NICK MUNSON

nickmunsontv@gmail.com · www.nickmunsontv.com
240-674-7368 · @NicholasRMunson

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE
WHAG News, Hagerstown, MD
Weekday Morning Show Anchor/Reporter, July 2016-Present
• Producer and co-anchor of 2.5-hour morning show; oversee morning assignments and manage
digital media. Enterprise stories from the field, with emphasis on live elements in noon newscast.
Reported, produced and hosted special longform series on heroin abuse. Fill-in on weekly public
affairs talk show as needed.
Multi-Media Journalist, Sept. 2014-July 2016
• Enterprise stories as one-man-band reporter. Shot, wrote, edited and delivered stories live in studio
or from the field on daily basis.
• Coverage included stories on breaking news, courts, crime, education, health, human-interest
pieces, politics and veterans issues.
Weekend Evening Anchor, Aug. 2015-July 2016
• Producer and solo anchor on Saturday and Sunday evening shows; oversaw all daily assignments.
Web Producer, Sept. 2014-Feb. 2015
• Managed all areas of digital content; facilitated the gathering of local web news, copyedited
reporter stories and generated web traffic through social media posts.
UMTV and Capital News Service, College Park, MD
Multimedia Journalist & Anchor, Dec. 2013-May 2014
• Reported, produced and anchored for the University of Maryland’s student-run, award-winning
TV newscast that airs three times a week.
• Covered state politics, the environment and sports issues throughout Maryland; developed
investigative pieces on university’s data breach in February 2014.
ABC News, Los Angeles, CA
NewsOne Intern, June-Aug. 2013
• Edited video and wrote scripts for news stories in western region of U.S. to be distributed across
the nation, and wrote web stories featured on network’s website and social media accounts.

OTHER MEDIA EXPERIENCE
Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX
Multimedia Production Intern, May-Aug. 2014
• Created video packages that showcased human-interest stories and community outreach efforts of
Southwest Airlines, through both internal employees and external audiences.
• Produced, filmed and edited company’s weekly news show for distribution to employees.

EDUCATION
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, College Park, MD
B.A. in Broadcast Journalism/Government & Politics, May 2014, 3.88 GPA
• Inducted member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and the Mortar Board National Honor Society.

SKILLS
Editing: Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer and Newscutter, Final Cut Pro, iMovie
Production: Axis Graphics, NPS, iNews, Interplay Central, LiveU, Pathfire, TVU
Social: Facebook, HTML, Microsoft Office, Spanish (intermediate), Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube

HONORS AND AWARDS
SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards, March 2015 – Sports Reporting and Sports Photography
Big Ten Network: LiveBIG Student Solutions Journalism Award, May 2014
Philip Merrill Sports Journalism Scholarship, Aug. 2012