Resume

Amanda M. Atwell

E-Mail: amandamorganatwell@gmail.com

KVEO Local 23/CBS 4 RGV – Sports Director  November 2019 – Present  

  • Anchors/produces Monday-Friday sportscasts; Leads sports department/creates coverage schedule and assignments;  shoots/edits local sports content and packages; writes web articles and maintains an active social media presence 
  • Special coverage: Produces/anchors a weekly 15-minute Friday night football show, as well as an annual 30-minute Houston Astros Special; Covered Astros Opening Day for all Nexstar stations

KVII/ABC 7 Amarillo – Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter July 2017 – November 2019 

  • Anchored/produced weekend sportscasts; Shot/edited local sports content/stories on weekdays; Co-anchored/produced Friday night football show 

95.7 KPUR The Armadillo – August 2017 – November 2019 

  • Co-hosted a weekend sports talk show covering local sports, Big 12 football, and the NFL

KTBS 3 News – Shreveport, LA, Multimedia Journalist August 2016 – July 2017 

  • Shot, wrote, edited stories; presented them in studio or in the field via live shots; covered breaking news events, wrote      stories for web/social media; Helped in the sports department when needed; covered games for Friday Football  Fever special – coverage included cutting highlight reels, live game wrap packages, and look live game packages  

Education 

The University of Texas at Austin, Spring 2014 – August 2016 Bachelor of Journalism, Broadcast focus, minor in government  

Centenary College of Louisiana, Fall 2012 – Fall 2013 BS in Radio-Television-Film, Women’s Soccer Team

Skills 

  • Broadcast: AVID Composer/Media Central, iNEWS, Dejero live units, LiveU, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7,  Adobe Audition, Audacity 
  • Writing: AP Style 
  • Social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok
  • Proficient with JVC/SONY/Panasonic video cameras as well as Nikon DSLR
  • Exceptional communicator, inherently coachable, deadline-driven

References 

Tatum Everett, Minnesota Vikings On-Air Talent –(985) 630-1632; Amy Sullivan, News Director, KVEO & KVII (318) 955-5230; Sandra Connell, President – Talent Dynamics Dallas, TX – (214) 676-4132;  Randy Bain, KTBS News Director – (318) 464-0023

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