Kelly Wolf George

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

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Location:Clarkston, Georgia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kellywolfgeorge
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I'm a mother of two crazy kids ages 3 and 7. I'm a jack of all trades, master of some. I'm a writer, producer and Emmy award winning reporter with a creative, quick wit. I'm interested in health, home, lifestyle and celebrity news.

Kelly Wolf-George

Freelance/Contract Work past and current – (2005 – present) Atlanta, GA
- Producer for Lifetime Network, Walsh Productions, America’s Most Wanted segments
- Writer for Examiner.com (Healthy Trends, Home & Living) Demand Studios, Patch.com, Livestrong.com, Gwinnett Business Journal and Health for America
- Media relations training with A-Block Consulting for local law enforcement agencies
- Media training, consulting, writing and pitching for PR Agencies Duffey Communications & C21pr
- HDNET TV Documentary Producer and Field Producer for People’s Choice Awards (Jan. 2006)

Manning, Selvage & Lee Public Relations – (2006 – 2007) Atlanta, GA - Media Relations Specialist
- Media training, consulting and pitching for clients, including; Coca-Cola, Best Buy, ING, Philips, The Home Depot
- Responsible for securing coverage with local and national outlets including print, broadcast, trade and social media
- Consult team members on the inner workings of the media and media relations
- Mentor and manage junior team members

BROADCAST EXPERIENCE

WAGA Ch. 5 FOX (2003 – 2005) Atlanta, GA
General Assignment Reporter - Develop, research and report stories, including exclusives, breaking news and Emmy award winning. Field produce, conduct interviews, write and report live

CNN (2002 – 2003) Atlanta, GA
Anchor - CNN Airport Network - Anchor from newsroom live to taped segments covering general news, travel and feature stories
Associate Producer- assist in writing, news production, video placement, research and editorial content for American Morning

WAAY Ch. 31 ABC (2000 – 2002) Huntsville, AL
Reporter/Anchor - Produce, anchor and report live for prime time newscasts. Assigned beats included Health and Education

WJFW Ch. 12 NBC (1999 - 2000) Wausau, WI
Anchor/Reporter/Producer – Produce, write & anchor 2-hour morning show and 5 cut-ins. Shoot, write and edit stories for evening newscasts

WDTV Ch. 5 CBS (1997 - 1999) Bridgeport, WV
Reporter, Anchor, Producer - Report, anchor, write and produce news, including feature segment "Kelly's Entertainment Report”

WPBF ABC 25 and WTVX UPN 34 (1996 - 1997) Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Associate Producer/Assignment Desk – Assist in writing, producing and desk coverage for all newscasts

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Florida Culinary Institute (1996-1997) West Palm Beach, FL - PR/Marketing Manager
- Responsible for public and media relations, press kit development and monthly newsletter
- Develop marketing strategies, special projects, promotional events and materials including design and copy
- Create branding and messaging campaigns increasing public awareness and enrollment

Matlock & Associates, Inc. - Public Relations and Advertising (1995 - 1996) Atlanta, GA - Account Executive
- Client services for: Publix, Grady Hospital, Georgia-Pacific, W-H Smith and BellSouth
- Execution of campaigns, branding initiatives, marketing strategies, media relations and creative writing
- Client crisis management and multicultural marketing

TBS - TURNER BROADCAST SYSTEMS, INC. (1992 - 1995) CNN Center, Atlanta, GA
Turner Home Entertainment - Domestic Home Video - Customer Service Sales Representative
- Oversight of video production, traffic and distribution. Client and public relations
Turner International - Financial Marketing Assistant
- Financial reporting for spending and projected budget, including media and broadcast

EDUCATION

1992 Bachelor of Science - Communications - *** Laude - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Major: Media Communications Minor: Film

Key Skills Additional
Media training and message development Emmy Award Winner
Existing relationships with media . Media Spokesperson Dekalb Co. Officer Banquettes
Writing pitches, releases, scripts and articles Media Panel Member American Craft Council Shows
Cross-promotional campaigns and multicultural marketing campaigns Proficient in conversational Spanish
Experience in video production, including shooting and editing
Experience in Crisis Management
Accomplished public speaker, live and impromptu
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Blog Writing