Danny max

 

Resume

 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

KEYT-KCOY-KKFX                                 Santa Barbara, CA                                                May 2016 - July 2019

Morning News Anchor

  • Morning Anchor for KEYT (ABC) & KCOY-12 (CBS) Mon-Fri 5 am-7 am
  • Co-Anchor for KKFX-11 (FOX) Mon-Fri 7 am-8 am
  • Reports from the field during breaking news and special events
  • Hosts live interview segments with guests in studio
  • Oversees station’s social media presence in the mornings
  • Writes breaking news articles for the web
  • Represents the station at community events, parades, and fundraisers
  • Market covers Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo region of California’s Central Coast
  • Anchored Emmy-award winning breaking/spot news coverage of the Thomas Fire (2017)

 

KXXV-ABC                                            Waco, TX                                                 September 2015 – April 2016

Anchor/Reporter/Producer

  • Anchor/Producer for ‘GOOD MORNING TEXAS – EARLY EDITION’
  • Chased breaking news stories as a reporter/MMJ for ‘GOOD MORNING TEXAS’
  • Shot and edited own video as a Multimedia Journalist-- ’One-Man-Band’
  • Wrote breaking news stories for the web at KXXV.com
  • Oversaw and handled social media for station’s branded facebook page.
  • KXXV covers the Waco/Killeen/Temple/Bryan region in Central Texas – Market #87
  • Offered promotion to Main Morning Anchor

 

VALLEY VIEW NEWS                              Los Angeles, CA                                       August 2014 – December 2014

Anchor/Reporter/Producer

  • Worked as an anchor/reporter/producer/writer for CSUN’s broadcast news show for LA Channel 36 in the San Fernando Valley
  • Produced and anchored the 2014 Midterm Election Show and covered local and national races
  • Finalist for Society of Professional Journalists “Mark of Excellence Award” for “Best Overall Newscast” (Region 11)

 

CSUN’S ‘ONPOINT’                                Los Angeles, CA                                       August 2014 – December 2014

Host/Producer/Reporter

  • ONPOINT is a 28-minute feature news show that airs weekly on LA Channel 36
  • Moderated multiple discussion panels on various topics affecting the national and local community
  • Booked guests
  • Compiled extensive research on the show’s topic
  • Worked in the field as a reporter, interviewing professionals as well as ‘man-on-the-street‘ segments

 

 

THE SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS           Santa Monica, CA                                            June 2014 – August 2014

Junior Reporter

  • Published junior reporter/intern who wrote stories focusing on the Santa Monica community including people of note, events, and issues affecting the community.
  • Conducted interviews from the field and the office.
  • Compiled police logs and transcribed q-lines.

 

KCSN 88.5 FM                                      Los Angeles, CA                                                  June 2014 – July 2014

Evening Anchor/Writer/Reporter

  • Weekly evening update anchor for CSUN’s radio affiliate in the San Fernando Valley
  • Worked in the field as a reporter
  • Finalist for Society of Professional Journalists “Mark of Excellence Award” for “Best In-Depth Radio Reporting” (Region 11)

 

VALHALLA ENTERTAINMENT                   Hollywood, CA                                                January 2013 – May 2013

Assistant/Intern

  • Served as the Assistant to the Director of Development and the lead intern at the Reception Desk
  • Managed calendars and contact sheets, scheduled meetings, fielded all incoming calls, and delegated tasks to fellow interns.
  • Developed, implemented and maintained script tracking system to optimize script coverage
  • Provided extensive coverage for TV pilots, episodic, and features
  • Trained new interns on front-desk procedures

 

 

EDUCATION

 

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY- NORTHRIDGE

2012-2015

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism with a focus in Political Science

Graduated Cum Laude (3.7 GPA), Dean’s List, Irene Ryan Scholarship Nominee

 

 

SKILLS

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to effectively multi-task and prioritize projects in high-pressure situations.
  • Proficient with Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, Edius, Q-Series, ENPS, iMovie, Adobe Audition, Word Press, Excel, Outlook, Word, FileMaker Pro, Studio System. Types 65 wpm.
  • Mac/PC proficient
  • Member of SAG-AFTRA