Resume

Professional Summary:

Charismatic, colorful, and compassionate broadcast journalist with diverse background in all facets of media. Empowering leader who leads by listening – knowing what others need in order to achieve goals/objectives. Recognized as a leader whose positive attitude makes her relatable and motivates those around her.

Education:

Graduated: Spring 2017

Azusa Pacific University

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism

GPA 3.8, Cum Laude, Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor’s Society

Related Work Experiences:

Morning Reporter, KYMA (NBC 11 and FOX 9)

August 2017 – Present

Yuma, AZ

 

Multimedia Reporter, The CW6, Yourphx.com 

*Three month part-time commitment*

May 2017 – July 2017

Phoenix, AZ

  • Conduct interviews, film and edit packages/VO/SOTs
  • Write content for web

Main Anchor, On-Set Reporter & Producer, APU Capture

October 2015 – May 2017

Azusa, CA

  • Host eight minute (approx.) news show weekly posted on YouTube and Facebook @APU Capture
  • Cover local, national, and global news and relate it to students
  • Create news packages, VO/SOTs, etc. for the show
  • Conduct multiple interviews a week
  • Host a Facebook Live News Update every Friday
  • Participate in convergent news meetings every week bridging all platforms of news including newspaper, magazine, online, radio an television journalism.
  • Helping rebrand Azusa Pacific University’s journalism department

Multimedia Sports Reporter Intern, Sports360AZ.com, The Brad Cesmat Show

May 2016 – Jan 2017

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Writing and publishing sports pieces on different media platforms
  • Conducting interviews and filming packages

Blogger, caitlinleeslater.com                                                                                  

October 2014 – Present

  • Write blog posts on all things fashion, fitness, inspiration, and faith
  • Reinforce self-worth through inspiring blog posts, demographic geared towards young women
  • Maintain strong social media presence on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Periscope and LinkedIn
  • Enhance blog’s appearance and viewer interaction using Canva graphic designing
  • Accumulated 4,795+ unique visitors and 15,033+ page views

Board Operator, Skyview Satellite Networks: ABC Distributer              

May 2015 – September 2015

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Work audio operations for MLB
  • Technical knowledge of sports radio

Media Relations Intern, Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau  

June 2015 – September 2015

Phoenix, AZ

  • Pitch ideas to food and travel journalists
  • Produce copy for press releases, editorial content and additional promotional materials
  • Track articles/media mentions and analytics
  • Assist travel/trade media on group press tours

Volunteer Experience/Awards/Achievements:

Member, The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi)

March 2015 – Present

Azusa, CA

  • Maintains membership through perfecting leadership experience by goal setting in a small groups of four students
  • Provide constructive feedback to fellow members on ways to achieve their goals
  • Engage in three live speaker broadcast seminars gaining inspirational insight on the reality of pursing a dream 

Recipient, Dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University                                               

March 2015 – May 2017

Azusa, CA

  • Awarded $9,000 per year scholarship for excellent academic success
  • Maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.8
  • Expected to finish college in three years

International Mentor, American International Mentoring (AIM)        

September 2015 – May 2017

Azusa, CA

  • Participate in cultural awareness activities every month
  • Help AIM partner get accustomed to our culture through weekly meetings

Division II Athlete, Azusa Pacific Cheerleading                                            

December 2015 – May 2017

Azusa, CA

  • Advocate positivity around campus
  • Support all sports and events
  • Demonstrate strong teambuilding and leadership skills through five workouts and stunting practices weekly

References:

  • Hailey Frances, Executive Producer/Host 30 Second Download

CW6 Yourphx.com

645 E Missouri Ave Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85012

P: 480.861.6930

E: hfrances@yourphx.com

  • Jody Jackson, Fox Sports AZ Diamondbacks Reporter

P: 602.770.7842

  • Brad CesmatCEO Founder of The Brad Cesmat Show

Skyview Satellite Networks

14605 N Airport Dr. # 370, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

P: 602.614.2761

E: brad@sports360az.com

  • Kristin SmithHallmark Channel TV Personality, former FOX 10 Phoenix Anchor, KYMA

Hallmark Channel Studio

12700 Ventura Blvd, Ste. 200, Studio City, CA 91604

P: 818.458.0335

E: kama05tv@gmail.com

  • Trish Lanteigne, Media Relations for VisitPhoenix.com

One Arizona Center

400 E Van Buren St, Ste. 600, Phoenix, AZ 85004

P: 480.330.6616

E: tlanteigneAvisitphoenix.com

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