Résumé

This is primarily an export of my LinkedIn profile, with an old Tableau of job skills tacked on for good measure. My actual resume probably needs a stitch of updating:

 

Tom Wright
Digital Journalist/Communications Consultant

Summary

Let’s do good work for good people.

Experience

Investigative Producer
June 2011 – August 2018
Handled newsgathering, research, analysis and production for WVUE’s news investigations. Promoted from Assignment Editor/Main Web Contributor role.

Video Producer at Greater Jackson Business
November 2009 – July 2011 (1 year 9 months)
Freelanced as a video producer for business-focused monthly magazine/web site, developing news and feature videos.

HD Camera Operator at Mississippi Public Broadcasting
July 2010 – May 2011 (11 months)
Contracted as an HD camera operator on the music variety show “Sucarnochee Revue”, produced in Mississippi and Alabama.

Executive Producer, “QUORUM” at Mississippi Public Broadcasting
January 2010 – March 2011 (1 year 3 months)
Contracted as executive producer for the weekly legislative affairs program QUORUM. Responsible for investigation and research, field reporting and videography, line producing, copy writing, guest bookings and video editing.

Morning Executive Producer at Raycom Media/WLBT-TV3
June 2005 – August 2009 (4 years 3 months)
Responsible for editorial oversight, live coordination, and line producing for station’s top-rated weekday morning newscasts. Duties included web publishing, training and mentoring of news and operations staff, and user-end management of microwave and satellite transmission equipment.

Producer/Writer at CNN News Group
August 1994 – February 2005 (10 years 7 months)
Worked at CNN International and CNN Headline News. Experience includes line producing, live remote producing, editorial review, control room and newsroom supervision, copy editing, show writing and tapes producing.

Assistant Producer at WLBT-TV3
1990 – 1993 (4 years)
Worked part-time at NBC affiliate station, following the end of internships here in 1990.

Education

Washington Center for Politics and Journalism
Internship, Political journalism, 1994 – 1994

Mississippi College
BA, Journalism, 1991 – 1994
Activities and Societies: Worked as a staff writer for the campus newspaper, The Mississippi Collegian, and as a reporter for WHJT-FM, a college-owned commercial radio station.

Hinds Community College
General Liberal Arts, 1989 – 1990
Activities and Societies: Completed internships with WLBT-TV3 news department.

See my LinkedIn profile for full list of honors and awards.

Created in Tableau Public
Created in Tableau Public

References available upon request.

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