KEVIN WUZZARDO
kevin@wuzz.net
EDUCATION:
University of Georgia, Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
ABJ in Broadcast News (Cum Laude) & minor in Political Science; May 2000
ELECTRONIC
MEDIA
EXPERIENCE:
WWAY-TV (June 2006-Present)
Morning Anchor/Feature Reporter
Anchor daily morning newscast and do feature stories for local network affiliate. Responsible for anchoring, reporting, developing story ideas, writing and other duties as needed.

WLEX-TV (January 2004-May 2006)
General Assignment Reporter
Reporter for local network affiliate. Responsible for reporting (including remote live shots), developing story ideas, writing and other duties as needed.

WCJB-TV (January 2002-January 2004)
General Assignment/Education Reporter, Anchor
Report for local network affiliate. Responsible for reporting (including remote live shots), developing story ideas, writing and other duties as needed, including shooting, editing and anchoring. Member of WCJB TV20 Education Team, specializing in education news.
R/com Networks, Inc. (November 2000 to December 2001)
Media Content Manager, eJournalist
(November 2001 to December 2001)
Responsible for overall management of editorial staff and all editorial content distributed via Rcom.TV, an Internet streaming media channel, and MediaSchool. Serve as host, producer and reporter for "NewLink," a twice weekly news show, and "in.site with Kevin Wuzzardo," a news magazine show, on Rcom.TV, and MediaSchool online news.
FoxSportsNet (June to October 2000)
ENG/Production Assistant
Shoot for “National Sports Report,” “Football Today,” “NFL This Morning” and “Hardcore Baseball;” prepare on-air content for nightly, live “Regional Sports Report -- Southern Edition,” “Southern Sports Tonight,” “SEC TV” and “ACC Live” on FoxSportsNet South and “Regional Sports Report -- Arizona Edition,” “Arizona Sports Tonight” and “Cardinals Insider” on FoxSportsNet Arizona; duties include reporting/field producing, shooting, editing, writing, studio operations, technical directing, etc.
NewSource 15 (August 1999 to May 2000)
Reporter, Anchor, Producer
Reporter, anchor and producer for nightly, cable newscast; responsible for selecting and gathering content, including shooting, editing and writing.
“Georgia Gameday” (August to November 1999)
Executive Producer, On-Air Analyst
Produce, supervise and host 30-minute preview of UGA home football games on local cable television station; alternate as show producer and on-air analyst; responsible for:
blocking show, making technical and editorial staff assignments, supervising gathering, editing and writing of all on-air material.
The Peabody Awards for Excellence in Radio, Television and Cable (November 1998 to May 2000)
Production Staff
Prepare entries submitted for and assist in judging process for annual awards; assist with preparation for and production of Peabody Awards presentation ceremony.
WOLO-TV (August to November 1995)
Production Coordinator for “College Football Saturday Night”
Primary link between in-house production crew and remote production crew during live broadcasts of weekly sports news show; responsible for:
coordinating and ensuring graphical look/content of show, editing videotape highlights, verifying all logistical and factual information necessary for production prior to air, managing incoming video feeds, researching, compiling and coordinating statistics and other information.
PRINT MEDIA
EXPERIENCE:
Athens Newspapers, Inc. (August to November 1999)
Sports Correspondent, Athens Daily News/Athens Banner-Herald
Cover and write stories about local high school and college football for award-winning daily newspapers and online versions.
The Red & Black Publishing Company, Inc. (January 1998 to August 1999)
Opinions Editor, The Red & Black (January 1999 to May 1999)
Develop, edit and design the op/ed page for daily newspaper; recruit staff; copy edit all content; write daily institutional editorial and weekly column; compile letters to the editor and decide which to print.

Sports Writer, The Red & Black (January to December 1998, May to August 1999)
Cover assigned beat for daily college newspaper; fill in on other beats; cover other sporting events with relevance to assigned beat, such as Davis Cup tennis and NCAA Men’s Tennis Championships.
COMPUTER
EXPERIENCE:

Systems: Windows and Macintosh
Software: Working knowledge of most major software titles; learn new titles quickly. Proficiency with Newstar, AP ENPS, HTML, Word, Works, Word Perfect, Media 100, Final Cut Pro, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Go Live, MS Front Page, Video Toaster, Quark Xpress, Quark Copy Desk, MS Publisher, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Dreamweaver and other titles.
OTHER ACTIVITIES:
International Model United Nations Association, Inc.: Board of Directors, Member-at-Large
Southern Interscholastic Press Association: Executive Committee, Consultant


REFERENCES



ADAM HENNING
NEWS DIRECTOR, WWAY-TV
910.762.8581
HENNINGBREUER@HOTMAIL.COM

BRUCE CARTER
NEWS DIRECTOR, WLEX-TV
859.259.1818 X300
BCARTER@WLEXTV.COM

PAIGE BECK
ANCHOR, WCJB-TV
352.377.2020 X215
PBECK@WCJB.COM

JASON DOLLARD
METEOROLOGIST, WRDW-TV
706.231.0177
JASON_DOLLARD@HOTMAIL.COM