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PROFILE
Adept on-camera host with writing and producing acumen.
Experienced journalist.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         WGBY-TV Springfield, MA - Dec. 2010-present                                                                                                                       On-Camera Host, Writer, Producer - "Connecting Point"                                                                                                       30-minute, nightly, news & information program

Mission, Inc., Pittsfield, MA- Nov. 2009-Dec. 2010
Communications Director
Developed and implemented public relations plan for three businesses under umbrella

Berkshire Visitors Bureau, Adams, MA - Aug. 2008-Nov. 2009
On-Camera Host, Writer, Producer "Only in the Berkshires" webisodes
Created P.R. campaign for county's premiere destination marketing organization

WAMC Public Radio, Albany, NY - July 2005-Aug.2008
Berkshire Bureau Chief
Wrote, voiced, & edited two, three-minute stories daily, reporting for a 7-state listening audience
Guest Co-Host, "The Roundtable," WAMC's daily, live, news and information program

Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA - May 2004-July 2005
Reporter
Generated two stories daily for 30,000 circulation publication

Freelance Writer, Multiple Publications - 2004-Present
Berkshire Living Magazine; Berkshire Business Quarterly; Health Quarterly

North Adams Transcript, North Adams, MA - Dec.2001-May 2004
Reporter
Filed two stories daily for 12,000 circulation publication

AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION & EDITING SKILLS
Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro, Avid
Shoot w/ Sony HVR-A1U

EDUCATION
Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY
BA in English, May 2001
BA in Theater, May 2001

Travel Channel Academy, Chevy Chase, MD
Professional Video Producer Program, May 2010

INTERNATIONAL REPORTING
Desab, Haiti  Feb. 2010 & June 2011

AWARDS                                                                                                                                                                                   Associated Press, Best News Series, Medicaid Part D                                                                                                               Edward R. Murrow, Best Newscast

Carrie Saldo

Host, Reporter, Multi-Platform Journalist
carriesaldo(at)gmail.com