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Produce and anchor the 6 and 11:30 p.m. newscasts each weekend. Provide editorial guidance to the weekend reporter and use news judgement to build the lineup. Work as a video journalist during the week, pitching, writing and editing original stories for TV and web. Do live hits both in the field and in-studio. 

Covered a wide range of stories from breaking news, court and city council to in-depth features. Did live hits both in the field and in-studio. Wrote, vetted and posted articles on the CTV News Saskatoon website. Backfill anchored for late night and weekends. Helped cover the 2020 provincial and municipal elections. 

Worked as one of two reporters at the bureau in Sault Ste. Marie. Pitched, researched and developed original local news and feature stories for multiple newscasts. Filed for web. Established and maintained contacts in the community. Utilized Atlas kit and operated ENG equipment. 

Pitched local news stories on a daily basis. Set up and conducted interviews. Gained experience writing, editing and reporting on stories for TV and web. Worked on stories with a local connection to the New Zealand terrorist attacks and China's ban on canola imports. 

Floor directed CHIN TV's two-hour live Italian variety show. Maintained order on the floor and gave cues to the hosts. Put lavalier microphones on the hosts and guests as well as set up the studio prior to the show. Announced contest winners live on the air at the end of each show and occasionally hosted one of the segments.

Worked closely with the video team to produce the weekly newscasts and morning updates. Assigned stories to reporters, created and maintained weekly schedules, and produced graphics for various segments. Reported, filmed and edited video stories. Anchored weekly newscast and hosted segments like weather and trending. 

Corresponded with labels and artists from across Canada. Put together CJRU's weekly top 30 chart. Reviewed and added new local and international music to the station's music library. Digitized CDs and set up interviews with Canadian artists and bands. Edited and posted album and concert reviews on the CJRU website.

Created, produced and hosted a live, hour-long radio show with a focus on Toronto's arts and culture scene. Wrote scripts and conducted live interviews in the studio with Canadian artists and bands. Edited audio using Audacity and Adobe Audition. 

EXPERIENCE

 

NOVEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

Weekend Anchor and Reporter 

CTV News Saskatoon

JANUARY 2020 - NOVEMBER 2020

Video Journalist 

CTV News Saskatoon

APRIL 2019 - DECEMBER 2019

Video Journalist 

CTV News Northern Ontario

MARCH 2019 - APRIL 2019

Reporter and News Intern

CTV News Saskatoon

SEPTEMBER 2015 - APRIL 2019

Floor Director

CHIN Radio and Television 

JANUARY 2019 - MARCH 2019

Video Producer and Reporter 

The Ryersonian 

SEPTEMBER 2016 - MARCH 2019

Music Director

CJRU 1280AM

MARCH 2016 - MARCH 2019

Radio Host and Producer

CJRU 1280AM

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Video

 

APPLICATIONS

Adobe Premiere Pro

Avid Media Composer

Velocity

LumaFusion

iNews

EQUIPMENT

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon T5i 

Canon XF205 HD

Panasonic AG-UX90 4K

ARRI Lighting Kits

Dejero

Audio

 

APPLICATIONS

Adobe Audition

Audacity 

iNews

EQUIPMENT

Marantz PMD661

Zoom Recorder

Sennheiser Microphones

(shotgun, lavalier mics, handheld)

SKILLS

 

Photography

 

APPLICATIONS

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom

Pixlr

EQUIPMENT

iPhone 

DSLR Cameras

Multimedia

 

Infographics

Timelines

Interactive Google Maps

StoryMaps

360 Images

Social Media Videos

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