Karen Ebright

Freelance Article Writer & Newsletter Writer

Location:Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Karen Ebright



?Contract Writer for various on-line article providers 2011-present.

?Elementary classroom volunteer at St. Stanislaus Catholic School 2005-present,Grand Rapids
?Assist teachers when needed.
? Reporter, WKTV in Wyoming/Kentwood, MI (Aug.2003--Sept.2005)
Covered Community news four days a week for a Public Access Station.
Shot, edited and reported.
(Non-Linear, Media 100)

Reporter/Photographer, WOTV/WOOD Battle Creek/Grand Rapids, MI (Feb. 1999 - May ? 2001 then went on call until station shut down in Aug. 2003 )
?Report news 35 to 50 hours a week including weekends. Shoot, edit and report stories.
Vo and vosot reporter from Feb. 1999 through December. Started doing packages and went on the air December 1999. Live newsroom and wall pieces on weekends. Occasionally work with a photographer. Proficient in using DVC Pro equipment and Avid Newscutter.?

Assignment Editor, WOTV Battle Creek, MI (Sept. 1998 - Feb. 1999)
Ran the assignment desk full time for three reporters and two one-man-bands. Dispatched stories, pitched story ideas on a daily basis, wrote radio news updates for anchors and updated the website. Answered phones, filed mail and faxes. ?
?Reporter, WKTV in Wyoming/Kentwood, MI (June 1997-Sept.1998)
Covered Community news four days a week for a Public Access Station.
Shot, edited and reported.
(Non-Linear, Media 100)?
Reporter/Fill-in Anchor, WBKB Channel 11 Alpena, MI (Feb. 1995 - May 1997)
?Full time weekday news reporter. Shoot, edit and report own stories.
Live on-air updates.

? Reporter/Anchor, WHTC-AM 1450 Holland, MI (May 1994 - Feb. 1995)
?Covered weekday meetings and local stories in Holland. Weekend radio anchor for on the ? ? hour news broadcasts.
(Part-time/30 hrs. wk.)

?Associate Producer, WZZM Channel 13 Grand Rapids, MI (May - August 1994)
? Produced CNN cut-ins. Full-time position.


Grand Valley State University/ B.S. General Communications ? Emphasis in Journalism/Film and Video, April, 1991. ? ? GVSU Track Team/Long distance runner
Creston High School Cross Country and Asst. Track Coach
March 2006-2007 season?


Beth Adubato
Criminal Justice/New Jersey
Reporter/NJ12, N-801-1345

Shannon Saxton-Murphy
School Principal/St. Stanislaus Catholic Shool