I Heart Media WOOD AM and FM - News Director July 2014 to June 2016 Resume Example

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Lily Sanders
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Professional Summary

Respected, seasoned,  leveled headed broadcast professional with more than 40 years of experience in fast-paced world of radio news. Friendly, patient and easy to get along with. Track record of achieving exceptional results in every position ever held, and winner of multiple awards, most recently Michigan Association of Broadcasters "Station of the Year".

Skills

Highly skilled in Social Media including Homepage Facebook and Twitter. Extremely organized.

Detail Oriented. Ability to research topics on internet

swiftly and thoroughly. Have raised millions of dollars for local charity.

In high demand for local broadcast remotes. Fully versed in I Heart Media RCS news program and digital editing.

Able to navigate a nuclear submarine.

Experience
07/2014 to 06/2016
News Director July 2014 to June 2016 I Heart Media-WOOD AM and FM - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Along with news anchor duties,  directed and coordinated activities of personnel engaged in broadcast news, and weather at the  I Heartd Media 7 Grand Rapids station cluster: WOOD AM and FM - B-93 (WBCT-FM) - Star-105 FM (WSRW-FM) - The Brew (WBFX-FM) - ESPN 96.1 (WMAX FM) - Talk-1230 (WTKG AM) - WSNX-FM.  As well as providing hourly and daily content to I Heart Media stations in Muskegon, MI, WMUS,   Minneapolis, MN, News Talk 1130 AM (KTLK-AM),  and Spokane, WA. KVNI-AM, via Nextgen,
  • Responsible for social media news/weather/sports postings via station home page, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Helped organize, and collect hundreds of turkeys and thousands of dollars in cash donations for local shelters at Thanksgiving.
07/1992 to 07/2014
Morning Show Co-Host and News Director July 1992 to July 2014 I Heart Media-B-93 FM - Grand Rapids, MI
Directed and anchored  24/7 news, sports and weather operations for B-93 (WBCT-FM) in addition to acting as morning show co-host.   Many endorsements, and was often requested remote broadcast talent. Helped organize and and attended many station promotional events.  Helped raise millions of dollars for "B-93 County Cares for Kids charity"   Responsible for social media news/weather/sports postings via station home page, Facebook and Twitter.
04/1988 to 06/1992
Morning show co-host and News Director April 1988 to June 1992 I Heart Media-WMIL-FM - Milwaukee, WI
Morning show co-host and News Director.  Did many remote broadcasts, and attended many station promotional events.  Helped raise millions of dollars for "The Cap (Child Abuse Prevention) Fund. A charity funding child abuse prevention programs in southeast Wisconsin."  Helped organize and collect enough hay to fill more than 100 semi trucks for  drought stricken farmers in northern Wisconsinin the FM 106 Haylift.
03/1987 to 04/1988
Morning News Anchor March 1987 to April 1988 I Heart Media-WOKY-AM - Milwaukee, WI
  • Morning show Co Host.  Prepared and delivered news, sports, and weather reports.  Gathering and rewriting material so that it will convey required information.  
07/1985 to 03/1987
Radio News Director July 1985 to March 1987 WMBD-AM WKZW-FM WMBD-TV - Peoria, IL
Coordinated Radio and Television News teams contributions to radio news operations, and well as daily news anchor duties
01/1981 to 07/1985
Assistant News Director January 1981 to July 1985 WINE-AM WRKI-FM - Danbury, CT
Investigated breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories as well as morning anchor duties.
07/1981 to 12/1981
Midday News Anchor July 1981 to December 1981 WMLA-FM - Bloomington, IL
Midday news anchor with a heavy emphasis on breaking/spot news broadcasts from the scene of developing news.
01/1980 to 07/1981
Morning co-host News Director January 1980 to July 1981 WYBR-FM - Rockford, MI
Co-hosted morning show, and anchored morning news.  
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Communications/Journalism Western Illinois University - Macomb, IL
Fall of 1976 to Spring of 1979.  
Took the College Level Examination Program and "Clepped Out" Freshman year.   In the final semester of  senior year  was offered an internship at WYBR-FM Rockford,  and was hired full time two weeks later.  I did not return to school and am two classes short of my degree.
Community Service
Chairman
Solon Township Zoning Board of Appeals
Solon Township, Kent County Michigan
2002-Present
Volunteer Firefighter
Solon Township, Kent County Michigan
2002-2007

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School Attended
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