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Nigel D.

Ashford
175 Cleverdon Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36688
251-550-1765| nda1101@jagmail.southalabama.edu

OBJECTIVE
An entry level position that will enhance my current skills and assist me in gaining experience in different areas of broadcast.

EDUCATION
University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
Bachelor of Arts and Science, Broadcast Journalism, expected May 2015
Classification: Senior
Minor, Marketing
EXPERIENCE
Mobile County Public School System Television Network,
The 251, Talk Show Host
Mobile, Alabama

September 2014-Present

Interview students from different schools to get their perspective on questions such as college, social media and

bullying
Voice and appear in promos
Introduce and close shows, using memorized or read scripts, and/or ad-libs
Prepare and deliver reports along with gather and rewrite material so that it will convey required information and fit
specific time slots
Local 15 News WPMI Production Assistant
Mobile, Alabama

May 2014-Present

Operating sound deck, audio, or camera for evening and nightly newscast

Prepare for newscast including but not limited to: running scripts for newscasts, running cameras and/or prompter
for newscasts
Keep the website updated by creating and editing web scripts and cutting videos of the news cast to go on the
website
Oversee the stations social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter and making sure that we are keeping viewers
updated through social media

University of South Alabama,


Jag Television Network, Making It, Talk Show Host
Mobile, Alabama

August 2013-Present

Study background information in order to prepare for programs or interviews

Interview local entertainers who are trying to make a career using their talents
Book interviews and reserve venues for the show
Produce and edit show material using Edius software

University of South Alabama,


The Prowl Campus Radio Network, On Air Staff
Mobile, Alabama
Board Operator for recorded broadcasts featuring Real Talk with Nigel Ashford

Interview a variety of guests and discussed hard issues and broadcasting on air
Ability to generate creative, entertaining radio concepts
Perform digital production work (voice and dub)

August 2013-December 2013

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University of South Alabama Resident Assistant


Mobile, Alabama

August 2012- May 2013

Create monthly events for over 45 residents of Gamma Hall


Assist with academic and personal concerns for students
Serve as an information resource for students pertaining to residence halls and the campus
Advertise upcoming events and meetings through flyers, social media, and physical interaction

COMMUNITY SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho, President/ Founder


NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists), Member
CASCLE Charity Organization, Marketing Chair
Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Member
Mobile Animal Shelter, Volunteer

SKILLS
Knowledge of studio and live broadcasts, digital production, and voice-overs.
Computer Literate/Software Proficiency: Highly experienced typing skills with using common Office Systems,
Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro software
Foundation in producing 15 to 30 minute news segments, creating rundowns, finding stories and writing scripts
Training in learning how to operate studio cameras, teleprompters, and sound decks