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CAITLIN

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE NBC4 Washington, Washington, DC


May 2010-present

OBRIEN
WWW.CAITLINCOLLINSOBRIEN.COM CAITLINCOLLINSOBRIEN@GMAIL.COM

(301) 775-7463 9712 CARRIAGE ROAD KENSINGTON, MD 20895

EDUCATION Broadcast Journalism, B.A.


May 2010

University of Maryland, College Park; Philip Merrill College of Journalism SKILLS Technical: Adobe Audition, Adobe DreamWeaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Avid iNews, Avid Interplay, Avid NewsCutter, Avid Mojo, CMS, Dalet Plus, Final Cut Pro, HTML, iMovie, iPhoto, Microsoft Office, Panasonic DVCPro, Quest Data Entry, RSS, VOD, Wire monitoring Social Media: Blogger, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Skype, Tumblr, WordPress Foreign Language: Proficient in Spanish ACTIVITIES Yellow Ribbon Fund
October 2011-present

Production Assistant Produce stories for newscasts including writing scripts, creating graphics, choosing and editing video Assist producer by coordinating remote shots, distributing scripts, facilitating guest appearances, editing ticker and helping produce traffic segments Shoot, edit, produce and write fashion segments for website Write and complete research for 100+ articles for website Manage assignment desk by planning stories, organizing crews and helicopter, arranging interviews and conducting beat checks Create and manage social media platforms for station Generate story ideas, field produce and conduct research for various segments and stories Train recently hired employees Fox5 Washington, Washington, DC
September 2009-December 2009

Intern

Cut video content from broadcasts, compress and upload to content server for use on website Assist production department with scripts and teleprompter during newscasts Research and upload content to website regarding events Assist reporters on shoots, conduct interviews, write stories

WTEM-AM Sports Talk 980, Rockville, MD


June 2008-August 2008

Intern

Update and conduct research for website in regards to events, calendars, video and photos Edit photos and create graphics for use on website Assist promotions department, including working with talent concerning listeners, prizes and events Organize equipment and inventory for station and events

VOCUS, Inc., College Park, MD


March 2008-May 2010

Kappa Delta WMUC-FM

February 2007-May 2010 September-December 2009

Media Researcher Interview broadcast journalists, input information into software for public relations use Research journalists and journalism outlets Potomac Almanac, Tysons Corner, VA
June 2005-August 2005

Maryland Newsbreak
February-June 2009

UMTV

Intern

September 2006-June 2009

Generate ideas for stories, conduct interviews, copy edit, write pieces, including obituaries, for publication