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Elizabeth Michael

Multimedia Journalist
Lagos

Summary

Dynamic journalist with a solid background in delivering captivating visual, written and online pieces. Exceptional storyteller and interviewer. Ready to leverage years in the field an as a show host to bring innovative content that appeals to fans.

Enthusiastic and contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail, clear communication and distinct organizational skills. A clear understanding of content creation and delivery and training in broadcast media. Motivated to learn, grow, innovate and excel in sports media.

Overview

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Certification
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year of post-secondary education
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years of professional experience

Work History

Multimedia Journalist/Associate Producer

Nigeria Info fm
2016-01 - Current
  • Pitch stories to editorial staff and produced in content areas of sports and sports lifestyle.
  • Fact-checking audio content and articles before going live on radio for two weekly sports shows.
  • Writing pieces andnews stories and long from articles for online publication, coordinating images with graphic editors and layout to achieve proper presentation.
  • Executed understanding of public opinion, social media and traditional media use to create engaging and attention-grabbing stories during Women's World Cup.
  • Write, pre-edit and produce stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels, and radio production.
  • Following through on beat sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories.
  • Provided on-air commentary for local radio and television stations. Resource person for multiple news outlets.
  • Scrutinize and follow up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Utilized canva, Google doc to produce professional pieces.
  • Source ideas for different sports shows and produced content for on-air delivery.
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  • Pitched new ideas to head of sports and management and arranged interviews and acquisition of footage for stories for FIFA Women's World Cup

Writer

Unusual Efforts
2016-01 - Current
  • Wrote and proofread blog and social media posts, website copy and articles.
  • Managed competing deadlines with efficiency.
  • Completed thorough research into assigned topics for two published articles.
  • Completed accurate and polished formatting in line with publishing standards prior to submission.
  • Created community sports coverage by increasing assignments and revamping quality standards.

Completed 100% of all projects.

Creative Director

EandeL
2018-03 - 2019-08
  • Recruited, hired and trained top candidates with eye for performance to write, design and produce content for EandeL magazine,
  • Established procedures and quality standards for department and making sure those standards are met.
  • Created and contributed to creative team ideas and translated into actionable project plans
  • Negotiated vendor contracts, partnerships and services to meet budget requirements.
  • Oversaw full teams of writers, artists, designers, video editors and project managers.
  • Created culture highly communicative, collaborative team culture on all visual product projects.
  • Achieved 100% success in creating and delivering hard print and online edition of magazine.
  • Analyzed and contributed to creative team ideas and translated into actionable project plans.

Education

Associate of Arts - Broadcast Presentation

Federal Radio Corporation Of Nigeria
2013-03 - 2014-01

Skills

Social media content production

Canva

Content Development

Research

Technical Writing

Print Media

Press Releases

Journalism

Creative writing

Project Management

Press Releases

Proofreading

Journalism

Broadcast media

Social Media Platforms

Accomplishments

Created, pitched and hosted and sourced entire content for a women's sports event that discussed how women's sports can grow in the digital age at the SMW (Social Media Week) Lagos edition.

Affiliations

International Sports Press Association (AIPS Media)

Additional Information

I am a voracious reader, researcher and thinker. My love for reading an reading wide has been very key in my ability to understand, adapt and apply varying contents to produce unique content for radio and print.

Software

Emotional intelligence, Content creation, Collaboration, Active listener, Adaptability, Writing, Communication

Languages

English, Igbo, Passable French

Certification

Licensed Broadcaster

Interests

Reading, People, music, Cultural exchange, Sports and Food.

Timeline

Creative Director

EandeL
2018-03 - 2019-08

Multimedia Journalist/Associate Producer

Nigeria Info fm
2016-01 - Current

Writer

Unusual Efforts
2016-01 - Current

Associate of Arts - Broadcast Presentation

Federal Radio Corporation Of Nigeria
2013-03 - 2014-01

Licensed Broadcaster

Elizabeth MichaelMultimedia Journalist