Public Relations Manager

Chris B. Nichols
165 Brown Road
Memphis, MS 38133
(662) 404-3461

Objective

Public relations professional with management experience in leading media writing and production.
Summary

• Expert ability to lead and make decisions in crisis, high-pressure environments.
• Expertise in corporate communications, public relations, field and studio production, and related media functions.
• Excellent written and oral communication.
• Regularly recognized by supervisors for creativity and sound judgement.
Experience

NBC-22 / WLMS-TV, Memphis, MS

2000
Air Promotion Manager
• Coordinate all on-air promotions and commercial writing for on-air broadcast. Supervise all promotions and sweeps scheduling.
• Work with market analysts to determine audience demographics and select targeted promos.
• Also responsible for writing press releases and creating a monthly report.

WABX-TV 17 / ABC AFFILIATE, Memphis, MS

1998 – 2000
Promotion Writer / Producer
• Duties included writing, producing, and editing topicals for promotional broadcast.
• Successfully strategized potential news topical promos to increase ratings.

WABX-TV 17 / ABC AFFILIATE, Memphis, MS

1995 – 1998
Assistant to the Public Affairs / Programming Director
• Served as point of contact for corporate office and general managers for all scheduling and special events.
• Wrote, directed, and produced Public Service Announcements for diverse clients.

WABX-TV 17 / ABC AFFILIATE, Memphis, MS

News Producer
• Researched local and national wires  to discover interesting, newsworthy, stories.
• Also designed and scheduled show from top to bottom including booking guests and writing stories.

WABX-TV 17 / ABC AFFILIATE, Memphis, MS

1995
Production Assistant / Associate Producer
• Distributed scripts and rundowns to directors, support staff and on-air talent. Updaed any scheduling changes and managed a newscast archive system.
• Produced live, on-site segments.

Education

UNIVERSITY of MEMPHIS, Memphis, TN

1994
Bachelor of Arts, Communications

 

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