Kelly Kennedy

 

Resume

 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

WOIO-TV                  Cleveland, OH                                                                           November 2019 - Present

 

WNCN-TV                 Raleigh, North Carolina                                                       January 2017 – November 2019

Reporter

  • Pitch enterprise, exclusive and investigative stories
  • Shoot, write, and edit packages as an MMJ when needed
  • Work with a photographer to turn packages under tight deadlines
  • Report live from the field
  • Maintain an active social media presence

 

WJHG-TV                  Panama City Beach, Florida                                                 December 2014 – January 2017

Reporter/Anchor

  • Shoot, write and edit packages under tight deadlines as a one-man band reporter
  • Utilize TVU technology to report live from the field
  • Post developing stories to social media while out in the field
  • Fill in on the anchor desk
  • Utilize social media to tease stories and interact with viewers
  • Pitch story ideas

 

KHAS-TV/ KSNB-TV  Hastings, Nebraska                                                              February 2014 – December 2014

Reporter

  • Write, shoot, edit and report at least two stories a day
  • Establish and maintain contacts within the community
  • Post content to web and social media
  • Pitch creative story ideas
  • One-man band live shots with TVU backpack technology

 

CBS This Morning        New York, New York                                                                  January 2013 – May 2013

Intern

  • Pitched and produced several segments that aired
  • Researched stories and coordinated interviews
  • Teased segments via official CBS social media accounts
  • Developed anchoring skills

 

Verizon FIOS1 News     Ryebrook, New York                                                                February 2012  – May 2012

Intern

  • Edited with Final Cut Pro and Photoshop
  • Researched stories
  • Shadowed reporters in the field

 

 

EDUCATION

 

The State University of New York at Purchase College

B.A. in Journalism (Honors) May 2013

 

The American Business School in Paris, France Summer 2012

 

 

SKILLS & AWARDS

 

  • Proficient with Final Cut Pro, Edius, iNews, and ENPS
  • Excellent experience shooting with JVC & Sony HD cameras
  • Proficient with all platforms of social media
  • 2017 AP Award Winner for Best Investigative Report
  • 2016 AP Award Finalist for Best Investigative Report
  • Conversational in French & Spanish