Announcer, Copywriter, Freelance Writer
Maria E. Rocco
201 N. Philips Street, #204
Kokomo, IN 46901
Cell: (765) 437-9709
2019 WBAT-AM, Marion, IN
PART TIME ANNOUNCER
Working for WBAT-AM on-air weekly and whenever needed, running sound for sports broadcasts.
2003 to 2018 WWKI-FM, Kokomo, IN
PART TIME ANNOUNCER
Working for WWKI-FM on-air weekly and whenever needed, including anchoring hourly newscasts and working in production with the Scott Studios SS32 system. I occasionally assisted covering severe weather developments.
1998 to 2003 WLDE-FM, Fort Wayne, IN
OVERNIGHT & PART TIME ANNOUNCER
Responsibilities include on-air work on Oldies 101.7; producing commercials with the Orban DSE-7000 digital sound editor; and producing elements for one of Fort Wayne’s highest rated morning shows.
1997 WGOM-AM, Marion, IN
Responsibilities included attending local civic meetings and events in the Grant County area; writing and producing news stories about those events and other items of interest for two daily newscasts; and anchoring a 5 P.M. newscast Monday through Friday on WGOM.
1995 to 1997 WMRI-FM, Marion, IN
ANNOUNCER & PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Duties included an on-air shift over the Bomar Broadcasting Network from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.; producing commercials with Broadcast Electronics’ DS-1 and Audio Vault automated computer storage systems, digital audio tape machines, and a Sony mini-disc machine; and anchoring/producing an hour-long newscast on WGOM-AM.
1994 to 1995 WSHW-FM, Frankfort, IN
PART-TIME ANNOUNCER & PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Duties included running live board shifts on WSHW and WILO-AM during remote broadcasts, and producing commercials for both stations with Broadcast Electronics’ Audio Vault digital automation system.
1992 to 1994 WASK, INC., Lafayette, IN
SWING SHIFT ANNOUNCER & PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Responsibilities included filling in on-air on both WASK-AM and K-105 (WKOA) FM. I produced commercials for both stations, using an AKG/ORBAN DSE-7000 digital sound editor.
1992 WKLR-FM, Indianapolis, IN
Worked on-air weekly, and as needed.
1989 to 1992 WIOU-AM, Kokomo, IN
ANNOUNCER & COPYWRITER
Responsibilities included performing on-air; producing commercials; and writing commercials and on-air promotions for WIOU and WZWZ-FM part-time.
Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, 46208
Bachelor Of Science; August, 1981 to May, 1985. Major: Radio-Television. Minor: Writing.
August, 1981 to May, 1985
Bachelor of Science at Butler University