LADING

Melinda Davenport

News Experience

HEARST TELEVISION, INC.
June 2011 - Present
  • Morning Anchor, WISN 12 News, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (2014 - Present)
  • Weekday (Noon) and Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter, WMUR-TV, Boston DMA (2011 - 2014)
  • Extensively covered 2012 First in the Nation Primary, including one-on-one interviews with presidential candidates
  • Use social media to connect with viewers, post headline news on station website
  • WCAX-TV CBS 3
    February 2010 - May 2011
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Weekday reporter/anchor for top-rated legacy news station.
  • Responsible for enterprising daily stories in addition to updating viewers through social media.
  • Academic Teaching Experience

    THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Critical Thinking
    CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
    THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF VERMONT
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Small Group Communication

    Professional Experience


    KELLOGG, BROWN, AND ROOT, INC.
    Senior External Communications Specialist Houston, Texas • 2009 - 2010
  • Responsible for managing proactive strategic media relations plan throughout global organization.

  • THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY
    Freelance Writer Houston, Texas • 2005 - 2008
  • Produced original digital news stories regarding politics, arts, recreation, entertainment, real estate and the economy.
  • Education

    NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, BOSTON
    Master of Science, Corporate and Organizational Communication

    THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
    Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism

    Memberships & Languages

    INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATORS (IABC)
    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS (NABJ)
    Fluent Spanish, Conversational Cantonese

    E-mail Melinda at: Melinda@MelindaDavenport.com

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