Shelly Sindland is a true professional who knows how to find a story and get you covered. Her knowledge and hands-on experience in social media will also help you build a brand and leave an impressive google footprint.
A familiar face and well-known personality, Shelly worked at WTIC-TV (Fox CT) from 1995 to 2010. Throughout her career, Shelly has worn several hats including political reporter and court reporter. She has won numerous awards and interviewed notable people including past Presidents Bill Clinton, George H.W Bush, George W. Bush, former Vice-Presidents Al Gore and Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former First-Lady Laura Bush.
In 1997, she traveled to Chernobyl to cover a humanitarian mission, wrote and produced ﬁve award-winning stories. Her coverage won her a first-place award with The Society of Professional Journalists.
In 2003, she won an Associated Press first-place award for continuing coverage of former Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim’s Federal corruption trial.
In 2005, Shelly was one of only ﬁve reporters in Connecticut picked to witness the execution of serial killer Michael Ross. She spoke directly to reporters just minutes after the execution and was featured on FOX News Channel, CNN, other local affiliates, The New York Times and The Hartford Courant. Her first-hand account of the execution was published in Tribune newspapers across the country. In 2010, Shelly's coverage of the execution was featured once again in The Hartford Courant as one of the top 10 news stories of the decade. Her coverage of the Ross execution landed her a first-place award with The Associated Press.
More recently, Shelly has done vital media training for political candidates running for statewide office. She also has found a niche doing legal public relations for a few rising stars in Connecticut's legal community. Also, her creative side took center stage this year proving it is possible to make something out of nothing, turn it into a brand and then launch a successful media campaign. As the creator and photographer of Guts & Glamour, a 2012 calendar featuring Connecticut female firefighters, Shelly hit a public relations home run. Shelly, along with several firefighters, were featured on WTNH-TV, WFSB-TV, WVIT-TV, The Mary Jones Show on The Talk of Connecticut and in several newspapers including The Litchfield County Times, The Hartford Courant, The Republican American, The
Torrington Register Citizen, The West Hartford News and The Granby Drummer.
Before working at WTIC-TV, Shelly worked at television stations in Hagerstown, Maryland and Parkersburg, West Virginia. She is a regular fill-in radio talk show host for Brad Davis and Mary Jones on WDRC-AM.
Her company motto is simple~Be seen. Be heard. Be noticed. Leave a lasting impression.