kasey chronis

 

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EXPERIENCE

 

WFLD-TV                                      Chicago, IL                                                             November 2021-Present

 

WITI-TV (FOX)                               Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                            Jan. 2018-November 2021

General Assignment News Reporter                                                                             May 2019-November 2021

  • Reports for FOX6 News at 9 and 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
  • Pitches compelling news stories that affect viewers in the Milwaukee DMA
  • Conducts engaging interviews and asks important questions
  • Enterprises stories – both dayturns and in-depth reports
  • Develops valuable and reliable sources and contacts
  • Pursues developing leads and follow-up stories
  • Delivers breaking news developments and interactive live reports – whether on the scene of a crime, at a political event, or during a feature-oriented story
  • Anchors newscasts on a fill-in basis

FOX6 WakeUp                                                                                                                Aug. 2018-May 2019

Live Feature Reporter

  • Hosted four live segments (approx. three minutes each) between 7-9 a.m. Monday through Friday
  • Highlighted various local businesses, upcoming events, and community developments
  • Contributed to urgent live coverage during severe weather events
  • Completed two packages and one VOSOT daily post-WakeUp for FOX6’s evening newscasts

Multi-Media Journalist                                                                                                      Jan. 2018-Aug. 2018

  • Gathered interviews and BROLL for daily assignments
  • Wrote and edited two packages and one VOSOT daily for FOX6 News at 4, 5, and 6 p.m.
  • Reported dayturns live in-studio or in-the-field

 

WNDU-TV (NBC)                           South Bend, Indiana                                                    Sept. 2015-Sept. 2017

Multi-Media Journalist

  • Met daily deadlines as ‘one-man band’ – shooting, writing, and editing stories
  • Reported live from breaking news scenes
  • Covered court cases and jury trials in both Indiana and Michigan
  • Presented stories live on-location or in-studio daily

Fill-in anchor                                                                                                                Dec. 2015-Sept. 2017

  • Anchored newscasts, including 16 Morning News, NewsCenter 16 Saturday/Sunday Mornings, early evening, and 11 p.m. shows

NewsCenter 16 Saturday Morning                                                                                      Feb. 2016-Sept. 2016

Live Reporter

  • Delivered six to 10 live reports at breaking news scenes, community events, and/or during severe weather each Saturday during three-hour morning show

 

IU NewsNet                                  Bloomington, Indiana                                                     Aug. 2014-May 2015

Reporter/Anchor/Producer/Writer

  • Shot, wrote, and edited broadcast packages on topics affecting students
  • Contributed to a series of campus newscasts – reporting, anchoring, floor managing, and producing

 

WTIU/WFIU-Indiana Public Media     Bloomington, Indiana                                                     Aug. 2014-Dec. 2014

Intern

  • Wrote and reported for West and South Central Indiana’s National Public Radio and Public Broadcasting Service station
  • Researched and produced weekly radio pieces
  • Assisted reporters on assignments in the field

 

 

SKILLS

 

  • Proficient in Edius and Final Cut Pro X editing systems

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Indiana University – Aug. 2012-May 2015

Bloomington, Indiana

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Journalism; Specialization: Television Broadcast

Second Concentration: French

Minor: Psychology

GPA: 3.85/4.0 - High Distinction

 

Lane Tech College Prep High School (Chicago) – Class of 2012

 

 

COMMUNITY

 

FBI Milwaukee Citizens Academy                    Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                      Sept. 2019-Oct. 2019

  • Earned one of 40 coveted spots in the FBI Milwaukee Division's Citizens Academy (Class of 2019)
  • Attended and graduated from an eight-week program designed to offer an inside look at the FBI while also building community-federal law enforcement relations

 

Pewaukee High School                                 Pewaukee, Wisconsin                                      Aug. 2020-June 2021

Insight Mentorship Program

  • Engaged with high school students in the Pewaukee High School Insight Media Writing and Communications course
  • Met monthly with assigned 'mentee' to discuss current coursework and future goals
  • Reviewed projects and offered feedback and constructive criticism to help advance students’ writing and communications skills

 

Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation (GIRF)     Chicago                                                            Feb. 2013-Present

Associates Board Member

  • Raises money to benefit the University of Chicago’s Department of Gastroenterology
  • Volunteers at various charity events, including foundation’s annual GIRF Gala

 

Indiana University Office of Admissions             Bloomington, Indiana                                         Sept. 2017-Present

Volunteer Alumni Student Recruiter

  • Corresponds with prospective students through Indiana University's Adopt-A-School Program and Handwritten Letter Campaign
  • Represents Indiana University during local college fairs

 

 

AWARDS

 

2020 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards

Outstanding Achievement for News Programming: FOX6 News at 9:00 p.m. – Miller Brewery Shooting (Nominee)

 

2020 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards

Best Individual Reporting of News (Bronze Award Winner)