Shawn Mulcahy Resume


Professional Summary

Multimedia reporter skilled in breaking news, enterprise and beat reporting. Experience with producing engaging content across broadcast and digital platforms.

Work History

Reporter/Producer/Host | December 2017 – August 2019
WFSU Public Media – Tallahassee, FL
• Anchored and produced local newscasts
• Covered breaking state government, national and local news under tight deadlines
• Wrote researched enterprise and feature stories
• Produced content for broadcast across radio and digital platforms

Staff Writer | October 2018 – May 2019
FSView & Florida Flambeau – Tallahassee, FL
• Wrote accurate, creative and fact-checked stories for Florida State University’s student-run newspaper with 25 thousand copies circulated weekly

Account Coordinator | August 2017 – December 2017
RB Oppenheim Associates – Tallahassee, FL
• Penned press releases and op-eds, and secured placement in six newspapers throughout the state
• Prepared social media posts with an eye for viral content strategies
• Defined and tracked campaign effectiveness and adjusted strategies accordingly

Skills

• AP style
• Social media (Twitter, Facebook, TweetDeck, Hootsuite, Sprout Social)
• Audio editing (Adobe Audition/Avid Pro Tools/Logic Pro X/Ableton Live)

• Photo editing (Adobe Photoshop/InDesign)
• Video editing (Adobe Premiere/Final Cut Pro X)
• Content management systems (CMS)

Education

Master of Science: Journalism | August 2020
Northwestern University – Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts: Public Relations & Political Science | May 2019
Florida State University – Tallahassee, FL

Awards

2019 Regional Murrow Award
Excellence in Writing
Radio Television Digital News Association

2019 Regional AP Award Finalist
Cultural/Historical Feature
Florida Associated Press Broadcasters