Dynamic journalist working in digital, broadcast, radio and print
An eager, enthusiastic and next-level multiplatform reporter with extensive experience in fast-paced newsroom and technically challenging environments. Currently, writing, shooting, editing and reporting on five stories a day along with a packaged radio story.
Master Of Journalism
BA double major: Communication, Media, Film and Fine Arts
University of Windsor
Video, Digital Journalist
A self motivator who pitches multiple stories daily and creates compelling, unique stories for all platforms.
Produce, film, edit a video story twice a day, every day. Writes five stories daily and produces one radio story every day. Vast experience in solo live hits with DEJERO every week. Wizard in the digital realm with a deep understanding of user experience on social media and multiple platforms.
Responsible for finding unique and engaging stories that matter to residents in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country and the entire Okanagan Valley. Lightning fast digital skills with accuracy under stressful situations and ability to stay focused.
Specializes in investigations, crime and breaking news.
CityNews & 680 NEWS
Digital reporter and writer
Working as a multi-platform reporter at CityNews offered the unique experience of crafting stories through broadcast, radio, digital and social media.
Toronto Bulk Barn trading in plastic bags for reusable containers (Filmed, edited, written on iPhone)
Is the 'killer clown' prank coming to Toronto?
Boy with autism reunited with 'Bear,' his safety toy
What it’s really like: Being a Toronto police officer
Live coverage: New Canadians welcomed at World Cup of Hockey ceremony
Pan Am Games features:
Content Writer & Producer
Rogers Hometown Hockey
Started from day one on the Rogers Hometown Hockey digital team creating fan engagement and putting in place a strategy for fan engagement and social media content for fans.
Wrote content and managed Hometown Hockey Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Wrote editorial content for www.hometownhockey.com including '25 reasons why each town was chosen.'
Main contact for Hometown Hockey and Rogers brand as well as Sportsnet brand levels.
Managed Rogers Cheer Like Never Before Contest and entries.
Global News Toronto: Sports Reporter / Intern
Came up with story angles and ideas, conducted all interviews below, helped edit and used editorial decisions with editing team.
Stand Up: Video
The Whistler Question Newsmagazine
Reporter, Copy Editor, Photographer
This experience gave me the opportunity to perfect my craft and practice reporting on every type of news. I was also able to further my photography and story telling with The Whistler Question.
I was able to Interviewing Atsuko Tanaka before her debut at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, which allowed my reporting to reach new levels. Tanaka competed in the games first female ski jump making history for Canadian sport.
- Met weekly deadlines of four stories per week
- Edited entire newspaper
- Wrote news, arts and culture, features, and sports stories
- Collaborated with news team about ideas and layout
- On the spot reporting, cold calls, research, photography, and writing
- Published over 50 articles:
The Windsor Star
Sports Reporter, Sports Photographer
Working at The Windsor Star sports desk, gave me the adrenaline and real life experience that made me thrive towards my goals. In five years my goal is to be working for a daily newspaper or news organization cover real sports in real time.
- Met daily and hourly deadlines
- Reported, Interviewed, researched, filmed and cold calls
- Features, news, game recaps, photography, video and rewrites.
The University of Windsor: The Lance Newspaper
Sports Reporter, Sports Photographer
This is where I gained my first practical experience as a journalist. I was able to cover national championships and feature talented athletes.
My story on Olympian Melissa Bishop showcased the struggle of an athlete trying to juggle funding while finishing her education in Canada.
Skills and Attributes
Energetic outlook on journalism industry with fresh new ideas
A polished story teller through video, digital and radio with advance written, research and presentation skills.
Write, films and edits two to five video stories daily.
Exceptional editorial news judgment and ability to determine the most important stories
Vast experience in breaking news and flexible in different story telling methods including investigations and long from journalism.
Honest, creative and competitive individual with a persistent standpoint
Extensive knowledge on current affairs, news and local community issues that matter to residents
A determined leader with a go-getter attitude who stops at nothing in order to finish a story using accuracy, balance and transparency
Curious with a dedication to getting the truth and facts right
Quick and timely problem solving skills, while surpassing deadlines
Advanced experience in turning complex issues into clear and concise stories
Passionate about creating exclusive and original stories
Please click links below for more detail
Sportsnet Magazine - Feature
Links to Published Stories
Alanna Catherine Kelly