Journalist, photographer, tech enthusiast

Mike Waterhouse's Resume

Mike Waterhouse's background and job experience

Mike Waterhouse [.com]

Creative leader who is passionate about using technology to improve experiences through better product, operations and workflows


  • Led major transition of newsroom computer system at WABC in 2018

  • Promoted from director to VP within 9 months at Worldnow

  • “Employee of the quarter” at WEWS in March 2011

  • “Most valuable player” at WSAZ in 2006 and 2009, “most innovative” in 2007


03/2018–Present                   Bloomberg News                    New York, N.Y.
News Development Operations Team Lead

  • Manage team responsible for technical operations of the newsroom's global footprint

  • Make the near-impossible possible daily through innovative thinking, relationship building

  • Bridge the cross-team/departmental gaps among editorial, engineering, IT and product

07/2015–03/2018                   WABC-TV/ABC-OTV                    New York, N.Y.
Senior Digital Producer

  • Lead daily content publishing strategy for website, mobile, apps and social media

  • Collaborate with TV-based managers and staff to ensure consistency across screens

  • Create enhanced TV/digital workflows and tools used across all ABC stations

  • Identify and implement creative digital storytelling techniques

07/2013–06/2015                   Worldnow                    Long Island City, N.Y.
Vice President, Client Services & Strategic Account Management

  • Oversee more than 100 client accounts, ensuring customer satisfaction & retention

  • Consult TV stations in digital best practices, help devise feasible & effective workflows

  • Present strategies for social media, SEO, multi-screen approach, site redesigns

  • Work closely with product team to execute features to increase discoverability

  • Lead client workshops about social media, SEO, multi-screen approach

02/2010–06/2013            WEWS NewsChannel 5        Cleveland, Ohio
Executive Producer of New Media

  • Produce and oversee time-sensitive content generated for website, social media

  • Plan and execute major system changes for newsroom, train staff on new technology

  • Develop and carry out social media strategy for station and staff

  • Motivate team of five using skills gained at leadership training offered through company

01/2005–02/2010               WSAZ NewsChannel 3        Huntington/Charleston, W.Va.
News Operations Manager

  • Help develop, drive forward all technology initiatives for two-city news operation

  • Built station’s digital properties and workflows from the ground up

  • Lead team planning for major event coverage, including breaking news & elections

  • Develop training guides for new equipment/software, serve as trainer

  • Administrate newsroom computer system, optimize settings and user features

04/1999-01/2005                WSAZ NewsChannel 3        Huntington/Charleston, W.Va.

  • Incorporate creative style in capturing newsworthy events for a commercial newscast

  • Crafted and implemented more effective systems for workflow and videotape storage

Education & Involvement

1997–2001                       Ohio University                                 Athens, Ohio

  • Bachelor of Science in Communication

  • Major in Communication Systems Management

  • Two-term Elected Student Body Representative, Ohio University Student Senate

  • Interned in telecom division at Progressive Insurance in Mayfield Village, Ohio

Technical Proficiency

Web Tools

  • HTML, DNS, TCP/IP • Google Webmaster Tool • Google News Publisher Center • AP Style • WordPress • Worldnow/Frankly Producer CMS • Clickability CMS • Endplay CMS • ABC Site Editor • Video streaming, VOIP • Anvato video streaming • Teradek live streaming • Spredfast • Hootsuite • Vitrue

Creative Tools

  • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Lightroom • Adobe Premiere

Analytics Tools

  • Adobe Analytics/Omniture • Google Analytics • comScore DAX • Chartbeat • Crowdtangle • Shareablee

Business Tools

  • Salesforce • Pardot • JIRA • Confluence • MS Office/Google Doc • Microsoft Visio • Windows 7/8.1/10 • MacOS

Broadcast TV Tools

  • ENPS • iNews • Dalet • Weather Central/WSI • NewsTicker products


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