Mandi Ringgenberg                                                 em: mandiringg@gmail.com

Professional experiences

Digital Content Creator Q13 FOX                                                     June 2020-present

Fox Television Stations (Seattle, WA)                                                                                                

  • Write AP-style original and breaking news stories for web and digital platforms under intense deadlines.

  • Post digital and reporter stories on q13fox.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • Live-stream station coverage and press conferences through website video player and Facebook Lives.

  • Send push alerts through mobile news and weather app.

  • Copy edit reporter web stories and help with any digital needs.

  • Stream Facebook Live Q&A style videos for sales and promotions on-air segments.

  • Collaborate with other digital producers and digital executive producer on digital planning.

  • Cross-post news from Fox Television Stations in different markets.

Digital tools: Fox Television Station portal, Anvato, Facebook, Instagram Creator Studio, Slack, Zoom, Tweetdeck, Airship, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop.

 

Digital Assistant Producer                                                           June 2018-June 2020

KIRO 7, CBS affiliate (Seattle, WA)

  • Write social posts and AP-style web articles on kiro7.com. Research news topicals.

  • Collaborate with digital news team, reporters, and producers for breaking news.

  • TelePrompter for multiple weekend and weekdays newscasts.

  • Coordinate live shows with producers, directors, and on air as a production assistant.

  • Contributed Seattle Pride Parade photo content for social and web platforms.

Digital tools: iNews, Lakana, Twitter, Chartbeat, Facebook and Instagram Insights.

Digital Content Coordinator                                                          Oct. 2018- June 2020

Hubbard Broadcasting, KRWM WARM 106.9 (Bellevue, WA)

  • ​Strategize and implement digital growth for station website and social media platforms. Research weekly social media recaps.

  • Write blogs for warm1069.com, shoot, edit and produce social videos for on-air talent podcasts and station social media accounts.

  • Produce photo and video content for sales and digital media campaign with on-air talent.

Digital tools: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter (plus Insights), Headliner video editing, Adobe Premier Pro, WordPress, Google Analytics, Slide.ly, Hubbard apps.

Marketing Coordinator (Feb. 2018-Aug. 2018), Membership Specialist (Oct. 2017- Aug. 2018)

Boys & Girls Club of Chehalis (Chehalis, WA)

  • Events & Media Coordination: Plan and execute local events for fundraiser events. Increased Club engagement on social media and website. Increased Facebook weekly content and views by 10 Page “Likes” per week and over 300% increased awareness in online posts. Manage approximately 100 Club Members and parents. Track daily attendance and book keeping.

Multimedia Journalist                                                                      Jan. 2015-Apr. 2017

Central Newswatch, Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA)

  • Reporting: Gather enterprise news stories, record audio per interview, video record using Panasonic or Nikon camcorders. Schedule individual interviews and transcribe audio.

  • Editorial: Edit VO (Voice Overs), sound bites, and packages. Upload Facebook posts, Live videos. Studio roles included: live reporting, anchoring and interview segments. Production roles: assistant director, TelePrompter, audio engineer, camera operator.

 

Promotions Assistant                                                                  June 2015 – Oct. 2017
Hubbard Broadcasting, KRWM WARM 106.9 (Seattle, WA)

 

  • Events: Manage approximately 4 events per week across the Greater Seattle area. Coordinate and partner with clients, i.e. Key Arena, Seattle Storm, QFC, through setup and execution. Support for Wendell the Teddy Bear mascot. Submit daily event recaps for Sales and Promotions Directors. Occasionally dress as radio station mascot for events or video promotional purposes. 

  • Social Media: Assisted establishing the official Instagram page for KRWM in 2016. Created interactive social media and website posts with captivating photos, live videos and blogs. Support on-air talents as personal assistant, setting up live remote broadcasts, managing social media content for Facebook and Instagram. 

 

Associate Editor & Radio Producer                                           Dec. 2016 – June 2017
PULSE Magazine (Ellensburg, WA)

 

  • Most recently Assistant Editor, and previously copy editor (2015-16)

  • Lead various classes on publication itinerary, leading editors, graphic designers and photographers 

  • Copy-edit stories and organize photoshoots and talent scouting

  • Brainstorm sessions with staff as needed for publication logistics

  • Created first on-air talk-show and podcast channel for the magazine, PULSE Radio, a show dedicated to the magazine's stories; edited and hosted each talk show and podcast. (ACP nominated for "Best Radio Feature" in 2017).

  • Attended ACP (Associate College Press) Conference in February 2016 and March 2017 representation, highlighting transgender awareness, visibility, media representation among the LGBTQ+ community and gender and sex representations. 

  • Panelist: PULSE Magazine Panel for CWU's SOURCE week, 2016 and 2017

 

Editorial Intern (June-September 2016)

Northwest Travel & Life Magazine (Tacoma, WA)

  • Editorial: First assignment a feature story piece on Spooky Hotel Stays in the September/October printed issue. Wrote 10-12 briefs for two, bi-monthly holiday issues. Interviewed local businesses, partnered with other interns, and occasionally covered front desk.

  • Podcasts: Pitched idea for travel podcast for NWT to Publisher and Editor-In-Chief. Completed several podcasts; interviewed, wrote and edited for magazine Soundcloud

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Journalism, Specialization: Broadcast, Minor: Cinema Studies

Central Washington University

 

VOLUNTEER: KCWU-FM Board Operator Editor for the Wildcat Sports Radio Network and 500+ hours of event promotions and on-air talent.

AWARDS: Best radio blog (KCWU-FM 2015 and 2016). Best radio podcast (KCWU-FM 2016). Best radio feature nomination (SPJ national for large universities for “PULSE” magazine radio magazine, 2017)

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