Resume

Ashley Billone

153 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538

(585) 370-9167//abillone12@gmail.com

http://ashleybillone.com

http://ashleysclosetblog.com

EDUCATION

Iona College (ACEJMC Accredited), New Rochelle, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, Concentration in Journalism, GPA: 3.8

HONORS/AWARDS

Mass Communication Honor Program
Dean’s List: Six consecutive semesters
Golden Key International Honor Society
Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

WORK EXPERIENCE

Meredith Video Studios, Better Show, New York, NY

Production Assistant (January 2015-Present)

  • Run the prompter for the hosts during various home, beauty and cooking segments.
  • Work with guests who will appear on the show.
  • Revise story boards for upcoming bookings and shows.
  • Assist production team in all stages of production.
  • Research and book lifestyle talent and experts for the show.LMC-TV, Mamaroneck, NY

    Freelance Reporter (February 2014-Present)

  • Research stories to pitch to the producer within the local community, such as new restaurants or businesses.
  • Produce video segments on local businesses by interviewing the owner and customers.
  • Co-anchor live for weekly televised shows.3W Magazine, New York, NY
    Videographer and Editorial Intern (October 2014-January, 2015)
  • Attended various networking and public events in New York City to produce short videos.
  • Produced, filmed and edited video content on entertainment and lifestyle stories.ClaimFame, New York, NY
    Editorial Assistant (June 2014-December 2014)
  • Researched and posted 12 nationwide casting calls on a daily basis.
  • Managed, updated, scheduled and tracked social media content.
  • Wrote entertainment blogs for the website.NBCUniversal, Bravotv.com, New York, NY

    Editorial Intern (September 2013-December 2013)

  • Created and managed photo galleries of popular Bravo TV shows including episode snapshots, features and behind-the-scenes content.
  • Managed advertised video content from the Bravo website onto Outbrain.com.
  • Participated in weekly editorial meetings to pitch creative ideas, as well as discuss website content.
  • Created and launched online quizzes for reality shows.NBCUniversal, Maury Povich/ Trisha Goddard Show, Stamford, CT

    Production Intern (January 2013-May 2013)

  • Assisted production assistants with preparing for shows including arranging wardrobes and lining guests up for individual segments.
  • Screened and documented phone messages regarding inquires and interest for future segments, recorded contact information and categorized topics for producers.
  • Confirmed audience attendance to ensure appropriate number of viewers for taping days.ACTIVITIES
  • Society of Professional Journalists, President (2012-2014)
  • WICR: Iona Radio Station, Weekly Host (2013-2014)
  • Ionian Newspaper, Staff Writer (2011-2014)
  • Iona College TV, General Member (2011-2013)
  • Study Abroad Program, Rome, Italy (Summer 2013)SKILLS

    Language: English, fluent Spanish and conversational Italian
    Technical: iNews, Final Cut Pro X, InDesign, WordPress, Prezi, PowerPoint, iMovie, SoundCloud, Hootsuite, All social media platforms.

Sample work available upon request.

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