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B R I T T A N Y S I LV E R S T E I N

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Freelance News Producer March 2019 - Current
KABC-TV
Produce morning newscasts for multiple time slots Manage team of anchors, reporters and writers. Write vos and vo/sots
for newscasts.

Executive Producer

Aug 2017 - Jan 2019
WPEC-TV
Supervised production of 4 daily newscasts and content on broadcast and digital platforms. Checked and approved
producer and reporter scripts. Managed team of anchors, producers and reporters.



News Producer

July 2014 - Aug 2017
KUSI-TV
Produced 5pm & 6pm newscasts. Managed a team of writers and reporters. Used social media to engage with viewers, find
content and tease stories. Wrote/produced public affairs show San Diego People and guest segments.

News Producer/Reporter

June 2012 - June 2014
KCOY-TV/KKFX-TV
Produced and led the relaunch of our 5pm & 6pm newscasts. Managed small afternoon staff. Wrote articles for website and
social media. Created and reported for weekly entertainment segment called “Friday Film Focus.” Produced Santa Maria
Christmas Parade Live Special.

News Apprentice/Traffic Producer




June 2010 - June 2012
KABC-TV
Prepared anchor and director scripts for newscasts. Produced live traffic helicopter hits for the morning shows. Started as
a News Production Assistant, and was promoted to manage and train new hires and interns. Prompted newscasts and
arranged scripts. Logged music and tape. Wrote detailed FCC reports.
Anchor/ Reporter/Producer/Writer


Aug 2009 - May 2011
Valley View News/On Point/ KCSN-FM
Produced shows and created packages for weekly 30-minute student newscast. Hosted/produced two 30-minute public
affairs talk shows on social media & journalism and college finances. Produced/anchored daily 30-minute radio broadcasts.

Production Assistant





Dec 2010 - Feb 2011
On The Red Carpet (KABC-TV)
Interviewed celebrities, including the cast of “LOST,” James Cameron, Melissa Joan Hart, Nigel Lithgoe, and Zac Efron.
Logged tape. Production assistant for 83rd Annual Academy Awards shows.
General/Entertainment News Intern


May 2009 - May 2010
KABC-TV
Shadowed different occupations in the newsroom. Assisted reporters and photographers with live shots and interviews.

SKILLS
Software: Proficient with Windows/Mac computers, Microsoft Office, AP ENPS/iNews/Dalet, Pathfire/NewsOne/CNN
Newsource, WorldNow, Aurora Browse/ BitCentral Oasis, Autoscript WinPlus/ WinCue
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Wordpress,YouTube, LinkedIn, Flickr, Skype
Video Editing: Dalet, Edius, Final Cut Pro/Express, iMovie
Field Production: Writing, shooting, and editing packages as a “one man band”

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
• APTRA Board Member/ Reporting Academy Mentor
• Member of Native American Journalists Association (NAJA)

HONORS
• 2018 Winner of Suncoast Emmy Awards Best Team Coverage
• 2016 Finalist for Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards Best Newscast
• 2014 Finalist for RTNA Golden Mike Award for Best Newscast
• 2014 RTNA Golden Mike Award for Best Live News Coverage
• 2013 RTNA Golden Mike Award for Best TV Entertainment Reporting
• 2011 SPJ Region 11 Mark of Excellence Award for Radio In-Depth Reporting

EDUCATION
California State University, Northridge
May 2011
B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, Minor in Political Science (GPA: 3.84, Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List)