Ellina Abovian

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KTLA-TV,  Los Angeles, CA                                                           July 2015 - present

KSWB-TV, San Diego, CA                                                              June 2014 – July 2015

  • Generated stories and leads daily for evening newscasts
  • Developed sources
  • Reported live in the field, studio and newsroom
  • Promoted content on all social medial platforms

KMPH -TV, Fresno, CA                                                                  April 2013 – June 2014

  • Generated stories and leads daily for evening newscasts
  • Developed sources
  • Shot, edited, reported stories
  • Reported live in the field, studio and newsroom
  • Wrote and posted material for the station website
  • Promoted content on all social medial platforms

KSBY-TV, San Luis Obispo, CA                                                   Feb 2013 – March 2013
Freelance Reporter/MMJ

  • Shot, edited and reported stories for 5, 6 & 10pm newscasts
  • Write and post material for the station website
  • Three Month freelance contract

ANDM Hospitality Group, Hollywood, CA
Public Relations Coordinator

  • Public Relations Coordinator                                                   Aug 2011 – Jan 2013
  • Coordinated relations with media.
  • Coordinated all social media marketing, gorilla marketing, and community outreach.
  • Generated a branding concept.
  • Designed all branding material.

COOLSTATELA.COM/Eagle I Views Campus News                    June 2010 – Sept 2011
Anchor, reporter, writer, producer 

  • Anchored weekly 1-hour newscast.
  • Produced and reported newscasts as directed.
  • Set up for shots, wrote and edited packages while meeting deadlines.
  • Submitted ideas for weekly news reports.
  • Gathered information using community contacts, beat sources and leads.
  • Produced a 2-hour news feature every quarter.
  • Produced an award winning feature, State of Education.
  • Combined audio, video and interstitial graphics for each piece.

GEM1TV,  Los Angeles                                                                   Nov 2009 – Dec 2011
Host, writer, producer

  • Hosted weekly entertainment and music news show.
  • Wrote, produced and hosted each show.
  • Recruited special guests. 

CBS Television, Los Angeles                                                        Jan 2009 - August 2009
Guest relations assistant 

  • Provided administrative support to the production staff of the guest relations department of CBS Television City Studio.
  • Assisted in production for the following shows; Real Time with Bill Maher, The price is right, Dancing with the stars, American Idol, The Late Late show.

LA2DAY.COM, Los Angeles                                                           April 2007 - Jan 2009
Multi-media journalist 

  • Produced and hosted weekly viral videos on various subjects covering Los Angeles lifestyle
  • Produced, wrote and hosted for the “Hollywood Minute,” an entertainment channel of the website.
  • Performed all social media campaigning via Digg, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Linked in for the 
online magazine.
  • Gathered story leads from PR News wire, industry contacts and Los Angeles based events.
  • Wrote in SEO keyword compliance.
  • Edited, wrote and published daily Los Angeles lifestyle stories. 

  • Fluent in Armenian, Russian and French; both verbal and written 

  • Shot video
  • Edit on Avid, Final Cut Pro


  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, 2011
  • School of Television, Media & Film California State University, Los Angeles 

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