ROSE SCHMIDT

roseschmidt22@gmail.com Ÿ @RoseSchmidtTV

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

WDJT-TV | CBS Affiliate                                                   Milwaukee, WI | December 2019 – Present

General Assignment Reporter

  • Report on breaking news and issue-based, enterprise stories as a dayside reporter

  • Covered weekly state and city COVID-19 briefings, with a heavy focus on vaccine reporting

  • Covered 2020 election, Milwaukee Bucks' NBA Finals run and severe storms

WISC-TV | CBS Affiliate                                         Madison, WI | November 2017 – November 2019

General Assignment/Political Multi-Media Journalist

  • Established rapport with Wisconsin legislators through daily coverage at the Capitol

  • Filmed and edited 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

  • Pitched and wrote stories for CNN.com

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

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

Reporter, Anchor and Producer

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

  • Co-anchored or solo-anchored morning and evening newscasts

  • Operated LiveU to set up solo live shots

  • Posted AP and original stories to social media and monitored viewer comments

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

Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • 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

USA TODAY                                                                                                 May 2015 – November 2015

Collegiate Correspondent 

  • Wrote story about University of Missouri campus for the front page of the print edition

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

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

General Assignment Reporter

  • Wrote, edited and voiced stories after pitching ideas and conducting interviews

 

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

News Intern

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

  • Pitched story ideas during editorial meetings and scanned social media for breaking news

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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

SKILLS

Editing - Adobe Audition, Avid NewsCutter, Edius, 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