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Resume for Darryl S. for Reporter / Journalist / Broadcasting, News & Journalism in Minneapolis, Minnesota




Occupation: Reporter / Journalist Industry: Broadcasting, News & Journalism
Country: United States City: Minneapolis
State: Minnesota ZIP: 55414



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DARRYL W. S.

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Bank Street SE Minneapolis, MN ∙ ∙

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SUMMARY

Through my eagerness and enthusiasm, I have been able to connect with the public. This has helped the media organizations for whom I have worked, increase their viewerships. 

CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Enhanced sports coverage through public relations efforts and pitching stories to media organizations, coaches and athletes.
  • Reduced costs by more than $, annually and increased productivity by working solo as a sports anchor/reporter and photographer on weekends.
  • Helped to increase our audience viewership and fan membership on Facebook, which grew to more than , by instituting a question of the day on the station’s website.
  • Contributed to breaking revenue records for the Jerry Lewis MDA telethon as a station representative and a master or ceremonies.
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    RECOMMENDATIONS

    “Darryl is, quite simply, one of the most upbeat and positive people I've ever worked with. Darryl is eager, enthusiastic and always hungry to learn more about his job. As a consequence, his onair work, which was rock solid to begin with, improved dramatically over time. I'd highly recommend Darryl, without reservation. He would be an asset to any organization!”

    Sam Merrill, News Anchor, WNEMTV 

    “Darryl S. would be a great asset to any company. I worked with Darryl for four years at WNEM TV. Right away I was impressed with his dedication and attention to detail. As his producer for the pm news, I could always count on Darryl to meet deadlines and contribute to the overall quality of the show. I was so impressed with Darryl’s knowledge of the media I actually invited him to lecture in a broadcasting course that I taught at Delta College.”

    Kim Wells, Instructor of Broadcasting, Delta College 

    CAREER EXPERIENCE 

    Nightly Sports Anchor and Reporter – December

    WNEMTV and WSMHTV, Saginaw, MI

  • Performed public relations efforts with other media organizations, local coaches, athletes and community to pitch stories and set up coverage.
  • Interacted with viewers on social media outlets Facebook & Twitter, helping fan membership grow to more than ,.
  • Handled the nightly sportscasts; planned coverage, produced, wrote, edited video and anchored shows.
  • Conducted interviews, created and wrote stories, shot and edited video for highlights, packages and feature stories.
  • Wrote and edited packages, reported from live from planned and breaking sports events.
  • Resolved viewers concerns, questions and requests with telephone calls, emails and mailings.
  • DARRYL W. S. 

    Nightly Sports Anchor and Reporter – December

    WNEMTV and WSMHTV, Saginaw, MI continued

  • Provided three daily radio sports reports for the local ESPN affiliate.
  • Mentored and trained summer interns.
  • Served as a station representative for community events.
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    Weekend Sports Anchor and Reporter –

    KAALTV, Austin, MN

  • Managed public relations efforts with local coaches, athletes and community to pitch stories and set up coverage.
  • Handled the nightly sportscasts; planned coverage, produced, wrote, edited video and anchored shows.
  • Conducted interviews, created and wrote stories, shot and edited video for highlights, packages and feature stories.
  • Wrote and edited packages, reported from live from planned sports events.
  • Developed feature stories about teams and athletes.
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    Sports Intern

    KTLATV, Los Angeles, CA

  • Assisted sports producers by building highlight packages for the sports anchor.
  • Supported sports producers and sports anchor by writing scripts, providing statistics and conducting research.
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    News and Sports Anchor –

    University of Southern California

    Annenberg TV News, Los Angeles, CA

  • Anchored, interviewed, shot video, and edited to produce news reports.
  • Covered USC sporting events and created stories and features.
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    News Intern

    SABCTV, Cape Town, South Africa

  • Conducted research for news reporters.
  • Produced and wrote stories about the culture and dilemmas of South Africa.
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    News Intern

    Conus Communications, St. Paul, MN

  • Performed media relations with affiliated television stations to schedule and execute satellite newsgathering.
  • Created news leads and stories.
  • Assisted newscast production by editing video for news stories.
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    EDUCATION 

    University of Southern California –

    Annenberg School of communication, Los Angeles, CA

  • Master of Arts in Journalism convergence program: broadcasting, print and online
  • DARRYL W. S. 

    EDUCATION continued 

    Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN –

  • B.A. in Speech/Communications with a minor in English
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    HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Dean’s List, Augsburg College –
  • Dean’s List, USC –
  • Willie A. Henderson Scholarship USC –
  • Allan Malamud Scholarship USC
  • Lohan Media International Journalism Scholarship USC
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    SPECIAL EVENTS & LIVE APPEARANCES 

    Midland Community Center, Midland, MI

  • Performer and guest speaker for several Zumba workout events.
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    Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI

  • CoNarrator for “To The Planets And Beyond,” a multimedia program featuring readings from Shakespeare, video and music performed by the Midland Symphony Orchestra.
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    Flint Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony, Flint, MI

  • Guest speaker for the event.
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    Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Flint, MI

  • Master of Ceremonies for the event.
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    COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT 

    Heavenrich Elementary School, Saginaw, MI

  • Volunteered to read stories to kindergarten students to honor the special reading month.
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    Delta College, Saginaw, MI

  • Guest speaker for the school’s “Introduction to broadcasting” class.
  • Conducted instudio sessions to teach students about onair delivery.
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    Weisman Enterprises, Minneapolis, MN –

  • Reading buddy for several students in the Minneapolis Public Schools.
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    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the National Association of Black Journalists NABJ
  • Member of the RadioTelevision News Directors Association RTNDA
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    DARRYL W. S. 

    RELATED SKILLS

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Avid Editing Software
  • Grass Valley Software
  • Linear editing
  • IP News
  • DVC Pro
  • Pathfire
  • CNN Newsource
  • CBS Newspath
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    INTERESTS

    Fitness, travel, reading, music, dancing, roller skating.


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