kasey chronis

 

Resume

 

EXPERIENCE

 

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

General Assignment News Reporter                                                                                        May 2019-Present

  • 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 day-turns 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

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/advancements
  • Contributed to urgent live coverage during severe weather events
  • Completed two packages and one VOSOT 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 for FOX6 News at 4, 5, and 6 p.m.
  • Presented stories live in the newsroom or in-studio

 

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, including national stories like the Berrien County Courthouse shooting in July 2016
  • 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. newscasts

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

 

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