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Ellie Russell
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Professional Summary
I've been a professional blogger for years, maintaining thegirlwho.net since 2005. It was named one of the top 10 mom blogs in 2012. A top trait of every successful blogger is a healthy obsession with social media. I've worked for years to increase my friends and followers and have amassed and maintained a large, loyal following. As a result, I know what makes people click. I know the slugs, status updates and photos that earn page views.
My blog, plus my current position as writer at Disney's lifestyle online magazine, Babble.com, as well as my news producing background, has inspired a fascination with social media and the latest Internet trends. I'm always on top of what videos/blog posts/photos people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about online as the minute I see something go viral it is my job to write about it for Babble with my own unique angle.
I know the websites rising in popularity, bookmark them and check them several times a day for new content. Current favorites include Buzzfeed, Upworthy and Slate.
I excel at managing people by playing to each individual's strengths and always communicate clearly and concisely.
Skills

Up to date on the latest breaking news, trending stories and viral videos on the Internet.  Unique and conversational writing voice that engages readers.

Excel at writing dynamic, engaging titles for stories and posts as well as the ability to craft clever/humorous/compelling social media updates to draw in readers. Can work with anyone and enjoy managing people. Have worked with numerous personalities in the past and pride myself on my ability to read people and understand the best ways to motivate and inspire each person according to their personality.

Can write breaking news quickly and efficiently. Know HTML and can adapt to the ins and outs of any website within days.

Experience
Writer Oct 2010Present Disney Interactive New York City, NY Write breaking news and trending stories daily for Babble.com, Disney's online magazine and blog network targeting young, educated, urban parents. It is my responsibility to write engaging articles with dynamic titles and then cleverly utilize all of my social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram to engage readers and earn page views. I also contribute personal blogs about parenting and marriage to the site.
Executive Producer Jun 2009Feb 2011 KSTU Fox 13 News Salt Lake City, Utah Responsibilities included running the entire newsroom leading up to the evening newscast. Copy editing the 5pm and 9pm newscasts as well as coordinating reporters, photographers, anchors, editors and producers. Made split second decisions in response to breaking news and made sure the morning show was set up with the latest news as well as vosots and packages. Helped create and launch Fox 13 News Live at 11, the stations midday newscast.
9pm Producer Apr 2007Jun 2009 KSTU Fox 13 News Salt Lake City, Utah Responsibilities included keeping up on all the latest national and local news stories, stacking the hour long evening newscast, writing copy, and boothing shows.
Writer/Producer Jul 2005Mar 2007 WABC/World News Now New York City, NY Freelance writer/producer at WABC News in New York City. Responsibilities included working with producers to write vos and vosots within the newscast as well as working with reporters to take package feeds as well as intros and outros. Also produced evening and morning newscasts including stacking and boothing shows.
Education
Broadcast Journalism University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah
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Previous Companies:

  • Disney Interactive
  • KSTU Fox 13 News
  • WABC

Previous Job Positions:

  • Writer
  • Executive Producer
  • 9pm Producer
  • Producer

Schools:

  • University of Utah

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