Rochelle Ritchie
Reporter

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Represented by:
Nancy Shafran
(817) 987 - 3600

 

 

MEDIA EXPERIENCE:
WJZ-13-Baltimore, MD  June 2012-Present
REPORTER

  • Aggressive reporter with a strong presence on camera and in the community
  • Known as the "exclusive reporter"
  • Humble and fearless attitude, relates well to people in the community
  • Works aggressively, yet respectfully in the field
  • Fill-in Host for 30 minute news segment
  • Listens well, with strong follow up questions
  • Covers stories on occasion in Washington D.C.
  • Maintains a strong social media presence online, that is informative and fun
  • Pays attention to the small details, quick thinker
 
WPTV NEWS CHANNEL FIVE/WFLX-West Palm Beach, FL Nov 2009-Jun 2012
MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST
  • Lead Nightside reporter
  • Produced packages with active stand-ups
  • Turned two packages for 10p.m. and 11p.m. shows
  • Featured in USA TODAY and Essence Magazine for story on natural hair
 
KREM 2 NEWS-Spokane, WA April 2007-April 2009
REPORTER
  • Consistently the breaking news reporter
  • Enterprised lead stories for morning show
  • Interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama one-on-one
  • Fill-in anchor
 
KSWO NEWS-Lawton, OK March 2006-April 2007
REPORTER
  • Maintained relationships with sources in beat assignment
  • Edited my stories
 
LEX 18 NEWS-Lexington, KY November 2004-March 2006
EDITOR
  • Edited Noon, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. shows
 
EDUCATION:
Western Kentucky University, 2004
B.A.-Broadcast News
Minor-Political Science/International Relations
Study Abroad: Czech Republic, Austria, Poland. Slovakia, Hungary, Russia-Moscow/St. Petersburg
 
Johns Hopkins University, 2016, Masters of Communication, Political Communication
 
MEMBERSHIPS:
Society of Professional Journalists
National Association of Black Journalists
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Suncoast Chapter
 
SKILLS:
Advanced in Final Cut Pro, DVC-Pro, Avid, iNEWS, Aurora

 
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