Sample Television News Producer Resume

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Thomas Woolfolk
587 Bridge Street
Tulsa, OK 74120
(111)-961-7677
[email]

Job Objective Looking for work as a Television News Producer that will enable me to make positive contributions to company by utilizing my prior training in this field.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in producing live television news broadcasts
  • Operational knowledge of the news and video editing systems
  • Deep knowledge of the computer systems used in the newsroom
  • Solid news judgment, with wide knowledge of current local news and newsmakers
  • Familiarity with non-linear and desktop-based editing systems
  • Proficient with Avid, internet production tools, MS Office and Wide Orbit
  • Ability to show and tell compelling news story with strong visual elements
  • Ability to produce newscasts in a live and live-to-tape news wheel operation
  • Ability to produce news stories and segments with little supervision
  • Ability to shoot and edit videos

Professional Experience:

Television News Producer, April 2008 – Till Date
YNN Syracuse, Tulsa, OK

  • Administered the newscast by developing the story line and making the appropriate inserts to it.
  • Created the scripts for the anchors, wrote the stories to be precise and interesting to enable the news to hold interest of the viewer.
  • Designed the graphic required to support the stories by coordinating with the artists for the show.
  • Prepared special reports for the newscasts as per the direction of the News Director.
  • Recommended story ideas in the meetings by having a thorough knowledge of the local and the national market.

Television News Producer, January 2004 – March 2008
Meredith Corporation, Tulsa, OK

  • Reviewed the news to be telecast to ensure there are no mistakes.
  • Created teasers and promotions with the assistance of the creative department for the upcoming shows and newscasts.
  • Ensured that the pre -production materials and graphics are ready at the time of the newscast to be aired.
  • Prepared interview segments of the show and selected guests to be on the segment and booked them.
  • Participated in the daily meetings and determined the content of the days broadcast with the help of editorial staff, photographers and the production team.
  • Managed the time the show is on air, ensured that the commercial content also goes on air within the show.
  • Reviewed the newscast on a daily basis and find ways to improve it to garner more viewership.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism, Irvine Valley College, Irvine, CA



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