EXPERIENCE 

Lifestyle Correspondent/Blogger - KaylaZadel.com

Nashville, TN  || April 2016 - Present 

• Single-handedly started brand and launched website/blog that I continue to grow daily
• Conduct regular live appearances on NBC network

• Promote a wide variety of products and services from around the world
• Follow-up TV appearances on blog, KaylaZadel.com
• Conduct product testing and write reviews
• Collaborate with various brands and products around the world for feature posts

Western Sports Producer -  RFD-TV

Nashville, TN  || March 2015 – April 2016

  • Assisted in launching the network’s SportsCenter-style, weekly show that became the most

  • watched program on the network

  • Oversaw all production aspects of the western sportscasts (daily and weekly show)

  • Influenced the programs with a strong vision and creative way showcasing the western way of life

  • Contributed strong story ideas, as well as researched and scheduled segments

  • Developed lasting relationships with various western sports organizations

  • Oversaw daily efforts of associate producer 

 

 

Sideline Reporter  -  Professional Rough Stock Rodeo Series / Western Sky Media    

October 2014 – October 2015

  • Brought stability to an easily over-turned position

  • Gathered information and reported pre, during and post event

  • Conducted interviews with athletes, stock contractors and other rodeo personnel

  • Delivered post-ride interviews for RFD-TV’s The American Qualifier events

  • Increased prevalence of tour and various storylines regarding the athletes, stock contractors

    and other rodeo personnel 

 

 

Local Correspondent & Producer - Nexstar Broadcasting Group (KAMR NBC 4)                     

Amarillo, TX  ||  January 2013 – February 2015

  • Hired to assist in expanding the lifestyle and entertainment show from 30 minutes to one hour

  • Increased revenue by generating new content for the program

  • Was responsible for all production aspects of planning and contributing to writing, editing and graphics generation

  • Field reported and conducted live shots

  • Contributed with show hosting

  • Spent time in the field conducting interviews and investigated stories to turn into lifestyle seg- ments, as well as news segments

  • Was responsible for writing and posting interactive news content viewed around the world 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

B.A. Broadcast Journalism - University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO || January 2008 – May 2011

  • Minor in Communication Studies

  • Anchored and reported for college news station, Bear News

  • Interned with Gannett Company (KUSA) May 2010 to August 2010

  • Photographs taken in photography course were chosen for exhibition

 

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS

 

Broadcast

  • Avid Newscutter

  • Non-Linear Editing

  • iNews

  • ENPS

  • Final Cut Pro

  • Panasonic P2 Cameras

  • Photoshop

 

Online

  • Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest) 

  • Content Management Systems

  • Microsoft Office

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