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CATHERINE KELLY

catherine.ann.kelly@gmail.com ! 313.319.8174 ! www.catekelly.com

Professional Experience
Producer/Newswriter, W LS-TV (ABC), Chicago, IL July 2013-Present ! Selected by managers to create, format and execute two-hour daily expansion of weekend morning newscasts; news extended by four hours total. ! Coordinate with reporters to ensure their story is complete for air. ! Write scripts and edit accompanying video for newscasts. Producer, KCRA-TV (NBC), Sacramento, CA June 2010-June2013 ! Develop and execute number-one rated morning newscast in 20 largest media market; beating next closest competitor with three times as many viewers. ! Help manage 4.5-hour morning show including, but not limited to: assignment of reporters and crews, oversaw overnight assignment desk, collaborated on story selection, and enterprise newscast specials. ! Created overnight social media strategy and worked closely with digital team to ensure website, mobile and social media platforms remain active and current to enhance station brand and mission. ! Expertly incorporate and produce multiple live elements in newscasts including newsmaker guests, eg: politicians; satellite media tours; and in-studio segments. ! Excel at multi-screen promotion of web and mobile elements
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Supervisor/Producer/Reporter/W eb Editor, KOMU-TV (NBC), Columbia, MO January 2008-June 2010 ! Supervised weekend news staff in story selection, content control and overall news strategy. ! Enterprise, researched, shot video, wrote and edited daily and long-form stories for broadcast. ! Write, edit and publish stories to KOMU.com using text, video and still images. ! Assist in development of social media strategies. W eb Editor, KMGH-TV (ABC), Denver, CO August 2008 ! Intern for Democratic National Convention Coverage ! Photographed daily news events, wrote accompanying captions and developed interactive media for DNC special section. W eb Editor, W JBK-TV, (FOX), Detroit, MI May-August 2007; November 2007; January 2008 ! Wrote, edit and publish stories for website using text and video ! Quickly learned content management system as intern and completed daily web tasks, which allowed website employees to work on special projects.

Awards and Honors
2011 Northern California Emmy Nomination: Team Coverage “Tsumani”, Producer 2011 Hearst/Belo Producer Academy Participant One of ten employees selected from Hearst Television to attend workshop to train next generation of newsroom leaders.

Skill Summary
Excellent written and oral communication Knowledge of Legislative, Legal and Election Processes Excellent Interpersonal and Research Skills Independent worker that thrives under deadline Media: Non-Linear Video Editor using Avid Newscutter, Adobe Premiere; ENPS & iNews; Adobe Photoshop and InDesign Computer: Mac/PC, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Education
University of Missouri Bachelor of Journalism in Radio/Television, May 2010 Minors in Political Science and History; Awarded certificate in Multi-Cultural Studies