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CYREIA SANDLIN

cyreia.sandlin@gmail.com ~ 309-660-1657
1407 Ross Street Columbia MO 65201

EDUCATION
University of Missouri
Bachelor of Journalism, Radio-TV, Graduating May 2011

SKILLS
Multimedia: Wordpress, Blogspot, Avid Content Manager,
Editing: iMovie, Avid non-linear Editing system, Edius, CoolEdit
Scriptwriting: iNews Software, Coyote
Cameras and Sound: Sony XDCAM, Sony DVC Pro, Marantz digital recorder
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter
Other: Microsoft Office

PROFESSIONAL BROADCAST EXPERIENCE


Anchor, Newsy.com, November 2010-March 2011
• Anchor national and international news for multi-platform website available on iPhone, iPad, blackberry and other
mobile devices.
Anchor/Reporter, NBC KOMU 8, Columbia, MO, October 2010-Present
• Anchor local and national headlines during commercial segments of the Today Show.
• Co-Anchor, Saturday 10 pm newscast.
• Fill-In Anchor on a regular basis
• Generate and pitch story ideas for all reporting shifts.
• Write, shoot and edit VO/VOSOT’s and packages using Sony XD cameras and Avid for all newscasts.
• Write stories for the web with multimedia content
• Report live from the field
Video News Intern/Production Assistant, Thomson Reuters, Brussels, Belgium, January-May 2010
• Helped shoot, write scripts, and edit video using Sony XD camera, Edius, and iNews
• Covered stories dealing with EU politics and anything of Belgian or international interest for hundreds of clients
across the world.
• Attended all EU Summits and press briefings
• Attend daily EU press conference
• Interviewed dozens of international politicians including Tony Blair, George Papandreou, Cathy Ashton
• Traveled to the Hague as field producer to cover ICJ trial of former Bosnian warlord Radovan Karadzic
• Worked alongside cameraman as field producer to cover volcanic ash that disrupted thousands of European
airports
Reporter, KBIA 91.3 Radio, Columbia, MO, September-December 2009
• Pitched ideas, reported and edited local and regional stories.
• Recorded stories on Marantz, edited materials using CoolEdit
• Stories included day-turn reader-bites, wraps, features and an audio postcard.
On-Air General Assignment Intern, NBC WEEK25/HOI19 News, Peoria, IL, May-August 2009
• Responsibilities began with shadowing reporters on their daily assignments, minimal interviewing, running
teleprompter, working at the assignment desk, and editing video from feed.
• By mid-summer responsibilities included reporting, editing and voicing VOs, VOSOTs and packages for the 5, 6,
and 10 o’clock news as well as uploading stories to the internet using.
Reporter, MUTV, Columbia, MO, September 2007 -September 2008
• Worked for the campus news station, duties included reporting, camera work and introductory editing skills.

LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES


Griffiths Leadership Society for Women, University of Missouri, January 2010-Present
National Association of Black Journalists, University of Missouri, August 2009-Present
University of Missouri Alumni Association Student Board, 2008-Present
Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, University of Missouri, 2007-Present
MU Honors College, 2007-Present
MU George C. Brooks Scholar, 2007-Present