Curriculum Vitae

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EXPERIENCE                          IMG_3642


Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Prince Edward Island — Video Journalist
Summer 2019 & Summer 2020

  • Pitch story ideas, set-up and conduct interviews, and write regional and national news stories
  • File radio, web and television stories for local shows
  • Live content creation for radio, online and television.

Freelancer — Dresden, Germany
January 2018 – Present

  • Foreign correspondent, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation 
  • Promotional filmmaker, Camera Assistant: Kästner Kolleg, Twenty-Four Pictures, Livestream GmbH
  • Voiceover content creation, remote 
  • English teacher, Kinderhause am Hochwald
  • English instruction for corporations: Fremdsprachen Akademie, Bebas Language School, Inlingua Language School

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Toronto — National Reporter
February – December 2017

  • Pitch story ideas, set-up and conduct interviews, and write national news stories
  • File radio, web and television stories for national news platforms including The World at Six, The National, and CBC News Network
  • Perform live hits on national news stories of the day, specifically in arts & entertainment
  • Transcribe interviews, edit radio stories, and take photographs to accompany web stories

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Nova Scotia — Video Journalist
August 2013 – February 2017

  • Pitch, gather, shoot and edit daily news content for digital, television, and radio.
  • Produce, perform live hits for CBC News Nova Scotia & CBC News Network
  • Chase, write, and produce copy for hourly radio newscasts
  • Write and produce anchor’s voice over segments for television

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Prince Edward Island — Video Journalist
January 2009 – July 2013

  • Pitch, gather, shoot and edit daily news content for digital, television, and radio.
  • Produce, perform live hits for CBC Maritimes Late Night

GEMS Girls Club International, Michigan, US — Videographer
January 2009

  • Shoot, edit, and produce creative movement DVD for distribution across North America

GEMS Girls Club International, Zambia, Africa — Filmmaker
May 2014, April 2012, Sept – Dec 2009, Aug 2008, June – Aug 2007

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Toronto — Chase Producer
May – September 2009

  • ​Generate and research story ideas
  • ​Pre-interview guests
  • Write and edit news stories, general production assistant duties

Al Arabiya News Channel, Washington DC — Research Assistant
June – August 2008

  • Edit and shotlist, Generate and research story ideas, pre-interview and set up interviews, general production assistant duties

SKILLS


Video editing (Avid: Media Central, Newscutter, Media Composer, iMovie), audio editing (Dalet), INews, PD 150 and 300 Sony Camera, Polopoly (website publishing software), Wheatstone (audio editing and soundboard control), news database research, blogging, video blogging, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, WordPress, Skype,  Google Drive and Docs

  • CBC Storytelling course: Toronto, November 2010
  • CBC Avid Newscutter course: Charlottetown, March 2011
  • CBC Go Live course: Charlottetown, January 2012

EDUCATION


St. Thomas University, New Brunswick — B.A Journalism & Political Science
September 2005 – May 2009

  • GPA 3.9
  • University Model UN Israeli Representative, Member of Journalists for Human Rights
  • Arts editor, The Aquinian student newspaper

Georgetown University, Washington DC —The Institute on Political Journalism
June – August 2008

AWARDS