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Sonya Baughn
Malvern – AR – 72104 – (501) 515-9267
Executive Producer • News Producer • TV Host • Assoc. Producer
On Air Personality & Talent • Floor Director • Live Broadcast • Voice Overs • Secure
Sponsorships • Create Successful Proposals & Promotions • Talent Coordinator • Special
Segment/Interest Health, Fashion, Politics• Dynamic Writer • Social Media Platforms • IT
Support Specialist • Demographic Analysis Increased Ratings • Successful Sales Professional •
Training & Development • News Production Systems • Time Management & Multitasker •
Deadline Driven • Strong Leadership & Communication skills • Independently Motivated &
Team Player • Positive Attitude
Executive Producer/Host
Health For A Lifetime: Preventative Health Show
Coordinates Cohosts (5 to 7 physicians)
? Research topics, show content and format, secure show sponsors & sales
? Fill-in Host for Community Voices, work with Mayor of Malvern, Malvern City Council and
other local and state officials.
? Freelance commercials, Voice Over and On-Air talent, video photographer, audio board and
technical director.
KATV, ABC Affiliate Little Rock, AR
News Producer
Weekend News, 6 and 10 News Show, DayBreak
? Coordinate and produce two health features, Seven Day Week, Flashbacks
? Train production assistants, work closely with anchors, editors, directors and production team
? Coordinate Friday Food Feature and schedule guests
? Produce local CNN headlines, news briefs, live cut-ins during GMA, capture visual content
and edit stories for multiple platforms.
? Simplify topics; healthcare, energy, government and technology through compelling concise
? Book satellite time, setup live-shots, fill-in Assignment Editor, report stories, beat calls,
monitor scanners.
KARN News Radio, Little Rock, AR
Account Executive/Production Assistant
Sales Team & DriveTime Morning Show
? Develop and maintain relationships with clients and advertisers
? Create and present sales proposals and marketing campaigns.
? Negotiate contracts and close deals
? Produce and edit radio commercials and promos
? Ensure compliance with FCC rules and regulations
KITA/KSSN, Little Rock, AR
On Air Personality/Producer
Weekend & DriveTime Show
? Host live and record radio shows and segments
? Engage with listeners through phone calls, social media and events
? Create and deliver original and relevant content
? Operate audio equipment and software
? Produce and edit commercials, promos and imaging
? Collaborate with program director, sales team and other staff
KSWH, Arkadelphia, AR
On Air Personality/Reporter
HSU Campus Radio Station
? Write and edit copy, commercials, record PSAs, operate control board
? Video-photographer and reporter for campus events and projects
Sonni Productions, Malvern, AR Jan 2020 – Present
Communication Specialist/Consultant
Social Media & Virtual Assistant Agency
? Provide specialized services in communications, social media, technical and customer
? Improve productivity and efficiency for businesses and companies
? Plan and implement Social Media strategies and digital campaigns
Arkansas Department of Human Services, Little Rock, AR Aug 2016 – Oct 2018
Unified Communication Specialist
Information and Technology Department
Sonya Baughn
? Implement and manage VoIP System
? Support internal and external communication projects supported by VoIP.
? Develop high-quality training brochures
? Work with departmental administrators, agency directors, support staff, remote and onsite
? Manage SharePointe working inventory and client database
? Train users for conferencing, remote training and Microsoft Skype for Business
Multi-Tech Firm, Remote/Colorado Spring, CO Oct 2008 – Nov 2015
Project Manager
? Provide technical IT computer related consultation and training to clients
? Build and maintain successful relationships within organization and clients
? Develop copy and concepts for packaging, video scripts, digital storytelling, print
advertising, shows, events and promotions.
Bank of America, NA., Southwest Texas/Central Arkansas July 2001 – July 2007
AVP, Bank Manager
? Promoted to Sr Personal Banker to Manager; 6 mos.
? Managed and coached team of 8-20 professionals
? Recognized for High Customer Satisfaction Ratings and Sales
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
Post Graduate – Journalism
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR
Bachelor of Science – Communications, Minor Psychology
Literacy Council of Hot Springs County • Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation Board, Archivist
• Association of Government Accountants Board, AR Chapter Communications Director • Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Iota Delta • Church Orator, Announcer & Praise Team • Roberts
Elementary International Day Mistress of Ceremony and Media Team, 2018 – 2019 • Gold Camp
Elementary Junior Achievement Counselor • Presbyterian Bijou Street, Children Broadcast Media
Ministry • The Vanguard Charter Holiday Bazar PR Coordinator • AR Disability Coalition
PR/Administrative Team • Pageant Judge
Timothy E. Pyles

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