Resume

 

Skills

  • Skilled host/writer/interviewer/reporter
  • Copywriting, blogging, ad writing
  • Expert in news, public affairs, politics, and music
  • ProTools, Sound Forge , Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4, WordPress, and Photoshop Elements
  • AP/Associated Press NewsDesk with Sound Library and MetroSource

Career History

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Ultimate Classic Rock/Townsquare Media
2013 – 2014 

Freelance Writer
• Freelance writer of news and historical stories of classic rock artists.
• Leverage almost one million Facebook Likes for Ultimate Classic Rock to promote content.
• Use WordPress CMS to write and format posts.

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Total Traffic & Weather Network-Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
2013-Present

News writer | Reporter | Traffic Producer

• News writer for MetroSource — a news service used by radio stations around the country.

• Gather traffic and news information and wordsmith it into broadcast ready copy.

• News and traffic reports broadcast to audience in the #4 radio market in the U.S.

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Truthout
2012-2015

Writer | Host | Video Editor

• Host, writer, and video editor of web video feature spotlighting Truthout writers.

• Truthout is the #1 Alexa Site Traffic Rank in San Francisco and Seattle, and #2 Alexa Ranking in Minneapolis-St Paul.

• Tools used: Final Cut Pro (video editing), Motion 5 (Motion graphics) Celtx (copywriting), and lots and lots of email.

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Popdose.com
2008-Present

Writer/Editor

• Music write/editor, TV and film reviewer, podcaster, and video segment producer.

• Tools used: WordPress, YouTube, SoundCloud, and leverage Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus for syndication of content.

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TradioV,  San Francisco, CA
2012-2013

Writer | TV Director | Video Editor

• Writer, director, and video editor of TV show, “Fresh From the Farmers Market.”

• Show aired in #4 market in the U.S. (KOFY TV 20).

• Audience views per episode: over 30k.

• Tools used: Final Cut Pro (video editing), Celtx (script writing and production scheduling), Basecamp (project management).

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KKIQ & KKDV
Pleasanton, CA
Coast Radio, Inc

 

Marketing | Promotions | Social Media Director,  2009-2012

• Writer of advertising and promotional copy.

• Lead manager on internal and external marketing and promotional campaigns.

• Author of company social media strategy used to increase station loyalty.

 

News Director | On-Air Host | Traffic Anchor | Public Affairs Director
2005-2008

• News writer and anchor of morning newscasts and traffic reports on KKIQ.

• Writer, host, and audio editor public affairs interview program on KKIQ and KKDV.

• Commercial copywriting for radio advertising and promotional campaigns.

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KQED 88.5 FM
Public Broadcasting
January 2008

On-Air Host (Fill-in) “Forum with Michael Krasny”

  • Hosted live 2 hours news/interview program in the #4 market in the U.S
  • Hour one: “The CIA’s Destruction of Interrogation Videos (Listen HERE)
  • Hour two:  Interview with NRP foreign correspondent, Eric Weiner, on his book The Geography of Bliss (Listen HERE)

KOIT

KOIT 96.5 FM
Bonneville
1990-1991 

News and Public Affairs Assistant

  • Copy editing for newscasts
  • Aired public affairs features
  • Audio production

 

KCBS

 

KCBS 740 AM
San Francisco, CA
CBS
1990-1991

News Assistant

  • Commercial copy editing
  • Commercial dubs
  • Assisted traffic and continuity with spot load

 

KKIS

KKIS AM/FM
Chabin Communications
CHR/Hot AC 1983-1987


On-Air Host

  • Weekend on-air personality
  • Fill-in weekday personality
  • Assisted program director in managing music library

 

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Physics International
San Leandro, CA
1986-1987

Videographer | Video Editor and Still Photographer

  • Non-linear video editing for industrial video
  • Lead videographer on company-wide productions
  • Music editing on video productions
  • Still photography for company communications and monthly employee newsletter

 

Education 

BA Political Science, San Francisco State University

MA Political Science, San Francisco State University

MA American Civilization, University of Pennsylvania

 

Memberships 

Member of SAG-AFTRA Union since 2013