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HEATHER HOPE
heatherahope@gmail.com

Experience
REPORTER, KFMB, San Diego, CA
JULY 2015-present
-Write and deliver on-air news reports for several newscasts

REPORTER, KWTV, Oklahoma City, OK
FEBRUARY 2013-JUNE 2015
-Come up with enterprising story ideas for content meetings
-Write stories for News 9 Web site and on social media sites

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST, KGET 17, Bakersfield, California
DECEMBER 2011-JANUARY 2013
-Write, shoot, edit news stories for 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts
-Report live in the field and design graphics in EDIUS
-Write and post stories and videos on station Web site: KGET.com

INVESTIGATIVE UNIT INTERN, KNBC, Los Angeles
JANUARY 2011- JULY 2011
-Cover investigative pieces on nightclub licenses, utility bills and gas leaks
-Do interviews and undercover reporting with a Flip camera and audio recorder
-Write Web stories, Conduct extensive research, Obtain public records
-Be knowledgeable of state recording laws

REPORTER/ANCHOR, ANNENBERG TV NEWS, Los Angeles
AUGUST 2009-MAY 2011
-Produce day-of-air packages on top local and national stories
-Research, shoot, write and edit various elements of package on deadline
-Do live shots, campaign coverage, Write Web stories and anchor reads

INTERNATIONAL REPORTER INTERN, CBS NEWS, London Bureau
MAY 2010-JULY 2010
-Write, voice-over and edit individual news packages
-Research and help produce international stories for the Early Show
-Set up and conduct interviews, Log sound bites for the reporters
-Upload fresh content on CBS News Web site
-Work closely with the Deputy Bureau Chief
-Oversee Nelson Mandela footage archives

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT NEWS INTERN, NBC4 WCMH-TV, Columbus, Ohio
JUNE 2008-SEPTEMBER 2008
-Shoot various stand-ups, record voice-overs, write and edit news packages
-Serve as a video journalist, Write and upload news stories on the Web site
-Write for weekend 6 p.m. news show
-Contribute story ideas in the news and producer meetings
-Work at assignment desk, Log interviews

REPORTER/ANCHOR/PRODUCER, BUCKEYE 19 NEWS, Columbus, Ohio
SEPTEMBER 2005-JUNE 2009
-Write, shoot, and edit news packages with stand-ups, and Anchor shows
-Produce news show, Write script, Floor direct, Run Teleprompter and Camera
-Assign weekly stories, Lead producer and reporter meetings

MULTIMEDIA REPORTER, CULVER CITY PATCH, Culver City, CA
AUGUST 2010-JANUARY 2011
-Pitch and produce multimedia stories for the hyper-local site
-Write weekly articles with photos, audio excerpts and video and upload onto site
-Be engaged in the community, and post stories on Facebook and Twitter

EDUCATION BLOGGER, WATT WAY DIGITAL MAGAZINE, Los Angeles
AUGUST 2010-DECEMBER 2010
-Report on challenges and successes inner-city educators experience in L.A.
-Record video/audio, take pictures, write and post blog on location using an iPad

WRITER, USC ANNENBERG SCHOOL FOR COMMUNICATION WEB SITE, Los Angeles
SEPTEMBER 2009-MAY 2010
-Write feature stories about prominent journalists, researchers, faculty and students for CommLine, Annenberg’s weekly e-newsletter
-Take photos, conduct interviews, write news updates, upload content to the site

TEACHER ASSISTANT, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, Columbus, Ohio
SEPTEMBER 2008-JUNE 2009
-Teach journalism students how to write, edit and develop newsworthy story ideas for daily newspaper, The Lantern
-Report and shoot video stories with multimedia department for Web site
-Write stories, proof pages, assist Editors in budget meetings with layout designs

Education
MASTER OF ARTS IN BROADCAST JOURNALISM
University of Southern California
August 2009-May 2011
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS JOURNALISM, CUM LAUDE
The Ohio State University
September 2005-June 2009

Additional Skills
-Operate JVC Camera, Canon XL2 Camera, Canon HDV 1080i Camcorder, Flip Camera, Marantz PMD 660 digital recorder, SonyXDCam Ex/PMW-EX1R, 5-in-1 light reflector, Wireless mic and an EX StatusPro Tripod, iPad, Mac and PC
-Proficient in Avid Express, EDIUS, Final Cut Pro, Grass Valley Aurora, ENPS, iNews, Dalet Express, Adobe Audition, Audacity, SoundSlides, PhotoShop, Dreamweaver, iMovie, Skype, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Internet Explorer

Extracurricular Activities
Annenberg Radio News reporter, host, photographer and writer
Intersections: The South Los Angeles Report contributor
Annenberg Black Student Association
Sisters In Spirit Bible Study

Awards
Willie A. Henderson Endowed Broadcast Journalism Scholarship
Theodore Kruglak International Journalism Scholarship
NABJ Student Multimedia Project fellowship
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup Award Recipient