George Polk Award - Local Television News, Investigative Reporting ABA Silver Gavel Award - Television VII, Investigative Reporting RTNDA Region 2 Winner - News Series/Documentary
Sorensen Media Group, Guam: News Director, Pacific News Center 09/08 - Present
Management and editorial oversight for the news content of the Pacific News Center on radio, internet and TV Produce nightly half-hour newscast Write and present stories for TV, radio & internet Manage a staff of 10 www.pacificnewscenter.com
[ Financial Planner, Orlando Florida: 03/03 - 08/08 ] Morgan Stanley, Citizens Bank & Trust, SunTrust Bank *Series 7, 66, 31 Licensed *Life, Health & Variable Annuity Licensed
Editorial oversight for Wake Up Call and Market Watch 10. Supervised Launch of Market Watch 10. A two hour program which tracks live Asian market action. Revamped, relaunched and produced CNBC's daybreak program CNBC Today.
ICRT Radio, Taiwan: News Director 01/94 - 4/00
Created 2 hour morning news program that doubled listenership Created Asian Stringer Network Produced and anchored Hong Kong Handover coverage Managed a staff of 15 News anchor and producer
K57 Radio, Guam: News Director 09/92 - 12/93
Produced and reported a weekly series of award winning investigative stories. Managed a staff of 7 Developed and launched a half hour evening newscast Produced and anchored hourly newscasts
A year long series of reports into the theft of public land by prominent Guamanians won the George Polk Award. Revealed the widespread abuse of foreign workers that earned an award from the Guam Society of Professional Journalists. Exposed a ticket fixing scam within the Guam Police Department that led to the resignation of the Chief of Police.
GREYCOM, Jamaica: News Trainer 01/87 - 7/88
Served as an instructor for the Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica under contract with GreyCom International, a unit of Grey Communications. Organized newsroom and taught television news production and writing skills to the staff of 30 in a successful effort to improve the quality of what was then Jamaica's only TV newscast.
WDIV TV, Detroit: Reporter 05/83 - 12/86
1984 - Local Emmy Winner, Feature Reporting- 1983 Year Ender Nightbeat Reporter. Two to three live shots a day for evening and late news shows Substitute Morning Cut-in Anchor
WRC TV, Washington D.C.: Reporter 09/81 - 11/82
1981 Chesapeake Bay Broadcasters Award Feature Reporting - D.C. Metro 1981 Finalist, Local Emmy - Spot News - D.C. Shooting Substitute Morning Cut-in Anchor
WTNH TV, New Haven Reporter: 09/80 - 09/81
State Capital Correspondent Substitute Anchor
KOCO TV, Oklahoma City: Reporter 11/79 - 09/80
State Capital Correspondent Morning Cut-In Anchor
St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature