Resume

Objective: Utilizing experience from live television broadcast journalism to transition into public relations and marketing.

Charismatic, colorful, and compassionate broadcast journalist with diverse background in all facets of media. Empowering leader who leads by listening – knowing what others need in order to achieve goals/objectives. Recognized as a leader whose positive attitude makes her relatable and motivates those around her.

Education

Graduated: May 2017 (graduated in 3 years)

Azusa Pacific University (APU)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism

GPA 3.8, Cum Laude, Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor’s Society

Work Experience

  • News Anchor & Multimedia Journalist, KESQ News Channel 3 (ABC, CBS and FOX News affiliates)

July 2019 – Present

Palm Springs, CA

  • News Anchor, KSWT (CBS Channel 13)

March 2018 – June 2019

Yuma, AZ

  • Producer, KSWT (CBS Channel 13)

March 2018 – June 2019

Yuma, AZ

  • Morning Reporter, KYMA (NBC Channel 11 and FOX Channel 9)

August 2017 – March 2018

Yuma, AZ

  • Multimedia Reporter, The CW6, Yourphx.com 

May 2017 – July 2017 *Three month part-time commitment*

Phoenix, AZ

  • News Anchor, Reporter & Producer, APU Student News

October 2015 – May 2017

  • Multimedia Sports Reporter Intern, Sports360AZ.com, The Brad Cesmat Show

May 2016 – Jan 2017

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Board Operator, Skyview Satellite Networks: ABC Distributer

May 2015 – September 2015

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Media Relations Intern, Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau

June 2015 – September 2015

Phoenix, AZ

 

Awards/Achievements & Volunteer Experience

  • Best Special Programming Award, Associated Press

May 2019

  • Fair and Timely Reporting of Agriculture Issues Award, Arizona Farm Bureau

November 2018

  • Advisory Committee Member, OliveCrest

May 2020 – June 2021

  • Member, The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi)

March 2015 

  • Recipient, Dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University

March 2015 – May 2017

  • International Mentor, American International Mentoring (AIM)

September 2015 – May 2017

  • NCAA collegiate cheerleader , Azusa Pacific University

December 2015 – May 2017

References

  • Rebecca Johnson, News Director 

KESQ News Channel 3 (ABC, CBS and FOX News affiliates)

31276 Dunham Way, Thousand Palms, CA 92276

E: rebecca.johnson@kesq.com

  • Tracy Fitzsimmons, Executive Director, Inland & Desert Communities

OliveCrest

P: 951.300.9816

E: Tracy-Fitzsimmons@olivecrest.org

  • Ernesto Romero, News Director

KYMA/KSWT (NBC Channel 11, FOX Channel 9 and CBS Channel 13)

1965 South 4th Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364

P: 928.217.5520

E: Ernesto.Romero@kyma.com

  • Kristin Smith, sports reporter, Home & Family personality and former FOX 10 Phoenix Anchor

CBS LA, Hallmark Channel

4200 Radford Avenue, Studio City, CA 91604

P: 818.458.0335

E: kama05tv@gmail.com 

  • Jody Jackson, Fox Sports AZ Diamondbacks Reporter

P: 602.770.7842

  • Brad Cesmat, CEO Founder of The Brad Cesmat Show

Skyview Satellite Networks

14605 N Airport Dr. # 370, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

P: 602.614.2761

E: brad@sports360az.com

  • Ricky Jenkins, Senior Pastor

Southwest Church, Indian Wells, CA

E: pastorricky@southwestchurch.com

  • Hailey Frances, Executive Producer/Host 30 Second Download

CW6 yourphx.com studio

645 E Missouri Ave Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85012

P: 480.861.6930

E: hfrances@yourphx.com

  • Trish Lanteigne, Media Relations

VisitPhoenix.com

One Arizona Center

400 E Van Buren St, Ste. 600, Phoenix, AZ 85004

P: 480.330.6616

E: tlanteigne@visitphoenix.com