Elbert Louis Hubbard Jr.
Memphis, TN 38128
Cell Phone: 901-340-3915
Television production assistant, sports writer, and web assistant seeks News Multimedia Journalist position.
- Production Assistant with four years in a television newsroom.
- Helped audio operator with mics and soundchecks. Helped director code shows in ENPS.
- Communicates with anchors and reporters on where they are in the show or in the studio. Communicates with director, producer, and executive producer on talent placement, show organization, and show execution. Attended post show meetings on what to improve on.
- Built relationships with talent (anchors, reporters, meteorologists, sports department), producers, and assignment editors to learn more about their role in the news department to make sure a show, special, or a live hit makes air. Gaining knowledge in the newsroom.
- Assisted with news shows, specials, and digital specials. Always helping in the control room and studio. Filled in for several shifts on dayside, morning side, and nightside.
- Five years of writing news, sports, features, and interactive pieces.
- Practiced writing VOs, VOSOTs and PKGs.
- Proficient in AP style writing.
- Skilled journalist who worked as a still photographer, reporter and web and assistant editor for college newspaper.
- Skilled at Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS, and SEO.
- Tease stories on social media with Facebook and Twitter.
- Used interactive content such as maps, videos, slideshows, hyperlinks, and infographics for stories.
- Searched the web for trending, feature, and breaking news stories. Collecting information and creating content.
WREG-TV | Memphis, TN 38103 | Production Assistant | 2017-Current
- Operated cameras, teleprompter, and jib cameras during newscasts.
- Coded shows for director in Ross Overdrive/ENPS.
- Edited the News Channel 3 Anytime Show using MediaStation and MediaTimer in the master control center.
Audacy Memphis | Radio Producer ESPN 92.9| Memphis, TN 38117|2021-Current
- Operated Soundboard, cued talent, and aired commercials for Memphis University School Football games.
University of Memphis| Memphis, TN 38152| Mobile Video Producer| 2016-2017
- Shot video, wrote scripts, and edited instructional videos serving more than four thousand students and 15 faculty members.
SB Nation| Memphis, TN| Sports Game Coverage Writer| 2015-2018
- Wrote game recap, analysis, and interview articles for SB Nation’s Grizzlies blog.
- Gained 1000 views on a few pieces.
Daily Helmsman—University of Memphis| Memphis, TN 38152| Web Assistant and Staff Writer| 2015-2017
- Wrote crime, short, and feature stories for the paper. Also posted stories and e-edition of the newspaper to the website.
The Magician—LeMoyne Owen College | Memphis, TN 38126| Reporter/Main Web Editor| 2013-2015
|Skills and Organizations|
Adobe: Photoshop | InDesign | Premiere Pro | Audition | Spark
Other Software: Basic HTML | BLOX CMS | WordPress | Go Animate
Other Skills: Jib Camera | Teleprompter | Floor Directing |Robotic Cameras
On the Job: ENPS | Xpression | Flight |Live U| TVU| Bit Central| Master Control
Writing Skills: AP Style | SEO
Organizations: Digital Careers Opportunities Worldwide | National Association of Black Journalists | Memphis Association of Black Journalists | Radio and Television Digital News Association
LeMoyne-Owen College 2010-2015 BA in Journalism/Mass Communications
University of Memphis 2015-2017 Coursework in Journalism and Liberal Studies