To maximize my skills as a veteran journalist for a broadcast or cable news organization that values and rewards hard work, creativity, integrity and innovation.
BROADCAST NEWS EXPERIENCE
Anchor – Mobile Journalist, KPSP Local 2 Palm Springs, CA (05/10 – Current)
Solo anchor #1 rated weekend evening newscasts and perform general assignment reporting for weekday evening newscasts. Assist in producing weekend newscasts and provide editorial direction. Weekend responsibilities also include producing and anchoring sports. Turn 2 separate packages daily while reporting and post web versions of stories.
Anchor and Reporter, CBS-2 Palm Springs, CA (09/02-01/08)
Anchor 2 hour morning show for start-up affiliate. Assist in producing morning newscast. Responsibilities included GA reporting, and producing a weekly profile of an area resident chosen at random. Also served as weekend anchor. Frequently serve as host and moderator for community and educational events.
Weekend Anchor, KBAK-KBFX, Bakersfield, CA (09/00-09/02)
Solo anchored #1 rated weekend evening newscasts. Weekend Responsibilities included assisting in producing and weather. Performed GA reporting during the week, with an emphasis on live reporting.
Main Anchor, KTVL, Medford, OR (03/99-07/00)
Anchored weekday evening newscast. Responsibilities included editorial oversight and producing. Co-hosted MDA Telethon. Active community involvement.
Main Anchor, KHSL, Chico, CA (10/96-01/99)
Main Anchor, News Director, KOTI, Klamath Falls, OR (10/95-10/96)
Senior Trainer, Outsource Channel Executives, Colorado Springs, CO (04/07 – 05/10)
As an independent contractor, present high tech sales training programs to Hewlett Packard business partners in the U.S. and internationally. Teach business partners about technology used to build and manage corporate data centers, along with sales and business development strategies.
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Marketing Concentration
California State University Fullerton, May, 1988
Subsequent courses completed in journalism and broadcasting at UCLA Extension and Rancho Santiago College. Completed facilitators training for the “Dale Carnegie Course” and for various Brian Tracy corporate and personal development programs.