Christopher Heath
Investigative Reporter

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Nancy Shafran
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Experience    

WFTV  Orlando, FL
January 2013-Present
Investigative Reporter
 
WLWT Cincinnati, OH
October 2012 – December 2012
Freelance Reporter
   
WKEF-TV / WRGT-TV Dayton, OH 
December 2011- September 2012
Afternoon and Evening Anchor
* Anchored two ratings periods with across the board growth
* Anchored for 2 stations, 22.5 hours a week on air news
 
KENS-TV, San Antonio, TX
November 2008 - December 2011
Weekend Anchor / Reporter
* Anchored the highest rated weekend show in the San Antonio area.
* Primary fill-in for main anchor on weekday shows
* Lead reporter for 10pm shows three days a week
 
KWTX-TV, Waco, TX
February 2002 - November 2008
Weekend Anchor / Bureau Chief
* Increased market share for weekend newscasts by an average of 8.25%.
* Chosen to head up company-wide coverage of the War in Iraq for Gray Communications. Embedded with the 4th Infantry Division in Iraq for five weeks, turned more than 50 live shots and 30 packages for the 36-Television stations in the Gray family.
* Chief State Legislative reporter, covering three regular sessions and seven called special sessions of the Texas Legislature.
* Managed a staff of two reporters and two photographers.
* Traveled with the 1st Cavalry Division to New Orleans to cover evacuations following Hurricane Katrina.

KXII-TV, Sherman, TX
May 2001 - February 2002
Weekend Anchor / Reporter
* Honored by the AP for Best breaking News Coverage of the Montegue, TX County Escapees.
* Covered a three county area that spanned two states, Texas and Oklahoma.
* Co-Anchored the weekend news while reporting three days a week.
 
KDFW-TV, Dallas, TX
May 2000 - May 2001
Producer / Intern
* Produced and assisted in producing five newscasts a week.
* Responsible for logging and archiving field tapes and feeds.
* Traveled with reporters to field assignments.
                                                                                       
Education
1999–2001, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
* B.A., Broadcast Journalism, Minor in Political Science
* 3.8 GPA

Skills
Sony Vegas Editing, Qunatell Editing, Sony Acid Music, ENPS Newsroom Software, AP Newsroom Software, INews Newsroom Software, Beta SP, Beta SX, Sony DV Cam, Sony DX Cam, and Final Cut Pro



 
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