Jill Duran's producing portfolio


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Producer (KNSD – San Diego, CA)

July 2016 – Aug. 2018

  • Responsible for the creation of an hour-long newscast.
  • Manage story producers and reporter assignments.
  • Provide leadership under deadline pressures and adapt newscasts according to breaking news.
  • Edit compelling video for teases and stories using Edius XS.
  • Engage with viewers on social media platforms and the NBC 7 news app.
  • Handle marketing pitches and prepare interview segments.

Associate Producer (KNSD – San Diego, CA)

Dec. 2015 – Current

  • Wrote scripts for 2.5 hours of local morning newscasts using iNEWS.
  • Built graphics using Chyron.
  • Edited story video using Edius XS.
  • Wrote and produced Today Show cut-ins.
  • Used push alerts, twitter, and Facebook to drive viewers to newscast and website.
  • Fill-in produced newscasts.

Producer (KBAK – Bakersfield, CA)

Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2015

  • Produced and wrote 6/11 p.m. newscasts (Jan. – May) and 5 p.m. (June – Dec.) using ENPS and Chyron.
  • Posted content to station’s website using Clickability.
  • Posted to social media using Sprinklr.
  • Sent push alerts to drive audience to web and newscast.
  • Edited video as needed using Edius.

Emma Bowen Foundation Intern (KNSD – San Diego, CA)

Summers of Aug. 2010 – Aug. 2014  

The Emma Bowen Foundation prepares minority youth for careers in the media industry through a five summer internship at a corporate sponsor.
During my five summers at NBC San Diego (KNSD), I interned 40 hours per week and rotated through: 


  •  Wrote and produced 6 p.m. sports segment using iNEWS and Chyron.
  • Edited video using Edius and Stratus for sportscast and weekly ‘Sportswrap’ show. 


  • Wrote stories for NBCSanDiego.com.
  • Took photos at events to create galleries on NBCSanDiego.com.
  • Actively participated in morning newsroom meetings by pitching stories for broadcast.

Human Resources

  • Managed 6 summer interns, including sending offer letters, completing on boarding paperwork, and participating in exit interviews.
  • Screened candidates for newsroom positions.
  • Ensured accurate and timely completion of employee compliance training.
  • Assisted with the archiving and digitization of company records and news tapes.
  • Assisted with filing FCC License Renewal Application.


  • Input commercial copy and flight instructions precisely and accurately using WideOrbit.
  • Acted as liaison between in-house and outside companies for timely spot delivery.
  • Organized commercials and minimized scheduling conflicts to ensure advertiser satisfaction.
  • Maintained commercial library and purge old materials.


  • Assisted in the development and implementation of marketing campaigns using PowerPoint.
  • Supported and assisted in a variety of marketing initiatives for the Sochi Olympics.
  • Researched and identified potential new partnerships and business development opportunities.
  • Pulled advertiser reports and audits for various account executives.


  • News Skills: iNews, ENPS, Chyron, Deko, Edius, NewsEdit, Newscutter, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, Stratus
  • Computer Skills: Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Social Media Skills: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, WordPress, Urban Airship, Social Flow, Sprinklr, Clickability


Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

December 2014 graduate

  • B.A Journalism and Mass Communication, summa cum laude


  • 2018 NATAS PSW Emmy Award – Best Large Market Morning Newscast
  • 2018 San Diego Press Club – Best Live Report
  • 2018 San Diego Press Club – Best Breaking News Coverage
  • 2018 Society for Professional Journalists – Best Video Newscast
  • 2018 Society for Professional Journalists – Best Breaking News Coverage
  • 2016 NATAS PSW Emmy, Newscast-Evening-Smaller Markets
  • 2015 RTNA Golden Mike, Best News Broadcast – 60 Minutes
  • 2015 RTNA Golden Mike, Best Coverage of a Live News Event