RESUME

              

 

STRENGTHS-“Breaking News”Specialist,
Establishing Contacts, Skilled Story-teller,
Web Journalist, Government Reporting,
Local/State/Federal Legal Expert

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

  • Reputation of being able to come through in the clutch and excel in breaking news situations
  • Ability to get sources to speak that normally would not interview. Can establish inside sources
  • Reported National Stories (segments aired on CNN, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, etc…)
  • Exceptional shooting(HD,SXS,XD,P2 cards,etc…) & editing skills (AVID,SONY,Edius,Adobe FCP)
  • Can conduct interviews in Spanish (understands Conversational Spanish)
  • Experience using mobile news platforms (Facebook Live, Periscope, Videolicious, etc…)
  • Team player (I like to make my co-workers smile)

 

BROADCAST EXPERIENCE-           http://www.jeffersontyler.com

Reporter/Fill-In Anchor                                                                                         2015-Present

KYOU/Raycom                                            Ottumwa/Des Moines

  • Covered Iowa Caucuses & Solar Eclipse

(Exclusive Candidate Interviews: Clinton, Trump, etc…)

  • Created regional contacts
  • Facebook Live and Periscope
  • Fill-In Anchor for 9 PM newscast

 

 

Freelance/Stringer                                                                                                 Assorted Dates

KXAN, KMGH, KRNN, WFRV/News Now DC

 

 

Video Journalist/ Live Truck Op                                                                                   2013

(KRON-TV)                                                     San Francisco, CA

  • Covered stories that attracted national attention

(Oakland race riots, CA gay marriage, Asiana crash)

 

 

Multi-Media Journalist                                                                                               2010-2012

(KENJ-TV)                                                       Newark, NJ

  • Reported, shot, & edited top stories for a cable newscast

(Hurricane Sandy, crime beat, etc)

 

Reporter/ Photographer                                                                                           2008-2010

(KMID)                                                            Midland, TX

  • Used inside sources to get stories & information that the competition didn’t have
  • Went undercover in homeless sweeps series (lived among the homeless)

 

 

EDUCATION-          Emerson College       Boston, MA      Broadcast Journalism- Dean’s List

Print and Broadcast Journalism- Dean’s List

Specializations: Broadcast Journalism, Print Journalism, Psychology, Paralegal

Activities and Societies: Rugby, Salvation Army Soup Kitchen

Groups and Associations

RTNDA, NPPA, SPJ, IRE
Specialties

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Online Clips

Breaking News

 

Investigative Stories


Political Stories


Features

Videography

Anchoring

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