital Journalism — Sports Communications Emphasis

 

Sport Management Minor   |   Philosophy Minor

Reneé Crown University Honors Program               

Syracuse, NY

Graduation:       May 2019

GPA: 3.926/4.000

Paramus High School

  • National Honor Society

  • Spanish Honor Society, President

  • Class Secretary (2014-2015), Class Treasurer (2012-2013)

  • Class Senator (2011-2015)

  • Paramus Productions, Founder

  • MSG Varsity Club, President

  • Forum Press, Senior Supervisor

Paramus, NJ

Graduation: June 2015