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Catherine J. Welch cwelch@smu.

Experience: SMU Daily Update morning news show~ January 2013-Present Arrived twice a week for a 6a.m. call time Wrote stories for the show Helped produce the show- TelePrompter, Camera, Audio Engineer, Server, Floor Director, CG Anchor SMU Daily Campus newspaper~ Staff writer (sports)~ February 2013-Present Covered mens and womens swimming and diving and tennis beats Expected to meet deadlines on time and with quick turn-around time, write in AP Style, use correct grammar, interview coaches, athletes, students SMU Athletics Department of Compliance~ Intern~ May-August 2012 Filed/logged coaches reports, travel documents for recruitment, an d other important documents and delivered important documents to various athletic departments Administered NCAA Coaches Certification Tests Was also required to handle general office work such as organizing, preparing papers for my bosses for meetings, ordering office supplies, etc. Ran the office while my supervisors were out of the office Volunteered at several Football games with Compliance department. Sold tickets, checked-in high school coaches and prospects, took initiative with decision making if boss was unavailable to approve decisions. Externship with the Dallas Cowboys~ Intern~ May-June 2010 Worked in various departments at Valley Ranch including the executive offices, marketing, TV/journalism, cheerleading, and the front desk. Helped with anything needed including interviewing players after training camp practices, assisting in the executive offices, gathering marketing research, setting up for cheerleading try outs, and answering phones at the front desk. At Cowboys Stadium I put together event day planning sheets, helped with photo shoots, and also did office work. Skills:

Clear communication in writing or speaking (Knowledge of AP Style) Confidence in interviewing and reaching out to others Able to work in teams or individually Good at following direction; however, can take initiative and work independently Well organized Able to meet deadlines Technology/Computer skills (Word, Powerpoint) Social media savvy (Facebook, Twitter) Knowledge of the sports industry Able to edit using Final Cut Pro 7 Able to operate Sony NX5U camera Production skills (TelePrompter, Camera, Audio Engineer, Server, Floor Director)

Education: Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX ~ August 2010- May 2014 Major: Journalism Minor: Sport Management The Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA References available upon request.