ELLEN MAURO

FLAT 3 HASLER’S WHARF 219 OLD FORD ROAD LONDON, UK, E3 5NP +4407725413081 ellen.mauro@gmail.com www.ellenmauro.com Twitter: @EMauroCBC CANDIDATE:

A highly motivated self-starter dedicated to compelling, well-researched storytelling, deeply interested in the issues shaping our world with experience covering them using all journalistic platforms.
JOURNALISTIC EXPERIENCE:

April 2013-Present Associate Producer, CBC News London, UK  responsible for researching and pitching stories, chase producing, field producing and writing scripts for a regional edition of BBC’s Sunday Politics Show Sept. 2012-Mar. 2013 Broadcast Assistant, BBC News Bristol, UK  responsible for researching and pitching stories, chase producing, field producing and writing scripts for a regional edition of BBC’s Sunday Politics Show Sept. 2012-Mar. 2013 Journalism Fellow, Uni. of the West of England Bristol, UK  responsible for assisting lecturers in teaching undergraduate broadcast journalism students the fundamentals of producing radio, television and online news April 2011-Oct. 2012 Television Reporter, CTV News Ottawa, ON  responsible for researching, shooting, writing, and packaging television news stories, as well as doing live hits for CTV’s local affiliate in Ottawa and CTV News Channel July 2012 Olympics Freelance Producer, CBC News London, UK  responsible for chase and field producing shoots and interviews for CBC’s London bureau during its coverage of the lead-up to the 2012 Olympic Games Aug. 2011-June 2012 Associate Producer, CTV’s Question Period Ottawa, ON  responsible for pitching and researching stories, packaging show headlines, logging clips and B-roll, chase and field producing, updating social media pages and creating live chat forums for CTV’s flagship national political program April 2011-May 2011 Broadcast Assistant, CBC News London, UK  responsible for researching and pitching stories, coordinating broadcast resources, and chase and field producing shoots for CBC’s coverage of the Royal Wedding  freelanced a radio piece on artists preparing for the London Olympics to CBC’s The World This Weekend

Nov. 2010-April 2011 Online Reporter, CTV News Ottawa, ON  responsible for writing web hits, publishing photos and videos, chasing stories, monitoring for breaking news, moderating comment forums, updating social media and determining the online story line-up June 2010-Sept. 2010 Reporter, Ottawa Citizen Ottawa, ON  responsible for writing well-researched stories covering a wide area of subject matter—ranging from community events to violent crime—under the tight deadlines of Ottawa’s major daily newspaper
SKILLS PROFILE:

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reporting experience across all journalistic platforms—print, television, radio, and online—as well as chase and field producing experience proficient in iNews, Avid Newscutter, Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Soundslides, Audacity, Final Cut Pro, Velocity, Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress, and the use of HD video cameras and high-quality audio recorders

EDUCATION

Sept. 2012-Present University of the West of England Bristol, UK  Masters of Journalism, Highest Honours  Awarded:  Chancellor’s Scholarship o Full scholarship to complete postgraduate degree in journalism  Journalism Fellow Award Sept. 2006- April 2010 Carleton University Ottawa, ON  Bachelor of Journalism, Highest Honours  Awarded:  Marjorie Nichols Memorial Award for Journalism o Awarded to graduate with most journalistic potential  CTV News Television Broadcasting Scholarship o Awarded to student with most potential in television broadcasting  Senate Academic Medal o Awarded based on outstanding academic achievement  K. Phyllis Wilson Award for Journalism  Carleton University Faculty Scholarship  Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship  Canadian University Women’s Award
REFERENCES (LETTERS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST)

Ann MacMillan London Bureau Chief CBC News ann.macmillan@cbc.ca

Susan Ormiston Senior Correspondent CBC News susan.ormiston@cbc.ca

Graham Richardson Ottawa Chief Anchor CTV News graham.richardson@bellmedia.ca