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1119 S. 75 t h Terr.

, Kansas City, Kansas 66111


Jessica L. Reber
Spri ng 2008 KSHB Channel 41 Kansas City, MO
News Intern
• Assist news producers in stacki ng shows, writing kickers and VO/ SOTs.
• Help manage web content i ncl udi ng: netcasts, spot news, sports and
special holiday projects.

2008-Present Cosentino’s Pri ce Chopper Shawnee, Kansas

General Me rchandise Manager
• Set sales and merchandising goals and assist employees how best to
accomplish them.
• Generated one of the best health and beauty care departments within a
month of grand opening, out of 25 Consenti no stores.
• Interfaced with vendors concerning pricing, availability, damaged product,
buy-backs, and special orders.

Summer 2007 KMBC Channel 9 Kansas City, MO

News Intern
• Contributed news ideas at morning meetings.
• Researched court cases for possible story i deas.
• Independentl y produced stories from the wire to gain personal experi ence.

2003-2008 Dillons Shawnee, Kansas

General Me rchandise Manager
• Staff and direct associates to manage the department at an optimal l evel.
• Explai n standards of performance to employees and work with them to
achieve those goals.
• Mai ntain excellent customer service skills and a proven record as a top
sales performer.

May 2008 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
• Bachelor of Science in Journalism, News and Information emphasis
• Journalism GPA – 3.19

SPJ Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards U niversity of Kansas
• 1 s t place online in-depth reporting
“Railways on the rise” –
The Rick Musse r Multimedia A ward U niversity of Kansas
• 1 s t reci pient of the award which honored the professor of reporting, writi ng
and new media.

• Able to tactfully and calmly handle stressful situations.
• Strong desire to promote, communi cate and implement i nitiatives.
• Efficient in iNews, IDM, Django, moveable type, Dayport and Photoshop
• Advanced html code to upload images, vi deo, audio and hyperlinks.