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Broadcast Journalists appear on TV news programs and provide current information to the public. Common work activities performed by these journalists include research, news writing, events coverage, and collaborating with other crew members. Based on our collection of resume samples, the ideal candidate should demonstrate excellent communication abilities, writing skills, time management, fast thinking, and creativity. Eligible example resumes make display of at least a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field like journalism or communications.

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Broadcast Journalist

Produced promotional video materials to enhance public awareness on social media channels (Facebook and YouTube; consistently recognized as a top video producer)

  • Oversaw the development of global news stories and participated in writing, voicing, and digital finishing
  • Managed the Audio/Visual production and post-production facility; executed field production; organized public relations programs and campaign activity
  • Maintained assets in excess of $20 million with zero percent loss
  • Collaborated with leadership to develop instructional briefings
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MA
Broadcast Journalism
2

Broadcast Journalist, Assistant Station Manager

Managed news assignments of three staff members resulting in nearly 3,000 radio broadcast news stories.

  • Generated and assigned ideas for news and feature stories.
  • Researched and gathered information to support and fact check news stories using relevant information sources such as the Internet, archives, and databases.
  • Performed live, daily, three-hour broadcast news and entertainment radio shows for an audience of more than 3,000.
  • Researched, wrote, edited, and produced more than 500 command information radio spots, 600 news stories, 700 community information updates, and 30 sports broadcast features.
  • Interviewed more than 600 subject matter experts to gain further understanding, soundbites, and quotes for broadcast and print news stories.
  • Conducted 25 live radio remotes to an audience of over 1,000.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
Communication
MS
Public Relations
3

Broadcast Journalist Supervisor

Managed a high production news team that serviced a local and national demographic to include service members, DOD contractors and civilians via the Pentagon Channel, All Points Europe, All Hands Update and social media websites

  • Trained new personnel and created a digital newscast template improving the proficiency and workflow of the news team
  • Produced daily news casts while understaffed for 6 months including: Television Commercials, Operational, Regional, and Local News Stories, Radio Stories, Radio News Casts and Radio Commercials
  • Prepared Television and Radio reports for AFN headquarters to identify products, organizational work-flow and manning levels
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Broadcast Communication Marketing
Photography
4

Broadcast Journalist

  • Provided public affairs support throughout Iraq for U.S. military and coalition forces
  • Produced 25 television news stories publicizing key events and initiatives
  • Prepared live press conferences covered by national and international media
  • Edited scripts, video and hosted live radio shows broadcasting command information
  • Maintained and continually developed a release distribution network to maximize coverage
  • Trained and assisted Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines in producing news stories
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Communications Media
5

Broadcast Journalist

Wrote and assisted in producing Around Town Segment, a weekly program featuring African news and live interviews.

  • Anchored/reported live on a variety of topics including issues facing African women.
  • Served as a station representative within the New York community and participated at fundraisers and charity events to increase Kali TV's visibility.
  • Developed story ideas for weekly shows and documentaries focusing on gender issues in the African continent.
  • Developed new contacts and relationships with potential stakeholders, including advertisers, news sources, and viewers, to increase the station's credibility and revenue.
  • Provided healthy suggestions for increasing investors.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Journalism
MS
International Development
MA
Legal & Ethical Studies
6

Broadcast Journalist

Captured stock footage, depicting Armed Forces missions in combat zones

  • Interviewed US and Afghan Forces members explaining day to day operations and documenting the personal side of the War on Terrorism
  • Edited video/audio for Army Public Affairs to distribute five to seven stories a month world-wide
  • Wrote news and feature stories for television broadcast
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Broadcast Journalism
Business
7

Print & Broadcast Journalist

  • Organized the clearance, production and distribution of information materials
  • News anchored for English news broadcast, was responsible for all aspects of pre-production and presentation of broadcasts
  • In a team of four, ensured regular reporting on programming activities, presenting broadcast priorities and participated in the organization of conferences, seminars, press briefings, and interviews from which news reports for broadcast and print were developed
  • Assessed information for its news value and evaluated the effectiveness of information campaigns
  • Drafted information in media packets and newspaper reports, video clips, websites
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Humanitarian Assistance
MA
Community Health
MA
International Affairs
8

Broadcast Journalist

  • Researched and wrote news stories for daily newspaper
  • Filmed and digitally edited video news stories
  • Organized and lead groups of up to 100 people on tours of Navy ships
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
9

Broadcast Journalist

Shoots, edits, and produces video products to tell the story of the National Guard and its Servicemembers

  • Trains personnel in U.S. Army public affairs policies and guidelines during exercises and real world events enabling them to better relay command messages and talking points when interacting with the public and news media
  • Manages teams varying in size from 4 to 25 personnel in public affairs projects such as recruiting videos for the National Guard
  • Deployed as part of a Division Public Affairs Office supporting more than 20,000 soldiers
  • Senior Editor for both print and broadcast products
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Broadcast Journalism Course
10

Broadcast Journalist

Host and producer of local sports show, PEP TALK, where interviewed guests included Olympic great, Carl Lewis, former Denver Broncos quarterback, John Elway and famed football coach, Pete Carroll.

  • Host and producer of local variety show, ON LOCATION WITH DAWN WHITAKER; reviewed popular restaurants and highlighted local events in the Long Beach area.
  • News anchor and segment producer for weekly cable newscast, IE NEWS; wrote, produced and delivered news stories for sports and entertainment newscasts.
  • Sports reporter for Long Beach Poly H.S. Basketball, Long Beach City College Football, Long Beach State Basketball and Long Beach State Volleyball; conducted pre and post-game interviews in addition to sideline reporting.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
MS
Communication Management

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