Jessi Turnure

Multimedia Journalist

Resume

JESSI TURNURE 

jessi.turnure@gmail.com

706 High Point Dr. * Lake St. Louis, MO 63367

(314) 780-1078

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EDUCATION 

University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, emphasis in Broadcast

Spanish Minor

Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2013 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

Multimedia Intern, Thomson Reuters, Brussels, Belgium;

January- April 2012

  • Shot, edited, wrote and researched stories for an international news agency, covering European politics, various cultural issues and entertainment
  • Conducted bilingual interviews with heads of state and other influential European leaders

Anchor/Reporter/Web Editor, NBC KOMU-TV 8 News, Columbia, Missouri;

August 2011- Present

  • Anchored segments during the morning show and nightly broadcasts
  • Shot and edited packages and wrote scripts for anchor voice-overs on a deadline
  • Composed comprehensive sports and news stories which were published weekly online
  • Compiled and edited stories and sportscasts for the station’s website
  • Utilized social media platforms as part of news story telling

Reporter, KMOX News Radio 1120/Missouri Digital News, Jefferson City, Missouri;

August- December 2011

  • Wrote, recorded and edited radio stories weekly
  • Wrote comprehensive print stories weekly
  • Conducted and edited in-depth interviews

http://mdn.org/2011/STAFF/TURNUREJ.HTM

Production Intern, 101 ESPN Radio WXOS, The Zach and the Coach Show, St. Louis, Missouri;

May-August 2011

  • Created original promotional advertisements that were used on air
  • Edited podcasts and interviews and uploaded them daily to the station’s website
  • Compiled statistics and interviews that were used on the show
  • Produced a show when the producer was on vacation

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OTHER SKILLS

Proficient in PC and Mac OS: Avid News Cutter, Edius Non-Linear Editing, iNews, Adobe Audition, Linker RCS Sound Software, Microsoft Office, iMovie, iWeb, QuickTime and Photoshop

Operate video camera equipment with microphone and tripod

Conversational in Spanish

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ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

Missouri School of Journalism Ambassador, January 2012- Present

Radio Television Digital News Association Member, 2010- Present

Habitat for Humanity Service Project Volunteer, Spring Break 2010 and 2011

University of Missouri’s Excellence Scholarship, 2009-2013

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