August 2013-Present WFAA Dallas, Texas
August 2011-August 2013 KTVK Phoenix, Arizona
General Assignment Reporter for evening and prime time newscasts
Live several times daily for assigned story and any breaking news
Anchors Sunday evening newscasts
Posts stories to station website, and remains active on Twitter and Facebook accounts
Represents station as a master of ceremonies at community events
September 2006-August 2011 KYTV-KY3 Springfield, Missouri
Anchored daily 5 p.m. newscasts including frequent field anchoring, breaking news, and wall-to-wall weather coverage.
Reported and produced content for weekday newscasts. Reported live on a daily basis. Cultivated and worked sources to develop enterprise and branded stories.
Produced and populated on-line stories and content sections of KY3.com. Provided materials and updates for station’s social media brand, including Twitter and Facebook.
Represented station at community events and other engagements.
January 2005-Sept. 2006 KOMU-TV Columbia, Missouri
Anchored weekend newscasts.
Shot, wrote, and edited day-turn stories on deadline for multiple newscasts and platforms.
Researched and investigated news stories. Reported for multiple franchises.
Filled in on regular basis for primary weekday anchors on all newscasts.
May 2005-Aug. 2005 WLS-TV ABC 7 Chicago, Illinois
Assisted anchor/reporter both in the field and in studio. Learned time-management skills and value of reporter-photographer relationship.
Produced weekly segment for weekend newscasts.
Adapted to tight deadlines and breaking news situations.
Speak Conversational Spanish, proficient in ENPS, iNews, Grass Valley editing systems, social media, web content management systems.
University of Missouri-Columbia
Bachelor of Journalism, Broadcast News
Honors & Affiliations
2010 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award – Hard News for “VA Suicide”
2009 Emmy Nominated – Feature News, Light Feature for “Triplet Deployment”
Member, National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Board member, Down Syndrome Group of the Ozarks
Member, Radio Television Digital News Association