Name Demetrius Wright
About A sports enthusiast with Radio and TV experience. Can work all aspects of a show, Write/produce/edit and has a strong VO and narrator talent. Military Veteran, with an Associates, and Bachelor of Artss Mass Communications/Broadcast Journalism, with experience.
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Category Sports Announcer Personality
Nationality African American
Contact Details
Email demetrius.wright(at)yahoo.com
Cell Phone No. 4055034634
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[Location]
City / Town Oklahoma City
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Province / State OK
Country USA
[Availability & Optional Preferences]
Zip / Post Code 73114
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[Education & Experience]
Positions Interested In? Radio/TV - Sports, on-air, VO, play-by-play, production, news, editing etc.
Highest Education Bachelor's
Education Summary Diploma, Broadcasting - 2017
American Broadcasting School, Oklahoma City, OK
1,032 hours of formal broadcast training of which 172 hours were completed in actual live, streaming broadcasts.
Curriculum: announcing, sports casting/writing, news casting/writing, production (DRS 2006 Radio Broadcast Streaming Software analog & digital with Cool Edit Pro, and Adobe software), vocal coaching, copywriting, board operations, sales, traffic, promotions, basic engineering & maintenance and FCC rules/regulations.

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism - 2015
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

Associate of Arts, General Studies - 2012
Rose State College, Midwest City, OK

Diploma - 1992
Edmond Memorial High School, Edmond, OK
Work Experience Overnight Assignment Desk Editor/Writer - 1/2014 to Present
KFOR-TV 4 - NBC Affiliate, Oklahoma City, OK
Compose news stories for daily newscasts. Calibrate with out of market affiliates in gathering information for newscasts. Communicate and accumulates information from a wide variety of Public Information Officers. Monitor scanners and other sources for potential breaking news. Direct and dispatch crews to news worthy events. Roll teleprompter, and ensures that phones are answered, and messages relayed.

Multimedia Student Journalist - 1/2014 to 5/2015
Ucentral Media, Edmond, OK
Sports Anchor of daily student newscast, and the primary sports reporter/photojournalist. Covered area: high school, college, and pro sports programs on daily basis, plus conducted interviews with collegiate players and coaches for weekly news webcast. Created feature stories to aid station sportscasts. Hosted and produced a weekly televised sports show. Hosted and produced weekly sports Podcast for the web. Edited scripts and video, as well as provided the voiceover services for various other segments.

Production Assistant - 11/2014 to 11/2014
NFL Network, Edmond, OK
Accountable for the set-up of cameras, as well as additional equipment to capture necessary shots. Transported crews or equipment to different locations, and ensured the film crews arrived in timely manner.

Internship - 9/2013 to 12/2013
Oklahoma High School Sports, Edmond, OK
Shot footage for high school game highlights, and conducted interviews with players and coaches for a weekly television production.

Support Systems Specialist/Communications Officer - 7/1999 to 6/2012
Oklahoma National Guard, Durant, OK
Confirmed radios, phones and other forms of military communication worked properly. Delivered media briefings and instructional support for military units, plus assisted with monitoring and evaluation of all forms of media and military combat situations. Ensured familiarity and compliance with the Government's digital agenda for a large military unit, and worked with other service branches as well as the military of other countries. Provided staff training on the various communication systems and produced user-friendly support documentation.
Experience Years 3-6 Yr
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