Professional On-Air Talent
  • Manchester, New Hampshire
  • September 14, 2017

KAREN L. D. BEDARD

286 South Elm Street         978-835-2831

Manchester, NH 03103     kldubois27@gmail.com

www.linkedin.com/in/karen-bedard-b1ba0a63

EDUCATION

Candidate for B.A. in Communication Arts     May 2017

University of New Hampshire, Manchester

Liberal Arts and Sciences with Communication Concentration Associates Degree     May 2009

Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA

Certificate in the Foundations of Banking     June 2005

New England College of Finance

INTERSHIP

WLKZ 104.9 FM THE HAWK     MAY 2017-AUGUST 2017

SKILLS

WNHN 94.7 FM

Update music files in playback program by researching and editing music profiles to ensure hosts receive detailed music information to share with consumers

Develop special topics by brainstorming content with radio host, prepping music, and conducting research to contribute to weekly radio show

Upload podcasts for various shows to radio website for historical context and easy access for consumers

Troubleshoot technical issues related to radio website for station manager on a regular basis for efficient live broadcasting

Co-hosted monthly live radio show “Retro Radio Disco”; collaborated with radio host to develop content and improvised conversation during show to entertain listeners

LinBar Property Management, Inc.

Act as a liason between property manager and tenants by taking requests, recording conversations and submitting work orders to ensure efficient communication and service

Process applications for apartments by conducting reference checks, calculate finances, and submit background checks to approve new tenants

Perform administrative tasks such as filing, answering phones, setting appointments, and keeping a clean work environment for day to day office operation

Cyberstation USA

Produced a weekly 30 minute online radio show “Triple Bypass” by providing music, developing content, recording and editing sessions in house

Followed radio station standards and protocols by announcing sponsored PSAs and providing station identification to provide consistency between shows

 

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Education

Bachelor's Degree @ University of New Hampshire - Manchester
Jan 2014 — Current
Communication Arts Major
Associate's Degree @ Middlesex Community College
Sep 2005 — May 2009
Liberal Arts and Sciences with Communication Concentration
Certificate @ New England College of Finance
Jun 2004 — Jun 2005
Foundations of Banking

Experience

Intern @ The Hawk
May 2017 — Aug 2017
Recorded Voice Tracks for the overnight shift (12 AM to 5:30 AM) in the program NexGen.
Assisted with production of commercial spots.
Appeared at and interacted with the listeners at off site promotions such as Laconia Bike Week.
Volunteer Production & Radio Personality @ WNHN
Jan 2016 — Current
Update music files in playback program by researching and editing music profiles to ensure hosts receive detailed music information to share with consumers.
Develop special topics by brainstorming content with radio host, prepping music, and conducting research to contribute to weekly radio show.
Upload podcasts for various shows to radio website for historical context and easy access for consumers.
Troubleshoot technical issues related to radio website for station manager on a regular basis for efficient live broadcasting.
Co-hosted monthly live radio show “Retro Radio Disco”; collaborated with radio host to develop content and improvised conversation during show to entertain listeners.
Part Time Receptionist @ LinBar Property Management, Inc.
Aug 2015 — Apr 2017
Act as a liason between property manager and tenants by taking requests, recording conversations and submitting work orders to ensure efficient communication and service.
Process applications for apartments by conducting reference checks, calculate finances, and submit background checks to approve new tenants.
Perform administrative tasks such as filing, answering phones, setting appointments, and keeping a clean work environment for day to day office operation.

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