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Jessica N.

Associated Press and William Randolph Hearst Award Winning Journalist
204 Thoroughbred Lane Chesapeake, VA 23320 ::: work (757) 679-1367 ::: personal cell (504) 251-1224 Twitter: @JessicaNLarche ::: Facebook: Jessica Larche Wtkr :::
Experience WTKR-TV Norfolk, Virginia Investigative/ Special Projects Reporter / Fill-in anchor (November 2010 Present) Enterprise investigative stories daily and report live Enterprise long-form investigative stories and targeted special reports for highest rated newscasts Investigate breaking news stories and report live Create and/or produce additional web content for investigative pieces Fill-in anchor for top rated newscasts Assist in training photojournalists for special projects shoots Convert investigative television pieces into compelling and engaging online content Engage viewers on social media and at community events Produce and anchor Scam Alert franchise FOX 40 News Jackson, Mississippi Reporter/Fill-in Anchor/ Producer (February 2008 November 2010) Reporter: Enterprise, write, shoot, edit and front television news packages live daily Enterprise lead stories daily Enterprise award winning investigative stories focusing on law enforcement, city/state government, and consumer fraud on a regular basis Develop sources in law enforcement, government and community for start-up FOX affiliate Use computer editing to produce creative stand-ups that enhance news stories Producer: Build local half hour newscasts integrating local news, national news and social media responding to news of the day Write local and national VOs, VO-SOTs Work with reporters on story development and break out elements for newscast Write newscast topicals for promotions FAMU News 20 at 5:00 PM Tallahassee, Florida Anchor/Reporter/Producer (August December 2007) Developed, wrote, shot and edited hard local news stories for television broadcast daily Built half hour 5 PM newscast integrating local and national news Anchored live newscasts daily Developed investigative stories on a regular basis WDSU New Orleans Investigative Reporting Intern (May August 2007) Field produced, wrote and developed investigative news stories for 6 On Your Side Live news program Conducted research, interviews and developed analytical questions for 6 On Your Side Live news anchor and producers Professional Awards/ Recognition Mississippi Associated Press: Best Public Affairs Reporting Mississippi Associated Press: Best General News Reporting MS Associated Press: Best Station Achievement William Randolph Hearst: Best Spot News Reporting Skills News video photography: Sony PMW EX1 High Definition Sony Mini DV Non-linear video editing: Avid, Velocity, Final Cut Pro Producing: ENPS, OPUS Education Florida A&M University 2007 Broadcast Journalism GPA: 4.0/4.0 References Mike Mather, Investigative Reporter WTKR NewsChannel 3 (757) 679-1355 Kathy Times Immediate Past President, NABJ (205) 601-4220 Mike Ingalls, Executive Producer KSTP Channel 5 (706) 288-8586 (Former FOX 40 News Director) Josue Cruz, Chief Editor WTKR NewsChannel 3 (757) 544-4582 Kurt Williams, Anchor WTKR NewsChannel 3 (757) 617-6447

Associations Vice President: Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals