1218 Missouri Ave
Joplin, MO 64801
Joplin, MO 64801
Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter, KSNF, Joplin, MO (September 2013-Present)
-Produce, edit, write, and anchor weekend sportscast, fill-in during weekdays
-Covering high school, collegiate and professional sports (45+ high schools, Pittsburg State and Missouri Southern, Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, Sporting KC, NASCAR)
- Find, research, and conduct interviews
-Shoot and edit all material before strict deadlines
-Produce, write and host weekly 30-minute coaches show for Missouri Southern men’s and women’s basketball. -Post stories to the web and closely monitor social media feeds for breaking news
Highlights with KSNF:
-Covered the Kansas City Royals from Home Opener to Game 7 of the 2014 World Series (live during ALCS)
-2014 Cotton Bowl Classic from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX
-Covered Kansas City Chiefs from Arrowhead Stadium and at training camp
-Covered former Pittsburg State WR John Brown (current Arizona Cardinals WR) in St. Louis against the Rams
-NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Kansas Speedway
Audio Operator, KNWA/KFTA, Fayetteville, AR (December 2010-August 2013)
-Operate audio equipment for four newscasts daily.
-Responsibilities include running the audio board for each newscast, communicating with anchors, reporters and producers, sound editing, recording studio interviews and musical performances.
-Assisted sports team during high school football season, shooting and editing highlights.
-Continued some production assistant responsibilities including editing video and posting to the web.
Podcast Host, Executive Producer of Stoppage Time with Hayden Herrera (October 2011–September 2013)
-Created my own podcast on iTunes that features one on one interviews with journalists.
-Guests include Nolan Richardson and Fox News Chief Correspondent Jonathan Hunt.
Anchor/Reporter, UATV, Fayetteville, AR (August 2010—December 2012)
-Reporter: Produced, shot and edited my own content for campus station UATV.
-Anchor for UATV Sports: wrote, edited, anchored and called highlights for nightly sports block.
-Promoted to anchor in 2012: wrote stories for and anchored nightly news broadcast.
Audio Operator, Arkansas Razorback Head Coaches Shows (August 2011– March 2012)
-Ran the audio board for weekly shows with Bobby Petrino and Mike Anderson.
Production Assistant, DLP Entertainment (October 2011)
-Part of a four part series: Year of the QB: Depth Chart, aired on ESPN in October 2011.
-Helped crew on interviews with Head Coach Bobby Petrino and Quarterback Tyler Wilson.
-Assisted film crew during an Arkansas football game and with beauty shots of Fayetteville.
Production Assistant, KNWA/KFTA, Fayetteville, AR (Sept 2009-Dec 2010, May 2008-Aug 2008)
-Operated studio cameras and teleprompter, stage manager for anchor and reporters.
-Prepared the studio and edited video for four newscasts daily.
KNWA/KARK (Fayetteville & Little Rock, Arkansas)
Sports Department (January 2008 to May 2008)
-Shadowed Sports Producer, Anchor and reporters, assisted in stacking sportscast and shot video.
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
Bachelor’s Degree, Broadcast Journalism; Graduation Date: December 2012
-Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Avid
-JVC ProHD, Panasonic 200, Panasonic DVCPro 50
-Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
Part of KFTA crew that won 2010 Mid-America Emmy Award (Best Evening Newscast)
Arkansas Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) Superior Rating in Broadcast Story 2009
ASPA Excellent Rating for Broadcast Sports Event Live Coverage 2008