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LaMonica Peters - Background  

HONORS

2017: New York State Associated Press Award - Public Service 

2014: Mississippi Associated Press Award - Public Affairs  

COLLEGIATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

2023 De Anza College (Hybrid)

Instructor, Journalism Dept. 

 

2021-Present Palomar College

Instructor, Media Studies Dept. (Online)

 

2013 Mississippi State University 

Instructor, Communications Dept.

 

2013 Mississippi Valley State University

Instructor, Mass Communications Dept.

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Communication Studies

 

U.C. Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism

Knight Digital Media Center Fellowship  

 

North Carolina Central University 

Ida B. Wells Society/IRE Investigative Fellowship  

 

California State University, Los Angeles

Master of Arts (M.A.) - Theatre Arts 

NEWSROOM SKILLS 

Newsroom Software - ENPS, iNews, OPUS

Editing Software - Edius, Dalet, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, Final Cut 

Video Camera - SONY, Panasonic  

Web Skills - CMS, SEO, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok 

ORGANIZATIONS

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)

Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting 

UCLA Black Alumni - President 2010-2012 

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Broadcast Journalist Experience

Reporter/Fill-in Anchor                                                                                           May 2022 - Present

KTVU (FOX) San Francisco Bay Area, CA   Market #9

  • Conduct live news/field reports

  • Record audio for broadcast news packages

  • Write and edit scripts for newscast  

  • Edit & post news stories to website, social media  

  • Pitch story ideas daily

  • Conduct interviews, gather story elements and information

National coverage: 

  • Covered major Bay Area weather events in Jan. 2023

  • Covered Half Moon Bay mass shooting & aftermath in Jan. 2023

  • Covered CA's abortion access info site for LIVE Now for Fox Sept. 2022 

Reporter                                                                                                                         October 2020 - March 2022

KFMB (CBS) San Diego, CA   Market #29

  • Conduct live news/field reports

  • Record audio for broadcast news packages

  • Write and edit scripts for newscast  

  • Edit & post news stories to website, social media  

  • Pitch story ideas daily

  • Conduct interviews, gather story elements and information

  • Contribute news stories for Sweeps & inclusive journalism projects 

Freelance Reporter                                                                                                     May 2018 - October 2019 

KOMO (ABC) & KCPQ (FOX) Seattle, WA   Market #13

  • Report for assigned newscasts

  • Front live shots for assigned newscasts 

  • Post daily news stories to station website and social media sites

  • Pitch story ideas daily 

Reporter/Fill-in Anchor                                                                                            August 2015 - August 2017

Spectrum News   Buffalo, NY   Market #53                                           

  • Report, write, shoot & edit broadcast news packages
  • Front live shots for assigned newscasts
  • Produce, write, shoot & edit creative news, consumer and interactive stories
  • Anchor assigned newscast
  • Post daily news stories to station website and social media sites

Reporter/Weekend Anchor                                                                                       July 2012 – May 2015

WCBI News (CBS) Columbus, MS   Market #133                                                      

  • Report, write, shoot & edit broadcast news packages
  • Front live shots for assigned newscasts
  • Produce consumer and interactive stories for weekend newscast 
  • Anchor assigned newscast
  • Post daily news stories to station website and social media sites

Weekend Anchor/Reporter                                                                                        November 2011 – June 2012

WXVT News (CBS) Greenville, MS   Market #187    

  • Report write, shoot & edit broadcast news packages
  • Front live shots for assigned newscasts
  • Produce, write, shoot & edit creative news, consumer and interactive stories
  • Anchor and produce weekend newscasts
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