Resume

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Jerry McCormick

MrJerryMcCormick [at] gmail.com

(619) 549-9438

Career Highlights: 

  • Moved KOIN 6 News in the Morning broadcast from 4th to 3rd place in local market.
  • 2013 Emmy Winner, National Television Arts and Sciences Pacific Southwest Chapter, “News Special Coverage”.
  • 2014 National Television Arts and Sciences Pacific Southwest Chapter, Emmy Nominee “Best Morning Show”,  KOIN 6 News in the Morning, Executive Producer.
  • Led the total revamp of KOIN 6 News in the Morning in Portland, Oregon.
  • Produced the 4:30 a.m, 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. hours of the number one television morning show in San Diego “NBC 7 News Today.”
  • Produced the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. hours at NBC 7 San Diego, the number one station in San Diego.
  • Worked at the number one newspaper in San Diego, U-T San Diego, in the Features and Metro sections as a copy editor.
  • Founded the San Diego Association of Black Journalists, an award winning chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.

 EXPERIENCE:

Associate Producer and Writer

Fox 5 San Diego, San Diego, CA, October 2015 – Present

  • Research and write scripts for 1, 4, 5, 6, and 10 p.m. broadcast.
  • Produce articles for Fox5sandiego.com.
  • Assist in production of broadcast packages and work with anchors on content.

Program Advisor

City Times at San Diego City College, San Diego CA, January 2016 – Present

  • Manage and coach 30 students in the production of bi-weekly newspaper.
  • Spearheading launch of campus-wide social media program.
  • Teach students the fundamentals of basic journalism, including writing and reporting.

Adjunct Professor

Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA, January 2016 – Present

and August 2007 – December 2013

  • Teach journalism classes, including Intro to Mass Media.
  • Serve as mentor to students entering the journalism field.

Executive Producer

KOIN 6 News, Portland, OR, March 2014 – July 2015

  • Moved KOIN 6 News in the Morning broadcast from 4th to 3rd place in local market.
  • Oversaw production of KOIN 6 News at Noon.
  • Managed newsroom staff of twelve.
  • Assisted in social media.

Producer and Associate Producer

NBC 7 San Diego, San Diego, CA, January 2010 – January 2014

  • Oversaw story selection for morning, afternoon, and evening broadcasts, as well as the order of the stories and the treatment each story received.
  • Produced digital media for NBCSanDiego.com.
  • Trained writers and employees in KNSD writing style and software.

 

Copy Editor

U-T San Diego (Formerly The San Diego Union-Tribune), San Diego, CA,

September 1999 – May 2009

  • Copy edited stories according to Associated Press style.
  • Produced articles, columns, and headlines.
  • Oversaw quality control of each section of the paper ensuring the content was fit to print.

 

EDUCATION:

Master’s Degree, Digital Media, National University, July 2012 – Present

Bachelor’s Degree, Journalism, Benedict College, 1990

 

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