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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
January 12, 2017

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Kevin Trainor

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To utilize unique combination of media, communications and political experience in a media or government relations position where I can contribute to the advancement of a valuable cause or organization.


Over 10 years media experience in the political, broadcast news and entertainment venues

Comprehensive television news experience, including producing, reporting, and anchoring. Experienced on-air interviewer.

Exceptional public speaking and presentation skills

Excellent writing, editing and proofing skills

Thorough knowledge of current political environment and public policy issues

Performed various stage roles with Chicago based companies, and television screen appearances for Los Angeles based productions


Boston University-Europe Boston, MA

Master of Arts: International Relations

Belmont Abbey College Belmont, NC

Bachelors or Arts: Political Science

Indiana University / Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN

American Meteorological Society Certification Program

United States Army Intelligence Center and School Fort Huachuca, AZ

Intelligence Analysis

Second City Theatre / Training Center Chicago, IL

Conservatory Program; Improvisational Acting

iO Theatre (formerly the ImprovOlympic) Chicago, IL

Ensemble Performances

The Annoyance Theater Chicago, IL

Contemporary Improv


WTVO / ABC Rockford, IL

Weather Anchor / Reporter January 2000-August 2002

Daily weather anchor

Researched and reported on political and agricultural issues as needed

KZTV / CBS Corpus Christi, TX

AM Weather Anchor / Reporter August 1998-January 2000

Morning Weather Anchor for two years

Additionally researched and reported on environment and community issues such as hurricane preparation and North Padre Island turtle hatchery

WBKP / ABC Marquette, MI

Weather Anchor August 1996-July 1998

Managed all weather operations and anchored for 6PM and 10PM newscasts at start-up ABC Affiliate

Noon show co-host including weather forecasting and interview segments

Recipient, "Weathercast of the Year" award, Michigan Association of Broadcasters 1999

WWSB / ABC Sarasota, FL

Producer / Writer 1995-1996

Coordinated on-air news content for morning and evening news

Wrote story intros and outros and wrote some copy for anchors

United States Congress, House Commerce Committee Washington, DC

Staffer September 1993-January 1995

Researcher for Import/Export issues

Provided essential information to members of Congress and their staff for committee review

Richard Castaldi, Price Georges County Executive Campaign Prince Georges County, MD

Campaign Manager February 1993 – September 1993

Coordinated all aspects of media, grassroots campaign, fundraising, appearances and marketing

Presidential Inaugural Committee Washington, DC

Committee Member November 1992-January 1993

Assisted in producing itineraries and logistical arrangements for First Family-elect members

1992 Presidential Campaign Washington DC and Miami, FL

Staffer May 1992-November 1992

Worked in Washington, DC headquarters and Miami regional headquarters coordinating operations and grassroots organizing

United States Army May 1988-April 1992

Served in both West Germany, and Washington DC, as a 2LT. Briefer and Analyst.


Various DC Tour Companies Washington, DC

Charter Tour Coordinator March 2015 - Present

Starline Tours Los Angeles, CA

Tour Host October 2012-June 2014

Hosted City Tours & Charters of groups up to 75 at a time from all over the world

Assisted tourists with any questions and with their off-tour plans

Was fully invested in the satisfaction of guest experience

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. Chicago, IL

Tour Host April 2010-September 2012

Hosted City Tours & Charters for about 140 individuals per day

Emphasized Chicago architecture, engineering and city history

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