media experience


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Assistant News Director

WSIL News 3

ABC Paducah, KY

Cape Girardeau, MO

Harrisburg, IL

Hire, train, and improve performance of reporters, producers meeting regularly 1-on-1. Responsible for daily editorial direction for all day parts. Expanded coverage across the DMA including adding bureau and led sweeps plan. Led team to launch new studio and graphics package.

Executive Producer

KTVL News 10

CBS Medford, OR

Teach, coach, and mentor reporters, producers and digital producer on best practices for writing and producing content for broadcast, digital and social platforms. Make editorial decisions with the news director. Performance management/initiated performance feedback for staff and recruitment of staff. Helped lead partnership with local newspaper operation and the transition to a new building and set.

Executive Producer


CBS 58 Milwaukee, WI

Executive Producer supervising morning/noon newscast staff gathering news content on all on air, digital and social media platforms including the approval of scripts, working with reporters, multi-media journalists and photographers on assigned content and presentation. Also planned special projects, produced a telethon and field anchored show



NBC Sacramento, CA

Content producer creating news/sports stories for television newscast and website including producing podcasts in the studio. Planned, organized, and executed daily television and web podcasts with a crew in the studio. Field producer creating original investigative reporting during sweeps. 



NewsChannel 4

NBC Nashville, TN

Developed and produced Olympic Zone for Torino games. Produced other newscasts as assigned.

Assignment Editor


Fox 17 News Nashville

Supervise and provide scheduling for field crews. Responsible for internal and external communications with departments, public officials and community stakeholders as well as customer service with TV viewers. Responsible for converting press releases into news copy for TV scripts and the company’s website



NewsChannel 9

ABC Chattanooga, TN

Planned, coordinated, selected editorial content for local ABC TV evening newscast. Produced weekend newscasts later promoted to weekday evening newscast producer. Fill-in Assignment Editor.

Associate Producer


NewsChannel 3

Phoenix, AZ

kcra 3 Producer

Wrote copy for evening and late newscasts as assigned from the supervising producers. Produced "Good Evening East Valley" and "Good Evening Scottsdale" versions of evening newscast tailored to one region of the city for distribution on cable network. Promoted from Editor.

Weather Producing at CBS Milwaukee
Producing at TMJ 4 Milwaukee
Showcasing at KCRA-3 TV 
Jon's News Philosophy
Showcasing at TMJ 4
Producing at CBS Atlanta