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Brion Robinson
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BRION RAYMOND DAVID ROBINSON

brionrobinson@hotmail.com

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Objective:

Videojournalist

Professional Experience:

2008-Present
Videojournalist, Global Television, Moncton, NB
-Develop story ideas
-Produce reports for television using ENG camera and digital editing equipment

2007-2008
Videojournalist, CBC Television News, Gander, NL
-Produce original stories through local contacts
-Shoot, voice and edit news items
-Operate and maintain ENG camera and editing equipment

2004-2007

Bilingual photojournalist, The Record newspaper, Sherbrooke, QC

-Interview individuals as sources of information

-Write and edit material

2002-2003
English language teaching assistant, Cegep de Rimouski/Institut maritime du Quebec, Rimouski, QC
-Planned learning activities
-Instructed students in how to speak English
 

2001

Intern, CTV National News Bureau, Toronto, ON

-Interviewed individuals as sources of information

-Compiled a list of contacts

2001-2002
Academic peer supporter, Ryerson University Toronto, ON
-Planned monthly learning activities
-Helped students with academic questions

2001

Researcher, Petit Nord Heritage Society, Baie Verte, NL

-Compiled research from various sources

-Prepared reports on status of research results

 

1999
News correspondent, the Nor' Wester, Baie Verte, NL
-Produced my own story  ideas
-Interviewed individuals and submitted articles and photographs for the
Nor' Wester

Volunteer Experience:

2004-Present
Camera person, Rogers Television, Moncton, NB
-Assist with set production
-Shoot live broadcasts of Points de vue

2001-2002
Student journalist, the Eyeopener, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
-Attended weekly story meetings
-Interviewed individuals and wrote numerous articles for the Eyeopener

1999-2000
Student journalist, the Muse, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL
-Attended weekly story meetings
-Interviewed individuals and published articles for the Muse

1995-1996
President of student council, Beothuk Collegiate high school,  Baie Verte, NL
-Chaired weekly meetings
-Helped to plan school events 

Skills & Abilities:

Communication skills-written/oral
-Ability to communicate in both French and English

Research/Computer proficiencies
-Completed term papers using various forms of research

-Coducted research on the Web using Internet applications

-Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and Corel Word perfect

-Dreamweaver and QuarkXPress

 

 

Work Ethic Skills

-Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

-Ability to work efficiently and handle multiple tasks

-Ability to set and meet goals

Achievements:

2014

Nominated by Global News for Atlantic Journalism Awards 

2006

Quebec Community Newspaper Award winner for reporting

2005

Certificate for advanced oral and written communication in French from Sherbrooke University

2003

Certificate of training and development for the Official Language Monitor Program

2001

Completed St. John Ambulance first aid course

1999

Completed a Memorial University of Newfoundland basic photography course

1996

Received a Canadian Association of Principals Leadership Award

1996

A valid class 5 drivers license

References:

Available upon request.