Resume

Work experience

KIRO 7 News Digital Producer
Oct. 2014 — Present

Writes breaking news and articles based on trending topics for kiro7.com; produces original daily social content and engages with users for insight; curates and creates additional digital elements for stories (such as maps or 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 and created interactive materials; compiled photos and wrote captions for insightful slideshows; produced and copy edited reporters’ stories; managed and engaged with social media accounts

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

Developed and implemented social media marketing strategies and campaigns; completed a variety of written public relations projects

See full work experience list on LinkedIn

Skills

Breaking news comprehension: Able to prepare reports based on initial information from law enforcement, court documents, and vet social videos for breaking stories on social platforms and push alerts

Programs, CMS capabilities: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Omniture, Avid Technology, Chartbeat, ComScore, Enterprise Resource Planning Software such as MAS500, Essential News Production System, Final Cut Pro, FTP clients such as FileZilla, HTML/CSS proficient (limited Javascript and PHP experience), Microsoft Office Excel and Access (Certified MCAS), Urban Airship, wordpress.org, wordpress.com, 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 present

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

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