JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

KLAS (CBS affiliate) Reporter 2018- Present Las Vegas, NV (DMA 40) 

  • Shoot, write, and edit stories on deadline for Las Vegas's #1 news station 

  • Report live daily 

  • Cover breaking news, severe weather, crime, politics, education, and the community

  • Advance stories using social media to engage viewers on a digital platform 

  • Enterprise stories weekly for "Only on 8 News Now"

  • Develop sources to receive tips and story ideas

Spectrum News Reporter / Fill-in Anchor 2014- 2017 Greensboro, NC (DMA 46)

  • Shoot, write, and edit stories on deadline for statewide 24 hour news channel on cable

  • Report live and cover breaking news events, severe weather, crime and entertainment

  • Generate stories for ABC 45 WXLV nightly newscasts at 6 p.m. and 11p.m.

  • Fill-in anchor for Spectrum News and WXLV 

  • Produce web content and utilize social media to engage viewers

  • Cultivate sources in the community

 

WGXA-TV (FOX 24 / ABC 16) Reporter / Weekend Anchor / Producer 2012 -2014, Macon, GA  (DMA 121)

  • Improved communication skills by enterprising original content as a one-man band

  • Produce and anchor weekend 10 p.m. newscasts as well as plan and assign coverage

  • Filed stories to all platforms on–air, online and mobile.

  • Employee of the month March 2014

 

GoRadio (Dial Global / Westwood One) Correspondent , 2012, Los Angeles, CA

  • Interviewed numerous celebrities and guests on radio row at the Grammy Awards

 

KTVN Channel 2 News Intern, 2011, Reno, NV (DMA 108)        

  • Assist producers with nightly newscasts and developed writing abilities

  • Accompanied reporters and wrote news packages

 

Wolf Pack Week Reporter / In Studio Interviewer2010-2011,  Reno, NV                                             

  • Strengthened on-camera presence by working for student run broadcast

  • Fill-in sports reporter

 

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Production Assistant, Summer 2010, Los Angeles, CA

  • Helped secure sets and assist production for the hit comedy series

                                   

 

Junior League, International Member, Present

  • Involved in charitable women’s organization aimed at improving the community

  • Focus on volunteerism and building members' civic leadership skills

 

“Take the Lead” Volunteer, 2016 , Winston- Salem, NC     

  • Danced at the annual fundraiser and secured donations to benefit a local homeless shelter

 

Marvin Piccolo School Volunter, 2009-2011, Reno, NV                   

  • Interacted with children with special needs and disabilities

  • Provided stimulating experience for students through reading activities

 

 

Division 1 Athlete at Universtiy of Nevada

  • Four-year member and starter on Women’s Soccer team

  • Records held in numerous categories

  • Nevada Scholar Athlete

  • Received Commitment Award by coaching staff 

  • NSCAA All-West region Scholar Team- Honorable Mention  

  • ESPN Second Team Academic All-District     

  • First Team All WAC and All WAC Tournament Team member                                           

  • WAC All Academic Team

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

ATHLETICS

Contact

E-mail: cristendrummond@gmail.com

Phone: 323-788-5671

             

Skills

Adobe Premeire Pro

Ad lib

AP ENPS

Competitive personality

Dalet

Formulating key questions for interviews

Final Cut Pro

Microsoft Office

Non-linear editing

Social Media

Videography

EDUCATION

University of Nevada, Reynolds School of Journalism

Bachelor of Arts:  Broadcast Journalism / Theatre

Cumulative GPA: 3.8/4.0

Graduated #1 in class

Dean's List

Cum Laude

Kappa Tau Alpha member

College tuition paid through athletic and academic scholarships

 

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

© 2018 by Cristen Drummond