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BRIANNA BORGHI

www.LinkedIn.com/in/BriannaBorghi | www.briannaborghi.com

 

EDUCATION:

The George Washington University, School of Media and Public Affairs – Class of 2019

Major: Journalism and Mass Communication | Minor: Political Science | GPA: 3.89

Boston University Los Angeles Internship Program, January 2018 – April 2018

 

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Summa Cum Laude

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

  • University Honors Program, Presidential Scholarship Recipient

 

EXPERIENCE:

WCVB-TV, Boston, MA – Reporter                                                                                                             August 2022 – Present

  • Deliver live reports and packaged content for EyeOpener newscasts while actively communicating with producers

  • Plan, cultivate, and gather exclusive content while working with photographers to produce compelling stories 

  • Post visual and text updates to social media during daily newsgathering and breaking news events

NBC5, Burlington, VT – Reporter/MMJ & Fill-In Anchor                                                                              May 2021 – June 2022

  • Turn daily news content for 5/5:30/6PM newscasts under tight deadlines on a range of topics, including breaking news

  • Produce and deliver fair, accurate, and unbiased news from field and studio while establishing strong network of sources

  • Generate story ideas, write and voice scripts, edit video content, shoot b-roll & interviews, and post to digital platforms

  • Anchor weekend newscasts while simultaneously producing on-air and web content

  • Serve as station representative within the community at fundraisers and events

NBC TODAY SHOW, New York, NY [Production Assistant]                                                                      June 2020 – May 2021

  • Pitch, produce, edit, and act as on-air talent for 4th Hour "What Today Is It" series

  • Exercise editorial judgment through preparing and editing brolls and graphics

  • Produce content for live Q&As, guests, and anchor tags on early morning shift

  • Gather story elements for producers and conduct extensive research on stories

  • Log all live show music and build music cue sheets for tape spots

NBCUNIVERSAL, New York, NY [East Coast Page]                                                                            May 2019 – June 2020

USA Marketing Production Page, March 2020 - June 2020

  • Produce, write, and edit on-air promos, digital media assets, and Youtube ads for SYFY movies and USA programming

  • Act as a PA supporting all aspects of a marketing production campaign

  • Manage asset deliveries and requests from external vendors and internal teams

 

TODAY Show Plaza & Desk Page, Dec 2019 - March 2020

  • Co-produce 4-5 daily crowd shoutouts and 8:30am crowd moment for TODAY, including pitching ideas to Co-EP and prepping anchors and stage managers

  • Foster an enjoyable and memorable audience experience for fans on the TODAY plaza weekdays from 6am-9am

  • Assist with production tasks in the field and newsroom, conduct research, log interviews, and cover executive assistant desks 

  • Manage viewer calls, story pitches, and deliveries at the TODAY front desk

Corporate Communication Production Page, Sept 2019 - Dec 2019

  • Compile research and write questions for interviews with NBCUniversal talent

  • Assist with production logistics, including setup on live shoots and operation of lighting, sound, and camera equipment

  • Select and pull promos of NBCUniversal assets and create promo playlists for the internal company channel

  • Organize media and edit videos in Premiere Pro for distribution across NBCUniversal platforms

  • Produced, shot, and edited videos for NBCU Bring Your Parents to Work Day, which were published on NBCUniversal.com

 

Saturday Night Live Seater, Sept 2019 - Present

  • Selected to assist with load-in process for 600+ guests every Saturday night

  • Work with Seating Director to arrange seating for VIP guests, general admission and standby audience members for the Dress Rehearsal and Live Show


Ambassadorship, May 2019 - Sept 2019

  • Lead 15+ weekly tours of 12-20 people each at The Tour at NBC Studios

  • Provide support at special events while serving as an NBCU ambassador

  • Direct guests and act as a liaison of operations in Rockefeller Center

  • Create and edit Page Program promotional material for social media

  • Assist in coordinating audiences for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Night with Seth Meyers"


TODAY Plaza Mini-Assignment, August 2019

  • Facilitated daily morning check-in for hundreds of guests

  • Fostered positivity and created a memorable crowd experience as a brand ambassador

  • Assisted with crowd management during Citi Summer Concert Series​

NBC WASHINGTON, Washington, DC [News4 Intern]                                                                       January 2019 – May 2019

  • Assist reporters, producers, and photographers in the field and newsroom to provide complete and compelling coverage of local news in a Top 10 television market while developing interview, editorial, and technical skills

  • Attend daily editorial meetings, pitch stories, conduct research, log tapes, and actively participate in newsgathering

  • Work the assignment desk to assist with breaking news and field viewer calls

  • Write scripts and edit packages for demo reel, including stories on wheel thefts, community events, and medical cannabis

CBS NEWS, Washington, DC [CBS Evening News, Production Intern]                                        September 2018 – December 2018

  • Log and transcribe interviews, press conferences, and hearings on Capitol Hill as needed by producers and reporters

  • Assist in reporting and production for on-air stories in the bureau and in the field, including monitoring social media

  • Conduct extensive research on politics, trials, features, and other current events along with daily office tasks

MSNBC, New York, NY [Meet the Press Daily Production Intern]                                                            June 2018 – August 2018

  • Researched and compiled information on each day’s show guests to assist producers in writing show scripts

  • Assisted with ordering graphics as described by the production team and selecting and compiling tapes for each show as described by the production team

  • Managed and updated music cue sheets for each show and submitted them in a timely manner to MSNBC’s music specialist to facilitate payments

  • Coordinated guests at New York locations to ensure they are prepared for their appearance on the show

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS, New York, NY [Media Relations Intern]                                                         June 2018 – August 2018

  • Develop, write, edit, and proof communications materials such as press releases, web stories, blog posts and event scripts

  • Manage and respond to media requests regarding Red Cross responses and services

  • Interview volunteers, partners, and recipients of Red Cross services

  • Develop and distribute content across social platforms including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube while using Adobe software to edit media

 

NBC NEWS, Los Angeles, CA, [Dateline NBC Intern]                                                                        January 2018 – April 2018

  • Logged and organized media tapes including interviews, court hearings, trials, affiliate footage, and B-roll while identifying useful material to include in episodes

  • Frequently used iNews, Interplay Assist & Access, LMX, Stratus, and Ardome to locate and compile footage

  • Researched stories and cases by contacting sources, reading Nexis documents, and creating timeline

  • Coordinated field shoots by researching and booking locations, contacting hair/makeup artists when necessary, and staying on budget, and assisted producers on field shoots by shooting and reporting when needed

  • Credited as an Assistant Producer: S2018 E40618 | 4/6/18 “The Pink Gun Mystery” and S2018 E42718 | 4/27/18 “Into the Night”

 

WCVB-TV (ABC-Affiliate), Needham, MA, [Chronicle Intern]                                                                 June 2017 – August 2017

  • Assisted field producers with a variety of tasks and attended field shoots for upcoming shows

  • Made phone calls for prospective shows, found footage from old shows and news tapes, and researched information via the Internet and phone calls

  • Answered viewer calls concerning requests for information on previous shows, information on upcoming shows and how to obtain copies of shows that were aired

  • Logged footage of shoots and nightly shows for field producers, managing editor, and executive producer

 

Mashpee TV, Mashpee, MA, [Broadcast Media Intern]                                                                         June 2016 – August 2016

  • Developed content and wrote scripts for news segments and reported on local news and events in the field

  • Collaborated with director, producer, and crew as the on-air talent and edited segments for on-air production

  • Creator of “Mashpee Moments” – a segment highlighting local businesses and events

  • Interviewed local business-owners, community leaders, volunteers, and local personalities

 

Popponesset Inn, Mashpee, MA, [Server 2015-2017 and Hostess 2013-2016]                                   June – August 2013 – 2017

  • Responsible for taking reservations and take-out orders while greeting and seating 100+ customers per shift

  • Developed, wrote and published the Policies and Procedures manual for the Hostess position

  • Provided prompt service while taking orders, serving meals, and closing checks for 50+ customers per shift

  • Communicated with staff, management, servers, and customers to ensure a positive dining experience

 

The Needham Channel, Needham, MA, [Broadcast Media Intern]                                            September 2014 – December 2014

  • On-air talent reporting on events both in studio and in the field

  • Wrote scripts for, hosted, and edited “The Needham Channel Bulletin” weekly segment

  • Worked with General Manager to develop local news and community event segments  

 

KEY SKILLS:

Adobe Premiere/Photoshop/Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, iNews, Operate Sony NX5 & Nikon DSLR, Media Central, Dalet, Interplay Assist, LMX, Social Media, MS Office Suite, AP Style, Canva, iMovie, iPhoto, HootSuite, TweetDeck, Spanish (Intermediate)

Strong written & verbal skills, able to work under pressure & multitask, deadline-driven, self-motivated, detail-oriented,

 

ACTIVITIES:

  • University Honors Program Peer Advisor and Programming Coordinator

  • Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Pi Chapter, Membership Education Vice President  

  • Student Association, Columbian College Senator on the Student Life Committee – Fall 2015 - Spring 2017

  • Washington, D.C. National Park Service Volunteer

 

INTERESTS: Musical Theatre, Guitar, Tennis, Boxing, Pickleball, Netflix, Board Games, Cooking

REFERENCES: Available upon request.