AMANDA J. PORTER
Journalist. Thinker. Questioner. Doer.
Amanda Porter TV - Independent Journalist
Journalism comes naturally to me. I love information, but most importantly how information applies to the people. I report starting from what impacts communities and why. I have an innate news sense paired with the apt ability to research, investigate, and produce stories of all kinds from people of all backgrounds. With a strong sense of integrity as a Journalist, I am passionate about the future of online storytelling.
Experience & Expertise
Oct 2017 - Aug 2019
A promotion to weekday reporter and fill-in anchor allowed me to hone my skill set in front of a larger audience. As the former weekend anchor/producer/reporter of the 9 and 10 PM newscasts for the FOX and CBS affiliates I gained valuable experience reporting in Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. While diligently managing the assignment desk, I aimed to guide the news team in gathering content while assisting photographers and reporters. I efficiently and factually update the website while delegating tasks, and running several social media platforms before the show while staying on top of breaking news.
ASSIGNMENT DESK EDITOR
March 2017 - July 2017
I actively ensured the news organization has the resources and information it needed while covering the Milwaukee, WI television market. I supported management, reporters, and the public while making sure to fill-in wherever needed.
VIDEO MEDIA ASSOCIATE
Sept 2015 - March 2017
I shot and edited videos, interviews, campaigns, and content for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's website and social media platforms gathering thousands of views online. I assisted with logging interviews, close-captioning videos, archiving footage, editing, uploading, research, special event assistance, storytelling and social media.