Kendra J. Robinson
I want to obtain a position that will utilize and expand my writing and editing skills.
Murray State University – Murray, Kentucky
Bachelor of Science Degree in Broadcast Journalism, 1993
Henderson Community College – Henderson, Kentucky
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Communications
KARD-TV, Monroe, Louisiana
Creative Services Director, 1999-2000
Responsibilities: I wrote and produced TV commercials and public service announcements for the station. I met with advertising executives and business owners to determine what they wanted for their commercials. I charted out the photographic direction, hired talent and assisted with editing.
DesignCraft, Inc. St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Marketing Manager, 1997-1999
Responsibilities: I wrote and designed marketing materials for clients. I created area-wide marketing and public relations strategies and set up a client base for sales staff. I also managed a small group of telemarketers.
The St. Cloud Times Newspaper, St. Cloud, Minnesota
Government Team Reporter, 1994-1997
Responsibilities: I covered county government news. Also, I filled in onthe cops & courts beat and as a general assignment reporter when needed. I also developed longer-term series and computer assisted stories and covered breaking news.
WSON Radio Station, Henderson, Kentucky
Studio Engineer Intern, 1988-1990
Responsibilities: I monitored the tower logs and automated music system. I did voice-overs and promos, edited wire copy, dubbed sound bites and engineered local and national sporting events.
Second-place award for best local news coverage in the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, Outstanding Achievement in Radio Faculty Award, Jane Truitt Bell Academic Scholarship Recipient, Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities (2 years)
Phi Theta Kappa Community College Honor Society, National
Association of Black Journalists, Grayson Cathedral Church
Henry G. Lackey, WSON Radio Station Owner
J. D. Hammonds, KARD-TV Production Director
Susan Cumpton, KARD-TV General Sales Manager