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Clara Goodwin

2106 26th St. S. #112 Great Falls, MT 59405 ⧫ 208-422-7159 ⧫ claralgoodwin@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Driven sports reporter/anchor with experience in a professional newsroom. Expertise in enterprise reporting, anchoring, sidelining, sports analysis, videography, producing, editing, and social media management. Self-motivated and goal-oriented team member with a passion to go beyond the highlights and tell the stories of local athletes and community members.

BROADCAST + PRODUCTION

KFBB ABC/Fox Montana, Sports Director                                            November 2017-present

  • Manage and mentor three other members of our sports department
  • Responsible for department scheduling, content, and coverage of local/regional sports
  • Anchored/produced up to 15 sportscasts per week, including a 15 minute Friday Night Sports show
  • Managed sports website and social media accounts

SWX Montana, Sideline Reporter                                                         September 2016-present

  • Sideline reporter for local games aired live in their entirety
  • Responsible for finding storylines relevant to games and accurately reporting them to live audience
  • Produced/hosted halftime shows and live halftime interviews

KFBB ABC/Fox Montana, Weekend Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter      September 2016-November 2017

  • Anchored/produced six regional shows each weekend
  • One-man-band reporter responsible for engaging with the community and tell compelling stories
  • Numerous live shots, feature packages, etc.

ElevenNews, Anchor/Producer/Reporter                                               August 2014-April 2016

  • Filmed, interviewed, wrote scripts, and edited videos for a daily award-winning student news show that airs in the entire state of Utah
  • Positions included main anchor/host, senior reporter, and executive producer
  • Worked as a one-man-band and enterprise reporter/producer creating packages, VO/SOTs, feature stories, hard news stories, highlights, voiceovers, readers, etc.

KSL SportsBeat, Intern                                                                           January 2016-April 2016

  • Assisted sports reporters and photographers on stories, live shots, and packages
  • Participated in stories and produced sports segments that aired in Salt Lake City

BYUradio, Radio Host/Producer                                                     August 2015-December 2015

  • Launched a brand new show for BYUradio focusing on the children and literature
  • Hosted segments, conducted interviews, and produced final shows to air nationally

AV Productions, Media Production Technician                                            July 2012-July 2013

  • Operated a camera for BYU sporting/campus events that broadcasted live to the JumboTron
  • Worked in a control room managing audio, lighting, replays, teleprompting, and directing

SKILLS + AWARDS

  • Proficient in: Avid Newscutter, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, ENPS, iNews, Adobe Audition, Microsoft Office, ENG camera work, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, Periscope, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, TweetDeck, and NUVI
  • Awarded honorable mention nationally by the BEA for Outstanding Sports Host/Anchor
  • Awarded with the Talent Scholarship for BYU’s broadcasting department
  • Awarded spot on the Dean’s List for outstanding academics
  • Awarded the Owen S. Rich KBYU Pioneer Fellowship for outstanding broadcast student
  • Finalist for Television Sports Reporting in the SPJ Region 9 Mark of Excellence Awards
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Trained/mentored new reporters how to film, interview, write, voice, edit, produce, etc.

EDUCATION

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT                                                 August 2012-April 2016

Bachelor of Arts in Communications Major: Broadcast Journalism                  GPA: 3.69/3.93