Mallory Coon

Reporter / MMJ

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REPORTER | MULTI MEDIA JOURNALIST
 
Motivated and recognized reporter with superior pre- and post-production skills including writing scripts, shooting, and editing packages.  Team-oriented professional capable of working under stressful, time-sensitive conditions while producing the highest quality news product.

REPORTER QUALIFICATIONS 
CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT | MILITARY | CRIME AND COURTS | GENERAL ASSIGNMENTS
 
KRBC Television Station, Abilene, TX
August 2014 – November 2015
General Assignments Reporter
Created and generated story ideas for a 19-county viewing audience while turning at least three stories per day 
Built and maintained strong relationships with sources and community leading to several exclusive stories 
Shot, interviewed, wrote and edited stories for city and county political beat, crime and courts, military, and human interest 
Performed exceptional live shots from breaking news scenes
Engaged audience online through social media outlets to push audience to newscasts
Worked closely with a team of producers, assignments editor, reporters, and news director to create high-quality content
Monitored police and fire scanner while off duty and responsible for breaking news 
Filled in for morning, primetime, and weekend anchor, as needed 
Represented station at promotional and community outreach events
 
 Six PM Lead Producer
Produced newscast and collaborated with associate producer, anchors, and reporters
Coordinated with director, reporters, and assignments editor during breaking news for live shots
Wrote web scripts for bigcountryhomepage.com
 
EMPLOYMENT HIGHLIGHTS
 
Texans for Jodey Arrington
Congressional Campaign, Congressional District 19, TX
March 2016 – June 2016
Grassroots Campaign Staff 
Utilize widespread network to organize fundraising events and community meet and greets
Create volunteer groups and manage volunteers
 
Colonel (Retired) Michael Bob Starr for Congress
Congressional Campaign, Congressional District 19, TX
November 2015 – March 2016
Campaign Scheduler
Built relationships and maintained communication with political consultants, grassroots advisors, fundraisers, and media across a 29-county district 
Coordinated candidate’s daily schedule, including strategy sessions, press conferences, and media interviews 
Set up and maintained campaign headquarters

 
EDUCATION
 
Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches TX 
Bachelor of Science in Mass Media, Mass Communication Radio/Television
Emphasis:  News & Production Minor:  Sociology     
Graduation:  May 2014

 
TECHNICAL SKILLS 

AVID | Final Cut Pro | Adobe Audition | iNews 
 

AFFILIATIONS

National Broadcasting Society | Abilene Young Professionals | Abilene Junior League
 
 


Mallory Coon

Represented by:

David Brunner
(484) 695-5187

dbandassociates@msn.com

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