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Assistant Network

Location:
New York, NY
Salary:
$70-80,000
Posted:
August 08, 2012

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KRISTEN V. HAMILL

**-** **** ****** • Sunnyside, NY 11104 • 917-***-**** • fo4bwy@r.postjobfree.com

PRODUCER WITH MAJOR NETWORK EXPERIENCE AND STRENGTHS IN

CREATING CONTENT FOR TELEVISION AND THE WEB • RESEARCHING AND PITCHING STORY IDEAS • CRAFTING COMPELLING SEGMENTS

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CNN (New York, NY) | 2008 Present

Associate Producer | 2010 Present

Produce packages for air across all CNN networks/platforms

Coordinate all video elements at CNN’s New York bureau; in charge of metadata for all video elements; archiving video; organizing elements for packages, VOs, SOTs, and all video for air out of NY Bureau

Manage the feeds of all Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer reporter packages from New York to DC

Field produce breaking news stories; was first on the ground for CNN at Rutgers on the Tyler Clementi Suicide story; reported extensively on the Iroquois Lacrosse Team/Passport Controversy Story; aided in obtaining access for CNN Domestic to Iranian President press conference during 2010 United Nations General Assembly

Write wires and features for CNN.com

News Assistant | 2008 2010

Track and fact check breaking news stories in the Northeast United States (including New York Metro) for CNN.com

Write and update CNN wire stories and regularly pitch new story ideas to assignment managers

Manage all incoming and outgoing video feeds from the New York bureau, including gathering video, creating packages, coordinating with affiliates, and communicating between producers and control rooms/producers in Atlanta and DC

Screen and time code video elements for producer packages; liaise between producers and media library

Prepare high-profile guests for live and tape shoots

TruTV (New York, NY) | Production Assistant, The Star Jones Show | 2007 2008

Coordinated tape, photo and graphical elements for a legal, lifestyle, and pop-culture themed program

Researched story ideas for daily pitch meetings

Assisted producers in researching, pre-interviewing and booking guests

Created and implemented plans for a luxury items segment, including booking locations and on-camera interviews

Partnered with field producer to coordinate all tape, photo and graphical elements for packages

NBC-Universal Television Network (New York, NY) | Intern, Dateline | 2007

Credited as assistant producer for breaking news segments, "The Death of Anna Nicole Smith"; "Don Imus: After the fall"; “The Suitcase Murders”

Coordinated and organized interviews conducted by Iraq Correspondent Richard Engel for "War Zone Diary"

E! Entertainment Television (Los Angeles, CA) | Intern, E! News | 2006

Pitched story ideas and pulled relevant clips/sound-bites for a daily program focused on breaking entertainment and celebrity news

Assisted field producer on shoots on-site, including organizing interview questions, location shoots, and ideation

Published in the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Academic Membership Online Magazine

EDUCATION

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ) | BS in Journalism and Media Studies, cum laude | 2007

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office; Final Cut Pro; Vortex Desk Edit; FTP (File Transfer Protocol)



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