I am Monica Williams and I’m currently an Executive Producer in Bakersfield, California. As journalists we need to think about where people are consuming news and meet them there. That is why I have focused my education and work on bridging the gap between television and digital content.
23 ABC- KERO: Bakersfield, Calif.
PM Executive Producer | June 2018 – Present
– Manage a staff of two producers, three reporters, two anchors and a digital content producer and photographer each day. Cordinate coverage plan with dayside managers and make assignments accordingly. Plan and host PM editorial meeting each day. Coordinate special event coverage including elections and debates.
News Producer | October 2017 – June 2018
– Produce a variety of newscasts. Write and post web content to TurnTo23.com and social media platforms.
KSBW-TV: Salinas, Calif.
Associate Producer | October 2016 – October 2017:
– Produce a variety of newscasts including: 2 hour morning show, 5 pm weekday and 6 pm weekend shows. Write and post web content to KSBW.com and social media platforms. Send breaking news alerts via CMS system. Manage reporters and Photographers as needed.
KCRA 3 News: Sacramento, Calif.
General News Assistant/Intern | January 2016- May 2016:
– Create and edit on-air copy for weekday morning show. Use ENPS System to track assignments.
Newhouse School – Syracuse University:
M.S. in Communication;
Specialization: Journalism Innovation
Graduated December 2017
California State University, Sacramento:
B.A. in Journalism; Minor in Communication Studies
Graduated May 2016
Palomar College – San Marcos, CA
A.S. University Studies: Media and Communication
A.A. General Studies: Arts and Humanities
Graduated May 2014