Resume

Download a PDF of Brittany’s Resume: Brittany Glas – Reporter Resume – January 2016

 

EXPERIENCE


KSNW-TV KSN News, Channel 3, Wichita, Kansas (March 2014 – Present) REPORTER/INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER, KSN News at 5, 6, & 10 / FOX Kansas News at 9

  • Developed and produced in-depth and investigative story content for ‘KSN Investigates,’ a new investigative unit at the station devoted to our brand, “We’ve Got Your Back”
  • Established pertinent relationships with the community in order to investigate story tips, developed credible, meaningful sources that resulted in lead stories comprised of exclusive interviews
  • Illustrated an extensive knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) & Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) by filing requests weekly to seek out data-driven, meaningful investigations
  • Provided extensive research for hard-hitting impactful stories to our audience that demanded accountability, including from government agencies, and political leaders and lawmakers
  • Delivered breaking news; accountable for instant, live content on air and online
  • Filled in as an anchor on Kansas Today, KSN News at 5, 6, & 10 and FOX Kansas News at 9

KAUZ-TV Newschannel 6, Wichita Falls, Texas (November 2011 – November 2013) MORNING ANCHOR/PRODUCER/REPORTER, Newschannel 6 Early/This Morning

  • Anchored a two hour, award-winning early morning newscast every weekday (5 – 7 a.m.)
  • Delivered breaking news; accountable for ad-lib, crosstalk, etc.
  • Produced one hour of the two hour show (July 2012 – July 2013), scheduled live interviews
  • 6 On Your Side segment in-depth reporter; wrote, edited, and produced a sweeps-style PKG that aired weekly during 10 p.m. newscasts; interacted with and addressed viewer concerns/story ideas
  • Wrote and posted news stories to the web, Facebook, Twitter, etc., responsible for social media

KBYU-TV, Provo, Utah (September 2009 – May 2011) ANCHOR/STAFF REPORTER/PRODUCER, The Daily News / 11News at Noon

  • Auditioned for and obtained a weekday anchor position on BYU’s student-run daily news program
  • Produced original news packages based on political events and the arts for the Daily News show
  • Stacked, designed, and wrote news content for a live 30 minute news show; executive produced

ELECTION 2010 REPORTER, KBYU Election Special (September – November 2010)

  • Researched, interviewed, filmed, wrote, voiced, and edited original news packages based on political assignments for a weekly special topic election show
  • Reported on Utah’s special gubernatorial race; tracked immigration and campaign finance reform, and successfully obtained exclusive interviews with numerous high profile state politicians

PBS-KBYU STUDENT PRODUCER, A Sesame Street Special Episode (January – May 2010)

  • Conducted research and preparations for a Sesame Street community involvement episode
  • Promoted community interest; Localized the issue for families in the region, and organized a telethon for children with parents serving or who have served in the Iraq War

NBC NEWS CHANNEL, Washington, D.C. (May – August 2010) INTERN REPORTER, NBC Washington Bureau Assistant

  • Interviewed, wrote, and contributed to the overall production process of news packages based on political events in Washington and on Capitol Hill for the national feeder service; Assisted correspondents with research, as well as with live shots in studio and at the White House
  • Carried out NBC affiliate requests for use in local television news shows across the U.S.
  • Wrote VO-SOT and PKG scripts for nationally-distributed NBC Video-On-Demand Webpage

“I AM NOT MY BODY,” A DOCUMENTARY, An enterprise thesis project, Provo, Utah LEAD REPORTER, The Story of Marius Dasianu (September 2010 – May 2011)

  • Traveled to Romania to interview the only living witnesses to a house fire in December 2007 that left a boy orphaned and burned over a majority of his body
  • Assisted with the production of a 50 minute documentary about the boy, his physical challenges and medical feats, and experiences as a spokesperson for Shriner’s Hospital in Los Angeles, CA
  • Put on a benefit documentary premiere in Utah County with nearly 1,000 attendees

 

EDUCATION


BACHELOR OF ARTS, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah—April 2011

  • Major: Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.6/4.0; Major GPA: 4.0/4.0

 

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS


TEXOMA WOMAN TO WATCH, Texas Business Women (June 2013)

  • Members of Texas Business Women nominate honorees they feel best represent the phrase “Texoma Woman to Watch;” the title exemplifies all of the following: advocacy, leadership, and community service

SECOND PLACE MORNING NEWSCAST, Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Association (May 2012)

  • KAUZ-TV Newschannel 6 Early/This Morning Producer and Anchor; Television Division 4

TEACHING ASSISTANT, BYU Department of Communications (September 2010 – May 2011)

  • Brigham Young University Broadcast Journalism Student Employee

 

MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES


GOLDEN KEY INTERNATIONAL COLLEGIATE HONOR SOCIETY

  • Brigham Young University, Member since December 2009

THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS

  • Brigham Young University, Member since December 2007

 

SKILLS


  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere, Avid Newscutter, Final Cut Pro, ENPS, iNews, WordPress, Anvato, ADOBE Audition, Audacity, FileZilla, Videolicious, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Photoshop
  • Shoot, write, and edit individual broadcast stories and produce them using new media technology—experienced with “Backpack Journalism” and fluent in new media
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, coupled with the ability to deliver compelling, meaningful stories; engaged audiences