Resume

Brianna Borresen

2291 Jefferson Street,

East Meadow, NY 11554

516-790-0603

brianna.borresen@gmail.com

EDUCATION:

Hofstra University Honors College, Hempstead, NY

Master of Arts, Broadcast Journalism, January 2014-presesnt

Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism, May 2014

3.78 GPA, Dean’s List Fall 2011. Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014. Provost’s List Fall 2013.

 

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:

 

88.7 FM WRHU Radio Hofstra University   Hempstead, NY                                        May 2012-present

Assistant News Director                                                                                                            January 2014-present

Directly managed the operation of news, traffic, and weather updates for the Morning Drive radio show. Acted as a liaison between upper management, the news department, and the morning drive department.

Newsline                                                                                                                                      September 2012-present

Anchor, Producer, Reporter

Gathers content, writing copy and creating packages for air, use Adobe Audition to record and edit audio

Associate Producer for coverage of the 2nd Presidential debate.

Hofstra’s Morning Wake Up Call

September 2012-present

Host, NewsHub correspondent

Host public affairs news show. Talk about current events, interview guests. Twice weekly news, traffic and weather updates 5 times per show

 

Cox Media Group LI- 106.1 WBLI/102.3 WBAB   West Babylon, NY                                                           

January 2013-May 2013

Morning Show intern/promotions intern

Edit on-air segments for online podcasts & “Best Ofs”, assist executive producer with running the board.

Give away free swag at events, set up tent, speakers & audio equipment, shadow promotions manager

 

Long Island Report    Hempstead, NY

March 2012-present

Freelance Reporter

Reporter and writer of Long Island news and events. Events may also include additional areas in New York and Hofstra University, take pictures and video for webpage.

 

Her Campus Hofstra     Hempstead, NY                                      

September 2013-present

Section Editor, Contributor, Reporter

Create original content, reporter and writer of campus events and news for an online lifestyle magazine directed at college women, take pictures for webpage. Interview notable persons on campus for a weekly feature for the Campus Celebrity Section. Assigned stories for various writers. Edited online pieces for publishing. Helped oversee staff meetings

 

SKILLS:AP News Desk, ENPS, iNews, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Audition, Microsoft Suite, Prezi, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Rebel Mouse, Storify, Hoot Suite, WordPress

 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS:

Finalist, Press Club of Long Island Media Awards 2014

 

REFERENCES:

John Mullen, Director of Operations, Radio Hofstra University, 516-647-9310

Shawn Novatt, Executive Morning Show Producer, WBLI FM Long Island, 631-680-9056

Carol Fletcher, Chairperson, Journalism Department, Hofstra University, 516-463-6464

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