LANCE ENGER

8833 SW 30TH Avenue #205, Portland, OR 97219

503-333-4656/ lance.enger@gmail.com / lancefrom206.com

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; Seattle University

 

Assignment Editor

KPTV-TV  (FOX) / Portland                                                                                10/17-Current

 

Sr, Assignment Editor

KIRO-TV  (CBS) / Seattle                                                                                 3/11-10/15

    Primary editorial lead for noon and evening newscasts 


    Monitor sources and competition for possible stories 


    Manage crews in breaking news situations 


    Update social media platforms and write for kirotv.com 


    Maintain community relationships with key contacts for information and stories 


 

Director, Digital Communications                                                                  10/09-3/11

Stellarhead / Los Angeles, CA

       Create integrated online and offline campaigns that deliver client messages in WOM, virtual and digital space.

       Engage brand's current base with meaningful content via Social Media networks.

       Creating and executing strategic digital counsel based on Social Listening benchmarks

       Educating and recommending digital platforms, social networks and technologies that maximize client's goals and budgets

       Overseeing digital outreach to top influencing blogs

 

Director, Media Relations                                                                               11/07  10/09

Publicist                                                                                                           04/04  11/06

Dogmatic, Inc. / Los Angeles, CA                  

       Responsible for securing media coverage on a variety of publicity campaigns

       Pitching b-roll, video news releases and satellite media tours

       Producing satellite media tours

       Writing media alerts

       Strategizing and developing effective story angles and pitches for the best results

       Manage client accounts providing frequent audience reports and counsel

       Overseeing PR internship program

 

 

 

 

Assignment Editor                                                                                          11/06  11/07

Inside Edition / Los Angeles, CA       

       Responsible for assigning and hiring crews to cover stories

       Research and coordinate stories

       Monitor sources and competition for possible segments

       Relay information to Bureau Chief, Executive Producers and Production Manager

       Maintain relationships with affiliates and publicists

 

 

Assignment Editor (Freelance)                                                                       7/04  9/06     

CNN / Los Angeles

       Create, manage, and update daily schedules & assignments while communicating bureau activities

       Monitor national and local news sources, relevant wires, and online sources.

       Develop, research, and pitch story ideas.

       Routing and feeding all video from the Los Angeles area to Atlanta

       Maintain communication and assist all CNN Affiliates

 

 

Regional Feed Producer (Freelance)                                                             11/03  7/05

NBC Newschannel / Los Angeles

       Coordinated all Pacific and Mountain region news for NBC affiliates

       Produced daily regional feed

       Script writing

       Assisted all NBC affiliates with video and story information

       Worked as a liaison between local NBC affiliates and NBC Network News

 

Assignment Editor                                                                                          11/99  1/03

KCPQ-TV (FOX) / Seattle, WA

       Leadership position on the top-rated 10pm newscast in Seattle

       Ran fast paced news assignment desk dispatching reporters and photographers to         breaking news stories.

       Booked guests and segment for three-hour morning show

       Coordinated all satellite and microwave transmission for live remote broadcasts

       Monitored all sources of news including wires, newspapers and police/fire scanners

 

Assignment Editor                                                                                          6/96  11/99

KING-TV (NBC) / Seattle, WA

       Primary Assignment Editor for early evening and top-rated 11pm newscast in Seattle

       Prioritized and disseminated detailed information for producers, writers and reporters

       Found, researched and developed compelling stories and segments

 

 

Software

HTML, Java, Ruby, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerpontFilemaker Pro, Adobe Photoshop, I-News, ENPS, Final Cut Pro, Alterian SM2, Radian 6, Google Analytics and Cision, Critical Mention, Meltwater