ADAM MAY
 Resume EXPERIENCE WBAL-TV Baltimore, MD October 2016 - Present Anchor/Reporter Writes, researches and presents news reports for market’s most watched television news station. Weekend anchor and fill-in anchor for primetime, late-evenings and morning newscasts. Promotes company brand via digital platforms, mass media and public events Named one of Baltimore’s most popular news personalities by Baltimore Sun media critic, for warm style and compelling storytelling Requested to serve as emcee for numerous community events such as Alzheimer’s Association “Memory Ball,” Cristo Rey School “Stand up for Comedy,” and National Philanthropic Day Proven track-record formulating social media posts that exceed goals, including top-trending messages on Twitter and Facebook promoting station brand that resulted in 100’s thousands of impressions Newsroom editorial leader responsible for generating unique stories and identifying interesting characters that showcase television station branding goals, reflecting area demographics Generates weekly special report assignments including investigative and feature reports Regarded versatile employee, plugged into wide array of assignments and anchor slots for adaptable style and range of skills CBS Newspath New York, NY July 2016 – October 2016 Free-lance Correspondent Wrote, researched and presented major national news to CBS News affiliates across the country via CBS NewsPath, CBSN 24 hour digital news and CBS Evening News. Filed reports from the White House, Capitol Hill and other federal government agencies for 2016 presidential campaign and 114th US Congress Freelance employee routinely choose over others, praised for flexibility, storytelling, strong performance and expansive knowledge of numerous topical issues Generated unique story ideas that resulted in elevated placement within CBS, reports selected to air on flagship CBS Evening newscast Al Jazeera Washington, D.C. June 2013- April 2016 News Anchor/National Correspondent Delivered news to national and global audiences via cable broadcasts and new media platforms. Wrote and produced special reports and investigations while managing budgets and deadlines. Represented network at social and marketing events such as The White House Correspondents Dinner and various media industry conventions. Hosted weekly Sunday political talk show featuring members of congress, lobbying groups, think tanks, media personalities, business professionals and entertainers. Chosen as correspondent on long-form newsmagazine “America Tonight,” the network’s flagship program due to creative storytelling experience and work ethic Earned reputation as most productive team member by management and colleagues while maintaining lowest costs per assignment on delivery of 100+ reports, from 41 states Generated positive publicity for brand, producing reports that gained mainstream media attention, featured on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” and “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” Praised by professional media critics, “May... tells a story that reporter after reporter from national news outlets has missed.” Baltimore Sun 9/3/15 Successfully used social media to distribute reports, earning 3 of top 10 most viewed stories, 10M+ via Facebook views Promoted to primary fill-in anchor for evening newscasts, including primary evening news and local news hours Selected to serve as network spokesperson at high profile events and conventions to share company’s mission to potential business partners and new clients WJZ-TV Baltimore, MD 2003 – 2013 Anchor/Reporter Anchored Weekend Baltimore newscast which became highest rated in the market. Lead live news reporter for all major breaking news stories including politics and public policy. Hosted station sponsored events including live broadcasts of “New Year’s Eve Countdown” and various charity events. Promoted to Sunday Night news anchor and team leader for strong public speaking skills and ability to skillfully manage staff of producers and support staff Earned numerous industry awards including “Baltimore’s Favorite News Anchor” from City Paper, “Best Mid-Atlantic Reporter” from the Associated Press and an Emmy Award for “Best Live Reporter” from the National Academy of Television, Arts and Science Expanded station brand by serving as emcee for numerous events for major institutions and charities including Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Children’s Cancer Fund and Enoch Pratt Free Library EDUCATION University of Minnesota, Duluth and Minneapolis Bachelors of Arts: Communication