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Samuel Lewis
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Professional Profile

Award-winning journalist with a decade of domestic and international media experience.  A creative, visual storyteller who excels in goals within aggressive communication environments and organizations hoping to increase positive exposure of their respective brands.  Successful and proven ability leading teams to distribute high-level messages for broad audiences, encompassing more than half a million people.  Specific strengths include:

  • Public/Media Relations
  • Organizational Spokesperson
  • Deadline Based Performance
  • Relationship Building Management
  • Media Monitoring & Results
  • Digital Brand Development
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Social Media Management 
Career Experience
WBRE-TV (NBC) | WYOU-TV (CBS) Wilkes-Barre, PA News Anchor/Reporter Jan 2012Present
  • Covered 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics for 70+ television markets across the country, providing daily live reports and exclusive web content.
  • Introduced and implemented a social media plan, utilizing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, that increased social reach by 60%.  
  • Led fundraising campaign, serving as co-host of a live two-day telethon, that generated more than $1.7 million for Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital; named 2014 TV Station of the Year by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.  
  • Oversaw 30-person team to produce and prepare news content to inform 550,000 viewers, constantly increasing ratings in key demographics over a 3-year period. 
  • Anchored a 2-hour weekday morning newscast and two 30-minute midday newscasts, in addition to several news updates that appear in conjunction with The Today Show and CBS This Morning. 
KLRT-TV (FOX) Little Rock, AR Sports Anchor/Reporter May 2011Nov 2012
  • Coordinated live shots, scheduling, lodging, and transportation, in a metropolitan area of 6.5 million people for week-long special coverage of the 2012 Cotton Bowl.
  • Established strong relationships with sources to gain interviews with high-profile athletes, including an exclusive 1-on-1 with Michael Vick.  
  • Wrote articles, managed a blog and posted video and photos for award-winning FOX16 website.
WCBI-TV (CBS) Columbus, MS Sports Anchor/Reporter Feb 2008May 2011
  • Provided breaking news coverage of the 2011 Tornado Outbreak, leading a team of journalists as the first news crew on the scene of a deadly EF5 tornado. 
  • Created, produced and anchored award-winning high school football show that was featured on ESPNU and CBS Sports. 
  • Utilized social media tools such as Facebook and Skype to provide creative and unique live reports from several nationally televised sporting events including the 2011 Gator Bowl. 
KTVH-TV (NBC) Helena, MT News/Sports Reporter Jun 2007Feb 2008
  • Directed coverage and cultivated story ideas as the Bureau Chief of the Great Falls newsroom. 
Education
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown, PA, US Bachelor of Arts: Mass Communications May 2007
Proficiencies
  • Video Cameras: JVC GY-HM600, JVC GY-HM850U 
  • Editing Software: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier Pro, Edius, Avid 
  • Content Management Systems: Inergize Digital, EndPlay
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope, Skype, LinkedIn, YouTube

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School Attended
Elizabethtown College