Alan Frio

Anchor/Reporter

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OVERVIEW OF QUALIFICATIONS

Innovative self- starter with comprehensive experience as a television news anchor, reporter, writer, and talk show host.

Exceptional communicator exuding warmth and credibility.

Outstanding interviewer and listener. Enjoys the challenge of getting to the bottom line in the discussion.

Calm under pressure; with exceptional ad-lib skills; uses imaginative angles of storytelling to enhance visuals.

Excellent writer who thinks like a photographer.

Multimedia journalist ready to step up as a newsroom leader in the areas of dispersing news on all platforms.

Possesses unique skill set from successful large market anchoring and reporting experience.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Anchor/Reporter 2003–Present
WSMV-TV/Nashville, Tennessee
Anchoring Nashville’s number one weekend newscast, reporting for 10 pmnewscast,
writing stories for the web and updating news stories via social media.

Anchor
KUSI-TV/San Diego, California 2000 – 2003
Primary anchor of evening newscasts; able to garner high ratings in this very competitive
market against strong network affiliates. Represented station at public events, speaking
engagements and community meetings. Host of weekly public affairs broadcast.

Anchor/Host
KCOP-TV/Los Angeles, California 1997–2000
Primary anchor of evening newscasts for this well-known independent network.

Anchor/Host/Reporter
KXTV-TV/Sacramento, California 1991–1997
Primary anchor, hosted political talk show, produced special reports for sweeps.

Anchor/Reporter
HARDCOPY / Paramount Television 1989–1991
Interviewed newsmakers around the world for this nationally syndicated show.

Anchor
WCAU-TV/Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1984 –1989
Primary anchor of award-winning evening newscast.

Anchor/Host
KOVR-TV/Sacramento, California 1981 –1984
Primary anchor of evening newscasts. Hosted political radio talk show.

Anchor/Host
WPIX-TV 1978–1981
Primary anchor of evening newscasts. Hosted political radio talk show.

Anchor/Reporter
KRON-TV/San Francisco, California 1975 – 1978
Weekend anchor. Reported from EastBayBureau.

Anchor/Reporter
WWL-TV/New Orleans, Louisiana 1973 – 1975
Anchored award-winning weekend newscasts.

EDUCATION

TempleUniversity, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Area of study: Communications / Speech / Theatre

AWARDS

Best Newscast /WCAU-TV, Philidelphia, Pennyslvania, 1984–89
Best Anchor /WCAU-TV, Philidelphia, Pennyslvania
3 Emmy Awards for reporting


INTERESTS
Travel, writing, public speaking,  teaching, gardening, gourmet cooking, video/film production
 


Alan Frio

Represented by:

David Brunner
(484) 695-5187

dbandassociates@msn.com

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