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Jessica Wheeler Resume (.doc)
Represented by Nancy Shafran - NWT Group (817) 987-3600

Work Experience:


 

•WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo, MI
October 2009-Present
-Morning Live Reporter, Noon Reporter, Fill-In Anchor
Duties: perform live shots for 2 hour morning show, enterprise local stories for other news shows, fill in anchor.

•WLAJ-TV
Lansing, MI
April 2008 - September 2009
- Main Anchor, Executive Producer, Assignment Editor
Duties: Solo anchor 3 nightly shows, mentor reporters, enterprise local stories, plan for events, over-see production of shows, over-see newsroom because News Director located at sister station in Kalamazoo, write stories, supervise interns.

• WHOI-TV
Peoria, IL
October 2005- March 2008
-Weekend co-anchor and weather anchor, weekday reporter.
- Promoted from weekday reporter after 5 months
Duties: Enterprise local stories, perform live shots, write scripts, create weather graphics, anchor 4 weekend shows.


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• KIDK-TV
Idaho Falls, ID
October 2003-October 2005
-Morning and noon show co-anchor and weather anchor.
- Promoted from weekend newscast producer and weather anchor/ weekday reporter after 6 months
Duties: Anchor and co-produce shows, write stories, forecast weather, create graphics, conduct interviews,
perform live shots, enterprise local stories.

• WGN-TV
Chicago, IL
September 2002-October 2003
-Field producer, assignment desk assistant, fill-in traffic producer.
-Promoted from intern after 8 weeks

• WTVO-TV
Rockford, IL
June 2002-September 2002
-News Intern

• WMAQ-TV
Chicago, IL
February 2002-June 2002
-Investigative Intern

Awards:
Illinois Associated Press Award- 2nd place Best Series, 2007
Illinois Broadcasters Association- 2nd place Best Community Service Activity, 2007

Education:
• Columbia College Chicago
-B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, January 2003

Proficient In:
• ENPS; AP; Q Series, AvStar; linear and non-linear editing including Avid NewsCutter; shooting on Beta and Sony Mini-DV; AccuWeather; Weather Central.