Derek Forrest

 

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EXPERIENCE

 

WEWS-TV                     Cleveland, OH                                                                                       2018-Present

Sports Anchor/Reporter

 

WLWT-TV                     Cincinnati, OH                                                                                           2016-2018

Sports Reporter

 

WLKY-TV                      Louisville, KY                                                                                            2014-2016

Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

  • Weekend Sports Anchor
  • Reporting on local colleges (Louisville, Kentucky & Indiana), professional and high school sporting events
  • Co Anchor of a High School Sports Show (High School Playbook)
  • Solo anchor 30 minute sports show every Saturday night (Sports Saturday)
  • Producing sports shows and sportscast during the news
  • Shooting, Editing (Non Linear), Writing
  • Web Producer: Creating and updating content for the website

 

WYMT-TV                     Hazard, KY                                                                                               2007-2014

Sports Director, Sports Reporter/Anchor

  • Reporting on local high school, professional and college sporting events, including the University of Kentucky
  • Host of a basketball coaches’ show (CBA team, E. KY Miners)
  • Morning Show Sports Anchor / 6pm & 11pm Anchor
  • Co Anchor of a High School Sports Show (Sports Overtime & Double Kwik Prep Zone Weekly Show)
  • Producing sports shows and sportscast during the news
  • Shooting and Editing Highlights / Montages (Linear and Non Linear)
  • Web Producer: Creating and updating content for the website

 

Cold Pizza (ESPN)            New York, NY                                                                                        2006-2007

Production Assistant

  • Editing Highlights, video and montages for segments (Linear and non linear) for SportsCenter, NBA Fastbreak, ESPNews, Baseball Tonight
  • Took care of any other production tasks ask by the producer

 

ESPN                            Briston, CT                                                                                             2004-2006

Production Assistant

  • Editing Highlights, video and montages for segments (linear and non linear) for SportsCenter, NBA, Fastbreak, ESPNews, Baseball Tonight.
  • Took care of any other production tasks asked by the producer.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

  Stonehill College, North Easton, MA

  BA in Communication

 

  New Hampton School

  New Hampton, NH

 

 

SKILLS

 

  • Linear (DVC Pro and Beta) and non linear editing (New Edit, Final Cut, Avid & Adobe Premiere) Building fonts/graphics
  • Producing
  • Publishing articles to web
  • Shooting
  • ENPS

 

 

AWARDS

 

  • 2004 Sports Emmy Award (SportsCenter)
  • 2009 Kentucky AP for Best Videography (First Place)
  • 2010 Kentucky AP for Best Sports Special (First Place)