Nikki Gaskins | Elance
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Nikki Gaskins

TV Reporter Here For Your Writing/PR/Voicing Needs
   United States
  |   Mount Pleasant, SC


Nikki Gaskins is a hardworking, professional, Emmy-nominated journalist who operates the public relations company, Spotlight Media Pros.

You can find the company at:

This freelance journalist and soon-to-be author has more than a decade of experience working in TV news, radio and the newspaper industry.

From website design to article writing, Nikki aims for 100% customer satisfaction.

Have a marketing/public relations need? Contact Nikki with Spotlight Media Pros today.

Service Description
The services I provide include:

--Press release writing
--Website Design
--Voice Overs
--Article Writing
--Web Content
--Creative Writing
--Social Media Marketing
--Resume Writing
--Graphic Design
American Heart Association
Certified in CPR/AED
Awarded: 2013
University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Arts
2001 - 2004
Internet Brands
Online Content Editor
2013 - Present
Help maintain three national websites for the company’s shopping division:,, and Constantly updating merchant pages from remote to boost traffic and increase company profit. Post daily offers/deals for consumers. Edit content as needed. Perform page quality checks.
Spotlight Media Pros
2013 - Present
Produce compelling written content for clients all over the world, including but not limited to: press releases, news articles, videos, blogs, SEO friendly content. Provide media consultation to clients, generate publicity for their projects.
2011 - 2014
Report on multiple stories a day; handle breaking news with ease; post multiple stories to the web daily including video; perform daily live shots; develop news contacts; produce and anchor as needed
Anchor/Crime Reporter
2009 - 2011
Served as lead reporter covering crime & court system for FOX & ABC newscasts; host 30 minute show called “Savannah’s Most Wanted;” backup anchor; backup producer; backup assignment manager; extensive live shot experience; edit own stories using non-linear program; shoot video as needed.
Demand Media
Freelance Writer
2009 - 2011
Generate content on a variety of subjects under strict deadline for on-line publications such as,, and the beauty website,
2008 - 2009
Shoot, edit, and write own stories utilizing ENPS, Edius Pro, and High Def P2 cameras; generate enterprising story ideas; perform live shots daily including for earlier shows; serve as primary fill-in producer for newscasts; fill-in anchor & produce own shows; utilize World Now to post stories and video to web nightly; responsible for “Most Wanted” franchise.
2005 - 2008
Average four live shots per morning; backup anchor; edit & approve scripts; bring enterprising story ideas to daily meetings; book own show guests; ability to cover breaking news live from the scene; primary fill-in producer for all newscasts; develop contacts; utilize World Now to post stories and video to web; manage weekend staff.
Payment Terms
None specified
Nikki Gaskins | Elance

Nikki Gaskins