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Lillian Price
XXXX XXXXXXX XX, El Paso, TX 79932 | (H) XXXXXXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic news reporter with a solid history of achievement in broadcasting and journalism. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include writing, speaking and communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency .

Skills
  • English Language
  • Communications and Media
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Persuasion
  • Computers and Electronics
Experience
June 2013-Present News reporter | ABC News El Paso | El Paso, TX
  • Prepare and deliver news, sports, and/or weather reports, gathering and rewriting material so that it will convey required information and fit specific time slots.
  • Read news flashes to inform audiences of important events.
  • Identify stations, and introduce or close shows, using memorized or read scripts, and/or ad-libs.
  • Study background information in order to prepare for programs or interviews.
  • Record commercials for later broadcast.
  • Locate guests to appear on talk or interview shows.
  • Interview show guests about their lives, their work, or topics of current interest.
  • Discuss various topics over the telephone with viewers or listeners.
  • Host civic, charitable, or promotional events that are broadcast over television or radio.
  • Make promotional appearances at public or private events in order to represent their employers.
  • Attend press conferences in order to gather information for broadcast.
  • Provide commentary and conduct interviews during sporting events, parades, conventions, and other events.
June 2012-June 2013 Weatherman | ABC News El Paso | El Paso, TX
  • Analyze historical climate information, such as precipitation or temperature records, to help predict future weather or climate trends.
  • Prepare weather reports or maps for analysis, distribution, or use in weather broadcasts, using computer graphics.
  • Direct forecasting services at weather stations or at radio or television broadcasting facilities.
  • Apply meteorological knowledge to issues such as global warming, pollution control, or ozone depletion.
  • Develop or use mathematical or computer models for weather forecasting.
  • Interpret data, reports, maps, photographs, or charts to predict long- or short-range weather conditions, using computer models and knowledge of climate theory, physics, and mathematics.
  • Formulate predictions by interpreting environmental data, such as meteorological, atmospheric, oceanic, paleoclimate, climate, or related information.
  • Measure wind, temperature, and humidity in the upper atmosphere, using weather balloons.
  • Gather data from sources such as surface or upper air stations, satellites, weather bureaus, or radar for use in meteorological reports or forecasts.
January 2011-June 2013 News Writer | El Paso Times | El Paso, TX
  • Write columns, editorials, commentaries, or reviews that interpret events or offer opinions.
  • Transmit news stories or reporting information from remote locations, using equipment such as satellite phones, telephones, fax machines, or modems.
  • Develop ideas or material for columns or commentaries by analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences.
  • Photograph or videotape news events, or request that a photographer be assigned to provide such coverage.
  • Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas.
  • Investigate breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
January 2010-January 2011 News writer | City Magazine | El Paso, TX
  • Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
  • Report news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Determine a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organize material accordingly.
  • Review and evaluate notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions.
  • Investigate breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
  • Research and report on specialized fields such as medicine, science and technology, politics, foreign affairs, sports, arts, consumer affairs, business, religion, crime, or education.
  • Check reference materials, such as books, news files, or public records, to obtain relevant facts.
  • Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas.
Education
2010 Bachelor of Arts: Journalism The University of Texas At El Paso, El Paso, TX
2010 Bachelor of Arts: Broadcasting The University of Texas At El Paso, El Paso, TX

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School Attended
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