Melinda Lorge

Freelance Multimedia Freelancer & Video Editor

Location:Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
2 Skills

Rolling Stone Country/ Online Editorial Intern/ Nashville, TN Jan 2015 – July 2015
• Contributed monthly articles: (Link:
• Fact-checked, researched, and edited content
• Transcribed interviews and met deadlines
• Serviced daily “News Sweeps” and weekly “TV network schedules’” to come up with story ideas

MT10 News, MTSU/ Package Reporter/ Nashville, TN Jan 2014 – May 2015
• Conducted field interviews and gathered and reports news
• Shot and edited video and wrote scripts to contribute to a weekly 30-minute newscasts
• Posted articles to the MT10 website and social media updates to the MT10 social media pages
• Created VOs, VO/SOTs and Kickers in support of the newscast and rundown

Nashville Lifestyles/Online Editorial Intern/ Nashville, TN Aug 2014 – Jan 2015
• Lead writer on the music coverage portion of the online website

Country Music Television/ Corporate Communications Intern / Nashville, TN
May 2014 – Aug 2014
• Handled all of the press for the male contestants on CMT’s, “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge”

Sweet Talk Publicity/ Public Relations Intern / Nashville, TN Jan 2014 – May 2014
• Monitored press articles from media outlets, updates media kits, compiles clips into press reports, drafts pitches and press releases and contacts media personnel through email and over the phone

WTVF NewsChannel5/ “Talk of the Town” Intern / Nashville, TN Aug 2013 – Dec 2013
• Assisted the show’s host, producer and reporter during set-up in the studio and in between segments
• Generated content to the “Talk of the Town,” and “Around Town” daily show information pages
• Managed and produced blasts for the show’s social media accounts before, during and after the show

• Microsoft Office Suite
• Final Cut Pro 7 video editing
• Avid | Pro Tools
• Audacity
• Broadcast writing
• Public Speaking
• Social Media
• Word press
• Shooting/Editing
• Canon Vixia
• Strong Communicator

Middle Tennessee State University Sept 2010 – May 2015
B.S. in Mass Communications Murfreesboro, TN
Minors in Marketing and Writing
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing