Blake Hanson

301 Campus View Drive, Apt. 107 Columbia, Mo. 65201 612.716.1092

Experience KOMU-TV NBC Affiliate, Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 2008-Present)
-Reporter: Write, shoot and edit dayturn and feature stories as a oneman band -Anchor: Fill-in and anchor weekend newscasts -Producer: Newscast producer for Today, First at Five, Six & Ten newscasts. -ENG Photographer: Use ENG technology to cover breaking news, live events, etc. -Production Assistant: Edit local and national video for KOMU morning newscast -News Director: Manage staff of 20-25 reporters, producers and anchors that produce a weekday daily hour newscast and weekend programming

KCOU-FM MU Radio Station, Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 2009-Present)

Zimmer Radio Group Columbia, Mo. (April 2010-present)
-On-air personality: Weekend and fill-in DJ at KTXY-FM, a contemporary hit radio station -Board operator: Run remotes on KTXY-FM, KTGR-AM, KCLR-FM, KCMQFM and KSSZ-FM -Producer: Produce live sport broadcasts for KTGR-AM, KCMQ-FM and KSSZ-FM Columbia, Mo. (July 2011-present) KBIA-FM NPR Affiliate, Columbia, Mo. (May 2010-July 2010)
-Reporter: Report dayturn stories for daily radio newscast -Anchor: Tell stories for a variety of mobile platforms. -Writer: Research and compile multiple sources to write analysis pieces on various news events.

WCCO-TV CBS Affiliate, Minneapolis, Mn. (May 2009-Aug. 2009)
-News Intern: Man assignment desk, log tapes, shadow and assist reporters, perform daily chores

Education Skills
Senior, University of Missouri (Columbia, Mo.) – Class of 2012 Major in Radio-TV Journalism, Minor in Political Science Graduate, Eastview High School (Apple Valley, Mn.) – Class of 2008 ENG Technology Avid Newscutter, Media Composer, Media Manager, Content Management System, iNews Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro Videography on Sony XDCAM Marantz audio recorder NBC Newschannel, CNN Newspath

Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Soundbooth, Premier Pro

Honors & Activities
First Place Winner, National Fox News College Challenge Winner, Communicator Award (KCOU election night coverage) President, RTDNA-Mizzou Chapter Winner, Three Midwest Regional Emmys (2008-News, Sports, Sports Writing) Winner, Upper Midwest Region National Television Academy Scholarship


Dr. Stacey Woelfel (News Director, KOMU-TV) 573.884.6397 Jim Flink (VP Editorial, 573.999.0506 Greeley Kyle (Executive Editor, KOMU-TV) 573.884.6397

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