Damian Muziani

Anchor/Reporter

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Media News & Entertainment
Creative Development  - Production  - On-Air Talent

An award-winning Media Talent with tremendously varied and accelerated experience, including fields of  research, writing, editing, and producing as well as guest interviewing and on-air news and entertainment broadcasting. A seasoned professional, skilled at increasing viewership and media awareness in highly competitive markets. An articulate communicator and respected leader who guides cross-functional creative teams to collaborate in the development of unique and engaging media experiences with extensive expertise on location, in studio, and within online platforms. 

Core Competencies
Hosting & Producing
Research & Reporting
News & Sports
Voiceover
Guest Interviewing
Writing & Editing
Radio Broadcasting
Stand-up Comedy
Video Editing & Production
Articulate Communication
Creative Team Leadership
Articulate Communication
 
Professional Experience
 
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA, INC. — Atlantic City, NJ
Update Anchor/Broadcaster/Social Media, 2016 to current
Broadcast of live sports and news updates on terrestrial and streaming radio while developing and producing broadcasting content. 
Key Achievements:
Increased viewership/listenership by writing, producing, and editing social media ads for 97.3 ESPN Radio, a Townsquare Media station, for marketing on various social media platforms.
 
GREATER MEDIA, INC. — Bala Cynwyd, PA
Update Anchor/On-Air Talent/In-House Videographer, 2014 to 2016
Broadcasted live sports and news updates on terrestrial and streaming radio while developing and producing broadcasting content. 
Key Achievements:
Increased viewership by developing, producing, directing, and editing video productions for 97.5 The Fanatic, a Greater Media station, for marketing on social media platforms.
 
MEDIA DIRECTIVE GROUP — Turnersville, NJ
Political Commentator/Host/Reporter/Entertainment Personality/Video Producer, 2008 to 2014
Produced video news, entertainment, and documentary pieces for both clients and internal network brand marketing, while hosting interviews, providing political commentary, making television appearances, and doing voiceover work. 
Key Achievements:
Political Commentator: Appeared on major network shows including Hardball with Chris Matthews.
Host/Reporter: Conducted interviews with Grammy award-winner Izzy Hale of the band Halestorm, singer Ronnie James Dio, and guitarist Tony Iommi, as well as over 100 live television segments with Philadelphia area restaurant chefs, authors, entertainers, social media personalities, sports figures, and man-on-the-street interviews with citizens.
Entertainment Personality: A game and reality show regular, appearing on Remote Control, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Average Joe 4, Lets Ask America, Saturday Night Live, America's Most Wanted, and Bennie's (a TV Pilot starring Ed Asner).
Video Producer: Recipient of six Telly Awards for Entertainment, Political Theatre, Guest Interviews, and Video Production, including the Silver Telly, awarded to only 3% of submitted entries.    
 
WPHL-17 TRIBUNE ENTERTAINMENT — Wynnefield, PA
Host/Writer/Segment Producer, 2008 to 2011
Host of “Better Philly”, a popular morning television program, which included conducting guest interviews, assisting with the broadcast of cooking segments, and writing/producing on-location news and special interest stories.
Key Achievements:
Expanded viewership and ratings by securing interviews with notable guests and developing breaking news and special interest segments.
 
PHILADELPIA FLYERS NHL CLUB — Philadelphia, PA
Media Correspondent, 2007 to 2008
Developed and hosted live hockey game video broadcasts while managing the team website. 
Key Achievements:
Conducted live interviews with audience members and reported on media events for both local and national publications.
 
 
Education and Awards
 
Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism
William Patterson University — Wayne, NJ
 
Regular Emcee at Major Fundraising Events: Provide hosting and entertainment on a strict volunteer basis for non-profit organizations including All Hands Working Red Line Classic Hockey Games, Philadelphia Art-Reach Charity Banquets, Grand Theatre Restoration Project 5K Runs, and Don’t Bully Us Animal Rescue Events.
 
Three Telly Awards (Including One Silver Telly), 2013
Received two Telly Awards for the production of a wedding introduction video for Comedy and Overall Appeal, and a special Silver Telly for Entertainment, awarded to only 3% of all entries submitted. 
 
Telly Award-Entertainment (Internet Broadcast), 2012
Won a Telly Award for the production of an interview with legendary guitarist Tony Iommi.
 
Two Telly Awards for On Camera Performance, 2011
Won two Telly Awards for Live Appearance and Entertainment (Political Theatre) from the reaction to an appearance in a political television ad.
 
NJACT Perry Award Nomination-Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor, 2005
Honored by the NJ Association of Community Theatres for the role of Lenny Ganz in Neil Simon's Rumours.
 


Damian Muziani

Represented by:

David Brunner
(484) 695-5187

dbandassociates@msn.com

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