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Versatile broadcaster and writer of NY media
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Career Profile

Versatile broadcasting professional with extensive on-air experience.  Accomplished in all aspects of radio announcing, writing, sports and news coverage.  Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline  
driven environment. Transitioned to New York media writer/blogger for multiple Web sites.


Work Experience


Mediabistro.com, New York, NY                                                                                            

Co-editor, FishbowlNY

Writer of articles focused on New York broadcasting scene

  • Gather information from various sources; interview TV and radio personalities
  • Handle all Web publishing, including uploading pictures and video
  • Cover events; take photos and conduct interviews

 

 

WFUV-FM, Bronx, NY                                                                                                              

Freelance News Anchor

Afternoon newscaster on Fordham University’s radio station

  • Write and produce twice-hourly live reports; focusing on local-centric and national stories.
  • Monitor NPR top-of-the-hour newscasts for latest updates and breaking news.
  • Record voicers/wraps for morning show.

 

New York Media Examiner (Examiner.com), Denver, CO                                                           

Freelance Reporter

Writer of topics involving New York sports coverage and local TV news.

  • Acquire information from various sources; leverage contacts to enhance articles with quotes.
  • Handle Web publishing, including uploading pictures and inserting hyperlinks.

 

Bloomberg Radio, New York, NY                                                                                                

Nighttime News Anchor

Wrote and voiced evening newscasts/business flashes on WBBR, as well as Sirius Satellite Radio.

  • Served as Midwest Reporter for election night and Super Tuesday coverage.
  • Recorded voicers/wraps for breaking news for future airings. 
  • Announced news and sports updates during Islanders broadcasts.

 

Shadow Broadcasting Services, Rutherford, NJ                                                                         

News/Sports Announcer

Wrote, voiced and produced WINS and WBBR sportscasts.  Announced traffic reports on various stations. 

  • Provided coverage for newscasts on WQCD and WLIR-FM. 
  • Broadcasted live from US Open Tennis Championships; provided updates during 2001 World Series.
  • Anchored sports reports throughout 2002 and 2004 Olympic games.

 

WALK-FM, Patchogue, NY                                                                                                                   

Weekend News Anchor

Wrote, voiced and produced hourly weekend newscasts. 

  • Enhanced reports with resources from various news wires. 
  • Gathered sound bites from Associated Press.
  • Wrote and recorded newscasts for WALK-AM.

 

 

News 12/Cablevision, Hicksville, NY                                                                                            
Managing Editor

Managed a newsroom of four editors, 12 reporters and up to four temps.  Prepared weekly schedule for newsroom staff.

  • Maintained editorial quality of News 12 Long Island’s Web site; assisted in placing content online.
  • Met with editors daily to brainstorm story ideas.
  • Coordinated and supervised special projects.

 

Announcer/Copy Editor
Served as voice-over talent and Copy Editor for local newscasts.  Supervised Saturday staff of six reporters.

  • Approved edited videos and reporter scripts for air.

 

Sportsphone, Elmont, NY                                                                                                           

Sports Announcer/Supervisor

Announced, wrote and produced national sports updates.  Managed weekend staff of six announcers.

  • Recorded stock market reports and NY Knicks hotline.

 

Talking Yellow Book, Rockville Centre, NY                                                                                  

Sports Reporter

Announcer, writer and producer for NY and South Florida area sports reports as well as hourly stock market updates.  Performed voice-over of company radio spots.

  • Provided on-site coverage for NBA, NHL, and MLB.  Provided on-scene reports for Knicks, Bulls and Rangers playoff games.

 

WSUL-FM, Monticello, NY                                                                                                           

Overnight Disc Jockey

Announcer and producer of radio spots for adult contemporary format.

 

Additional Experience

 

Connecticut School for Broadcasting, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ / Westbury, NY                              

Instructor

Taught several broadcasting courses on newscasting, sportscasting, and sportswriting.

 

Houlihan’s Restaurant, New York, NY                                                                                                 

Voice-Over Talent

Voiced four company radio ads heard on WPLJ-FM and Mix 105.

 

Education

 

AAS, Broadcast Management and Technology

Kingsborough Community College

 

Special Skills

 

Strong knowledge of Adobe Audition, Cool Edit, Microsoft Word and Sound Forge.

Working knowledge of HTML, HomeSite and QuarkXPress



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Saturday, February 19, 2011