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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-five + years coaching fitness classes in effective and fun workouts to meet all levels and needs. Experience relieving back pain and coaching awareness and meditation through yoga and yin yoga since 2016. 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

  • LIVE T-V and Radio Reporting
  • Video Production & Editing on Various Formats
  • Mobile Device Video Storytelling
  • Social Media Branding & Engagement
  • Excellent Interviewing & Storytelling Skills
  • Scripting & Content Development
  • Public Speaking & Motivation
  • Blogging & Column Writing
  • Fitness & Health Expertise
  • Large Fitness Events Coordination & Execution
  • Workshop Development and Presentation
  • Teaching and Training Skills: yoga, barre, weights, meditation, Zumba & dance choreography
  • 500+ hours of yoga training

KEY SKILLS

BROADCASTING & PRODUCTION ¬†‚ÄstPossesses 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 ‚ÄstDeveloped 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 ‚ÄstExpert 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¬†‚Äď 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 ‚ÄstExpertise 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

Westwood One Radio

Broadcast Entertainer


Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN), iHeart Radio
Traffic Reporter/Producer

April 2019 to March 2022

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
Stringer
1992
KETK-TV, Tyler, TX
Anchor & Reporter
1990 – 1992
KRNV-TV, Reno, NV
Reporter, Producer Assistant
1990

FITNESS INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE

URBAN SANCTUARY YOGA STUIDIO, Denver CO: Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Back Pain Relief

KINDNESS YOGA STUDIOS, Lone Tree CO: Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga

LIFETIME CENTENNIAL, Centennial, CO: Zumba, Barbell, Yoga, Kickboxing, 

CLUB USA, Littleton CO: Zumba, Yin Yoga, Barbell, 

24 HOUR FITNESS, Denver, CO:  Bodypump, Kickboxing, Yoga, Zumba Instructor, 

DENVER UNIV. COORS FITNESS CENTER, Denver, CO: Zumba, Abs Class Instructor, 

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, BACHELOR OF ARTS, Journalism

Certifications (Present and Past): Urban Sanctuary 300 hr YTT, AFAA/NASM Group Training, BodyPump, Zumba, Life Power Yoga 200 hr YTT, 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

On Air with Davida

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