BRITNY ELAINE EUBANK

EXPERIENCE

Fox 15 Abilene/KIDY Fox San Angelo, Web Producer/Digital Director - June 2015-June 2017

Ran all social media accounts for KIDY Fox San Angelo and Fox 15 Abilene, posting stories, monitoring comments and engaging with viewers. Made sure there was coverage of relevant and breaking news on station websites. Monitored what reporters were posting and edited their posts when necessary. Helped report local news to websites and apps. Posted stories from newscasts to websites. Acted as the team authority on various digital tools. Compiled monthly digital analytics reports for sales and news team leaders. Executed company-wide initiatives on social media platforms. Helped edit reporters’ stories. Helped reporters brainstorm creative shots and ways to promote their stories on social media. Pitched stories. 

ORANGE Magazine, Music Writer - August 2014-May 2015

Produced several pieces on deadline throughout the course of the semester. Attended weekly section meetings and monthly all-staff meetings, as well as any other workshops/events/etc that editors requested attendance at.

Emmis Austin Radio, Independent Contractor – March 2015

Helped the digital team during the 2015 SXSW festival. Was responsible for updating the 101X Twitter and Instagram accounts during three of the five days of their Live Broadcast. 

Socialnn, Social Media Editor – August 2014-December 2014

Ran main social accounts for Social News Network, a platform built for an online class at the University of Texas at Austin. Emphasis on entertainment accounts. 

Emmis Austin Radio, Independent Contractor – October 2014

Helped the digital team during the 2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival. Was responsible for taking photos during 101X interviews; uploading interview audio to SoundCloud; and writing quick blog posts for each interview, with the audio embedded.

Emmis Austin Radio, Digital Content Department Intern – January 2014-May 2014

Responsible for writing content for three of Emmis's station websites (KGSR, KLBJ FM and 101X), occasionally taking photographs at station events and being able to assist my supervisors in any way necessary. Throughout my time there, I wrote over 50 blog posts, took photos and helped with social media during 101X's live SXSW broadcast, took photos at a Homegrown Live show and assisted in creating videos for Emmis corporate, amongst other things. 

 

SKILLS

  • skilled in journalism, blogging, verbal communication and media writing

  • proficient in social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Snapchat), Microsoft Office suite, AppleWorks suite, Google Home & Office tools, Storify, Blogger, CrowdTangle

  • excellent grammar skills; strong knowledge of AP Style and journalistic standards; keen eye for news

  • moderate photography experience

  • excellent at meeting deadlines, adaptable, ambitious and detail-oriented

 

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN    BACHELOR OF JOURNALISM

                                                                 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN RADIO-TELEVISION-FILM, MAY 2015