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Martha Kang

marthakang.com marthajkang@gmail.com

Bachelor of Journalism, Minor in Political Science, University of Missouri-Columbia. Graduated December, 2004. GPA: 3.5

Social Media Manager, KOMO News; Seattle, Washington. July 2o12 ± Present. ‡ Manage presentation of content on KOMO¶s social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest. ‡ Develop strategic plan for use of each platform for news delivery, gathering. ‡ Train other members of the newsroom on social media best practices. ‡ Use social media platforms to chase news tips and engage with audience. Web Producer, KOMO News; Seattle, Washington. November 2006 ± Present. ‡ Write original stories, including breaking news, on komonews.com ‡ Edit stories by KOMO-TV reporters into a print-friendly format ‡ Discuss the day¶s popular web stories during daily radio segment, ³Hot Clicks´ News Writer, Northwest Cable News; Seattle, Washington. September 2005 ± November 2006. ‡ Help cover breaking news in the fast-paced 24-hour cable newsroom ‡ Write scripts for TV anchors for several of the day¶s shows in various formats ‡ Produce short cut-in newscasts to air during other Northwest Belo stations Freelancer, WLS-TV; Chicago, Illinois. June 2005 ± September 2006. ‡ Cover the assignment desk overnight approximately three days a week ‡ Aid day assignment editors review scanner feeds and make regular beat calls News Producer, KOMU-TV8; Columbia, Missouri. January 2004 ± May 2005. ‡ Produce a variety of newscasts - morning, evening, night - on a rotating basis ‡ Write the scripts for the newscasts and instruct editors on footage use ‡ Manage breaking news and other changes, in and out of the control booth Producing Teaching Assistant, KOMU-TV8; Columbia, Missouri. May 2004August 2004. ‡ Teach students how to craft a newscast with good writing, visuals and pacing ‡ Promote efficient relationships between reporters, editors and directors General Assignment Reporter, KOMU-TV8; Columbia, Missouri. June 2003 - December 2003. ‡ Cover and shoot stories with a DVC-Pro camera, then edit stories with Avid ‡ Present stories through taped packages, on-sets and live shots

Martha Kang
marthakang.com marthajkang@gmail.com

Herb Weisbaum Radio News Anchor, Consumer Reporter KOMO Newsradio and KOMO-TV 140 Fourth Avenue North Seattle, Washington 98109 206-404-1000 Art Sanders Radio News Anchor KOMO Newsradio 140 Fourth Avenue North Seattle, Washington 98109 206-404-1000 Cathy Rollins Assignment Editor KOMO-TV 140 Fourth Avenue North Seattle, Washington 98109 206-404-4145

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