Judi Lykowski

Professional, trustworthy, confidant, powerful

Voice Description

My voice has a clean professional image. I used to work in the TV News Biz for more than 10 years as a TV News Reporter. I have put together several corporate PR videos with narrated voice-over underneath.

To view some of my on air multimedia journalism work visit the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvbOftuXPkU -

To view some of my public relations work examples that I produced in full visit the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7qKj18EoGA

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Indiana, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Unknown - Click here to ask Judi Lykowski

My Voice Experience

Experience:

09/2013- Currently - WNIT-TV Ch. 34 PBS/South Bend, Indiana
Freelance correspondent for Experience Michiana
Arrange interviews; interview people in a look live format
Promote segments with Facebook, and Twitter accounts
Live shots with backpack technology

05/2012-08/2013 - ABC 57 NEWS ABC Affiliate/South Bend, Indiana
Multimedia Journalist – TV News Reporter & Photographer
Arrange interviews; write daily stories, shoot video and edit stories
Maintain daily web stories, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts
Multiple live shots daily with “Live U” backpack

08/2008-08/2012- South Bend Community School Corporation
CTE TV Broadcasting Teacher for juniors and seniors - (job eliminated)
Educate students about all aspects of the TV Broadcasting industry, including networking opportunities to help students pursue a career in the business
Indiana Occupational Teacher’s License- grades: 9-12- valid: August 2008-2017

Summer 2009 & 2010- Indiana University South Bend
Adjunct Communication Professor Summer Sessions
Taught Intro to Mass Communications
12 chapters in a lecture delivery style

01/2007-08/2008- South Bend Community School Corporation
SBCSC Public Relations Specialist - (job eliminated)
Executed awareness and reputation-building opportunities
Creation of PSAs for TV, radio and social media
Engaged students, alumni, faculty and other sources to discover unique stories
Composes news stories, press releases, responds to media inquiries

01/2003-10/2006- WNDU-TV NBC Affiliate/South Bend, Indiana
General Assignment Reporter (M-F night side)
WNDU spokesperson “Do the Right Thing Program” Sheriff’s Dept.
Appeared at various community events as a keynote speaker

10/2002-12/2002- WOTV-TV ABC Affiliate/Battle Creek, MI
Freelance night side news reporter
Worked M-F and the station put me up in a hotel in Kalamazoo
Multiple daily news live shots either in the field, newsroom or on set

10/2001-10/2002- WZZM 13 NEWS ABC Affiliate/Grand Rapids, Michigan
Crime and Court beat News Reporter WZZM 13 News
Multiple daily news live shots either in the field or on set
Arrange interviews; write daily stories for news and for the web

11/1999-10/2001- WPBN/WTOM 7&4 NEWS NBC Affiliate/Traverse City, Michigan
Cadillac Bureau Chief, responsible for a "seven" county area
Shoot, edit, write and report, plus live on the air daily
Write articles for 7&4's "Seasonal Outdoor Guide"

01/1999-05/1999- WNDV-FM U93/ South Bend, Indiana (job eliminated after sale)
News Director & Morning Show Anchor (On Air name: Judi Garrett)
Morning drive news, sports & weather updates (M-F 5am-noon)
11/98-04/99 WLIO-TV Weekend weather anchor NBC Affiliate in Lima, OH

03/1996-11/1998- WSJV FOX 28 NEWS FOX Affiliate/South Bend, Indiana
Production assistant promoted in 1997 to morning show editor
Responsible for editing the entire 3-hour morning show
Promoted in 1998 to a fill-in news reporter

Awards, Recognitions & Honors:
• 2010-Current- IU South Bend Alumni Board Membership/Marketing/Outreach Committee
• 2004- 2010- IUSB Alumni Board of Directors (Raclin School of the Arts representative)
• 2007-2011- Indiana Reading and Information Services (IRIS) WFYI-FM Indianapolis- (Sunday Volunteer front-page section Reader via 800 line the for the print-impaired)
• 2007- Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association (IAB) Spot News Award
• 2006- Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA) Best Feature story
• 2005- Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association (IAB) Best Spot News
• 2003- Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Best Feature/Use of Medium

My Training

Education:
Bachelors of Arts in Mass Communication, Indiana University of South Bend, August 1998



Awards, Recognitions & Honors:
• 2010-Current- IU South Bend Alumni Board Membership/Marketing/Outreach Committee
• 2004- 2010- IUSB Alumni Board of Directors (Raclin School of the Arts representative)
• 2007-2011- Indiana Reading and Information Services (IRIS) WFYI-FM Indianapolis- (Sunday Volunteer front-page section Reader via 800 line the for the print-impaired)
• 2007- Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association (IAB) Spot News Award
• 2006- Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA) Best Feature story
• 2005- Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association (IAB) Best Spot News
• 2003- Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Best Feature/Use of Medium

My Studio Equipment

iMac computer

Additional Skills

Unknown - Click here to ask Judi Lykowski

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal

Contact Information

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Harlem Globetrotters Piece

National Groundhog Job Shadow

Mock Trial Win

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Black History Month

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