REPORTER I RADIO COLOR ANALYST I HOST
Tampa Bay Lightning
Radio Color Analyst
Oct 2016 – Present
-Official color analyst for Lightning radio network on the call for all Lightning road games.
-Studio analyst for National broadcast including TSN and NHL Network.
- Engage and work with coaches and players of the Tampa Bay Lightning daily, to create and develop innovative content for Lightning Vision in-game production, TampaBayLightning.com and FOX Sports Sun broadcasts. Delivered live reports and breakdowns weekly for NHL Network including in-studio.
- Serve as a reporter for practice, pregame, in-game and post-game player interviews for both in-arena production and Fox Sports Sun. Responsible for conducting live post-game locker room and bench interviews with players and coaches; as well as researching and reporting on current events surrounding the Lightning organization including sharing social and community initiatives.
Graduate Student, Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism
Master's in Journalism
Focus in Broadcast and Video
Sep 2015 - Aug 2016
TELEVISION AND DIGITAL
-Responsible for enterprising thought provoking, quality stories. Reported written content and video packages on deadline daily.
-Self-edited and produced all video content, scripts, graphics, and photos using Premier Pro and other Adobe products.
-Produced engaging quality and innovative content, scripts, interviews and segments weekly.
-Delivered weekly live shots, standups, anchoring, breaking news on a daily basis.
TELEVISION AND NEWS PRODUCTION
-Produced a 10 minute news cast weekly: found the stories, wrote the script, edited the pieces, anchored, reported and produced the show
-Produced a 30 minute talk show, conducted numerous interviews, wrote entire script, edited video, hosted entire 30 minute show, produced each segment
Creative Artists Agency
Sports Hockey Intern
Los Angeles Area
Jun 2014 – Aug 2014
- Contributed in organizing CAA Hockey’s annual week-long camp for 50+ prospects; responsibilities include arranging flight itineraries, creating player bios for staff and Co-Head of Hockey, and orchestrating guest speakers.
-Communicated with NHL corporate sponsorship executives to create documents that entailed the brands and sponsors of each individual NHL team later used for Agent Client business deals.
-Created player resumes for individual clients and Agents for the purpose of creating endorsement opportunities.
-Included in negotiation conversations between Agent and Client-topics covered: endorsements opportunities, contract agreements, and brand advertisement.
Splash Magazine Intern
June 2013-Aug 2013
-Marketed brand success and networked with clients at events and via telephone. Greeted and interacted with high profile clients of the Suntimes.
-Enhanced Splash magazine’s digital presence over social media to increase brand awareness. Worked alongside the CEO of the Chicago Suntimes on event planning in the Chicago area, both organizing various events and helping set up a location and décor.
-Handled fact checking of content and prepared intelligent interview questions and background information for the editors, enhancing writing and editorial skills.