KERRY BARRETT
 Resume EXPERIENCE WNBC, New York, NY Feb 2015 – January 2017 Anchor/Reporter Breaking News Anchor for Today in New York Primary Fill-In Anchor (all shows, all day parts) Anchoring Extensive breakings news coverage Field anchoring WTXF, Philadelphia, PA Sept 2008 – Jan 2015 Anchor for Good Day Philadelphia July 2014 – Jan 2015 Main Anchor June 2011 – July 2014 Anchor for Good Day Philadelphia Sept 2010 – June 2011 Reporter/Fill-in Anchor, Freelance Sept 2008 – Sept 2010 Fill-in anchor for evening newscasts. Report and field produce, live breaking stories multiple times a day. Responsible for up to 10 live shots and teases during five hour morning show. Coordinate with producers, assignment managers, photographers, writers and anchors. Report for all newscasts Package and follow up on morning stories for evening. Enterprise story ideas and developed new angles. Establish community contacts. KSL, Salt Lake City, UT Oct 2003 – July 2008 Anchor/Reporter • Morning and Noon anchor. Deliver hours-long live, on-scene, breaking news stories. Enterprise stories and report franchise pieces for sweeps periods. Produce and anchor live cut-ins and updates. Fill-in newsreader on radio stations FM100 and 102.7. KNXV, Phoenix, AZ Feb 2003 – Oct 2003 Reporter/Fill-in Anchor/Fill-in Co-host Reported and field produced, live breaking stories multiple times a day. Responsible for at least 10 live shots and teases during 2 and a half hour morning show. Anchored and reported live cut-ins and updates for morning newscasts. Reported for the 10pm newscast. Coordinated with producers, assignment managers, photographers and anchors. Packaged and followed up on morning stories for evening. Enterprised story ideas and developed new angles. Filled in as co-host for “Sonoran Living”, a live, daily, lifestyles show. KFDX, Wichita Falls, TX Sept 2000 – Jan 2003 Anchor/Producer After only 7 months on the job, promoted to anchor the 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm weekday newscasts for the dominant number one station in the market. Produced the 10pm newscast. Covered live, breaking news. Developed, produced, wrote and edited weekly health franchise. Experienced in hosting telethons and remote live newscasts. Produced and cut live and taped daily updates. Wrote and cut radio updates. KFDX, Wichita Falls, TX Jan 2000 – Sept 2000 Weekday Reporter/Weekend Anchor and Producer Generated and enterprised stories for health and education beats daily. Developed, shot, wrote, edited and reported several stories a day and presented them live on air for three, daily live newscasts. Anchored and produced the highest rated weekend newscasts. Wrote and voiced daily radio cut-ins. Produce, anchor and report live breaking news. EDUCATION University of Florida, Gainesville, FL • MA in Telecommunications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism. Clemson University, Clemson, SC • BA in Speech and Communication Studies with a minor in Journalism. AWARDS • Utah Broadcaster Association’s “Best A.M. Newscast” – 2005, 2007, 2008 • Utah Broadcasters Association’s “Best News Staff” Eyewitness News Today 2008 • Radio-Television News Directors Association’s regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in “Overall Excellence” – 2005 • Society of Professional Journalists • First Place – Military Reporting 2007 • Third Place – Series 2007 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT • Volunteer – Pennsylvania S.P.C.A, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Whispers of Hope, March of Dimes Steering Committee, Race for the Cure, C.O.P, MDA Telethon, Children’s Miracle Network Telethon, Relay for Life