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Howard Dorsey EXPERIENCE Assistant News Director
KRIV-TV,  Houston, TX 
(2013 - 2016) Oversaw day to day operations by helping with recruiting, developing, evaluating and mentoring staff . Helping with budgets, payroll, expense management and scheduling.
Managered local news program initiative. Created/developed new programs now on the air including Isiah Factor Uncensored and What’s Your Point weekly political show.
Show doctor. Launched several new franchises to boost ratings. Responsible for overhauling 6 hour morning show. Ratings rose from 3rd to 1st in market in the morning and at noon. Integrated social media plans for all newscasts. Managed special events.
Oversaw extended live breaking news coverage.
Increased emphasis on hyperlocal by designing and overseeing two new bureaus staffed by veteran reporters, living where they work.
KRIV is a 108 person newsroom. Executive Producer
WPIX-TV, New Yok, NY 
(2010-2013) Show doctor: Given free hand by News Director to create and launch a re-designed 5 hour morning newscast. Ratings doubled each of the 5 hours vying for 1st or 2nd place against competitors.
Had previously worked with ND; was hired because of known ability to turn ratings around. Executive Producer
NEWS 12 New Jersey, Edison, NJ  
(2008 - 2010) Recruited for job by a former ND.
Helped develop and implement a cohesive plan for news coverage, storytelling, marketing and promotions.
Led morning news operations overseeing a team of 40 young guns willing to take calculated risks. Instilled philosophy in newsroom we dubbed in house ”Jersey moxie.” Mantra still exists today and helped NJ12 maintain highest ratings in 11 years of operation. Web Managing Editor
WNCN-TV, Raleigh, NC 
(2007 - 2008) Came “home” to North Carolina to be near my terminally ill mother. 
Focused on hyperlocal. Recruited to build a start up effort within a news department and launch a new web platform, one of the first of its kind in the country.
Hired a team of 17 beat reporters and 6 web channel producers. Created content for the internet in 2008. Beat reporters lived across DMA, and reported from where they lived.
Live streamed stories and events. Senior Producer
ABC World News Now, New York, NY
(2006 - 2007) Brought in to oversee production of World News Now.
Created a team concept.
Supervised producers and a 35+ member team, including 2 producers and staff in Washington DC bureau for this 90 minute newscast.
Increased content.
Created an entertainment franchise still on today.
Created graphics packaging to better showcase national and international news.
Streamlined production process to increase efficiency.
Approved all scripts.
Expanded roles of production team members.
Left position to be near my terminally ill mother.
Coordinating Producer
ESPN, Bristol, CT  
(2003 - 2006) Supervised producers and a 35 member team preparing daily newscasts including Sunday night expanded ESPN news, College Football wrap-up show and a weekly. NASCAR show that steadily grew in ratings.
Exposed producers to strategies that increased ratings, including quarter hour meter strategy.
Coached producers on identifying and writing to available audiences based on time and time zones.
Helped implement research data to increase audience growth.
Oversaw all aspects of production and editing.
Supervised minimum of two hours of daily LIVE studio production. Managing Editor
Executive Producer
KXAS-TV,  Dallas, TX
(2000 - 2003) Recruited by former ND.
Led morning newscasts to 1st place.
Reformatted 5 and 6 AM.
Held lead over previous market leader for 6 consecutive ratings periods, with 3 different anchor teams.
Launched 10 AM newscast.
Supervised all reporters, planning and assignment desk personnel.
Produced special event coverage for KXAS and other NBC O&O stations. Executive Producer 
WCBS-TV, New York, NY 
(1999 - 2000) Improved ratings for 7 consecutive months.
Redesigned 11PM newscast.
Led team coverage on JFK, Jr crash and Y2K. Managing Editor
Executive Producer 
WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, PA
(1996 - 1999) Supervised coverage and content: Big story coverage for station and NBC O&O’s including 1997 Million Woman March, 1996 Summer Olympics and 1996. Presidential Summit on Volunteerism.
Executive Producer over 5-6PM newscast.
Recruited by former ND. Assistant News Director
Executive Producer 
WXIX-TV, Cincinnati, OH 
(1995 - 1996) Responsible for news gathering, editorial content and designing special projects.
Supervised and coached team of young producers. Managing Editor
WSB-TV, Atlanta, GA
(1994 - 1995) Responsible for content, reporters, field and desk operations. Assignment Manager
Assignment Editor
WBBM-TV, Chicago, IL
(1986 - 1994) Started as a PA ripping scripts and timing shows.
Promoted to assignment editor, field producer, special projects unit then Assignment Manager.
Produced documentaries with Bill Kurtis and special projects for stations and O&O group.
Helped cover 1994 Winter Olympics in Norway and four days LIVE from USS Theodore Roosevelt. Emmy Awards Sports – outstanding daily studio show, SportsCenter, ESPN
Sports – outstanding daily studio show, SportsCenter, ESPN
Mid Atlantic – Stars Shine on Philadelphia, MLB, WCAU-TV
Midwest – Winter Olympics Coverage, WBBM-TV
Midwest – Death of Mayor Washington, WBBM-TV Professional Training & Professional Affiliations
      Member - National Association of Black Journalists
Six Sigma Green Belt – General Electric Quality Initiative
Advanced Management 9-day Training School  –  General Electric.
NBC Management Development Course
Keyes Assertive Management Training Education  University of Illinois – Majored in Broadcast Journalism University of Central Florida – Radio and Television courses    
Jessie Parham EXPERIENCE

10pm Producer
KOAT-TV, Albuquerque, NM
(2014 - Present)

Producer
KOTV-TV, Tulsa, OK
(2012 - 2014)

EDUCATION

B.A. Journalism
Minor in English Writing
University of Oklahoma

SKILLS

ENPS, iNews, AP Style, Web Publishing

AWARDS

"Best Evening Newscast" - New Mexico Broadcaster's Association




Valeria King EXPERIENCE

Anchor/Reporter
WDEF-TV, Chattanooga, TN
(2015 - Present)

Reporter/Anchor
WSAW-TV, Wausau, WI
(2013 - 2015)

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Applied Science - Broadcast Journalism
Florida A&M University

Member - National Association of Black Journalists

SKILLS

Final Cut Pro, Social Media Platforms, Avid, ENPS, iNews, Edius, HTML, Aurora Edit
Sony XD Cam EX1, Clickability


Brandi Williams EXPERIENCE

Anchor/Reporter
KUSI-TV, San Diego, CA
(2012 - Present) Brandi Williams is an anchor/reporter on KUSI News weekdays at 5 and 6 p.m. She has worked for various news organizations all over the country including KTLA in Los Angeles.  Most recently she was an anchor for The Daily Buzz, a nationally syndicated news show based in Orlando, FL. Brandi has worked as a feature reporter, lifestyle correspondent, brand ambassador and pet expert. While in LA, she founded the Give Pets a Chance program which has given hundreds of homeless pets, permanent addresses. Brandi continues  to raise awareness for sheltered animals here in San Diego. She volunteers her time to several organizations including the Humane Society of the United States and works closely with the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Brandi has served as guest speaker, grand marshal and host of the HWAC Hope Telethon for the past 2 years.  Brandi spent most of her career working as an entertainment reporter and television host. She has worked alongside Ryan Seacrest on America's New Years Eve Party Live from Las Vegas and hosted New Year's Eve Live from Times Square for MSNBC. She also hosted Mark Burnett's 'Toughest Cowboy' reality show. and the number one rated poker series, 'The Ultimate Poker Challenge.' Brandi also spent three years working for the TV Guide Network, interviewing hundreds of stars and visiting numerous movie sets.  Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Brandi holds true to her small town country roots. She's an avid country music fan and loves the outdoors. She spends a lot of her spare time with her rescued pets and volunteering for local charities. Brandi works with and supports Miracle Babies, HomeStart, HSUS, HWAC, Dancing with Sacred Hearts, Labrador Rescue and the Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Campaign.