KYLEN MILLS

 

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EXPERIENCE

 

KRON-TV                                                    San Francisco, CA                                 September 2020-Present

Sports Reporter/Anchor

  • Co-hosts weekly 30min sports show “Sports Night Live” and 30-minute basketball show “Hoop Session”
  • Anchors sportscasts using personality, creativity and in-depth analysis to engage viewers
  • Executes creative live reports at games for all of the Bay Area professional sports teams
  • Develops contacts to help generate unique feature stories which I shoot, write and edit
  • Creates unique social media content to engage viewers and push them to our KRON 4 sportscasts

 

PAC-12 Network                                          San Francisco, CA                                     August 2022-Present

Soccer Play-by-play Broadcaster, Analyst

Locked on Warriors Podcast                          San Francisco, CA                                         June 2022-Present

Co-Host


San Jose State University                              San Jose, CA                                      September 2021-Present

Sideline Reporter

  • Conducts pregame, halftime and postgame coach and player interviews, provides in-game reports for San Jose State University football broadcasts airing on NBC Sports Bay Area

 

WLEX-TV                                                      Lexington, KY                                   March 2017-August 2020

Sports Host, News Anchor, Sports/News Reporter

  • Co-produces, co-hosts and helped launch weekly SEC college football show
  • Anchors #1 rated weekend evening newscasts in conversational and energetic style
  • Field anchors coverage of major sporting events – March Madness, PGA golf
    tournaments, Kentucky Derby
  • Acts as stations digital content manager on the weekends – creates compelling
    content including stories, photos and videos for LEX18.com and station social
    media pages
  • Utilizes Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to engage viewers and push them to our
    programming
  • Pitches and reports lead stories for weekday evening newscasts

KOKH-TV                                                   Oklahoma City, OK                             February 2015-March 2017

General Assignment Reporter

  • Pitched and reported lead stories live daily for evening newscasts
  • Developed contacts to produce enterprise and exclusive pieces
  • Used social media pages to connect with viewers and push them to our website and
    newscasts
  • One of 4 reporters featured in the newscast that won 1st place from the Oklahoma AP

 

WHBF-TV                                                  Rock Island, IL                                   January 2013-January 2015

Reporter, Anchor, Producer

  • Wrote, shot, edited and reported stories live on evening newscasts
  • Promoted to weekend anchor and producer in 2014
  • Produced web content posting stories, photos and videos to WHBF.com and social
    media pages


The Chicago Rush Arena Football Team        Chicago, IL                                      June 2012- September 2012
Freelance Reporter

WGN-TV                                                     Chicago, IL                                             May 2012-August 2012

Midday News Intern

 

MTV NETWORKS                                         New York, NY                           September 2011-November 2011

MTV.com Video Production Intern

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Lewis University – Romeoville, IL
B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, December 2012, GPA: 3.72

4-year member of Division II women’s soccer team, 1-year member of Division II tennis team

Producer and anchor for college news station WFLY-TV

Play-by-play, color and TV analyst for college sporting events on college radio and
TV station

 


AWARDS

 

  • Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Nominee in Sports News Story category, 2019
  • 2nd Place Kentucky AP Award for "Sports Feature Reporting", 2019
  • Oklahoma NextGen 30 under 30 award, for career excellence, leadership & community
    involvement, 2016

 

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Captain of Bay Area soccer team

Volunteer with special Olympics of California

Volunteer foster for local dog rescue group

Member of association for women in sports media

 

 

SKILLS


Proficient in Final Cut Pro, AVID Media Composer, Adobe Premier, ENPS, iNews, Photoshop, Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Social News Desk