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