I am represented by Sandra Richards of the NWT Group.

Email: SandraRichards@nwtgroup.com

Phone: 817-987-3600

Experience

WPTV NewsChannel 5 - NBC (Reporter/fill-in anchor) West Palm Beach, FL

• Report dayside in the 4, 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. newscasts; MMJ daily enterprise and breaking news stories; go live on a daily basis with spot, breaking and enterprise news stories; fill-in anchor when needed on 4 p.m. and weekend morning shows  (October 2016-present)

KTBS 3 News - ABC (Anchor/reporter) Shreveport, LA

• Co-anchored the 9 PM and 10 PM newscasts; turned stories as daily nightside reporter; managed the website/social media for PM shift; shoot, edited and reported news stories as MMJ; added to MMJ investigative reporter team in April 2016; set up creative and breaking news live shots solo as an MMJ on various Dejeero units  (March 2015-October 2016)

 

KTVE NBC 10/KARD FOX 14 (Anchor/reporter) Monroe, LA

• Promoted to FOX 14 evening anchor, March 2014; anchor 9 PM news and report nightside five days a week;  previously worked as weekend anchor/producer; morning/evening show fill-in; web content/social media manager (July 2012-March 2015)

 

KMID-ABC 2 (Anchor/Reporter) Midland, TX

• Multi-media reporter; shot, wrote and edited news content; anchored and produced the weekend newscasts; managed web and social media content (February-July 2012)

 

KXAS - NBC 5 (Internship) Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

• Wrote articles, shot photo galleries, and covered various events and feature stories throughout Dallas and Fort Worth for NBCDFW.com; shadowed reporters and photographers on stories throughout the Metroplex (August-December 2011)

 

KTVT-CBS 11 (Internship) Dallas, TX

• Shadowed reporters on hard news, feature and breaking news stories; edited and wrote my own version of the story package; shadowed editors and photographers on editing content for the newscast (July-August 2011)

 

D Magazine (Internship) Dallas, TX

• Copy edited stories, fact checked and wrote content for D Custom clients and projects; wrote review assignments for D Front Row (December 2010-June 2011)

 

The Shorthorn (UT-Arlington’s daily, student-run newspaper)

• Anchored the newspaper’s online newscast; served as photographer, reporter, assistant news editor, and entertainment editor over the course of three years.

 

KEOM 88.5 FM (Internship) Mesquite, TX

Board Operator (June 2008-September 2008)

• Worked the morning shift and read weather, traffic and community announcements on air; recorded production work

Skills

• Adobe Premier Pro (proficient)
• Avid Interplay and Newscutter (proficient)
• EDIUS (proficient)
• iNews
• Adobe Audition 3
• Audacity
• InDesign CS5
• Dynamic Site Platform CMS
• InCopy
• Final Cut Pro
• Adobe Photoshop CS5

•  GoPro, JVC & Sony cameras

References

John Walton

Former News Director, KTVE/KARD

(Contact upon request)

 

Heather Parker

Managing editor/anchor, KTVE/KARD

318-323-1972

hparker@nbc10news.net

 

Gary Hines

Assistant new director, KTBS

(Contact upon request)

 

Dylan Brooks

Executive Producer, KMID

(Contact upon request)

Education

UT-Arlington (Communication B.A. in December 2011)
Major: Broadcast Journalism, Minor: French
UTA French Study Abroad Program; Paris, France (June 2011)
Mesquite High School; Mesquite, Texas (graduated May 2008)

Honors & Groups

• Suncoast Regional Emmy award nomination, Continuing Coverage: Parkland in Peril (October 2018)

•  Asian American Journalists Association member (November 2009-present)

• Asian American Journalists Association Texas Chapter president (October 2013-December 2018)
• Honorable Mention, Video Open Category for Haunted House, South Central Regional Conference and Competition (Fall 2011)
• 2nd Place in Critical Review by the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (Spring 2010)
• 3rd Place in Feature Writing by the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (Spring 2010)
• KEOM 88.5 FM Communications Scholarship (Spring 2008)

Training & Workshops

 Attended every conference for Asian American Journalists Association from 2012 to present

 Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in New Orleans (June 2016)

• National Association of Hispanic Journalists Region 5 Conference in Dallas, Texas (December 2013)

• UNITY Conference, August 2012; Las Vegas, NV

• Texas Intercollegeiate Press Association conference, April 2009; Dallas, TX

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