Jilane Williams – City of San Jose Recreation and Community Service

Jilane Williams

Event Captain at City of San José, Chief Desk Associate, CBS News Radio Network, New York, NY, 2010-2013. Managed, trained and supervised CBS News Desk Associates and revised training manuals to reflect the latest newsroom capabilities and programming. Acted as liaison, arranged communication between radio and TV correspondents, monitored event feeds. Set up live interviews with domestic and international reporters in the field for affiliates. Met with executive producer to discuss which CBS News interviews to arrange Ordered national news coverage of events from major news market affiliates. Managed newsroom inventory, fixed technical issues Associate Producer for Year ender specials. Updated news developments throughout the day on social media sites, e.g. Twitter Wrote, edited, and uploaded CBS podcasts for CBS smartphone Apps. Edited Video and Audio with Avid and Quick Edit Pro Gathered MOS and conducted pre-interviews. Public Relations Coordinator, Positive Alternative Recreation Teambuilding Impact Program, San Jose, CA. Prepared and distributed press releases and flyers for non-profit organization’s MLK Stop the Violence Rally event. Promoted event on Wild 94.9 Radio and made Bay Area speaking appearances. Coordinated with grant writers and revised proposals for additional project funding. Coordinated with sponsors and assisted with setting up, organizing and choreographing fashion shows. Runner, CNN Presents, New Orleans, LA. Assembled look books, performed audience control and monitored set. Made and distributed production call sheets and prepared budget report. Handled general office administration and performed pickups Intern, CNN Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA and New Orleans, LA. Gathered sound bites for packages and performed field producing. Researched stories, assisted producers and reporters at junkets and red carpets Pulled and logged tapes, conducted pre-interviews and interviews. News Desk Intern, KRON 4 Television, San Francisco, CA. Answered all newsroom calls and made beat checks. Assisted the assignment desk and accompanied reporters on assignments for packages. Reporter/Host/Producer, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA. Co-host of WDUB radios Breakfast on the Oaks Wrote, produced, edited, anchored and inserted graphics post production for weekly news segments on DUTVs Our Perspective and DU Now!; news/talk and news show programs. Contributed articles for the Courtbullion newspaper. Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications, Dillard University, 2009 PRODUCTION AND PROGRAMMING SKILLS Microsoft Office, LexisNexis, Outlook, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Quick Edit Pro, FileZilla, Bitly, JVC video camera, FlashMic and social media websites.