Shannon Caturano


Hofstra University                                                                                                                    Hempstead, NY

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism-Broadcasting                                Graduation May 2018

Minor in Speech Communications

Major GPA 3.7

Related Experience                                                                                                                                    

NY1 News                                                                                                                              New York, NY

General News Intern                                                    September 2017-November 2017

  • Monitor and follow developing stories at the assignment desk to report findings to executive producers
  • Assist field reporters by investigating breaking news stories, setting up interviews, and shooting footage
  • Edit footage using Dalet plus, write scripts, and produce on air packages

Cox Media Group                                                                       West Babylon, NY

WBLI/WBAB Radio Intern                                                          September 2017 –December 2017

  • Promote events hosted by WBAB and WBLI, including concerts, fundraisers and conferences
  • Experience in engineering, on-air reporting and booking interviews with celebrity guests
  • Pitch, film and edit entertainment packages for websites and social media platforms

New York Emmy Awards                                                                               New York, NY

Assistant Event Coordinator  (Volunteer)                                                   May 2017 –June 2017

  • Set-up design for the Emmy Awards show. Designed ballroom and red carpet before event
  • Worked with presenters to ensure they were prepared and ready to perform on stage

WRHU-FM                                                                                                                New York, NY  Anchor/Associate Producer                                                                   January 2017 –Present

  • Write, voice and produce on air local news, national news, and traffic/weather updates
  • Experience with analyzing business trends and reporting breaking news business stories

Hofstra Entertainment Access Television: Hofstra Today                  Hofstra University                                           

Field Reporter                                                                                          September 2016-Present

  • Write and report political, entertainment and local news stories
  • Live Presidential Debate Coverage, interviews with students, faculty and protesters

Hofstra Entertainment Access Television: Sports Beat                       Hofstra University Update Anchor                                                                                         September 2016 – Present

  • Write and broadcast Hofstra sports events and highlight key players
  • Experience with reading and operating a teleprompter

Keller Williams Realty                                                                                        Brentwood, NY Social Media Publisher                                                                September 2016 – February 2017

  • Created content for social media platforms on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat
  • Researched homes and properties. Filled out FOIL requests when necessary


Skills and Associations

Associations: Society of Professional Journalists, The Association of Young Journalists, American Political Science Association

Computer: Adobe Premiere, Avid Media composer, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, WordPress, HTML coding basics

Social Media: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram, Google+, VSCO

Additional Skills: AG-HMC80, Intermediate Spanish, Trained Actor, Public Speaker, Event Planner