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M Loyola University Chicago, School of Communication

K BA Broadcast Journalism
Minors in Marketing and Sports Management
Expected Graduation May 2017
GPA: 3.61/4.0, Major GPA: 3.90/4.0

Dean's List spring 2014, fall 2015- present


KENNEY Comcast Sportsnet, Chicago, IL | Jan. 2017 present

Production Intern
Write highlights and gather post-game reaction for the shows
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST Promotion team member at Sox Fest in Chicago
Assists producers with developing on-screen graphics and producing "In the Loop"

CONTACT Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, IL | Jan. 2017 present

Digital News Desk Intern
(402) 416-3859
Analyze social media trends
MKENNEY1@LUC.EDU Select stories to disperse on social media and create web friendly content
Reporting stories for publication's website
WLS-ABC 7, Chicago, IL | Aug. 2016 Dec. 2016
Madeline Kenney Sports Department Intern
Assisted in Chicago Cubs' postseason coverage and World Series Championship
Logged game tape and suggests highlights for sportscasts
@madkenney Interviewed professional athletes and coaches for game previews, feature stories and
breaking news

CHECK OUT MY REEL The Phoenix, Chicago, IL | March 2014 present

Sports Editor/Reporter & News Reporter
Broke story about alleged mistreatment of women's basketball players at Loyola University
Chicago that led to dismissal of head coach Sheryl Swoopes
Traveled to St. Louis to cover Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball tournament, Arch
Madness, covered two NCAA championship teams and 2016 NCAA men's soccer tournament
Oversee and direct staff who report on breaking news for Loyola's 13 Division I sports teams

Rambler Sports Locker, Chicago, IL | Sept. 2013 Jan. 2017

Weekly student-ran sports show focused on Loyola Athletics
Associate Producer, Technical Director & Field Reporter
Traveled to St. Louis in 2016 to cover Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball

SKILLS SB Nation, Swish Appeal | May 2016 present

WNBA Game Day Reporter
iNews rundown software Writes weekly WNBA game stories on a tight deadline for a national publication
Adobe CC products Interview WNBA players and write creative feature stories
Social media Selected member of Swish Appeal's 2016 Olympic coverage team and WNBA playoffs
Experience with live and live-to-tape
and live production KNTK-FM 93.7 the Ticket , Lincoln, NE | May 2016 Aug. 2016
Sony NX5U Production Intern
Mac and PC products Assist producer for afternoon show: scan phone calls, upload podcast, edit web content
Write, deliver and produce top-of-the-hour sports updates and commercials

REFERENCES WLUW Lunchtime News, Chicago, IL | Jan. 2016 May 2016

Anchor & Street Reporter
Michael Johnson Delivered live lunchtime radio newscast in a top three market twice a week
WLS-ABC 7 Sports Producer Covered 2016 political campaigns and primaries, crime in Chicago and Chicago sports
John Slania
Loyola Associate Dean Loyola University of Chicago Cheerleading Team | April 2013 May 2016 | Student-Athlete, Captain
LUC Student-Athlete Advising Committee | Aug. 2013 May 2016 |
Ralph Braseth Ph.D. Cheerleading Representative
Manager of Student Media School of Communications Ambassador Program | Sept. 2015 Present | NFL Draft | 2015, 2016 |