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Chuck Ramey
3219 Primrose Lane
Madison, WI 53703
(123)-565-2979
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Job Objective To seek a position of Video Journalist with a challenging mission to perform accurate and incisive reporting.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of production, editing and broadcast of news stories and contents, in a video format
  • Sound knowledge of computer software programs such as, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, DVD Studio Pro and Adobe Photoshop
  • Operational knowledge of various news-studio lighting equipments, recording equipments, broadcasting systemsand video editing systems
  • Familiarity with videography, video recording and video editing procedures and practices
  • Remarkable ability to work variable shift-timings, including evenings and weekends, with efficiency
  • Outstanding ability to create and deliver live video news-contents and broadcasts, within the given deadline

Professional Experience:

Video Journalist
Univision Communications Inc., Madison, WI
August 2012 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Obtained and followed up on news and event leads, from different sources.
  • Conducted research and interviews to validate reliability of facts related to news leads and subsequent stories.
  • Assisted with development of news ideas, contacts and resources, to produce interesting news stories, in a video format.
  • Created, improved and presented comprehensible and highly interesting newscasts, video scripts,show-teases and other related video broadcasts.
  • Edited, revised and assessed video scripts and video-recordings of news stories, to ensure delivery of high quality broadcasts.
  • Maintained timely production, review and delivery ofall newscasts and video contents.

Video Journalist
Media General, Inc., Madison, WI
May 2009 – July 2012

Responsibilities:

  • Collected and worked on story leads, to generate interesting story ideas.
  • Created, edited and delivered video-based news scripts, promotional teasers, newscasts, and headlines.
  • Organized, coordinated and presented highly appealing news stories, in video format.
  • Arranged, managed and conducted video-recording of interviews, as assigned.
  • Executedlive shots and broadcasts of breaking news, sweeps and special series.
  • Provided technical assistance to Assignment Editor, news anchor and field crews, as needed.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism
Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO



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