7 Oct 1996 to
11 Apr 2011
Newscast Producer & Director
1996 - 2011 KTVQ-2 Television, Billings, Montana
. Started at KTVQ as a part-time newscast assistant for all newscast shows and
worked up to full time status.
. 1998 to 2005:
. DAYBREAK: 1 hour long news program Camera Operator, Video editor, World
news Producer, fill-in Director, Graphics & ending as Associate Producer.
. Montana This Morning (formerly Daybreak):2005 to 2007
. Associate Producer : 6yrs: stack hour long show, with local and world news, and
write scripts for the anchor. Edit video; fill in director, graphics operator and
. Noon News Director: 1997 to 2007
. Directed the news, worked with Ag People on their content and graphics.
. Newscast Director for Saturday 5:30 & 10 newscasts. Included in the job
description: make graphics, decide on key shots, produce health segment and
direct the show. 2001 to 2007
. Director for both shows. Includes: making sure everyone knows what is coming up
on the show. Direct camera operators, technical director, video operator, graphics
operator, live shots, anchors and audio personnel Fill-in for weekday 5:30 and
10pm shows as newscast director and producer.
. Newscast Director for 530 & 10 Monday thru Friday. 2007 to 2011
. Took over directing in March for the night side directing. Includes: camera shots,
running graphics, taking microwave feeds, satellite feeds, and CBS and CNN feeds
and running a crew that includes audio, camera, technical director and graphics
. Overall, I am capable of supervising a crew in the newsroom, control room and live
. I am capable and knowledgeable in all the elements of producing a news program
including time, content, flow, pacing and commercial placement.
. Other achievements include working on 2 shows with the highest metro ratings.
They include Montana This Morning and the Sunday 10 show.
. Working with local MDA office to put on telethon.
15 Jun 1996 to
28 Aug 1996
KFBB, Broadcast Images (ABC), Great Falls, MT
Weekday Live Newscast Director
First job in television. Was responsible for pre supering tapes, directing and td-ing
both the 530 and 10pm weekday shows.
The May Technical School for Broadcasting, Billings, MT
Major - Television and Radio Broadcast
Graduated - 20 Jan 1995
I have been in the industry since 1995.