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Luke Young
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Summary

Award-winning journalist with a decade of media experience at the local, national and global level. 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
  • Digital Brand Development
  • Media Monitoring & Results
  • Deadline Based Performance
  • Social Media Management
  • Relationship Building & Management
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Organizational Spokesperson
Experience
News Anchor/Reporter, 01/2012 to Present
WBRE-TV (NBC) | WYOU-TV (CBS) Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • 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 online 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 update that appear in conjunction with the Today Show and CBS This Morning. 
Sports Anchor/Reporter, 05/2011 to 11/2012
KLRT-TV (FOX) Little Rock, AR
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
Sports Anchor/Reporter, 02/2008 to 05/2011
TV (CBS) Columbus, MS
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 2008-May 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.
News/Sports Reporter, 06/2007 to 02/2008
NBC Helena, MT
Directed coverage and cultivated story ideas as the Bureau Chief of the Great Falls newsroom.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Mass Communications, Elizabethtown College - Elizabethtown, PA
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School Attended
Elizabethtown College