Journalist. Storyteller.

CV

MOLLY SEGAL

Alberta, Canada

Molly Segal is a freelance audio maker and writer based in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. 

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:

Podcast Producer at The Banff Centre, Banff AB, August 2015 - April 2016

  • Produces and posts interview-based podcasts for the Banff Centre, an arts institution based in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
  • Researched stories, wrote scripts and interviewed guests, including hosting Banff Centre Talks in front of a live studio audience

CBC NEWS:

Reporter, CBC News Nova Scotia, February 2014 , July 2015

  • Produces news reports for radio, television and cbc.ca/ns
  • Has filed national versions of Nova Scotia radio news stories to The World at SixThe World This Weekend and World Report and The World This Hour

SELECTED CBC RADIO DOCUMENTARY, NETWORK & SYNDICATION PROGRAMMING

The Sunday Edition, April 2015

  • Contributed documentary in which Molly Segal interviews her Internet Doppelgänger: the LA-based artist, Molly Segal

Atlantic Voice, March, 2015

  • Contributed a feature-length radio documentary, The Ordination of Helen, about one woman's spiritual journey from Roman Catholic to Universalist Unitarian Minister

The Current, April, 2014

  • Contributed feature-length documentary, An Unlikely Friendship, about two soldiers with PTSD and their unexpected connection 

DNTO (Definitely Not The Opera), December 7, 2013

  • Contributed personal story to episode about life-changing stories 

Tapestry, October 6, 2013

  • Conducted research and interviews and mixed a short documentary about the process of eulogizing

Content Factory, November 2012 – present

  • Produces short radio documentaries and "streeters" exclusively for CBC Radio's syndication service, aired locally across Canada

Spark, February 2013

  • Contributed on-site interviews for Spark’s “Dating in the 21st Century” episode

In the Field, March 2013

  • Produced a soundscape for local programming, picked up by In the Field 

The Story from Here, January 2013

Babel, a national summer program, July 2012

  • Contributed a pak about the language “gap” between generations

Type A, a national winter program, February 2012

  • Produced a soundscape and streeter pak

CBC CALGARY

Associate Producer, Calgary EyeopenerThe HomestretchCBC Radio – November 2013 -- Present

  • Responsible for show research, chasing and booking guests, writing greens, cutting tape and talkback

Associate Producer, CBC News – assigned to TV, Calgary, April 1 – November 2013

  • Assists Lineup Producer with local TV supper hour news, CBC News Calgary at 5, 5:30 & 6
  • Cuts tape, writes scripts, bills, teases and provides other production assistance to producers and reporters 

CBC RADIO HALIFAX

Associate Producer, Mainstreet, Information Morning, May 2011 – March 2013

  • Was responsible for chase work, research, lining up studio and phone guests and writing greens for Halifax’s morning and afternoon radio programs
  • Recorded and mixed on-site interviews, soundscapes and paks
  • Did live hits and in-studio work, including talk/tapes

Studio Director/Producer, Maritime Noon, January 2013 – March 2013

  • Directed daily noon-hour phone-in show for Atlantic provinces
  • Chased top story, researched phone-in topics, packaged talkback, emails and social media comments for feedback package

Studio Director, Information Morning, November 2011 – March 2013; February 2014

  • Directed Halifax's morning show, cuing hosts and technician
  • Provided hosts with weather and traffic updates, and assisted studio guests
  • Vetted scripts, chased stories and adjusted the show’s lineup, as needed
  • Managed web content and Twitter feed

Associate Producer/Researcher, Human Library project, November 2012 – January 2013

  • Lined up guests to act as “books” who will share their stories with the community as part of a collaborative event between the Halifax Public Library and CBC

Contributor, Maritime Magazine, April 2011

  • Radio documentary, Life Without Recovery, aired as part of a student showcase

Student Intern, Maritime Noon, April 2011

OTHER JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

The Pearson Centre

Journalist, Maple Resolve military exercise at CFB Wainwright, AB, October 13–28, 2012

  • TV, print and web reporter for a media cell participating in the Maple Resolve military training exercise (simulated war reporting)

Film Reviewer/Freelancer, The Coast, Halifax’s weekly, March 2011 – February 2013

  • Contributed weekly capsule movie reviews along with film and arts features

Reporter, Open File Halifax, community-based online news, November 2011 – June 2012

  • Reported alternative stories in various Halifax communities

EDUCATION/AWARDS

University of King’s College, Halifax, NS, September 2006 – April 2011

  • One-year Bachelor of Journalism, September 2010-April 2011 - Audrey Stevenson Memorial Scholarship
  • BAH, Contemporary Studies Program and French, Class of 2010
  • Margaret & Elwin Malone Memorial Scholarship, 2007

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

  • Languages: English; ability to speak, read and write in French; intermediate Italian
  • Computer programs; Avid Instinct, Access& Assist, Dalet One Cut, iNews, Audio Upload, Movable Type, Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop, Audition, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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