Resume

TROY GAULDEN JR.

EDUCATION            

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA        December 2011 Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication                                  Major GPA:  3.1  Concentration:  Broadcast Journalism (Minor:  Sports Studies)

EXPERIENCE                      

Photojournalist/Assignments, WBRZ-TV News 2: Baton Rouge, LA    March 2012 – Present

Responsible for shooting stories with reporters as a photojournalist.  Edit footage into packages and VO/SOTs for daily newscasts. Work the assignment desk on weekends, updating web content continuously. Assist reporters and producers to work efficiently. Update social media sites such as twitter and Facebook.

Reporter, Tiger TV Sports Showtime: Baton Rouge, LA           January 2008 – January 2012

Reported on LSU athletics, especially football and baseball.  Worked with producers to determine story topics.  Operated cameras and shot various LSU sporting events including football, baseball and basketball.  Attended press conferences and practices.  Interviewed athletes and coaches.  Edited footage and bites into PKGs and VO/SOTs for weekly sports show.  Blogged and updated Tiger TV social media websites.  Trained new reporters and oversaw their progress.

Sports Internship, ABC 26 WGNO: New Orleans                               May 2010 – August 2010

Assisted with reporting and producing of daily sports segment.  Interviewed athletes and coaches.  Updated sports ticker for each broadcast.  Edited video into PKGs, VOs and VO/SOTs.

SKILLS

Operating cameras such as Panasonic P2 and Sony XDCAM, On-Camera Reporting, Writing and editing scripts, Avid Newscutter, Edius Neo 3, Edius 4, Edius 5, Aurora Browse, Audacity, EZ News, AP ENPS, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Posting stories to the web and social networking sites

HONORS

SPJ Mark of Excellence National Second Place for Television Sports Photography, SPJ Region 12 Mark of Excellence First Place for Television Sports Photography, SPJ Region 12 Mark of Excellence Third Place for Television General News Reporting, Tiger TV Most Valuable Sports Reporter 2011, Broadcast class package aired on WAFB Baton Rouge, Tiger TV Sports Package of the Year 2010, Tiger TV Most Valuable Sports Reporter 2009, Tiger TV Sports Package of the Year 2008, Tiger TV Best Sports Newcomer 2008

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