Resume

WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                            

NBC News – TODAY Show Researcher (Universal City, CA) September 2017 – Present

  • Produce show content both independently and alongside correspondents and producers
  • Find, book and interview sources for background purposes and for broadcast
  • Field produce, segment produce and oversee edit process as need arises
  • Research editorial information and fact-check scripts to ensure accuracy for on-air reporting
  • Discover, verify and obtain proper permissions for new user generated content for show use
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Fox News Channel – “Shepard Smith Reporting” & Breaking News Production Assistant (New York, NY) August 2016 – July 2017

  • Provided all video and sound bites for “Shepard Smith Reporting” and FNC breaking news
  • Pitched relevant stories and segments to be included in show broadcast
  • Booked guests and produced video and graphic elements for the segment

Fox News Channel – Daytime Programming Production Assistant (New York, NY) August 2015 – August 2016

  • Independently desktop edited video and sound highlights in control room for “America’s Election HQ” coverage throughout the election season
  • Supervised weekend team as an associate producer to ensure quality of video prior to air
  • Selected and assembled compelling content for daytime shows and reporter hits

Fox News Channel – Media Desk Production Assistant (New York, NY) September 2014 – August 2015

  • Attended RNC and DNC as one of four network production assistants on a special assignment in 2016
  • Wrote summaries using key searchable terms for video assets coming into the network
  • Ingested and logged video from digital and physical FOX sources, affiliates and web
  • Managed all department responsibilities single-handedly during weekend overnight shifts

NBC News – TODAY Show Intern (Universal City, CA) January – May 2014

  • Tracked down relevant sources through social media research during breaking news stories
  • Highlighted key social media posts, video and sound for coverage of the Donald Sterling controversy, Washington mudslides, Orland school bus crash and more
  • Researched assigned story topics and independent story pitches

NBC News – London Bureau Intern (London, England) February – May 2013

  • Provided transcriptions and information to international correspondents for live segments
  • Assembled research summaries used for pieces on NBCNews.com
  • Contacted primary sources to confirm information for reporting

NBC News – Dateline NBC Intern (Burbank, CA) May – August 2012 & 2013

  • Investigated and developed story pitches for the management team and producers
  • Selected video clips and provided key information throughout production of Dateline specials

EDUCATION

University of Southern California  (May 2014 – Cum Laude)

  • Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism – Broadcast & Digital Journalism Major
  • School of Cinematic Arts – Cinematic Arts Minor

City University London (January 2013-May 2013)

  •  International Study Abroad Program for Journalism