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Maria Rocco

Kokomo, Indiana, US

Highlights

Over 30 years of broadcast experience - primarily news and on-air - currently working part-time in the radio industry.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

British, Scottish, Spanish

Voice Ages

Child (5-12), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television

Experience

BROADCAST EXPERIENCE

2003 to Present WWKI-FM, Kokomo, IN
PART TIME ANNOUNCER
Working for WWKI-FM on-air weekly and whenever needed, including anchoring hourly newscasts and working in production with the Scott Studios SS32 system and Adobe Audition. I also assist covering severe weather developments.

1998 to 2003 WLDE-FM, Fort Wayne, IN
OVERNIGHT & PART TIME ANNOUNCER
Responsibilities include on-air work on Oldies 101.7; producing commercials with the Orban DSE-7000 digital sound editor; and producing elements for one of Fort Wayne’s highest rated morning shows.

1997 WGOM-AM, Marion, IN
NEWS DIRECTOR
Responsibilities included attending local civic meetings and events in the Grant County area; writing
and producing news stories about those events and other items of interest for two daily newscasts; and anchoring a 5 P.M. newscast Monday through Friday on WGOM.

1995 to 1997 WMRI-FM, Marion, IN
ANNOUNCER & PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Duties included an on-air shift over the Bomar Broadcasting Network from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.; producing commercials with Broadcast Electronics' DS-1 and Audio Vault automated computer storage systems, digital audio tape machines, and a Sony mini-disc machine; and anchoring/producing an hour-long newscast on WGOM-AM.

1994 to 1995 WSHW-FM, Frankfort, IN
PART-TIME ANNOUNCER & PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Duties included running live board shifts on WSHW and WILO-AM during remote broadcasts, and producing commercials for both stations with Broadcast Electronics' Audio Vault digital automation system.

1992 to 1994 WASK, INC., Lafayette, IN
SWING SHIFT ANNOUNCER & PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Responsibilities included filling in on-air on both WASK-AM and K-105 (WKOA) FM. I produced commercials for both stations, using an AKG/ORBAN DSE-7000 digital sound editor.

1992 WKLR-FM, Indianapolis, IN
PART-TIME ANNOUNCER
Worked on-air weekly, and as needed.

1989 to 1992 WIOU-AM, Kokomo, IN
ANNOUNCER & COPYWRITER
Responsibilities included performing on-air; producing commercials; and writing commercials and on-air promotions for WIOU and WZWZ-FM part-time.

EDUCATION
Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, 46208
Bachelor Of Science; August, 1981 to May, 1985.
Major: Radio-Television.
Minor: Writing.

Credentials

Education

Butler University, 1985; Bachelor of Science, Radio-Television.

Studio

Microphone

Blue Yeti

Computer & Software

Apple MacBook Pro, Audacity 2.1.2

Delivery Methods

Email

Turnaround Time

Within minutes, depending on my availability.

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