Resume

Work experience

KIRO 7 News Digital Producer
Oct. 2014 — Present

Writes breaking news and articles based on trending topics; produces original daily social content that drives numbers; engages with users to learn information they need; curates and creates maps, interactive materials, and video; works with reporters on digital materials that enhance on-air coverage

WMC Action News 5 Digital Producer
Oct. 2012 — Oct. 2014

Wrote breaking news, exclusive articles; compiled photos and captions for insightful slideshows; produced, copy edited reporters’ stories; managed social media accounts and helped station hit Facebook goals

Howell Marketing Strategies Social Media Intern
Feb. 2012 — May 2012

Developed and implemented social media marketing strategies and campaigns with results that exceeded clients’ expectations

See full work experience list on LinkedIn

Skills

Breaking news comprehension: Able to prepare reports based on initial information; can quickly vet social videos for breaking stories on social platforms and push alerts

Interviewing expertise: Understands how to effectively write and ask questions to interview subjects, from media officers to everyday people interested in sharing their story

Programs, CMS capabilities: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Omniture, Avid Technology, Chartbeat, ComScore, Essential News Production System, Final Cut Pro, FTP clients such as FileZilla, Lakana, HTML/CSS proficient, Microsoft Office Excel and Access (Certified MCAS), Urban Airship, wordpress.org, wordpress.com, Wordsmith, WorldNow; familiar with all Google applications such as Analytics, Drive, and Fusion Tables

Social media proficiency, management: Banjo discovery tool, Buffer, CrowdFire, CrowdTangle, Facebook Insights, Facebook publishing tools such as Facebook Live and Instant Articles, Hootsuite, GeoFeedia, Instagram management, Issuu, Prezi, Signal, SimplyMeasured, Shareablee, Share Rocket, Slideshare, Snapchat production, Soundcloud, Storify, Tumblr, Tweetdeck, Twitter advanced searching, TwXplorer, and YouTube dashboard

Education

University of Memphis
BA in Communication, Fine Arts with honors ’12, Magna Cum Laude

Community involvement

GeekGirlCon — volunteer, web producer
March 2016 to Nov. 2017

Literacy Mid-South — Volunteer, adult tutor
Nov. 2007 — May 2012

Contact me at ashliblow@gmail.com. Connect with me on LinkedIn.