-Bringing important issues and community events to Coon Rapid and Anoka-Hennepin County residents -Working independently as the only weekend reporter to shoot, write and edit accurate and memorable content.
-Shooting, writing and editing original stories for multiple daily newscasts -As the senior night-side reporter my focus is to deliver news that goes beyond a headlines to include thorough research and thoughtful storytelling -Articles written daily for desktop and mobile platforms and pushed to social media -Engage with community through volunteer opportunities
Photojournalist Freelance November 2011 – July 2012
-Shooting PKGs on ENG cameras for national and international news markets as well as long form projects within Alaska. -Lighting for live shots using AARI lighting equipment -Sound gathering using wireless lavaliers and various wired mics -Editing on Final Cut Pro -Stories produced in the field as web content for NBC Nightly News and other clients -Eighteen years working professionally in news production within Alaska
-Shooting on ENG cameras. Sony XD, SX formats -Experienced in various lighting and sound gathering techniques -Editing on Final Cut Pro and Tape to Tape -ENG/Microwave Live Van trained -Multiple stories shot and edited for NBC Universal News Division -Short and long form projects