Courtney M. Smith
Air-check Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ft9P6hbo_ME
Looking for a position that will give me the capability to grow. I have the ability to shoot, write, and edit my own work as well as
University of North Texas, Denton, TX Major: Converged Broadcast Media Graduation: August 2012
□ Concentration: Bachelor of Arts Converged Broadcast Media*
□ Specialized Coursework: Television News Producing, Interview & Performance, Ethical Decision-Making in
Media, Seminar in Spanish Language Media, Media Law & Regulation
□ Highlights: North Texas Television (ntTV), KNTU Radio, Hightower High School-Electronic Media Academy
* I also hold a certificate in TV News Producing. This certificate is designed to provide students with solid hands on academic and
professional experience gathering, discussing, managing and producing a nightly half-hour live newscast. The required courses
provided the foundation for professional judgment, thinking, and management needed in electronic news media whether associated
with television, radio, or the Internet.
Broadcast & Experience___________________________
Houston, Tx Street Flava Music Video Show Fall 2012- Present
(KTXH My 20-Comcast Channel 4)
Co-Host-Asst. Marketing Director
□ On-air personality for one of Houston’s longest running television Hip Hop and R&B music programs.
□ Assist advertisers and/or local businesses in tapping into markets with younger demographics.
□ Host several after-work, weekend and highly publicized special events catering to the 18-34 demographics.
□ Shoot, edit, and produce special segments.
□ Assist in sales by helping artist and local businesses get their music, or commercials ran during our program.
Denton, TX North Texas Television, ntTV * Fall 2008-Spring 2012
Nightly News Producer
□ Wrote and produced live 30 minute, nightly newscast for North Texas Television (Cable Channel 22/46 – a 24/7
□ Writing several stories a night in Burli Newsroom program
□ Stacking and timing the show
□ Experience with lead producing; includes writing headlines, teases, assigning anchors, and communicating with
graphics, editors, and anchors.
KNTU 88.1 FM The One
“The Late Edition” Writer & Radio Personality
□ Wrote readers & copy with audio for KNTU 88.1 FM Evening Radio News three times a week for class credit.
□ Writing several stories a shift in Burli’s Newsroom program.
□ Worked with the Chief Editor and News Director to produce a quality newscast.
□ In-studio camera work
□ On-set operation of teleprompter
□ Editing packages
*Emmy-winning student television station.
□ Adobe Audition Audio Editing System/ 4 years
□ Adobe Premiere Video Editing System/ 4 years, Final Cut Pro/ 8 years
□ Studio and Field Cameras
□ Burli Production Software
□ Audacity Sound Editing
□ iMovie Video Editing
□ Aurora Edit & Browse Software
□ iNews Production Software
Other Work Experience______________________________
Houston, TX Intern-KPRC-TV, NBC Affiliate June 2012-Aug. 2012
□ Responsible for going out with reporters and assisting them in creating news packages.
(Includes, shooting, editing, and some writing.)
□ Assisting news producers with writing stories before deadlines.
□ Perform various production duties as needed.
Dallas, TX Showtime Movie Network Brand Ambassador/Intern-UD On Campus Sept. 2011
□ Promoted Showtime Movie Network through innovative multi-platform platforms on-campus and off-campus that
reached students, faculty, and staff.
□ Tailored events specific to my marketed area.
Dallas, TX Intern-Course Hero, Inc. Apr. 2011
□ Specialized in virtual marketing and social media promotion for Course Hero, Inc.
□ Encouraged students to upload course material notes and other important information to the company website; in
exchange with Course Hero’s partner, Books for Africa, for every 10 uploads Course Hero would donate a book to a
child in Africa.
Houston, TX Intern/Volunteer-Radio One-Houston-92.1FM July 2010
□ Assisted Producers and Radio Show Hosts with projects, screening incoming calls prior to broadcasting, and assisted
others on remote broadcasting sites.
□ Serve as production assistant as needed, and develop working knowledge of VoxPro.
□ Perform various production duties as assigned.
□ Assist with research and other administrative needs.
Denton, TX University of North Texas-Mac Lab Assistant Sept. 2011
□ Assist students with checking into the lab as well as handling their technical problems.
Summary of Qualifications & Relevant Skills________________
□ Collaborated with students, faculty and volunteers to increase speed of daily news assignments and prevent
interruption of service to staff.
□ Produced quality understandable radio & television content that reached out to the DFW area.
□ Created numerous online social networking groups, blogs, and web-page’s for various organizations on-campus.
Professional Memberships, Honors, & Awards________________
Fall 2011-Spring 2012
□ Community Outreach Chair/Internal Relations Chair-North Texas 40 Student Foundation (Top 40 Student Leaders
Fall 2011-Spring 2012
□ President-University North Texas Collegiate Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalist
□ Inducted into North Texas 40 Student Foundation (Top 40 Student Leaders on Campus)
Fall 2010-Spring 2011
□ Public Relations Officer-University North Texas Collegiate Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalist
□ Dean’s List
May 2010-Spring 2012
□ David Ewing Scholarship Recipient
May 2010-Spring 2012
□ The Evans Scholarship Recipient
Fall 2009-Fall 2010
□ Public Relations Officer-Students for Sickle Cell Awareness