News Reporter Resume Samples

It is the duty of the News Reporter to collect and analyze all sorts of information from crime to breaking news and broadcast the same to the public through a newspaper, internet, radio, or television. The job description entails gathering information, writing coverage, editing broadcasts, and conducting interviews. To broadcast current and accurate information, the News Reporter Resume mentions the following associated duties –collecting information on assigned topics, following-up leads, performing research, recording in the studio or in the field; reading off scripts; conducting interviews; and generating news and interesting news stories.

In addition to personality traits, the following skills are required – clear, concise and conversational skills; excellent live reporting skills, strong on-camera presentation skills, knowledge of digital video editing; and an excellent understanding of Associated Press Style. A degree in media & journalism is required. Additional qualifications like social media experience and anchoring experience will be an added asset.

News Reporter Resume example

News Reporter Resume

Headline : Dedicated and focused who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Publisher., AP Style.

Description :

    1. Wrote lifestyle features and local reviews of artistic and cultural events.
    2. Edited and drafted incoming press releases to meet weekly printing deadlines.
    3. Developed internal strategies with publishers and editors to ensure comprehensive coverage and reporting within multiple time-sensitive parameters.
    4. Conducted in-depth research for soft news articles.
    5. Managed intake of third-party reports, press releases, and advertisements.
    6. Interviewed officials, educators, and residents to write hard news articles.
    7. Investigated education, conservation, and zoning practices to deliver town-wide information.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In English


Sr. News Reporter Resume

Objective : Result driven proactive individual seeking an entry-level administrative position. Bringing diverse experience and knowledge in a highly productive work environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Receive assignments or evaluate leads to develop story ideas.
    2. Research a story's background information to provide complete and accurate information.
    3. Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
    4. Establish and maintain relationships with individuals who are credible source of information.
    5. Report news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
    6. Revise work to meet editorial approval or fit time or space requirement.
    7. Check reference materials, such as books, news files, or public records, to obtain relevant facts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In Public Policy Administration


Jr. News Reporter Resume

Objective : Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Experience with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. Can work long hours to complete whatever task is at hand.

Skills : Adobe Premiere Pro, IMovie.

Description :

    1. Covered Business and Economy in the city of beat.
    2. Gathered information and arranged interviews.
    3. Reported stories about county laws, new businesses, and growing organizations.
    4. Shot, wrote, and edited video for packages and readers.
    5. Responsible for finding and pitching new content.
    6. Worked with editors to improve writing and journalistic style.
    7. Scheduled interviews with subjects and composed articles.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associates In Science

Asst. News Reporter Resume

Objective : To utilize experience as a TV news reporter to educate students about Journalism and broadcast news.

Skills : Write news, Edit programs.

Description :

    1. Cover meetings of the city council, school board, fiscal court, committee of the whole, tourism, chamber of commerce, military affairs committee, and economic development council, in two counties.
    2. Cover welcome homes, training, deployments, change of commands, and special events at the local army installation.
    3. Cover political events as well as elections and announcements by local, state and federal officials.
    4. Maintain good relations with sources, community leaders, school officials, and other local media.
    5. Effectively report the latest campus, local and sports news on air.
    6. Prepare content, researched and wrote news stories for the day's programming.
    7. Write in-depth, monthly news features ranging from the pattern of women voters to development along Poughkeepsie's waterfront.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Arts

Associate News Reporter Resume

Headline : Write and report news stories for Television and newspaper. Driven to complete any task that comes way and determined to go above and beyond expectations.

Skills : Photoshop, Audacity, Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Audio Production.

Description :

    1. Designed and hosted a radio show targeting multicultural population with listeners.
    2. Created original content and performed live broadcasts that were entertaining and informative.
    3. Prepared well-researched questions and interviewed guest panelists from various professions and interests in the university community.
    4. Monitored the music and commercial logs for the airshift.
    5. Covered a wide range of topic from education to lifestyle while also acting as videographer for other reporters.
    6. Served as station representative within communities at fundraisers, events and award ceremonies Skills.
    7. Conducted interviews, attended meetings, events and news conferences.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A In Hispanic Linguistics

News Reporter/Executive Resume

Headline : Broadcast professional with demonstrated success as a journalist, engaging viewers through television, print and social media platforms. A creative and confident leader in the newsroom. Passionate story-teller. Dedicated to maintaining a reputation based on hard work, quality and uncompromising ethics.

Skills : Media Relations, Media Relations.

Description :

    1. Reported live across 10 counties in worked remotely as the station's bureau chief.
    2. Wrote, edited and produced news in television, web and mobile formats.
    3. Built and maintained relationships with community Exceptional writing skills in leaders and viewers.
    4. Used multiple social media platforms to interact with Composed & confident public viewers and share breaking news as it happened.
    5. Fact checked, researched and reported under short Organized, detail-oriented & deadlines.
    6. Covered the Agriculture department including the Rodeo Team and Collegiate FFA.
    7. Experienced all aspects of the newspaper.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Degree

News Reporter/Representative Resume

Objective : Adept writer seeking an opportunity to advance the public relations and marketing initiative within an organization by publishing succinct, comprehensive information through social media platforms and print.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Outlook.

Description :

    1. Performed interviews in the local Kalamazoo area to write compelling stories.
    2. Followed strict AP style to compose professional news stories.
    3. Photographed important individuals at events to provide newspaper visuals.
    4. Met strict weekly deadlines to ensure timely production of newspaper.
    5. Wrote news stories for both web and print Western Herald outlets.
    6. Wrote for Social Media and Maintained WordPress blog for six months to learn effective community discourse.
    7. Performed presentations on social media platforms to study successful, unique features.
    8. Persuasively argued for reallocation of campus recreation by creating and editing video.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

News Reporter I Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain an occupation where may utilize and expand vast array of skills and experiences within a professional business environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Publisher.

Description :

    1. Wrote lifestyle features and local reviews of artistic and cultural events.
    2. Edited and drafted incoming press releases to meet weekly printing deadlines.
    3. Developed internal strategies with publishers and editors to ensure comprehensive coverage and reporting within multiple time-sensitive parameters.
    4. Conducted in-depth research for soft news articles.
    5. Managed intake of third-party reports, press releases, and advertisements.
    6. Interviewed officials, educators, and residents to write hard news articles.
    7. Investigated education, conservation, and zoning practices to deliver town-wide information.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's In English

Lead News Reporter Resume

Objective : Award-winning journalist looking to partner with forward-thinking media outlet that values hard work, creativity, initiative, solid news judgment and superior communications skills.

Skills : Adobe Premiere Pro, IMovie.

Description :

    1. Covered events at a university area and did assignments on education, academic and cultural events.
    2. Contributed a number of commentaries and opinion-articles in newspapers, magazines and web magazine.
    3. Responsible for finding and pitching new content.
    4. Worked with editors to improve writing and journalistic style.
    5. Scheduled interviews with subjects and composed articles.
    6. Contributed to the news-review website by updating stories and creating videos, photo galleries and polls.
    7. Generated local stories by working with sources, attending meetings, watching wire copy.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associates In Science

News Reporter Resume

Objective : Experienced and dedicated marketing/communications professional with strong writing, planning, buying, organizational, problem solving and production skills. Extremely detail oriented with ability to multi-task, thriving on tight deadlines with a sense of urgency and accuracy. Strategic thinker, energetic and eager to continually learn and grow.

Skills : NRF Customer Service Certification, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Generated story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews, produce the content in the field, write and voice the story, and present the story live as scheduled on a designated newscast.
    2. Contributed story ideas for key series pieces and lead stories for daily news programs.
    3. Built relationships with the community and community leaders for the purpose of developing connections to story leads.
    4. Developed and cultivated contacts within the community for news stories.
    5. Used online social media, blogs and online technology to communicate with readers in ways beyond traditional print and digital products.
    6. Wrote news stories for morning and afternoon newscasts, often meeting tight deadlines, attended and reported regularly on the city council.
    7. Developed strong basic writing skills and an understanding of the earned media side of the business.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate In Respiratory Therapy