4976 Duck Creek Road
San Bruno, CA 94066
Job Objective To be given the opportunity to use my education and past experiences as Assignment Editor to enhance the growth of company.
Summary of Qualifications:
- Remarkable experience in producing television shows and gathering all necessary information
- Profound knowledge of journalistic standards and practices
- Thorough knowledge of all news agencies
- Familiarity with TV production and electronic newsgathering
- Good understanding of ethical and legal issues related to news
- Ability to work according to journalistic standards
- Ability to keep update on current events
- Ability to select stories for reporting
- Ability to coordinate coverage with newsroom staff and the public
- Excellent communication skills in both written and oral forms
- Work Experience
- Assignment Editor, July 2007 – Present
- Univision Communications Inc., San Bruno, CA
- Supervised new gathering process verified stories and produced all breaking stories.
- Developed various stories in coordination with crew members for interviews and logistics.
- Determined coverage for spot news and special reports, ensured newsroom scanners worked according to law enforcement and fire agencies.
- Managed all photographers and reporters and designated work.
- Assisted reporters in developing stories and researching on same.
- Coordinated with products, writers and web editor and updated stories on same.
- Monitored all video feeds and arranged it appropriately for stories.
- Participated in editorial meetings on a regular basis.
- Assignment Editor, March 2004– June 2007
- Meredith Corporation, San Bruno, CA
- Monitored all fire and police scanners for potential stories and responded immediately.
- Managed crew members and reporters to provide coverage to entire story.
- Coordinated with staff present in newsroom and incorporated all braking news to same.
- Initiated and forecasted news stories and maintained communication with new producers.
- Studied working of various new sources such as newspapers and magazines.
- Maintained all story files and managed new sources through phone.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC