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Katherine Thompson

Digital Communicator


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Key Skills

  • Web Designer
  • ADA Compliance
  • Newsroom Manager
  • Marketing Experience
  • Social Media
  • Content Manager
  • HTML Knowledge
  • Dreamweaver
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign

Work Experience


Assistant Director of Web Services

University of North Florida / 2015 - present

  • Member of the Public Relations team
  • Ensure all web content is in compliance with University policies, Internet Presence Committee, UNF brand identity, and writing style guidelines
  • Serve as functional owner and support for users of the CMS, communications and other web marketing solutions
  • Create, organize and manage content for University's high level web pages
  • Serve as the University Webmaster

Multimedia Specialist

Florida State College / 2011 - 2013

  • Produced stories for the college’s website and TV station
  • Conducted Interviews for video pieces
  • Wrote video and web scripts
  • Maintained Social Media and Blog for the college
  • Programming Manager for the city’s educational TV station

Planning Producer

FOX30 Jacksonville / 2010 - 2011

  • Newsroom Manager
  • Content Manager
  • Station contact for PR companies
  • Produced guest segments for the morning show
  • Updated Social Media channels

Senior Multimedia Producer

CBS47 Jacksonville / 1999 - 2010

  • Weekend Manager
  • Coordinated Schedules for Producers and Talent
  • Trained New Employees (ENPS and Newsroom Procedures)
  • Maintained the FCC’s required Public File
  • Intern Coordinator

Career Highlights

  • Line produced for 10 years
  • Newsroom Positions: Reporter, Web Anchor, Assignment Desk, Graphics and Video Editor
  • Spearheaded Live Election Coverage
  • Worked with the Sports department to produce NASCAR, UF, FSU and NFL football specials
  • Field producing experience: Super Bowl Maxim party, NCAA National Football Championship 2009, The Players Championship 2009, 2010 & 2011
  • Produced three programs for the Jacksonville Jaguars as the official station of the NFL team
  • Maintained Action News' public file required by the FCC
  • Intern coordinator

Education

University of Florida

Master of Arts / 2013 - 2014

Web Design and Online Communication/Social Media


Florida State University

Bachelor of Arts / 1995 - 1999

Communication/Media Production


Ramstein High School

High School Diploma/ Germany