Kathleen Serie

Website: www.kathleenserie.weebly.com
Demo Reel: http://kathleenserie.weebly.com/demo-

reel.html

Email: kathleen.serie@gmail.com ------- Twitter: @katserie
Campus Address
725 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
Cell: (605) 999-7841

Permanent Address
1510 Ridge Ln.
Mitchell, SD 57301
Home: (605) 996-8008

Media Experience
KELOLAND-TV: Multimedia Journalist. Tasks included reporting,
shooting,
writing and editing stories for broadcast as assigned, shooting my
own standups, live shots and posting stories online. May – August 2014 &
2015
South Dakota Public Broadcasting: Radio news reporter/anchor.
Tasks
include reporting stories as assigned as well as enterprise stories, and hosting morning and afternoon news programs as
needed for this statewide public broadcasting network. May 2013 – March 2014
KYOT-TV: Coyote TV News Producer - spring & fall 2015. Anchor - spring & fall 2014. Assignment Editor from fall
2013-fall 2014. I edited stories and wrote forward promotion for this live, weekly 30-minute student-run newscast on
cable channel 21. Live Correspondent for spring & fall 2013. Responsibilities included securing guests/researching
stories for the live shot, consulting with producer and talking the story during the live newscast. Production Assistant for
fall 2012.
KAOR-FM: Co-News Director for Spring & Fall 2014. Responsibilities include assigning stories, writing scripts, and
producing headline updates for this student-run campus radio station. News Anchor for fall 2012 & fall 2013.
USD Cross Media Council: Moderator for the 2014 Student Government Association candidate debate
The Volante: Reporter /Opinion Columnist for USD’s campus newspaper. Fall 2012 – fall 2013
Media Skills
Reporting: TV & Radio
Anchoring: TV & Radio

Video Editing: Adobe Premiere, Edius, Final Cut Pro 7Video Shooting
Audio Editing: Adobe Audition
Voicing

Honors
Recipient of the 2015 Broadcast Education Association Nielsen Co. Scholarship Award: $2,500
Recipient of the 2015 Jack Shelley Scholarship: $1,250
Recipient of the 2015 NATAS Upper Midwest Division Don Shelby Journalism Scholarship: $3,000
Eric Sevareid Award of Merit for Hard Feature Student Market Television
Rawlins Scholarship: $10,000 over four years
Education
Senior at the University of South Dakota; August 2012 - expected graduation date of May 2016. B.A. in Media and
Journalism, Emphasis in Broadcast Journalism; Minor in Business : 3.94 Cumulative GPA
Activities
Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority: Service and Philanthropy Director for 2014. Duties included planning large fundraising
events to benefit CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), and coordinating service projects for the chapter.
Communications Director for 2013. Duties included writing a newsletter for alumnae each semester
USD Dakotathon: Morale Captain from fall 2012 – present. This is a charitable event for Children’s Miracle Network.
Members fundraise throughout the year to benefit the Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls.
SERVE: Volunteer for this campus service organization, Adopt-a-Grandparent, from fall 2012 – fall 2013. I volunteered
each week to visit and interact with a resident of a local nursing home.