Resume

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Skills:

  • Experience with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Avid, Quantel and Edius video editing systems. Additional experience with ENPS, EZ News, Audacity, InDesign, Photoshop and Motion
  • Ability to gather video and information in an efficient manner to produce news stories for print, broadcast or web on a tight deadline
  • Proficient with web content management systems, editing stories for the web and using AP Style
  • Experience managing station wide social media presence on platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google +
  • Effective communicator and ability to work well with a team
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment and work well under intense pressure
  • Knowledge and practice of ethical journalism guidelines

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Education:

Drake University – Des Moines, IA
May 2013
 
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & Mass Communication; Major: Broadcast News
Bachelor of Arts, Arts and Sciences; Major: Rhetoric and Communication Studies

Major GPA: 4.0      Cumulative GPA: 3.85

Relevant Coursework:
  • Reporting for TV and Web, Television Field Photography, Radio News Reporting, Reporting and Wring Principles, Video Production, Communications in Society, Media Responsibility, Media Law and Ethics, Broadcast News Capstone

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Experience:

Cisco College, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Cisco, Tx., July 2017 – Present
  • Design print materials, advertisements, brochures & logos
  • Develop & maintain the college website
  • Direct a comprehensive social media campaign to increase brand awareness and web traffic
  • Develop a communications program utilizing telecommunications, multimedia & print techniques
  • Create promotional videos
  • Coordinate all external communication – write & edit college publications including newsletters, reports & any other external communication pieces
  • Research new technology for use in communications activities
  • Manage all media related activities; maintain positive relationships with media, issue media releases & coordinate media events
  • Oversees all external and internal communication initiatives within the college

 

City of Kerrville, Public Information Officer, Kerrville, Tx., April 2016- July 2017
  • Communicated organizational goals to public, media, organizations, & all levels of government
  • Developed a communications program utilizing telecommunications, multimedia & print techniques
  • Designed promotional materials including flyers, programs & brochures.
  • Shot & edited promotional videos
  • Developed & monitored citizen surveys
  • Regular website maintenance
  • Managed all media related activities; maintained positive relationships with media, issued media releases & coordinated media events
  • Researched new technology for use in communications activities
  • Effectively utilized new media to engage citizens
  • Provided premier customer service to internal & external customers. Respond to requests in a timely & professional manner
KSNT-TV, Multimedia Journalist, Topeka, Ks., December 2014-April 2016
  • Interview subjects in field independently
  • Shoot and edit footage for use in stories
  • Actively update professional social media feeds
  • Respond to breaking news with urgency and flexibility
  • Brainstorm creative story ideas with appeal to target audience
  • Primary assignment: Report on activities of the Kansas Legislature
KTVO-TV, MMJ and Interactive Content Producer, Kirksville, Mo., September 2013-Present
  • Interviewed subjects in field independently
  • Shot and edited footage for use on air
  • Brainstormed creative story ideas for air & online
  • Web publishing, oversight and maintenance of heartlandconnection.com
  • Frequent, strategic publishing and maintenance of station social media pages
  • Increased interaction with target audience
KCCI-TV, News Intern, Des Moines, Iowa, January 2013-May 2013
  • Assisted Reporters with news assignments
  • Brainstormed relevant story ideas
  • Produced news packages for critique
  • Conducted interviews
  • Wrote voice-overs and stories for on air use
KMBC-TV, News Intern, Kansas City, Mo., May 2012-August 2012
  • Assisted Reporters and Photographers on daily news assignments
  • Produced practice news packages for critique
  • Assisted Producers with writing and editing news programming
  • Brainstormed relevant story ideas
CBS News, News Runner, Iowa Caucus, Des Moines, Iowa, December 2011-January 2012
  • Assisted crew with local production efforts during the Iowa Caucus
  • Helped set-up and tear down live shots
  • Aided with live news updates from Scott Pelley
  • Assisted with the production of the Early Show
ABC News, News Runner, Republican Presidential Debate, Des Moines, Iowa, December 2011
  • Helped set up the Debate Hall and Press Filing Center
  • Aided journalists in finding information and contacts prior to and during the debate
iowapolitics.com, Web Intern, Des Moines, Iowa, January 2011-May 2011
  • Reported on political events and issues around Des Moines
  • Posted Press Releases and photos regularly
  • Maintained basic upkeep of the webpage

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7502 Plateau Rd Picture 15 Greeley, CO  80634 Picture 15 (816) 377-7078

www.kaitlinberry.com Picture 15 kaitlin.berry@outlook.com

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