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Natalie Abruzzo | LinkedIn | www.natalieabruzzo.

Publications and Media Outlets NBC, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, Daily News, Mott Haven Herald, The Drive, Medium, NYCity
NewsService, CUNY TV, Audiofiles, WBCR 1090AM, WHCR 90.3FM
Independent Media Professional New York & Washington, DC 2008 – Present
 The Drive - News Editor, Digital Content,Time Inc.-Meredith Corp.
 The Sixty-Six Percent Documentary and Multimedia Project - Producer/Director/Editor, Me ‘n Kinoli Productions
 “Murray Had A Little Lamb”; “Me Want It” TV/Online - Script Supervisor, PA, Hyperactive Content for Sesame Workshop
 “Splinter,” “Teachable Moment,” “The Living Classroom” TV/Online - Script Supervisor, World Domination Films for Nickelodeon
 Heartache, Milkshakes & Broadway - Producer/Director Live two-Camera Production, Me ‘n Kinoli Productions
 Grimes of Passion, Doritos: Corn Fuel Crash the Super Bowl Commercial; Pressure Video Production –
Producer/Director/Writer/Editor, 40th Floor Productions
WENY TV Elmira, NY 2015 On-Air General Assignment Reporter, Multimedia Journalist ABC & CBS local (Reel)
 Enterprised, wrote, reported B reaking N ews, VO, VOSOT, news packages, features, live broadcasts for morning,
dayside and evening newscasts including camera operation, voice tracking and non-linear editing
 Produced and anchored daily on-air morning show segments – “What’s Trending”; Kicker
 Social media management for station, personal and professional accounts
NBC UNIVERSAL, NBC NEWS – TODAY SHOW New York 2014 Production Intern
 Assisted with daily show details and producer requests, such as plaza crowd engagement, “ Ambush Makeover,”
“ Orange Room,” guest coordination, tape dubs and script logs
 Collaborated with producers on field shoots
NYCity NewsService/CUNY TV New York 2013 – 2015 On-Air Reporter, Host, Producer
 “Stop the Mold: Tracking the Scourge in Public Housing” A crowdsourcing, multimedia project collaboration with The Daily
News and NYCity NewsService
 Dayside broadcast news reporter, NYCity NewsService
 Host and reporter, AudioFiles Podcast, NYCity NewsService
 Host and producer, “Prom’s Plus-Size Dilemma”; “Made In NYC” – 219 West for CUNY TV
 “#PovertyIs: What Does Poverty Mean to You?” A crowdsourcing, multimedia project collaboration with “In Plain Sight” for NBC
News and NYCity NewsService
WBCR 1090 AM Brooklyn College Radio, Brooklyn, NY 2011- 2015 On-Air Host & Producer; Station News Director
 Wrote, edited, delivered news and entertainment, booked talent/guests, edited podcasts, social media management
 Interviewed industry leaders and topic experts – amNewYork, multicultural advertising; breast cancer and domestic
violence; Documentaries: Redemption; The Invisible War; The New Black; Wonder Women: The Untold Story of
 Implemented, produced and tracked station’s daily newscasts
 Developed partnerships on multiple platforms through integrated media (website, social media, campus newspapers)
NBC Universal News Mobile, New York 2010 Digital Journalist and Editor Intern
 Digital Journalist: Wrote, produced news for online and mobile video - consumer, environmental, science stories
 Edited original and repurposed news video from Today Show, MSNBC and NBC Nightly News for mobile and online
dissemination under deadline pressure including Breaking News
 Operated video cameras for studio and field productions
Imagine Science Film Festival New York 2009 – 2011 Project Manager, Sponsorship & External Relations Manager;
 Developed, wrote grant proposals - Secured corporate partners and sponsorships of more than $25,000 (in-kind)
 Connected press, increased visibility - The Science Channel, MovieMaker Magazine, The Examiner, The New York
Times and National Public Radio
 Managed personnel and production of the 2009 festival video coverage
 Developed copy for press releases, eNewsletters and sponsorship packages
New York Academy of Sciences New York 2006 - 2009 Administrative Assistant, Executive Office
 Maintained day-to-day operations of the executive office working closely with senior management
 Assigned special projects - project research, technical writing for corporate grant and teaming proposals
 Updated, prepared and maintained NYAS marketing and promotional information packets
 Contributor, The Sciences magazine
Professional Affiliations New York Women in Film & Television
Awards The Daily News, in conjunction with the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s NYCity NewsService, for “Stop The
Mold: Tracking the Scourge in Public Housing” - The Society of the Silurians Medallion in Print: Community Service; Society of
Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Award for Region 1 Online In-Depth Reporting and Online News Reporting
Skills Mac and PC OS, MS Office; Adobe Photoshop, Audition, Premiere; Final Cut Studio; Final Cut X; Avid, iNews, Pro
Tools; Copy Editing; AP Style; ENPS; Sony HDV HVR V1U, A1U; JVC HM100, HM150; Marantz PMD660; Reaper; File
Maker Pro; Dropbox; Google Docs; Wordpress; Social Media Management
Education – Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, M.A. Journalism - Health & Science, 2014
CUNY Brooklyn College, B.A. Media Communications – TV/Radio, 2013