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Caitlin Madison

Multimedia Journalist

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Education

Rochester Institute of Technology

B.S. in Journalism

May 2017


Academic Honors

Deans list every semester

GPA: 3.85

Member of Lambda Pi Eta - Xi Upsilon chapter

Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 


Selected Coursework:

Digital Storytelling - Learned to write, shoot, edit and track video stories. Taught by Evan Dawson and Adam Chodak. 

Media Ethics and Law - Learned ethical best practices and gained legal awareness in news, advertising and marketing. Taught by Dr. Lisa Perks.

Non Fiction Multimedia - Learned how tell stories via the use of still images, video, audio. Participated in extensive 2016 election coverage in collaboration with WXXI. Taught by Meredith Davenport. 

Reporting and Writing I & II - Learned fundamental story generation, AP style writing, interviewing skills. Further developed writing skills through the completion of long form storytelling. Taught by Hinda Mandell. 

Picture Editing - Learned to perform the roles of a picture editor. From culling through wires, creating layouts for newspapers and magazines using InDesign and told stories for web using Atavist. Taught by Jennifer Poggi. 

Broadcast Experience

WROC-TV (CBS)

Nexstar Media Group Inc. 

Rochester, NY (76)

Assignment Editor, July 2016 - Present

• Pitches story ideas for reporters 

• Assigns reporter stories

• Coordinates reporters and photographers

• Screens viewer calls

• Writes web stories

• Manages social media platforms


Intern, May 2016 - July 2016

• Assisted reporters in the field

• Assisted production crew during live shows • Pitched story ideas

• Screened viewer calls

• Performed MOS interviews

• Transcribed interviews


Connections with Evan Dawson on WXXI (NPR)

News and Production Intern, May 2015 - August 2015

• Booked guests

• Generated show ideas

• Assisted with show research and preparation

• Screened calls during the show

• Managed guests


Digital Media Experience

Golden Gazette, Nazareth College Online Newspaper

Founder and Treasurer, Fall 2014-Spring 2015

• Created new student publication at Nazareth College

• Assembled a team of writers, petitioned to be recognized as an Undergraduate Asso-

ciation recognized club and was granted this

• Built a website using GoDaddy and Wordpress

• Oversaw a team of approximately 30 writers, editors and contributors

• Managed daily operations of the website, as well as social media accounts

Technical Skills

Video Editing - Premier, Lightroom, Photomechanic, iMovie, Avid

Productivity Software - iNews, Slack, Latakoo

CMS - Lakana, Newspath, Newsource

Social Media - Facebook, Twitter, Tweetdeck, Instagram, Snapchat, Social News Desk

Design Software - InDesign, Atavist, Verse

Web Platforms - Vistaprint, Wordpress, Weebly, Blogger