Resume

Kyle Robertson

5 Meadowlark Dr. Apt. A, Ithaca NY      610-246-5528     krobertson1392@gmail.com

 EDUCATION

Ithaca College, Ithaca NY, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism                                 May 2014

Semester Abroad in London, England                                                                Fall 2012

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

Staff Writer, The Ithacan                                                             December 2010­–January ‘12

Writer for news, sports and daily sections

Staff Writer, Buzzsaw Magazine                                                            January 2012–May ‘13

Wrote feature articles for student-run magazine

WHYY Public Radio (Philadelphia)                                May-August 2012, May-August ‘13

Wrote cut scripts and edited sound bytes for live reading

Production intern for Newsworks Tonight, nightly 30-minute news program                                   

The Prisma Multicultural Newspaper (London)                            August-December 2012

Wrote stories and interviewed subjects for web production

Assisted with web design

News Director, WICB (Ithaca College Radio)                               September 2013–May ‘14

Assigned stories and shifts to radio news staff

Executive Producer for Ithaca Now, 30-minute news program

Television Editor, Shark Puppet Media                                               March 2014-May 2015

Wrote weekly television column for website SharkPuppet.com

Reporter/Anchor, Cayuga Radio Group                            December 2014-December 2016

Wrote cut scripts, edited sound bytes, read and recorded on-air newscasts, on-scene reporting, host of award-winning Evening Newswatch program

News Director, Cayuga Radio Group                                                December 2016-Present

Supervised branding and content for News Talk WHCU, managed team of reporters, co-anchored Morning Newswatch program, continued responsibilities of doing newscasts, reporting, writing, and on-scene reporting

AWARDS, HONORS AND MEMBERSHIPS

New York State Broadcasters Association Award for Best Local Newscast, Evening Newswatch program, 2015, 2016 (host), 2017 (News Director)

Oracle Honor Society, Member

Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society, Member

Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society, Member

Society of Professional Journalists, Member

SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe InDesign, Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro,

WordPress web design and blogging, radio operating, podcasting

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