Kafi Brown

Last updated on 01/12/17

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY Mixed media journalist with 13+ years broadcasting experience for Network and Local News Channels, Fashion, and Lifestyle Industries. Strong background in video, print, and digital media reporting. SKILLS Digital camera work, video editing with Dalet and FinalCut, social … Read more

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Credits and Employment History

EXPERIENCE
Freelance
Journalist – New York, NY – June 2012 -Present
Video, print, and digital media journalist.
Recent clips and articles include work for UrbanDaddy.com, thegrio.com for NBC News, and Ladies’ Home Journal.
NY1 News
Reporter – New York, NY – June 2005 - June 2012
Health & Fitness Reporter
News 12 The Bronx
Reporter & Anchor – New York, NY – December 2003-June 2005
Covering Bronx County, general assignment
WSYR-ABC, NewsChannel 9
Reporter – Syracuse, NY –January 2003-December 2003
Covering Central New York, general assignment
ABC News
Senior Production Associate, World News Tonight Weekend – New York, NY – November 1999 - July 2001
Off-air reporting
Producing live shots for World News Tonight and This Week
Editing and assisting with coordination of satellite feeds
ABC News
Desk Assistant, World News Tonight and Assignment Desk – New York, NY – Fall 1998, January 1999-November 1999
News research
Assisting anchor, producers, and writers at World News Tonight
Assisting foreign and domestic assignment editors at news desk
MSNBC
Production Assistant – Secaucus, NJ – November 1998-January 1999
Editing and assisting executive and senior producers in control room
Headline writer and graphics coordinator

Additional freelance work:
“My First Marathon” web series for SELF Magazine, Fall 2010; Fitness Consultant to InStyle Magazine, 2007
-Currently a regular health & fitness contributor to SELF Magazine

Industry Qualifications

EDUCATION

Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY – Masters of Science, 2002 – Concentration: Broadcast

Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY – Bachelor of Arts, 1998 – Major: English

Industry Awards

Public Health Association of New York City, 2010 Journalist of the Year.

Education

EDUCATION

Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY – Masters of Science, 2002 – Concentration: Broadcast

Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY – Bachelor of Arts, 1998 – Major: English

Technical Equipment

Digital camera work, video editing with Dalet and FinalCut, social media applications, medical research, LexisNexis,

Microsoft Office, Google.