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Madison Mills

2706 Menlo| Los Angeles, CA 90007 | (561) 346-7224 | madymills22@gmail.com


EDUCATION
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast & Digital Journalism, Political Science
GPA: 3.8; QuestBridge Scholar (full scholarship)

May 2016
Annenberg School of Communication & Digital Journalism

WORK EXPERIENCE
NBC Nightly News
May 2015 August 2015
Production Intern
Los Angeles, CA
-Pitched stories, conducted research, edited video and assisted on shoots in the field for broadcast.
-Worked with correspondents and producers in developing show content (interviewing guests, writing scripts, logging, finding
sources on social media); associate producer credit on a TODAY Show package featuring Maria Shriver.
USA TODAY
Aug 2014 Current
USA TODAY College Web Correspondent
Los Angeles, CA
-Pitch, write, film, host and edit multiple videos per week covering news catered to Millennials.
-Created the USA TODAY College video section, increased page views to the highest in the college verticals history to date,
receiving over 300,000 page views on several articles and over 85,000 views on one of my videos.
NBC News
January 2015-May 2015
Production Intern
Los Angeles, CA
-Worked on the assignment desk at NBC News; conducted interviews and research, assisted on shoots for producers from NBC
Nightly News, MSNBC and TODAY show.
USA TODAY
May 2014-August 2014
USA TODAY College Intern
McLean, VA
-Hosted and edited daily videos catered to a college audience, posted on the college and main USA TODAY site.
-Wrote and edited stories daily; investigated the handlings of sexual assault on college campuses throughout the country.
USA TODAY
January 2014-May 2014
USA TODAY Collegiate Correspondent
Los Angeles, CA
-Wrote weekly news articles featured on the USA TODAY College site, promoted articles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
USC Athletics Department, University of Southern California
-Responsible for answering phones and performing office tasks for athletic director Pat Haden.

August 2013-May 2014

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Annenberg Television News, University of Southern California
August 2012-Current
Anchor, senior web producer, reporter, weather anchor, multimedia journalist, assignment desk editor
Los Angeles, CA
-Create day of air packages for nightly newscasts, write and host nightly newscasts, publish videos and print pieces for ATVN.org.
-Spearheaded the digital fist focus in Annenberg as the first senior web producer for the media center, creating weekly web videos.
Neon Tommy
August 2012-Current
Executive Web Video Producer, Web Reporter
Los Angeles, CA
-Oversaw a team of video reporters creating video content for USCs online news source and produced weekly video packages.
IMPACT
Current
Executive Producer
Los Angeles, CA
-First undergraduate chosen to work as executive producer of USCs documentary production student organization.
-Created documentary for IMPACT show; edited many documentaries, created graphics for show open, hosted show open.
Reverse Osmosis A Cappella
January 2014-December 2014
President
Los Angeles, CA
- Raised over $5,500 to fund the production of our album, oversaw our first music video, managed group finances and schedule.

ADDITIONAL
Skills: Adobe Premeire, Avid Editing Software, Photoshop, Microsoft Suite, iNEWS, Final Cut Pro, experience with HTML