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  Gatini Tinsley
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  SHAPING STORIES FOR PRINT, BROADCAST AND WEB
SOCIAL MEDIA¦VIDEO PRODUCTION

I am a communications professional with a strong foundation in message crafting and video production. Throughout my professional career I have shaped stories for all media platforms and honed my brand communications skills.
I have writtem articles ranging from Human Interest Features, Government, Women's Topics, Beauty & Health, Arts & Culture as well as Food.

Throughout my career in broadcast television I worked as a general assignment reporter. I freeqiently wrote content covering city wide events, homicides, traffic incidents, safety, fire and health.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Reporter 4 Years
Writer 4 Years
TV Reporter 5 Years
Specialty
Women's Issues 5 Years
Human Interests Articles 5 Years
Beauty 5 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
5 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
MIRROR NEWS (11+), WDIV LOCAL 4 NEWS (11+), WILX CHANNEL 10 NEWS (11+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
MICHIGAN CHRONICLE (3-5), FERNDALE COURRIER (3-5), FOCUS HOPE CORPORATE NEWS LETTER (1-2)
Other Work History
COMMUNITY MEDIA NETWORK TELEVISION: 11+PROJECTS
Computer Skills
I-NEWS, IDESIGN, PRO
Technical Skills
AVID, FINAL CUT PRO
Equipment
SONY NX5U, Tripod, XLR Cables,
References
Brooke Blackwell (WDIV)
Kevin Reagan (WILX)
Associations
Society of Professional Journalists
National Press Photographers Organization
Reporters Without Borders
Other
Certification in Public Broadcasting at
Detroit Public Access
Community Media Network
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Detroit, MI. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Side of Bacon
(Mirror News, Michigan Chronicle, Metro Times, 4/27/2012)
(Michigan Chronicle/Ferndale Courrier/Mirror News, 4/27/2012)
Unexpected Savory Desserts
BROADCAST SCRIPTS
(Local 4 News/WILX Channel 10 News)
Broadcast news scripts that I wrote for anchors during my time at WDIV Local 4 News and WILX News 10. I often gathered video footage and sounbites to be used as B-Roll during voice-overs.
(Local 4 News/WILX Channel 10 News)
Broadcast news scripts that I wrote for anchors during my time at WDIV Local 4 News and WILX News 10. I often gathered video footage and sounbites to be used as B-Roll during voice-overs.
Feature Story  
(Mirror News, Committee to Protect Journalists, 3/16/2012)
Exposing the medias lack of responsibility for journalists in danger.
(Mirror News, Committee to Protect Journalists, 3/1/2012)
Exposure of the dangers of reporting in foreign countries
BROADCAST SCRIPTS  
(Local 4 News/WILX Channel 10 News)
Broadcast news scripts written for anchors during my time at WDIV Local 4 News and WILX News 10. I often gathered video footage and sounbites to be used as B-Roll during voice-overs.