Resume

Amanda Hall
amhall9@gmail.com
(863) 449-0576
Professional Experience
WDHN TV (ABC)
November 2009 – Present
Anchor/Producer
  • Produce and anchor three evening newscasts
  • Report weekly franchise pieces
  • Market news team and special reports on multiple media platforms
  • Manage assignment desk and a team of contributors
  • Public speaking as requested by local organizations

July 2009 – November 2009
General Assignment Reporter (One Man Band)

  • Developed sources, including leaders in local and state government, law enforcement, and education
  • Enterprise original, lead-worthy stories
  • Notable Interviews: Alabama Governor Bob Riley, Attorney General Troy King, Congressman Bobby Bright, Congresswoman Martha Roby, Florida Governor Charlie Crist, Senator Bill Nelson, HLN Host Nancy Grace, and several college and NFL players and coaches

WUFT TV (PBS)
August 2008 – May 2009
Anchor/Editor
  • Co-anchor half-hour nightly newscast
  • Research, write, and copy edit stories
  • Developed sources throughout Gainesville, FL and North Florida
  • Led a team of student journalists covering the Gainesville, FL area, including the University of Florida campus

WUFT FM (NPR)
September 2007 – December 2008
Anchor/Producer

  • Produce and anchor news breaks for “Fresh Air” and “All Things Considered” Segments
  • Managed a team of reporters covering Gainesville and University of Florida news
  • Developed beat system for generating leads
  • Promoted NPR segments on multiple platforms
  • Special Coverage: 2008 Elections, Hurricane Faye

 Skills
Strong story-telling abilities, one man band, Avid iNews, ENPS, Linear & Non-linear editing, Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas, Blogging, Podcasting, Writing for the web, Adobe Photoshop, Skype, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Audition, Fast Edit, Soundslides, Social Media


Education
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science, Telecommunications
May 2009
Cum Laude Graduate of the College of Journalism and Communications


Awards & Affiliations
University of Florida

  • Miss Florida Gator 2006
  • 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Best Newscast
  • UF Student Senate, Gainesville’s Southeastern District
  • University of Florida, Gator Growl, Director of Sales
  • Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Vice President, Director of Recruitment
Dothan, Alabama

  • Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership 2010 Media Partner of the Year
  • Dancing With Dothan’s Stars 2010 People’s Choice Winner
  • Dothan Service League, Member
  • Leadership Dothan, Member
*References provided upon request