Jim Donovan

 

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EXPERIENCE

 

KYW-TV                                   Philadelphia, PA                                                             January 2004-Present

Consumer Reporter

  • Create and build consumer franchise from the ground up
  • Write and produce daily consumer stories and promotable sweeps reports
  • Coordinate marketing and branding opportunities of franchise
  • Contribute weekly reports to CBS owned radio stations in market
  • Responsible for franchise social media footprint and engagement
  • Represent station at monthly charity events and public speaking appearances

 

WBNS-TV                                 Columbus, OH                                                   October 2000-December 2003

Consumer/Investigative Reporter

 

WGHP-TV                                 High Point, NC                                                   September 1997-October 2000

Consumer/Investigative Reporter

Write and produce investigative/consumer news packages.

  • Supervise five-person investigative/consumer unit.
  • Plan promotable sweep series.
  • Conduct script review with corporate legal department.
  • Assist viewers with problems called in on troubleshooter hotline.
  • Test products to see if they live up to advertising claims.

 

CNBC                                       Fort Lee, NJ                                                           April 1994-September 1997

Consumer Reporter/Investigative Producer for "Steals & Deals."

  • Contributing Consumer Reporter/WNBC-TV
  • Contributing Investigative Producer/NBC Today show

 

WNBC-TV                                 New York, NY                                                         September 1993-April 1994

Field Producer/Research Coordinator

 

WWOR-TV                                Secaucus, NJ                                                      January 1987-September 1993

News writer/Field Producer

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

Bachelor of Arts, Communications, 1987

Honors: Deans List

 

 

AWARDS

 

  • 2010 Emmy Recipient (Mid Atlantic) – Feature Reporting
  • 2010 Emmy Recipient (Mid Atlantic) – Consumer Reporting
  • 2009 Emmy Recipient (Mid Atlantic) – Outstanding Specialty Reporter
  • 2009 Emmy Recipient (Mid Atlantic) – Consumer Reporting
  • 2009 Emmy Recipient (Mid Atlantic) – Feature Series
  • 2008 Emmy Recipient (Mid Atlantic) – Outstanding Specialty Reporter
  • 2008 Emmy Recipient (Mid Atlantic) – Consumer Reporting
  • 2005 Emmy Nomination (Mid Atlantic) – Consumer Reporting
  • 2004 Associated Press Award – 1st Place Environmental Reporting
  • 2004 - (3) Emmy Nominations (Ohio Valley) – Consumer Reporting
  • 2003 - Emmy Nomination (Ohio Valley) – Consumer Reporting
  • 2003 - Emmy Recipient (Ohio Valley) Consumer Reporting
  • 1998 - NC Better Business Bureau, Excellence in Consumer Reporting
  • 1997 - Genesis Commendation for Animal Rights
  • 1996 - National Cable Ace Nomination, Outstanding Consumer Reporting
  • 1994 - NY Emmy Winner, Outstanding Research
  • 1992 - NY Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Research

 

 

 

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