© 2016 by Rose Schmidt. 

ROSE SCHMIDT

roseschmidt22@gmail.com Ÿ @RoseSchmidtTV

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

WISC-TV | CBS Affiliate                               Madison, WI | November 2017 – Present

General Assignment/Political Multi-Media Journalist

  • Report on breaking news and issue-based, enterprise stories

  • Establish rapport with Wisconsin legislators through weekly coverage of state politics

  • Shoot and edit video on tight deadlines as a dayside and nightside reporter

  • Covered severe flooding, deadly explosion, active shooter situation, 2018 gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races, state budget cycle and lame-duck legislative session

 

CNN                                                                 Atlanta, GA | June 2017 – August 2017

Social Discovery Intern

  • Verified user-generated content from social media during breaking news

  • Wrote stories for CNN.com about social media trends

  • Obtained permission from social media users to use their pictures and videos on all CNN platforms and affiliates

  • Pitched stories and interviewed sources for CNN stories

University of Missouri                                 Columbia, MO | August 2016 - May 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant - School of Journalism

  • Wrote quiz questions for undergraduate students based on current events and class readings

  • Taught grammar review sessions and held office hours to edit students' stories

KOMU-TV | NBC Affiliate                                 Columbia, MO | May 2015 – July 2017

Reporter, Anchor and Producer

  • Filmed, wrote and edited original stories about mid-Missouri breaking news and issues

  • Co-anchored or solo anchored morning and evening newscasts

  • Operated live backpack to set up solo live shots from the field

  • Posted Associated Press and original stories to social media and monitored viewer comments

  • Answered phones and listened to police scanners while working assignment desk

 

USA TODAY                                                                       May 2015 – November 2015

Collegiate Correspondent

  • Wrote story about University of Missouri campus for the front page of the print and online editions

  • Selected as one of about 25 college student applicants from across the country for the 2015 summer program

  • Wrote original news stories and opinion pieces about a variety of topics geared toward a college audience

 

KBIA-FM | NPR-Member Station                  Columbia, MO | February – March 2015

General Assignment Reporter

  • Wrote, edited and voiced about mid-Missouri issues and events after pitching ideas and conducting interviews

 

WFLD-TV | Fox Owned & Operated                        Chicago, IL | June – August 2014

News Intern

  • Assisted reporters in the field with stories such as glass breaking on Willis Tower Skydeck

  • Attended editorial meetings to help generate story ideas and scanned social media for breaking news

SKILLS

Editing - Adobe Audition, Avid NewsCutter, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and iNEWS 

Production Equipment - Dejero and LiveU Backpacks

Social Media - Banjo, CrowdTangle, Dataminr and Social News Desk

Web - Associated Press Style, Content Management Systems, HTML and Structured Query Language

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

RTDNA - University of Missouri Chapter

KOMU-TV TARGET 8 Investigative Team

 

EDUCATION

University of Missouri School of Journalism

Columbia, MO | May 2016

Bachelor of Journalism, Radio-Television Reporting and Anchoring

Minor in Spanish, Multicultural Certificate, Honors College, Deans Honor Roll