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Holly Edgell Resume

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    • Recent Work Holly EdgellSkills St. Louis, MissouriDigital &broadcast newsmanagement Tel. 314/262-9753 ~ me@hollyedgell.comNews writing & copy editing Experiencefor print, broadcast & web February 2012 to present: Multi-platform journalistTelevision news producing:segment and newscast Content Strategist & media consultant Teacher & trainerSocial Media & BloggingContent Management July 2010 to February 2012:Systems Regional Editor, Patch.com. St. Louis, MONewsroom Computer Hired staff and launched 12 community news websites in St. Louis County and St.Systems Charles County Provided editorial and operational oversight for sitesTeaching, coaching andtraining Wrote twice-monthly column, “The Virtual Life”Non-linear editing January 2006 to July 2010: Executive Producer, KOMU-TV (NBC) &Assistant Professor, The University of MissouriSocial Media School of Journalism. Columbia, MO Linkedin Taught News Producing Twitter Supervised professional staff and students in newsroom Facebook Provided editorial oversight for local news serving viewers in 15 counties Member, Graduate FacultyContinuing Education2011: Knight Digital Media Faculty Adviser, National Association of Black Journalists ChapterCenter, UC Berkeley August 2001 to December 2005:2006: NewsTrain, Assistant Professor, Florida A&M University School of Journalism and GraphicASNE/RTNDA Leadership Communication. Tallahassee, Florida.Training Seminar. KansasCity, MO September 1998 to August 2001: Segment Producer/Consumer News, WDIV-TV (NBC). Detroit, MI2006: RTNDF LeadershipTraining Seminar, Chicago. December 1997 to September 1998:2005: National Institute for Segment Producer/Medical News, WOIO-TV (CBS). Cleveland, OHthe Study of Digital Media atBowling Green State September 1996 to December 1997:University, Final Cut Pro 101 Newscast Producer, WTAE-TV (ABC). Pittsburgh, PA2003: The Ifra Newsplex January to September 1996:Summer Seminar on Newscast Producer, WFMJ-TV (NBC). Youngstown, OHTeaching and Research inConvergent Media. The June 1991-April 1992:University of South Carolina. News Director, News 5/Great Belize Television. Belize City, BelizeAwards, Grants,Fellowships EducationJune 2009: Kansas City Master of Arts, Journalism (Media Management)Press Club “Heart of Kent State University (1995)America” Award, Best Bachelor of Arts, JournalismNewscast (small market) Michigan State University (1990)May 2009: MissouriBroadcasters Association,“Best Newscast” 1
    • BlogsOctober 2008: NATAS HollyWorld> “The journey continues: journalism, writing, and the cultural landscape”Emmy Award Nominee, The SPJ Garden Center> Society of Professional Journalists Membership Committee“Best Newscast” – Markets blog101+ Matador Network> TravelJune 2008: Kansas CityPress Club “Heart of Selected ActivitiesAmerica” Award, Best 2012:Newscast (small market) Chair: Society of Professional Journalists Membership CommitteeOctober 2007: NATAS Judge, Heart of America Awards (Kansas City Press Club) Journalist of the YearEmmy Winner, “Best Judge, The Womans Press Club of Indiana High School Journalism AwardsNewscast” – Markets 101+ Panelist, Webster University chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists: “Opportunities and Challenges for Minority Media Communicators”June 2007: Kansas CityPress Club “Heart of 2011:America” Award: Bronze,Regular Franchise Feature: Coordinator and Lead Instructor: Putting Children in the Right – Belize. Planned “Journeys with Josh: The 7 and led instruction of professional journalists in conjunction with UNICEF and theWonders of Missouri” University of the West Indies, Open Campus, Belize Coordinator and Lead Instructor: Youth Media – Belize. Planned and ledAugust 2005: Society of instruction of youth in conjunction with UNICEF and the University of the WestProfessional Journalists Indies, Open Campus, BelizeDiversity Leadership Grant Instructor: Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists High School Journalism WorkshopJune 2003: NationalAssociation of Broadcasters Panelist: National Association of Black Journalists Convention – Philadelphia, PA.Educational Foundation Discussed strategies for finding employment.Fellowship to The Producer Instructor: The University of Missouri School of Journalism and the ChengduAcademy (sponsored by Belo Economic Daily -- Chengdu, China.Television & Hearst ArgyleTelevision). Orlando, Florida 2010: Instructor, Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists High SchoolMemberships Journalism Workshop-Society of ProfessionalJournalists Speaker, SPJ Nebraska panel on digital media (via Skype)-National Association of Black Guest, NABJ Digital Task Force program on BlogTalkRadio, “Hyper localJournalists websites: Are they the saviors of local news?”-Kappa Tau Alpha, Produced and taught “Dateline: Belize,” a week of workshops for BelizeanJournalism Honor Society journalists at the University of the West Indies, Belize-Journalism & Women Co-produced Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE)Symposium conference (Omaha, NE)Travel2003-12: China, Cuba, Short StoriesArmenia, Russia, Belize, “The Means and the End”France, Antigua & Barbuda, Memories, Dreams, Nightmares (Vol II). 2005, Cubola Books, BelizeBarbados Picayune Lit Review. 2008, New Mexico Highlands State UniversityLived in Belize, Nigeria, “Heaven or the Deep Blue Sea”England, USA (MI, FL, OH,PA, MO), Bangladesh, Pisgah Review. 2011, Brevard College (Florida)Afghanistan, Somalia, Kenya Diálogo. 2011, DePaul University (Chicago)Traveled to 27 countries in “Sea Change”TheCaribbean Writer. 2012,University of the Virgin IslandsNorth America, Europe, Asia,and Africa 2
    • Holly Edgell St. Louis, Missouri Tel. 314/262-9753 ~ me@hollyedgell.comReferencesSonny Albarado, President-Elect, the Society of Professional Journalistssalbarado@spj.org ~ 501/244-4321 ~ Little Rock, ARPam Creedon, Professor (Retired), The University of Iowapam-creedon@uiowa.edu ~ 319/335-1370 ~ Iowa City, IAJohn Ensslin, President, the Society of Professional Journalistsspjprez@gmail.com ~ 973/513-5632 ~ Bergen, NJStacey Woelfel, News Director, KOMU-TV (NBC)woelfels@missouri.edu ~ 573/884-6397 ~ Columbia, MO 3