Kate Welshofer

Kate Welshofer

News Anchor

Location
Albany, New York Area
Industry
Broadcast Media

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Kate Welshofer's Overview

Current
Past
  • Reporter/Fill-in anchor at R News, Time Warner Cable
  • Producer at R News, Time Warner Cable
  • Creator, Producer, Reporter and Host of KidNews at R News, Time Warner Cable
  • Intern at R News, Time Warner Cable
Education
Connections

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Kate Welshofer's Summary

I've always been motivated to explore new challenges and I've been fortunate to be able to do that with one company throughout my career.

I'm looking forward to more fully integrating my talents as an experienced journalist with my interests in creative writing along with my sense of humor to explore new opportunities and build on my success.

You can contact me at kwelshofer@gmail.com

Specialties: Storytelling.
Dynamic television presence.
Live reporting and anchoring experience.
Comfortable performing under pressure.
Familiar with both creating and marketing content for the public.

Kate Welshofer's Experience

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; TWC; Telecommunications industry

January 2007Present (7 years 10 months)

Weeknight news anchor for upstate New York's 24-hour local news stations in Albany, Syracuse, Binghamton, Watertown and the Mohawk and Hudson Valleys.

Anchor daily primetime news, breaking news and special event coverage.
Manage editorial content and edit scripts.
Serve as an ambassador for the news station both in public and online.

Creator & Blogger

No Teleprompter, No Mercy

May 2011Present (3 years 6 months)

Created a website to showcase original work.
Solely responsible for all content including essays, short stories and videos.
Promoting site and developing an audience through social media outlets.

Reporter/Fill-in anchor

R News, Time Warner Cable

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Broadcast Media industry

December 2003January 2007 (3 years 2 months)

Weeknight news reporter and fill-in anchor for Rochester's only 24-hour local news station.

Researched, wrote, produced and delivered stories as part of R News' nightly news coverage.
Covered live events and breaking news stories.
Managed daily deadlines.
Developed contacts.
Anchored daily news coverage when assigned.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Broadcast Media industry

November 1996December 2003 (7 years 2 months)

Managed daily editorial content for 24-hour local news station.
Wrote and vetted news stories.
Led teams through breaking news and special event coverage.
Trained and instructed producers.
Credited with creating new content to expand viewership through weekend KidNews segments which later expanded to a half-hour program.

Creator, Producer, Reporter and Host of KidNews

R News, Time Warner Cable

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Broadcast Media industry

19982003 (5 years)

Developed, produced and hosted Rochester's only half-hour children's program featuring local students, schools and programs; maintained additional duties as news producer.

Earned first place NPPA honors during tenure.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Broadcast Media industry

June 1995August 1995 (3 months)

Assisted assignment editors.
Wrote news copy.
Shadowed field crews.
Assisted with special coverage of the LPGA golf tournament and the Ryder Cup.

Kate Welshofer's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Organizations I support:

      • The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Kate Welshofer's Skills & Expertise

  1. Journalism
  2. Storytelling
  3. Breaking News
  4. Television
  5. Editorial
  6. Social Media
  7. Post Production
  8. Community Outreach
  9. Broadcast
  10. News Writing
  11. Broadcast Journalism
  12. Video Production
  13. Video
  14. Newsletters
  15. ENPS
  16. Video Editing
  17. Marketing Communications
  18. Facebook
  19. AP Style
  20. Field Producing
  21. Creative Writing
  22. Copy Editing
  23. Voice Over
  24. Public Speaking
  25. Adobe Audition
  26. Management
  27. Multimedia
  28. New Media
  29. Producing
  30. Radio Producing
  31. Social Networking
  32. Blogging
  33. Digital Media
  34. Feature Articles
  35. Sports Writing
  36. Videography
  37. Public Relations
  38. Radio Broadcasting
  39. Avid

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Kate Welshofer's Education

Saint Bonaventure University

B.A., Journalism/Communications

19921996

Activities and Societies: Student Mentor, Floyd C. Fretz Elementary School, Bradford, PA Cheerleader, Division I Men's Basketball Team

Perry Central High School

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