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Tammy Chan

[ Storyteller | Journalist | Producer ]

tammycassiechan@gmail.com
linkedin.com/in/tammycassiechan
twitter: @tammycassie

– EDUCATION –
Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Public
Communications
Maxwell School of Citizenship and
Public Affairs
Dual Bachelor of Arts Degree
(August 2011 - December 2014)
- Broadcast and Digital Journalism
- Policy Studies
Fashion and Beauty
Communications Milestone

– ORGANIZATIONS –
- Alliance for Young Artists &
Writers Alumni Board
- Emma Bowen Foundation for
Minority Interest in Media
- National Association for MultiEthnicity in Communications
- Richard and Mica Hadar
Foundation

– SKILLS –
- Adobe Photoshop/Premiere Pro
- Audacity
- Avid NewsCutter
- DaletPlus
- Dejero LIVE+ App
- DSLR/DV Cameras
- ENPS
- Final Cut Pro
- INRIX/WSI Traffic System
- Microsoft Office

– CONTRIBUTOR FOR –
- Citrus TV
- The Daily Orange
- Fashion’s Conscience
- My Campus Events: Syracuse U.
- National Pan-Hellenic Council
- NCC News
- The NewsHouse
- Newhouse News Team
- Savage Apparel

– RELATED EXPERIENCE –
NBC 4 New York: New York, NY
First 4 Traffic Producer / News Production Associate
Nov ’14 – present
- Produce live Today in New York traffic hits and digital/app content
- Update station’s @Traffic4NY Twitter page with latest commute information
- Field produce and write news packages, segments and VOSOTS for air
- Generate and plan live event coverage, guest segments and day-of air editorial stories
News Planning / First 4 Traffic Intern
Sept ’14 – Nov ’14
- Produced material for live guest segments for Cozi-TV 7p newscast
- Helped produce live Today in New York traffic hits
- Pitched day-of and enterprise stories in daily editorial meeting
- Maintained editorial schedule of upcoming events and enterprise stories
The Debrief with David Ushery Show / News Planning Intern
- Produced content for The Debrief with David Ushery show
- Field produced and wrote weekly Wednesday’s Child packages
- Pitched and booked live guest segments for Cozi-TV 7p newscast
- Compiled news elements for reporters in field

May ’14 – Sept ‘14

Consumer News / The Debrief with David Ushery Show Intern
May ’13 – Jan ‘14
- Produced content for Freebie Friday segments & The Debrief with David Ushery Show
- Managed @TheDebrief4NY Twitter and Facebook accounts
- Responded to consumer story tips and booked shoots
- Contacted corporate executives to help resolve consumer issues
News Assignment Desk / Olympic Zone Show Intern
May ’12 – Aug ‘12
- Planned and produced local Olympian profile segments in field
- Pitched ideas for enterprise stories, day-of packages and event coverage
- Monitored newswires and scanners, fielded news tips calls and emails, and managed crews
- Conducted phone interviews and gathered information for potential news stories
Business Development / Marketing Intern
June ’11 – Aug ‘11
- Created multimedia presentations for account executives and prospective advertisers
- Developed proof-of-performance presentations on currently running ad campaigns
- Managed guest relations for MasterCard Priceless New York campaign
- Compiled ratings information, competitive analysis and station performance data

– SPECIAL PROJECTS –
Pope Francis USA Visit
Sept ‘15
- Planned detailed local coverage in three host cities
- Field produced live coverage: St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Madison Square Garden, Ground Zero
- Produced live guest segments for in-house and on-field coverage
Clear The Shelters
Aug ‘15
- Produced live guest animal segments and day-of reporter stories previewing event
- Field produced live hits for morning newscast and special 90-min live web stream
- Coordinated multi-platform coverage with tri-state area shelter participants
USA Women’s World Cup Parade
July ‘15
- Developed detailed coverage plan for anchors, reporters, crew and in-house staff
- Field produced three-hour live rolling coverage at City Hall
- Prepared extensive background research on history, player statistics and other fun facts
Health Expo
- Developed a three-day coverage plan
- Field produced live guest segment hits at MetLife Stadium
- Produced live in-studio guest segments previewing event
Wednesday’s Child
- Conducted interviews with featured child and case worker
- Wrote weekly anchor package scripts for air
- Reviewed final script and raw b-roll to create a shot list for editor

July ’14 & June ’15

Weekly