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Lauren Bale Phone: 845-521-4945 E-Mail: LaurenHBale@gmail.

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Broadcast Experience
KOMU-TV (NBC): Columbia, Mo. Multimedia Reporter/Anchor/Producer - Pitch, write, shoot and edit day-turn, enterprise and investigative packages - Conduct high-profile interviews, including an interview that lead to the arrest of a murderer and an interview that received the most online views in KOMU history - Lead a team to Moore, Oklahoma following a series of deadly tornados where I field produced and shot a series of packages with local ties to Mid-Missouri - Report and anchor newscasts - Write, build and produce evening newscast Missouri Digital News: Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri State Capitol Political Reporter and Producer - Reported, wrote and produced day turn and feature stories for KMOX, CBS St. Louis, including a piece on Missouris criminal sentencing review that was picked up by radio and newspapers statewide - Interviewed Missouri House Representatives, Senators and State Supreme Court Justices at the Missouri State Capitol - Covered 2012 election night live from Senator Claire McCaskills watch party in St. Louis August 2012-December 2012 December 2012-Present

KOAA-TV (NBC): Colorado Springs, Co. Intern

May 2012-August 2012

- Covered breaking news, including the Aurora theater shooting and the Waldo Canyon fire - Assistant produced a broadcast live from the Aurora theater parking lot less than 24 hours after the mass shooting - Assisted Ann Curry in logging footage, field editing and interviewing witnesses and victims following the Aurora shooting - Shot and edited footage of the Waldo Canyon fire and the aftermath - Managed the KOAA website, Facebook and Twitter pages

Education
Missouri School of Journalism - Bachelor of Journalism in Radio/TV Reporting and Anchoring Cornwall Central High School -Cornwall, New York Graduated 2010 August 2010 May 2014 (anticipated)

Skills
- iNEWS, Avid Newscutter, Synapse Content Management System, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, iMovie, Microsoft Office, Sony XD-CAM, Marantz audio recorder, LiveU backpack, Facebook, Twitter, Social News Desk References Stacey Woelfel, News Director, KOMU 573-268-3475 Kent Collins, Broadcast Department Chair, Missouri School of Journalism 573-882-1957 Zach Thaxton, Anchor/ Reporter, KOAA-TV 719-440-7107