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Kristen Elizabeth Rodgers th

639 W. 28 Street Los Angeles, CA 90007 kerodger@usc.edu / (650) 704-8300

Education University of Southern California May 2014 Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast and Digital Journalism, Minors in Sports Media Studies and Business Administration Deans List: All four years Major: 4.0, University: 3.85 Experience Fox Sports/Scout.com May 2013-Present On-Air Reporter Daily on-camera interviews with USC football players and coaches both on campus and around the country. Shoot and edit interviews for national and local high school football and basketball recruiting Write, edit and upload breaking stories to Scout.com and contribute to live message boards. USC Annenberg TV News January 2011-Present On-Air Sports Anchor/Producer Produce and write five-minute sport section for live nightly 30-minute broadcast. Sports Director, Journalist Manage staff of 50 sports journalists to produce live nightly broadcast. Oversee sports section of ATVN.org, coordinate Annenberg TV News social media outlets. Shoot, write and edit packages on broad range of USC sports from football to golf. KABC Sports January 2013-May 2013 Broadcast Coordinating Assistant Conducted one-on-one interviews with Lakers, Clippers, Dodgers, Angels, Kings and Ducks for nightly local broadcast. Field produced game coverage and live shots from Los Angeles arenas. NBC Universal 2012 Olympics July 2012-August 2012 Intern Selected from highly competitive pool of students to participate in broadcast of Olympics in London. Produced and edited variety of highlights from basketball to kayaking. Bleacher Report May 2012-August 2012 Featured Columnist Promoted from intern to regular columnist with one thousand page views for each story. Wrote five articles a week analyzing trending sports topics from USC to Grand Slam tennis. Leadership Club Tennis: President, manage competitive and general teams (250 members) Delta Gamma Sorority: Executive Vice President, lead a chapter of 260 in academics and manage the new pledge classes Skills/Interests Avid, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FORScene, Avid MAM, Adobe Photoshop, iNews, Dreamweaver, HTML, WordPress, Audacity, Soundslides, Windows 7, Microsoft Office, Mac OSX, Twitter, Facebook Fluent in French Interests: Recorded own jazz CD, food blogger, golf, tennis, scuba diver