Tony Caputo

Reporter / Anchor

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
 
Winner of New York Emmy Award for "Live Field Reporting" in 2009
Winner of New York Emmy Award for "Live Field Reporting" in 2007 
New York Emmy Award Nominee for "Breaking News Newscast" in 2015
New York Emmy Award Nominee for "Live Field Reporting" in 2006, 2008, 2010 & 2014
 
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines 
Multi-Media experience including Social Networking skills
Final Cut Pro Editing Experience
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 
 
NEWS 12 NEW JERSEY/EDISON, NJ
1997-Present 
Morning Live Breaking News Reporter
Extensive Super Storm Sandy Coverage
On scene when state and local police caught a suspected murderer on the Garden State Parkway. Without video, delivered live shots in which I "acted out" exactly what the suspect had done when turning himself in to police. (Emmy Award Winning Live Shot. Interviewed on MSNBC) 
Various hard news and weather related live shots for CNN and the Weather Channel. 
Former "Morning Show" Anchor (News) & "Daytime Show" Anchor (Interview Segments) at News 12 New Jersey         Interviewed political leaders and analysts (New Jersey Governors Chris Christie, Jon Corzine, Donald DiFrancesco, Richard Codey) 
Musicians (Jon Bon Jovi)  
Actors (Joe Pesci) 
Athletes (Jason Kidd, Roy Jones, Jr., Tug McGraw) 
Chefs ("Cooking on Daytime")
Stock Market Strategists (Created show which featured our own "mock" portfolio)
Business Reporter: Effectively featured and reported on thriving and struggling New Jersey businesses.
 
WBRE-TV 28/WILKES-BARRE, PA (NBC)
1996-1998
Scranton Bureau Reporter-Fill-in Anchor
Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Winner for "Outstanding Single News Broadcast" in 1997-'98
Covered Lackawanna County Courthouse & District Attorney's Office.
On scene during the arrest of the Mayor of Carbondale, Pennsylvania. 
 
WZBN-TV 25/TRENTON, NJ
1993-1996
Programming Director. Anchor and General Assignment Reporter
Covered the tragic kidnapping and murder of Megan Kanka.  This crime led to the creation of "Megan's Law."
 
EXPRESS BROADCAST SERVICES/PHILADELPHIA, PA 1992-1996
Live traffic and news reports for Philadelphia area radio stations.
 
WPST-FM, WHWH-AM/PRINCETON, NJ
1989-1994
Anchor. General Assignment News and Sports Reporter. 
 
SPORTS CHANNEL PHILADELPHIA & NEW YORK - FOX-29 PHILADELPHIA
Play-by-play announcer for outdoor volleyball tournament broadcast live from Atlantic City, NJ. 
Play-by-play Announcer for three-on-three basketball tournament broadcast live in Philadelphia, PA
 
WIP-610AM/PHILADELPHIA, PA
Producer for All-Sports Talk format. (The Howard Eskin Show)
 

 
PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
 
New York Emmy Award Winner-On-Camera Achievement-Live Field Reporting ('07/’09)
New York Emmy Award Nominee-On-Camera Achievement-Live Field Reporting ('06/'08/’10/'14)
Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Winner: Outstanding Single News Broadcast.
Multiple Telly Award Winner.
Valor Media Award-New Jersey Fireman's Mutual Benevolent Association.

 
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIPS
 
Multiple Sclerosis Society - Mid-Jersey Chapter/Former Honorary Chairperson.
Events included M-S Walk and WAMS (Women Against Multiple Sclerosis) Luncheon.
Guest Speaker for various Career Days and school related functions.
 


Tony Caputo

Represented by:

David Brunner
(484) 695-5187

dbandassociates@msn.com

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