Chris Parks

Sports Anchor/Reporter

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Professional Summary:

Highly motivated, versatile, and accomplished sports anchor/reporter with 9 years of editing, producing, shooting, & writing experience. 
Professional Experience:

• Waterman Broadcasting, Fort Myers, FL  
December 2013-present
(Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer – WBBH, NBC-2 & WZVN, ABC-7)
-Weekend Anchor (6:30/11pm shows), Weekday Reporter
-Constantly developing contacts & relationships with community figures
-Oversee students, interns, & job shadow folks in our sports department
-Reporter, Contributor for “Gridiron Today” – Saturday morning HS Football show
-Cover all area high schools, Florida Gulf Coast University in multiple sports
-Provide in-depth coverage, interviews, and video of spring training baseball to our affiliates in Boston & Minneapolis, along with the MLB Network
-Write articles, post videos to our website using WorldNow
-Experienced with operating LIVEU units and live shots
•  WTLW-44/WOSN-TV – Lima, OH          
August 2007-November 2013
 (Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer)
-Anchor on “Sports Report” – 30 minute show covering 70 high school & colleges with highlights, in depth interviews, & stories
-Attend & cover Ohio High School State Championships, Ohio State Football 
-Play by Play/Color Commentary for WOSN productions (2008-2013)
-Produce Top 5 Plays of the Week, Prep Profile with multiple student athletes
• Special Skills:

-Proficient with different editing software: (Edius, Premiere Pro, Final Cut)
-Sharp in Social Media Platforms – (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)
-Very knowledgeable with professional cameras (JVC Pro, Panasonic P2, Sony XD)
-Clever writer and designer (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
-Skilled with news production programs (ENPS, EZ-News)

• Clarion University of Pennsylvania              
August 2003-May 2007
-Bachelor of Science in Communication, minor in Speech Communication
-GPA: 3.0, graduated with excellence in academic performance
-Sports Director – WCUB-TV, Campus Station (2005-2007)
-Play by Play Broadcaster for Football, Basketball Productions (2003-2007)

Chris Parks

Represented by:

David Brunner
(484) 695-5187

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