DAVIDA WRIGHT GALVIN
Phone: 720.235.8622 ¨ DavidaWright@comcast.net ¨ www.withDavida.com
BROADCASTER, JOURNALIST, FITNESS EXPERT, BLOGGER AND SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETER
Health & fitness professional with an extensive journalistic background as a news anchor and television reporter and radio broadcaster. Proven ability to motivate, inspire and transform participants in their pursuit of a healthy and active lifestyle. Seventeen years of experience in television news reporting and anchoring, brings deadline driven determination, calm decision making under stress, and poise to every situation. Radio broadcaster delivering on the spot traffic reports and lifestyle topics. Twenty years of experience teaching fitness classes in effective and fun workouts to meet all levels and needs. Emphasizes the importance of having a fun, positive attitude while working out and crossing into every day life. Brings a contagious, cheering energy to the floor every time. Successful at building social media following and marketing events to diverse groups.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
BROADCASTING & PRODUCTION – Possesses a radiant presence which captivates audiences in person and on the screen. A long history in broadcast television as a news anchor and journalist, with hundreds of hours of live television experience. On the spot radio traffic reporting. Smooth broadcasting voice with interesting engagement to pop music radio audience.
BLOGGING AND SOCIAL MEDIA BRANDING – Developed topics and authored fitness blog offering research and tips to educate readers on healthy living. Experience with various newsletter and newspaper column writing for mothers and women. Experienced on most social media platforms with high engagement and proven ability to acheive name recognition and interaction.
FITNESS & YOGA TRAINING – Expert trainer leading large groups in fitness and dance across a variety of modalities including Zumba, Vegas Stilleto Fitness, Balletone, Kickboxing, BodyPump, Life Power Yoga, Yin Yoga, Hip Hop Cardio, Step Aerobics, Sports Conditioning and Muscle Strengthening.
ZUMBA BRANDING – Instrumental in ushering the Zumba Fitness trend into the Denver area. Chosen as one of the first internatioal Zumba Jammers (choreography specialist). Brings exciting, high-energy sessions using moves from dance styles including samba, bachata, salsa, Punjabi, reggaeton, belly dancing, flamenco, rock, and hip hop. Demonstrates a major emphasis on using correct form and mastery of each dance step so that participants can get the most out of each session. Qualified instructor of Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, Zumbatomic, and Zumba Sentao.
HEALTH & SCIENCE – Expertise in health and affinity toward science. Award winning Health & Science Reporter in Boston. Proven ability to break down complicated research and relate to viewer. Years of experience studying physical health and helping clients achieve healthy lifestyles.
TELEVISION & JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE
|Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN), iHeart Radio
|2018 to present|
|Easy Drug Card Website, Denver, CO
Fitness Blog Writer
|2015 – 2017|
|NECN-TV, Boston, MA
Health & Science Reporter & Anchor
|1994 – 2006|
|KTVN-TV, Reno, NV
Reporter & Anchor
|1992 – 1994|
|KZEY-AM, Tyler, TX
|KETK-TV, Tyler, TX
Anchor & Reporter
|1990 – 1992|
|KRNV-TV, Reno, NV
Reporter, Producer Assistant
FITNESS INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE
LIFETIME CENTENNIAL, Zumba, Barbell, Yoga, Kickboxing, Centennial, CO
CLUB USA, Zumba, Yin Yoga, Barbell, Littleton CO
24 HOUR FITNESS, Turbo Kickboxing, Bodypump, Zumba Instructor, Denver, CO
DENVER UNIV. COORS FITNESS CENTER, Zumba, Abs Class Instructor, Denver, CO
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, BACHELOR OF ARTS, Journalism
Certifications (Present and Past): AFAA/NASM Group Training, BodyPump, Zumba, Life Power Yoga, Balletone, SCW Personal Training Certification, Turbo Kickboxing, YMCA Personal Training Certification, Reebok Core Board Training Certification, CPR/AED & Infant CPR; YMCA Fitness Instructor Certification
AWARDS & DESIGNATIONS
SWORD OF HOPE AWARD, American Cancer Society award for outstanding overall reporting
DUPONT-COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY JOURNALISM AWARD, Awarded for in-depth reporting
GARRY BROWN OUTSTANDING BROADCASTER AWARD, UNR
BOSTON ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS, Vice President
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