Laura Hoffman

Freelance Content Writer & Television Producer

1129
Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/laurahoffman
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
OBJECTIVES
Experienced and innovative television producer with a passion for creating original and compelling programming as well as promotional content.

EXPERIENCE
Story Producer ? America’s Best Bites
Cooking Channel, Chicago, November 2012 – Current
Managed media and wrote entire episodes. Edited preliminary cuts of episodes. Field produced on the road. Managed social media and assisted editors with post-production.
Associate Producer ? Chicago’s Best
WGN - CLTV, Chicago, May 2011 – November 2012
Field produced and directed segments. Wrote and edited episodes. Managed online media and assisted with post-production. Maintained relationships with national clients and sponsors. Interacted and planned vignettes with sales representatives. Field produced and wrote promotions for clients and sponsors.
Story Producer ? Living Healthy Chicago
WGN - CLTV, Chicago, May 2011 – November 2012
Field produced and directed segments. Wrote and edited episodes. Managed online media and assisted with post-production.
Medical Production Intern ? NBC Health Watch
NBC, Chicago, September 2010 – January 2011
Wrote and edited medical stories. Conducted research, performed interviews and aided in field production.
Documentary Production Intern ? World’s Strictest Parents
BBC, London, May 2009 – July 2009
Edited video, conducted research and interviewed individuals for international docudrama programming.

EDUCATION
Columbia College
December, 2011 Master’s Degree, Journalism
Purdue University
December, 2009 Bachelor’s Degree, Mass Communication
News Editor for Campus Newspaper, Writer/Director for Campus Television News, College Mentor for Kids

SKILLS
? Exceptional news judgment; skills in writing, editing and interviewing; strong knowledge of editing software and social media; excellent communication skills with the confidence to discuss ideas; intense passion and willingness to learn; ability to meet crucial deadlines.