Crystal Clark

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CRYSTAL CLARK

http://crystalclark.webs.com/[email protected]

 
Journalism Experience

 

News Reporter, WTVT (FOX Tampa Bay), Tampa, FL

January 2015-Present

 

  • Write, shoot and edit original news content as a one-man-band reporter for nightly news
  1. Use social media accounts to disperse breaking news and generate viewer interest in stories prior to newscasts
  • Write AP-style version of news stories for station website

 

Weekend Anchor/Reporter, WTOL (CBS) & WUPW (Fox), Toledo, OH

January 2013-January 2015

 

  • Served as anchor/host of  EMMY-nominated weekend morning news and lifestyle program
  1. Managed a five county “beat,” developing sources in each community to find impactful stories, turning two packages daily
  2. Skillfully reported and anchored multiple hours of live, continuous breaking news coverage during city-wide water crisis
  3. Awarded the 2014 Michele Clark Excellence in Journalism Fellowship through RTDNA

 

Anchor/News Producer, WECT (NBC) & WSFX (Fox), Wilmington, NC

December 2010-January 2013

 

  • Pioneered first weekend morning news program in the market, serving as sole producer and anchor for two hour newscast and live cut-ins
  1. Served as senior producer and developing news anchor weekday mornings, researching breaking news to present on air throughout the morning, while managing production team from the booth
  2. Communicated with viewers, law enforcement, and news station affiliates around the clock through email, telephone and social media to find new overnight content

 

News Production Intern, News 14 Carolina (Time Warner Cable), Raleigh, NC

August 2009-January 2010

 

  • Wrote news copy in ENPS for Raleigh, Charlotte, and Wilmington night-side anchors’ scripts
  1. Assisted photographers with shooting and editing video and performing interviews for both news and sports
  2. Monitored police scanners and made beat calls to aid in discovering stories for reporters
  3. Interned more than 25 hours per week, in addition to part-time job and heavy academic course load

 

Key Skills

 

  • Editing in Final Cut Pro and Edius
  1. Shooting with Panasonic P2 and SD card cameras, setting up studio cameras, lighting
  2. Writing and communicating with news team via ENPS and iNews
  3. Operating remote live shots via Live U backpack
  4. Posting AP-style web stories and video online through World Now

 

 Education

 

  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

   Bachelor of Arts in Media Communication, Minor in Journalism, May 2010 (Cum Laude)