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					                                      Morgan M. Smith
                                 mmsmith327@gmail.com
           9855 Valley Ranch Pkwy W, Apt 2067 ▪ Irving, TX 75063 ▪ (607) 316-1949

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts                                                                                 May 2011
Ithaca College- Ithaca, NY
        Major: Journalism
        Minor: Speech Communication
        Roy H. Park School of Communications

Griffith University- Queensland, Australia
        One semester living and studying abroad on Australia’s Gold Coast                      Spring 2011

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Competitive Newsroom Internship                                                               Summer 2009
       New England Cable News, Newton MA
             Assisted producers in writing thirty-second broadcast news stories for morning news
               segments.
             Researched potential news stories using the ENPS system and the AP wire.
             Operated the teleprompter during the live broadcasts of the morning NECN news.
             Observed and assisted NECN reporters and videographers during interviewing and
               filming of news packages.
Anchor and Reporter for ICTV’s Newswatch 16                                      September 2009-May 2011
       Ithaca College Television, Park School of Communications, Ithaca, NY
             Newswatch 16 is a weekly live televised news broadcast. My responsibilities included
               reading live news from a teleprompter, as well as research, interviewing, filming, writing
               and editing television news packages for live broadcasts.
SKILLS
             Strong written and oral communication, advanced public speaking, interpersonal skills,
               and small group communication. Very proactive, self-motivated and outgoing.
             Computer/Software: ENPS, Final Cut Pro, Garage Band, Microsoft Office Suite & some
               Photoshop experience
             Cameras: JVC GY100, Canon HV20
             Sales Experience: Cold calling, closing deals, and generating revenue for an organization

WORK EXPERIENCE
Student Supervisor/Call Monitor at Ithaca Phonathon                                  August 2010 – May 2011
        Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
              Attentively listened to phoner’s conversations with prospects, evaluated their
                 performance and then discussed the phone calls with the phoner.
              Developed strategy for performance improvement and identifying needs of the phoners.
              Worked closely with phonathon leadership team that includes: 5 supervisors, 2 call
                 monitors and 2 managers. The leadership team met weekly to analyze phonathon’s
                 weekly and year to date statistics, plan theme weeks, and discuss the progress of student
                 phoners and the overall program.
              Prior to my position as a supervisor I was a student phoner from September 2008-
                 December 2009.
Deli Clerk                                                                                      Summer 2009
        Harvest Co Op Market, Jamaica Plain, MA
              Responsible for serving customers by slicing deli meat and cheese, serving prepared deli
                 foods and making subs and sandwiches.
              Maintained the appearance of the deli by arranging the counter top and cooler and
                 cleaning the equipment.
Office Assistant                                                                              September 2008
        Gary Clark Accounting, Norwich, NY
              Maintained telephone communication with clients and scheduled meeting arrangements.
              Assisted with organizing electronic records of client accounts on the computer by
                 performing personal data entry and file transfers, as well as filing hard copies of client
                 information in their appropriate folders.

				
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