Resume

Victoria Shirley
VShirleyReporter@gmail.com
http://www.VictoriaShirley.wordpress.com
540-538-1113

Experience

WDBJ7, Roanoke, VA                                                                         June 2017 – Present
Lead Investigative Multimedia Journalist

  • Files public records requests and data mines documents
  • Shoots, edits, and writes investigative stories for broadcast and online
  • Turns daily stories for three different newscasts multiple times a week
  • Markets content across multiple social media platforms

KSLA News 12, Shreveport, LA                                                      June 2016 – June 2017
Lead Investigative Multimedia Journalist

  • Helped launch and led first investigative team KSLA has had in more than a decade.
  • Researched, filed public records requests, data mined, and shot/edited all stories.
  • Served as a resource for the rest of the investigative team and filed public record requests and obtained documents on their behalf.
  • Serve as a liaison between the investigative team and management.
  • Held regular workshops for other reporters/anchors after attending Investigative Reporters and Editors workshops and conferences.

KSLA News 12, Shreveport, LA                                                      March 2013-June 2016
Multimedia Journalist /Anchor

  • Shots, edited, reported news daily on multiple platforms
  • Produced and anchored weekend morning show and served as regular
    fill-in producer/anchor for weekend evening newscasts

KNOE 8 News, Monroe, LA                                                            Oct. 2011-March 2013
Multimedia Journalist/Fill-in anchor

  • Enterprised stories, shot and edited video, performed live shots,
    and wrote web articles
  • Fill-in produced/anchored on a consistent basis for noon and weekend newscasts

WTKR, Norfolk, VA                                                                         May 2011-Aug. 2011
Intern

  • Shadowed multimedia journalists who write, shoot, edit and report for broadcast news

The Captain’s Log, Newport News, VA                                          May 2010-May 2011
Christopher Newport University’s student newspaper
Campus Newspaper Editor in Chief

  • Hired and managed interns and staff of over 25, successfully converged print and online media, served as a liaison between staff, administration, and the community

WVBT/WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, VA                                                May 2010-Sep. 2010
Intern

  • Shadowed the web desk, promotions, sales, production, and news departments

Newport News Television, Newport News, VA                               Jan. 2010-May 2010
Intern

  • Shadowed television producers and assisted in production during shoots

Education
Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies                                      August 2011
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

Affiliations:

  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists member
  • Investigative Reporters and Editors member
  • Gamma Phi Beta Sorority
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