Karli Webster, Miley Cyrus, The Voice And A Rookie Plays Journalist

I wrote an article and got published for the first time! Karli Webster appears on NBC's The Voice for the first time and the coaches love her voice!

Now, normally I'm just the video guy around the radio station. However, we were a bit short staffed at the time to try and get a story out on Karli, so I was asked to step away from my video role and into the writer role. 

I had a lot of people tell me no, I had a lot of people tell me that I wasn’t quite good enough. To be able to know that that’s what’s going to be happening — I definitely would not believe myself. It’s still hard for me to believe.
— Karli Webster, KHTS Radio Interview

(Left to Right) Features Director Melissa Lampert, Karli Webster, Video Director Andrew Menjivar

Writing is not unfamiliar territory for me. While I mainly focus on the visual aspect of things at the station, there have been times when I feel like a voice over might better tell the story, so I usually write a first draft of those scripts before handing it off to the writer to revise it and to make it sound more natural for their speach. Although writing a voice over script is worlds different from writing an article, it had given me a good starting point for practice. 

 

Excerpt From My Article

Karli Webster of Santa Clarita helped kick off the 13th season of NBC’s The Voice this week. Webster made it through the first round of Blind Auditions and secured a spot on “Team Miley Cyrus.”

The 20-year-old musician instantly caught the attention of coaches Adam Levine and Miley Cyrus during her rendition of “You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon. Cyrus stood and danced to the performance while the audience clapped along.

Coaches Adam Levine and Miley Cyrus watch Karli Webster perform during the Blind Auditions. Courtesy of The Voice, NBC.

When Webster finished her song, a stand-off between Cyrus and Levine ensued.

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My video on Karli Webster

You can also read an in-depth article written by the Features Director!

Karli Webster On ‘The Voice’: ‘I Want To Be Able To Make A Mark On This Show’ (VIDEO)