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Katelin Wangberg

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Contact:
kwangberg @ gmail.com
(301) 328-6216

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Profile

Emmy-nominated news producer well versed with analyzing audience demographics & communicating key station goals to increase & retain target viewers.

Skilled in managing news teams, strategizing daily & monthly goals, creating & identifying daily news commercials.

Experience creating new show segments based on team strengths.

Professional Skills

News writing (broadcast, print & online), Press Releases, AP Style, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML & CSS, Social Media, ENPS, I-News, TVU, SigAlert, Anvanto, Viz, Clickability, Final Cut Pro, Avid Editing System, Microsoft Office Suite, experience with Computer Assisted Reporting

Experience

KATU (ABC), Producer, Portland, OR (July 2014 – Present)

  • Produce news show from 6 – 7 am (March 2015 – Present), 4:30 – 5 am (July 2014 – March 2015).
  • Assigning daily reporter stories.
  • Select & write local, national, international, & features stories for daily newscast.
  • Incorporate breaking news into the daily newscast.
  • Write news teases to retain audience through commercial breaks.
  • Constant monitoring of competition to ensure exclusivity of leads.

WRDW, News 12 Augusta (CBS), Producer, Augusta, GA (July 2012 – June 2014)

  • Produce news show from 6 – 7 am (June 2013 – June 2014), 5 – 6 am (January – June 2013), Midday (August – December 2012), Also filled in on all other News 12 shows during various weeks.
  • Oversee anchor, meteorologist, 2 reporters, TMP’s, editors, & 2 photographers for morning shows.
  • Coordinate live shots during the show.
  • Create graphics for show.
  • Field producer for News 12 at 2014 Masters.
  • Field producer for “2013 North Augusta Christmas Parade.”
  • Write content for News 12 social media platforms & website.
  • Upload video to website.
  • Report traffic on air in 6 am news show along with producing 5 am or Midday show (August 2012 – June 2013).

 MPT, Maryland Public Television, Production Assistant, North Yorkshire, UK (April 2012)

  • Worked on location in England at Kiplin Hall, Maryland’s birthplace, on a half hour documentary.

WUSA9, CBS Washington News, Broadcast News Intern, Washington, D.C. (September – December 2011)

  • Attended and contributed to the daily producers meeting.
  • Researched for investigative stories, helped at the assignment desk, wrote scripts.

Maryland Newsline, Capital News Service, Anchor/ReporterCollege Park, MD (January – April 2012)

  • Reported and anchored for nightly newscast for college-owned cable TV station that reaches more than 400,000 households in suburban Washington, D.C.
  • Filmed, wrote, edited and created graphics within daily news stories.

Maryland Newsline, Capital News Service, Producer, College Park, MD (January – May 2011)

  • Produced nightly newscast for college-owned cable TV station that reaches more than 400,000 households in suburban Washington, D.C.

Lakeland Public Television: Lakeland News, Broadcast News Reporter, Bemidji, MN (Summer 2008; Intern: Summer 2006 & 2007)

  • Shot, wrote, and edited daily news stories.

Prince George’s Sentinel, Freelance reporter, Seabrook, MD (September 2010-December 2010)

  • Covered College Park City Council meetings and other assorted stories.

21st Century Foreign Language School, Oral English Teacher, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China (September 2008-May 2010)

  • Taught daily English classes for middle school students and a weekly class for Chinese English teachers.

International Experience

England (April 2012)

China (September 2008-May 2010)

  • Conversational Mandarin.

Malta (January – May 2007)

  • Taught English at African Refugee Camp, studied at the University of Malta.

Education

Master of Journalism, Broadcast Emphasis, University of Maryland, College Park (Philip Merrill College of Journalism), Graduating in May 2012.

Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 2008

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