Nick LaFave

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Shreveport, LA

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Anchor/Reporter
nicholaus.lafave@gmail.com
218-591-7840

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

August 2011 - Present
Main Anchor
KTAL Shreveport, LA (NBC)

February 2007 – August 2011
Main anchor
KQDS Duluth, MN (FOX)

June 2004 – February 2007
Weekend anchor
WILX/WSYM Lansing, MI (NBC/FOX)

July 2002 – June 2004
Evening anchor/interim news director/VJ
KTVM Bozeman, MT (NBC)

July 2001 – July 2002
Weekend weather anchor/weekday reporter
KECI Missoula, MT (NBC)

AWARDS
2009 Upper Midwest Emmys
Winner - Overall Station Excellence
Winner - Best Newscast
Nomination - News/Sports Feature

2008 Upper Midwest Emmys
Nomination - Hard News Report
Nomination - Station Excellence

2008 Society of Professional Journalists
First Place - Hard News Report
First Place - Best Newscast

2007 MN Associated Press
Best in Show
First Place - Series/Special
First Place - Best Newscast

2007 Upper Midwest Emmys
Nomination - Best Newscast
Nomination - News Special

2007 Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters
First Place - Breaking News

2007 Michigan Associated Press
Merit Award - Sports Feature

2005 Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters
Merit Award - Hard News

2003 Society of Professional Journalists
First Place - Health Report

EDUCATION
Northern Michigan University
B.S. – Broadcasting and New Technologies


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross, Five Rivers Chapter of the American Red Cross, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Gallatin County, Northeast Hockey Referee’s Association, Mid-Michigan Referee’s Association, Gallatin Hockey Referee’s Association.

SKILLS
I can write, shoot, edit and produce. I’m trained in both linear and non-linear editing. I’ve extensive experience with Final Cut and Avid news cutters. I’m skilled with NewsKing and iNews software. I’m a team leader and a team player.

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