Allie Spillyards

alliespillyards@gmail.com • www.alliespillyards.com • 469-438-0228
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE KOMU-TV (NBC) Reporter/Anchor/Producer/Web editor • • • • January 2009- Present Columbia, Missouri

Shoot, write, and edit day-turn and long-form stories as a one-man band Anchor morning and weekend newscasts and fill-in for prime time newscasts Produce weekly 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts Manage reporters’ web content and produce original web content May 2011- Present Columbia, MO

AOL/Huffington Post Writer/Anchor • • •

Create and write a 4-6 minute video mash-up of the day’s political happenings for a “Your Day in Politics” section Create and write a Sunday show mash-up summarizing morning political shows Anchor a variety of stories for AOL and Huffington Post websites January 2011- Present Columbia, MO

Newsy Writer/Anchor/Editor • • •

Write political and world stories, gathering different perspectives from various media Anchor a variety of stories for web and mobile platforms Work with Final Cut Pro, Snap Stream, and other programs to gather and cut video August 2011- Present Brussels, Belgium

Thomson Reuters Intern • • •

Shoot and edit European and political news for international distribution Interview a wide-range of individuals including lawmakers, fashion designers, and people on the street Research and write story scripts to accompany video news stories June 2010-July 2010 Washington, D.C.

United States Congress Media Relations Intern • • •

Write weekly press releases for Texas Representative for national news venues Design and write monthly digital newsletter for web and email distributions Accompany congressman at press conferences to brief and photograph for the media January 2010- May 2010 Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Digital Newsroom (KMOX AND NPR) State Capitol Bureau Reporter • • SKILLS • • • • •

Cover legislative news in the Missouri House of Representatives and Senate Write, edit, and produce television, radio and print stories Edit using Avid Newscutter, Final Cut Pro, Edius and Cool Edit Pro Write, produce, and post stories in Avid iNews and Avid Active Content Manager Shoot stories with Sony DVCPro and Sony XD Cameras Edit and resize images for web use with Adobe Photoshop Elementary proficiency in Spanish and French

Allie Spillyards
alliespillyards@gmail.com • www.alliespillyards.com • 469-438-0228
EDUCATION University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri Bachelor of Journalism, Radio/Television Journalism, May 2012 Minor: Political Science REFERENCES • • • Stacey Woelfel, News Director, KOMU 8, woelfels@missouri.edu, 573.884.6397 Kent Collins, Chairman Radio-TV, MU Journalism, collinsk@missouri.edu, 573.882.1957 Jim Flink, VP Editorial, Newsy, flink@newsy.com, 573.884.6397

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