BILL HALTER
 Resume Summary of Qualifications Six and a half years of television anchoring and reporting experience Three-time recipient of First Place for Sports Play-by-Play from the Northwest Broadcast News Association Emmy Award Winner for Best Weekend Newscasts in Markets 141 or Higher (2009) Exceptional sports photographer Television Broadcast Experience WINK-TV Fort Meyers, FL Sports Director—2014 to Present Basketball coach and mentor for young people in the community. The go to source for help for many at-risk teens in community. Did sportscast for newscast that won “Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Newscast of the Year” Started high school football show called, “Friday Night Highlights” Started weekly sports show with local university called “The FGCU Basketball Show”. It runs during the basketball season online. Manage sports department Host and emcee for Red Sox charity golf tournament that included current and former Red Sox players and managers Two-time host and emcee of Basketball Hall of Fame charity event that attracts two dozen sports legends including many Basketball Hall of Famers. Planned and executed a fundraiser that raised more than $3,000 for victims families of Club Blu mass shooting in Fort Myers while bringing together the community with community leaders to talk about ways to improve. Year round Special Olympics. Volunteer for all sports but am the head Special Olympics basketball coach. Guest speaker at Special Olympics Celebration of Inclusion Luncheon that also included three former NFL players. Host and emcee for Humane Society fundraiser Running charity that I co-founded to provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need. KSBY-TV San Luis Obispo, CA, Sports Anchor/Reporter/Photographer—March 2010 to Present Anchor six sportscasts weekly for market’s top-rated news station Achieved higher ratings since start of employment for all shows anchored Write scripts for six four-minute sportscasts weekly Edit all footage used in self-generated sportscasts Created and responsible for weekly sponsored feature story on local athlete Shoot up to five high school or college games a day Conceptualized and host weekly sponsored ten-minute interview show with local Division I university coaches and athletes Connect with and engage viewers through social media sources Facebook, Twitter, and Vine Represent station as weekly guest and occasional host on ESPN Radio 1280AM KFYR-TV Bismarck, ND, Sports Anchor/Reporter—August 2006 to March 2010 Anchored four weekly sportscasts for market’s top-rated news station Achieved higher ratings over course of employment for all shows anchored Hosted two weekly 15-minute interview shows for local university and NBA Development League team Corresponded as sideline reporter for 22 state football and basketball broadcasts Served as analyst and color commentator for broadcasts of two NBA Development League games, four college basketball games and four college football games Initiated and sustained weekly blog attracting up to 1,000 views per week to station website Play-by-Play Announcing Experience KSBY-TV San Luis Obispo, CA Basketball/Football Play-by-Play Announcer—February 2011 to Present Initiated concept and solidified relationship with Cal Poly State University to televise Division I basketball and football games Called three basketball and seven football games for live television and web broadcasts Became first local station to televise a Cal Poly sporting event ESPN Radio 1280AM Basketball Play-by-Play Announcer—January 2011 to Present Pitched and implemented live broadcasts of local high school basketball games Call one game per week during high school basketball season for three consecutive years Concordia University St. Paul, St. Paul, MN Basketball/Baseball/Softball Play-by-Play Announcer—December 2005 to March 2006 Play-by-play voice for web coverage of Division II men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, and softball Related Experience Basketball Coach – Coach groups of and conduct individual workouts with players ages 8-17 twice weekly College Basketball – Played four years of intercollegiate basketball and led nation in three-point shooting as a senior. All-Conference Honorable Mention as a senior and Spirit Award winner as a sophomore Host and emcee for a Catholic Charities Golf Tournament that raised money for after school programs for low income children. Did sportscast for show that won "Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Newscast of the Year." Started high school football show called, "Friday Night Highlights." Started weekly sports show with local university called "The FGCU Basketball Show." Manage sports department Host and emcee for Red Sox charity golf tournament that included current and former Red Sox players and managers. Two-time host and emcee of Basketball Hall of Fame charity event that attracts two dozen sports legends including many Basketball Hall of Famers. Planned and executed a fundraiser that raised more than $3,000 for victims families of Club Blu mass shooting in Fort Myers Volunteer for Special Olympics Guest speaker at Special Olympics Celebration of Inclusion Luncheon Host and emcee for Humane Society fundraiser Running charity that I co-founded to provide Thanksgiving meals to families in need. Basketball coach and mentor for young people in the Pickup the Ball program. 
 Education University of Wisconsin-River Falls Bachelor of Science in Journalism, December 2005 Concentration: Broadcast Journalism—Dean’s List – 2 Semesters Minnesota State University Moorhead Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, August 2000 to May 2003 Concentration: Broadcast Journalism, June 2005 The Sports Institute at Boston University, June 2005 Achievements 2013 APTRA Award, Best Sports Segment, “Friday Night Highlights”