Resume

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

Azusa Pacific University

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 & MMJ, KESQ (News Channel 3)

July 2019 – Present

Palm Springs, CA

  • News Anchor, KSWT (CBS 13)

March 2018 – June 2019

Yuma, AZ

  • Producer, KSWT (CBS 13)

March 2018 – June 2019

Yuma, AZ

  • Morning Reporter, KYMA (NBC 11 and FOX 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 Capture

October 2015 – May 2017

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

May 2016 – Jan 2017

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Blogger, caitlinthropay.com                                                                      

October 2014 – Present

*Accumulated 43,294+ unique visitors and 14,426+ page views*

  • Board Operator, Skyview Satellite Networks: ABC Distributer

May 2015 – September 2015

  • Media Relations Intern, Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau

June 2015 – September 2015

 

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

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

March 2015 – Present

  • Recipient, Dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University

March 2015 – May 2017

  • International Mentor, American International Mentoring (AIM)

September 2015 – May 2017

Azusa, CA

  1. Participate in cultural awareness activities every month
  2. Help AIM partner get accustomed to American culture through weekly meetings and events
  • Division II Athlete, Azusa Pacific Cheerleading

December 2015 – May 2017

References

  • Rebecca Johnson, News Director

KESQ

31276 Dunham Way, Thousand Palms, CA 92276

E: rebecca.johnson@kesq.com

  • Ernesto Romero, News Director

KYMA/KSWT

1965 South 4th Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364

P: 928.217.5520

E: Ernesto.Romero@kecytv.com

  • Kristin Smith, CBS LA sports reporter, former Top 30 FOX Extra Host, former Hallmark Channel TV Personality and former FOX 10 Phoenix Anchor

CBS LA Studio

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

  • 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 for VisitPhoenix.com

One Arizona Center

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

P: 480.330.6616

E: tlanteigne@visitphoenix.com