Newsroom Experience

Tom Unger, APR, ABC, CTM worked as a news reporter/editor/photographer for 10 years for the following news media outlets:

· The Log Newspaper; Los Angeles, Calif. Los Angeles Bureau Manager for this twice-monthly recreational boating newspaper distributed along the Southern California coast. Coordinated news/photo coverage in 12 harbors. Organized and supervised a network of stringers and freelance photographers. Assisted Managing Editor with layout.

· Courier-Islander; Campbell River, Canada Assistant News Editor/Sports Editor for this twice-weekly community newspaper.  Wrote hard news and features about local government, sports, police/fire and human interest. Filled in for News Editor as needed.

· CFJC Television/Radio; Kamloops, Canada Freelance Reporter for this television and radio station. Reported news from the city of Merritt through daily remote broadcasts (both live and taped).

· Merritt Herald; Merritt, Canada Editor for this weekly community newspaper. Planned, wrote and edited a majority of the news. Supervised news staff and freelancers. Assisted with layout. Took news photos.

· Valley Times; Beaverton, Ore. Reporter/Editor for this twice-weekly community newspaper. Planned, wrote, edited and laid out the Religion and Business sections. Filled in for the Sports and Entertainment Editors. Took news photos.