Marissa Torres
Anchor/Reporter/Producer

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Represented by:
Carolyn Kane
(817) 987 - 3600

 

 

Experience:
KOAA-TV NBC - Colorado Springs, CO July 2012 - August 2013
Morning anchor/reporter 
- Anchor and write for morning news show
- Report and produce health franchise
- Report and produce web content and social media content

KOB-TV  - Albuquerque, NM Oct 2011-June 2012
Reporter 
- Write and report live for evening news show
- Multimedia reporter, produce web content and social media content
- Avid following on Twitter and Facebook

WCIA 3 News - Champaign, IL Sept 2010-present
Morning news reporter/fill in anchor

- Wrote and reported live for four-hour morning news show
- Primary fill in anchor for morning show
- Developed stories and reported for 5 & 6pm newscast
- Multimedia reporter, produced web content and social media content
- Avid following on Twitter and Facebook (1,500 friends)
- Community volunteer: Illinois Humane Society and CASA (Court appointed Special 
  Advocate)

WCIA 3 News - Springfield Bureau Sept 2008-Sept 2010
Reporter

- Political Beat. Covered the Rod Blagojevich scandal, President Obama's visit to the state
  capitol and the Illinois gubernatorial race.
- Reported on breaking news and hard news stories for 5pm, 6pm & 10pm newscasts.

Nextar - Washington D. C. Bureau Summer 2008
Graduate Internship

- Interviewed politicians for local affiliates.
- Packaged stories for Nextar affiliates, including WCIA.

WSTM NBC 3 - Syracuse, NY Spring 2008
Intern

- Helped produce local newscasts, conducted interviews, produced packages, wrote copy
  for newscasts.

WJBK, Fox 2 News Detroit, MI 2006-2007
Health Intern

- Helped develop and research stories for daily health news segments.
- Interview doctors for franchise segments,
- Wrote copy for newscasts.

Skills:
Conversational Spanish
Avid and Final Cut Pro editor
Shoot video with a Mini DVCPro

Affiliations:
National Association of Hispanic Journalists (since 2007)

Education:

Graduate School - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Newhouse School of Communications - Master's of broadcast Journalism
Graduation: 2008

Undergraduate School - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Major: Anthropology-Zoology Minor: Spanish
Graduation: 2007
 

 
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