D.C. Reporter, KTAL NBC 6/ KTVE Fox 14, Washington, DC — June - August 2015, As a credentialed member of the Washington press corps, I reported and produced stories for two stations in Louisiana.
Reporter/Producer, NCC News, Syracuse, New York — June 2014 - present, NCC News is a student news operation on the campus of Syracuse University.
An enterprise reporter responsible for writing, shooting and editing news packages on a tight deadline.
Utilized the web and social media to engage with the community of Syracuse.
Executive Producer/Host, Orange Television Network, Syracuse, New York — August 2014- May 2015
Co-host of the first show to launch the Orange Television Network's YouTube channel, "ExCUSE Me w/ Cat & Cassie
Launched the three-minute weekly show focusing on topics related to Syracuse and the University.
Created the man-on-the-street segment to incorporate humor and the “people’s perspective” for the award-winning show.
General Assignment Intern, KABC-TV/ABC, Los Angeles, California — December 2014
Assisted the assignment desk, researched news topics, observed reporters, writers and producers to advance my reporting skills.
Entertainment Reporter/Intern, The Atlanta Daily World, Atlanta, Georgia — January - December 2013 An award-winning newspaper recognized as the oldest black newspaper in Atlanta, GA.
- Contributed entertainment/lifestyle stories featured online and in print.
- Attended events on behalf of the organization.
Banking/Property Management, Atlanta, Georgia — May 2003 – March 2012, My experience in management, sales, accounting and customer service has shaped my reporting style and my ability to connect with the community I serve.
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, New York — M.S., Broadcast and Digital Journalism, May 2015
Mercer University, Georgia — B.A., Liberal Studies, May 2011
Redan High School, Georgia — College Preparatory, June 2011
- Live Reporting/Presentation
- Friendly & Outgoing personality
- Advanced storytelling
- Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier
- Microsoft Office Suite,
- Sony NX5U/Cannon Camera
- Advanced social media skills: Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, etc.
- Atlanta Press Club
- Atlanta Association of Black Journalists
- National Association of Black Journalists
- Newhouse Masters Association: Secretary
- Newhouse Student Representative: Co-Chair
- Young Women's Leadership Program by New American Pathways: Mentor