Michael Geheren Resume
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Michael Geheren Resume

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Summary of Qualifications

Michael Geheren is a national digital and TV news producer looking to pivot into tech. With seven years of creating content, he brings experience in writing, video and podcasts. Geheren leads a team of producers, managing daily content strategy and training at the nation’s largest TV station group. He also collaborated on the cross-functional WordPress learning solutions project launch. He recently completed the Google Project Management Career Certificate – a rigorous, hands-on program that covers traditional and Agile project management approaches throughout the life cycle of a project.

Experience

NewsNation

Senior Digital Content Producer - NewsNation (WGN America)

Chicago – (June 2020-Present)

  • Launched national digital news website, app and brand resulted in a 65% avg. monthly user growth by managing editorial, newsletter, SEO and livestream strategies with minimum guidance
  • Developed trustworthy reputation with AdFontes 45.30 reliability score by managing the daily editorial process and creating written and video content daily on several platforms
  • Planned successful 2020 Election coverage 60 days after launch resulting in our all-time best PVs/session of 3.45 as project lead coordinating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Elevated inspiring and informative content from 113 newsrooms by facilitating daily cross-team collaboration

KELO-TV

Digital Reporter - KELO-TV

Sioux Falls, S.D. – (August 2015-May 2020)

  • Honored with 3 Midwest Emmys for producing #1 newscast and special reports
  • Grew digital recirculation as measured by 108% increase in time on site by creating daily, in-depth investigative stories driven by interviews with national and state leaders
  • Produced in-depth original reporting resulting in 2 regional Edward R. Murrows for interactive content by using data, research and public records to tell stories

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Full List of Experiences

Career
Digital Reporter - KELO-TV
Senior Digital Content Producer - NewsNation (WGN America)
Internship
Digital Producer Intern
Digital Media Strategist
Centegra Health System
Creative/News Intern
KELO-TV,Nexstar Media Group
Jr. Experiences
Digital Editor in Chief - The Volante
Digital Editor - The Voice
Student Reporter - The Mash
Kid Reporter - Scholastic Kids Press Corps
Scholastic News
Customer Service Jobs
Barista & Trainer at Starbucks
Bookseller/Bestseller Management Development Program
Barnes & Noble College
Concierge
Health Bridge Fitness Center
Barista
Cafe Firefly
Compliance Specialist
Volunteer
WordPress Contributor - Docs/Training
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Hospital campaign organizer
Huntley Hospital campaign
Board Member/Producer
Huntley Community Radio
Opportunity
Google/Online News Association Scholar
Online News Association
Project
Freelance Web Building
Founder/Writer - journowell

Education

NameOrganizationType🛠 Skill
Bachelor of Arts - Media Studies
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism/Arizona State University
Bachelor’s Degree
Certificate Program - Strategy
Section4/Prof G.
Certificate Program
Certificate Program - Project Management
Google
Certificate Program
Google Analytics Individual Qualification
Google
Credential
Facebook for Journalists
Facebook Journalism Project/Poynter
Credential

Skills

Certifications

Honors

Regional Edward R. Murrow Award
Murrow
2020
Emmy® Award - News Producer
Emmy
2019
Emmy® Award - Public/Current/Community Affairs – Program
Emmy
2019
Emmy® Award - Newscast/Evening
Emmy
2017
Regional Edward R. Murrow Award
Murrow
2017
Illinois All State Journalism Team
Educational Award
2013
Al Neuharth Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism
Educational Award
2012
Illinois All State Journalism Team
Educational Award
2012
Newseum Free Spirt Scholar
Educational Award
2012
Community Youth Leader
Community Service
2012
Online Pacemaker Award Winner
Educational Award
2012

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