Seattle, WA   

brieripley@gmail.com


Recognitions

Inaugural Recipient of the Pat Cranston Creativity Award (2015), Winner of the Pioneer News Group Excellence in Radio Journalism Award (2015),
Creator of Tie My Tubes: A Radio Documentary (2016) & Co-Creator of Dear, Letters Between Two Friends (2017).


Work History

Multimedia Producer, Freelancer – (2015 to Present)

Produces narrative-driven audio stories, edits audio projects for podcast and broadcast, engineers live event audio, films and engineers video livestreams, edits and produces video content, synergizes online marketing materials, writes web and product copy, organizes creative communities and midwife’s multimedia ideas.

Communications Director, John Heenan For Congress – (September 2017 to November 2017)

Wrote speeches, Opinion columns, Letters to the Editor and press releases. Produced videos and GIFS.
Managed social media, increased earned media coverage, and built relationships with statewide and national reporters.

Radio Producer & Newscaster, Yellowstone Public Radio – (October 2016 to September 2017)

Hosted a nightly newscast, filed daily news stories for both Yellowstone Public Radio & Montana Public Radio, collaborated on long-form features, pioneered and led the web & social media team, supervised a news work-study student and contributed to various station-made podcasts.

Radio Producer & WEB Editor, KUOW Public Radio – (July 2016)

Pitched and produced as a fill-in for the midday news magazine The Record
and subsequently filled in as Associate Editor on KUOW’s Web Team.

Audio/video Producer, Town Hall Seattle – (October 2015 to July 2016)

Filmed & live-streamed hundreds of multicultural events and performances,
produced A/V marketing materials including: radio PSA’s, underwriting copy and videos, and piloted the Town Hall Podcast.


Volunteer Work

Co-Founder, Beatnik City Council - (January 2016 to december 2017)

Launched and managed a rural creative collective that serves all people to provide a safe, inclusive, and sober environment to patron the arts.
Selected Press- Resounds: Arts & Culture on the High Plains

live-event programmer, hollow earth radio - (June 2015 to july 2017)

Organized poetry and prose readings, mixed-medium arts events, and occasionally contributed produced content and on-air support. 

Library page, Lake HIlls public library - (October 2011 to september 2013)

Managed after school youth activities and shelved books.


INTERNSHIPS

Intern, KNKX Public Radio – (June 2015 to September 2015)

Assisted in audio production of a weekly storytelling show based on the Puget Sound Area and the people who call it home.

Intern, Society of Professional Journalists – (August 2015)

Learned the ropes of multiplatform journalism from veteran CNN, NBC and NPR reporters.

Intern, KUOW Public Radio – (October 2013 to February 2015)

Edited broadcast audio for online streaming of a daily news magazine based on happenings in the Greater Seattle Area.


Education

Transom Traveling Workshop, Radio Storytelling Intensive – (2016)
Bachelor of Arts in Communications: Journalism with a minor in Anthropology, University of Washington – (2015)

Certifications

Citi Program, Responsible Conduct of Research - (2017)


Multimedia Skills

Expert in Hindenburg, Adobe Audition, field production, speech and script writing, social media strategy, and web copy composition.
Advanced in general videography, livestreams and Adobe Premier editing. Proficient in HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Javascript & Adobe InDesign.