Derica williams

 

Resume

 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

FOX 6 WITI-TV                         Milwaukee, WI                                                                     June 2012-Present

Anchor/Reporter

  • Sole anchor for weekend morning show and fill-in anchor for all newscasts
  • Excellent in live on-air delivery of news
  • Conducts probing and engaging interviews
  • Great in-depth ability to report and write effectively under deadline pressure
  • Remarkable knowledge of current events and on-going local and national news issues
  • Daily live reporting with keen ability to think quickly and respond appropriately in high pressure situations
  • Presents information in a fair and balanced way
  • Assists in producing a variety of news stories to add to rundown for newscast
  • Maintains excellent working relationships with staff, as well as sources
  • Great at enterprising story ideas

 

FOX 10 WALA-TV                      Mobile, AL/Pensacola, FL                                           December 2005-June 2012

Anchor and News Reporter

  • Fill-In Anchor for Morning, Evening and Weekend Newscasts
  • Enterprise and develop lead stories
  • Write, edit stories, and deliver live reports
  • Develop sources and contacts for story development
  • Manage, write, and edit story content on station website, www.fox10tv.com

 

FOX 10 WALA-TV                      Mobile, AL/Pensacola, FL                                                August 2010-June 2012

Segment Host, Fill-In Show Host-Studio10

  • Responsible for producing, writing and  reporting “Dollars and Sense” segment-Studio10
  • Schedule shoots, guest bookings and interview guests
  • Host one hour live broadcasts
  • Develop and maintain community relationships

 

FOX 5 WNYW-TV                       New York, NY                                                        April 2004-December 2005

Associate Field Producer, Newsroom Coordinator, Assistant to News Director

  • Field Produced various news stories
  • Formulated interview questions, edited and prepared live interviews
  • Assisted in writing scripts, located information and verified facts
  • Examined news releases for potential story topics
  • Generated story ideas, researched and conducted interviews
  • Managed footage requests and licensing

 

FOX 5 WNYW-TV                        New York, NY                                                       November 2003-April 2004

Viewer Services Coordinator

  • Handled station correspondence with viewers and clients for WNYW, WWOR, and UPN9
  • Assisted Program Manager and Director with pending investigations and special projects
  • Updated TV Listings on the FOX 5 website

 

Capitol Page Alumni Association     Washington, D.C.                                                                      2000 – 2003

Writer & Editor

  • Managed the production of Page Place Magazine
  • Researched information on Senators and Legislators
  • Organized interviews, wrote and edited articles published in Page Place Magazine
  • Assisted in the filming and editing of televised interviews

 

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Maryland at College Park, MD

Bachelor of Arts, Communication  1999 – 2003