Host/Producer: NBCUniversal, NBC LX
March 2020 – Present
•Spearheaded the launch of an innovative news division, contributing to its development and strategic direction from inception.
• Demonstrated versatility by undertaking both host and producer roles for various news shows.
• Played a pivotal role in shaping the visual identity of NBC LX by making informed design and set decisions that enhanced audience engagement.
• Fostered creativity by actively exploring experimental show formats, driving continuous improvement in content delivery.
Lifestyle Host/Producer: Gray Television, HI Now (“Hawaii Now”)
March 2018 – March 2020
• Successfully pioneered Hawaii’s lifestyle content show, showcasing versatility through hosting, producing, writing, and editing for TV, digital, and social platforms.
• Fostered strong client relationships, ensuring clear and accurate messaging in each segment to meet their objectives and vision.
• Skillfully conducted interviews and utilized creative storytelling techniques, delivering engaging, high-quality content for diverse audiences.
• Actively maintained viewer interest by leveraging social media and crafting compelling web scripts, driving audience growth and loyalty.
Reporter/Anchor: Raycom Media, Hawaii News Now
Jan. 2016 – March 2018
• Executed daily story pitches, conducting research and interviews for captivating live newscasts.
• Masterfully wrote, voiced, and presented stories, enhancing broadcast quality.
• Engaged viewers across digital and social platforms, driving traffic with compelling web scripts.
Oct. 2013 – Dec. 2015
• Experienced traffic and general assignment reporter skilled in producing and presenting live news content during morning broadcasts.
• Proficient in generating daily story pitches, conducting interviews, and writing and voicing stories for live presentation.
• Familiar with updating digital platforms and delivering accurate and timely news and traffic information to engage and inform audiences.
MMJ/Anchor/Producer: Pappas Telecasting
Aug. 2012 – Oct. 2013
• Accomplished multimedia journalist and experienced fill-in anchor with expertise in filming, writing and editing packages/VOSOTS.
• Proficient in producing weekday and weekend newscasts, as well as live interviews and cooking segments for morning programs.
• Skilled in updating various digital platforms to keep viewers informed and engaged, while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
San Diego State University
Aug. 2007 – Dec. 2011
SAN DIEGO, CA
B.A., Communication with a minor in Public Relations
San Diego City College
Jan. 2012 – May 2012
SAN DIEGO, CA
Studied Radio, TV and Film.
Anchored Emmy-award winning student news broadcast “Newscene” on ITV, the County Education Channel.
Served as multimedia journalist and presented news stories live in studio.
Produced and presented weather, entertainment and sports segments live in studio.
EMMY AWARD: Northern California Region, 2020
1st Place General Reporting -2015 Great Plains Associated Press
Strong social media presence
Host and emcee charitable and promotional events
Judged Miss Windward Oahu 2018 pageant
Tagalog, Kapampangan, Sign Language
Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro, Edius, Microsoft Office
ENPS, NewsKing, Newsource, Pathfire
Available upon request.
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