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Résumé

EDUCATION:
American University, Washington D.C. | August 2016
MA in Journalism & Public Affairs (Broadcast Specialty), 3.58

The Lincoln University, Lincoln University, PA | May 2015
BS in Broadcast Journalism, BS in Print Journalism | 3.8 summa cum laude

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid/Video Editing
Adobe Audition, Audacity/Radio Production
Adobe Photoshop (Basic)
ENPS
Word, Pages, Powerpoint, Keynote, Excel, Numbers
Nikon D3100
Panasonic P2 Cameras
Allen & Heath GL24000-24
HTML Coding (Basic)

EXPERIENCE:
THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITYCollegiate Institution
Adjunct Professor • Lincoln University, PA (JAN ’17—Present)
-Instructor for 13, an Honors Elective course on the United States 13th Amendment and its use by way of the Prison Industrial Complex and the progression and/or digression of prison reform, as it relates specifically to inmates of color
-Instructor for The Lincolnian Practicum Advanced TV Production as a part of the Department of Mass Communication digital communication curriculum and major

-Book guest speakers that will enhance and motivate the learning experience of both course experiences
-Assist students in building their final portfolios for recruiting presentations

WBOC 16 | FOX 21—CBS/FOX Affiliate Station
News Producer Salisbury, MD (JUL ’16—Present)
-Build evening newscasts and write scripts for WBOC News at 6
-Executive Producer of “Hooked: Delmarva’s Drug Crisis”
-Build weekend afternoon and evening newscasts for 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscast
-Take in live shots from local & network reporters for breaking news and live packages
-Assistant produce stations news specials (2016 Election Day Special, 2016 Bless Our Children)
-Write web stories for station Facebook page, website and news app

BLAME EBRO—Hot 97 Host Ebro Darden’s Brandsite
Entertainment & Culture Writer New York, NY (MAY ’16-JUL ’16)
-Blogging using Blame Ebro’s WordPress administrative backend
-Curate weekly online content that reflects the purpose and brand of Ebro
-Provide commentary on social and national movements, such as Black Lives Matter
-Promote articles on social media platforms

THA PRODUCE SECTION—Hip Hop Entertainment & Culture Blog
Entertainment & Culture Writer Los Angeles, CA (NOV ’15-JUN ’16)
-Blogging using Tha Produce Section’s WordPress administrative backend
-Curate online content that reflects the purpose, brand and viewership
-Curate commentary on up-and-coming unsigned artists, recent album releases, entertainment events, concerts and social and national movements, such as Black Lives Matter

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY—Collegiate Institution
Media Assistant • Washington, D.C. (SEPT ’15 – JUN ’16)

-Assist School of Communications faculty staff member with media production and planning for campus events such as “Confirmation: An Interview with Anita Hill,” “Movies that Matter featuring Marty Baron,” and “A Night with Mike McCurry”
-Edit footage from university events and submit to university media team for online publication
-Assist in production of live tapings for university events as a production runner and assistant director
-Assistant teach a video production class for junior and senior level classes

THE UPLIFT! AGENCY—Talent Booking & Management Agency
Editorial Assistant •  St. Albans, NY (JAN ’15 – JUL ’15)
-Supported editorial staff in all activities leading to the publication of Hope Beyond Fibroids: Stories of Miracle Babies & the Journey to Motherhood, including acting as a personal assistant to the author of the book
-Organized and held phone interviews with contributing writers of the book
-Assessed manuscripts and made recommendations of the manuscripts to senior editorial staff
-Assisted senior editorial staff and author at the 2015 Essence Festival, during author meet & greet, book signing, press room, and the Empower U panel session

CBS NEWS —A division of CBS Broadcasting Inc.
CBS This Morning Intern • New York City, NY (JUN ‘14 – AUG ’14)

-Assisted “CBS This Morning’s Hard News senior producer with news packages for daily live broadcasts and breaking news coverage
-Took in live feeds from correspondents reporting live from national and international locations
-Produced a full length news package for internship project

THE UPLIFT! AGENCY—Talent Booking & Management Agency
Booking & Marketing Intern •  St. Albans, NY (JAN ’15 – JUL ’15)
-Assisted in booking touring commitments for six (6) UpLift! artists, including one (1) touring commitment in South Africa
-Increased booking opportunities for the agency resulting in events booked for fiscal year 2013.
-Assisted two (2) UpLift! artists in documenting their song publishing information into two (2) album grids (The Big Picture & Stop The Funeral), resulting in a 1% increase in artist royalties
-Assisted in obtaining proper performing and publishing rights through SESAC Inc. performing rights organization for the Open Book, The Chop: From Milk to Meat, The Big Picture, Stop The Funeral, and Fight of My Life albums
-Assisted one (1) UpLift! client in booking a radio interview with B. Smith for the “B. Smith and Thank You, Dan Show” on Sirius XM Radio

AFFILIATIONS:
-National Association of Black Journalists; 2013-Present
-Women in Communication; 2015-Present

Resume & CV pdf’s available upon request; email thenicolewebb@gmail.com