AUDIO DESIGNER, SWAT (STAFF WITH ADVANCED TRAINING)
Dedicated, enthusiastic, devoted professional seeking to obtain an online educator position which utilizes the use of 12+ years of media experience and communication skills.
Domestic and international live news and video production: management, twelve (12) yrs. media relations, quality control, and project oversight with a desire to learn and apply new skills.
experience in the organization, coordination and integration of high volume details arriving at appropriate outcomes.
Hard working, passionate professional adept at explaining challenging concepts in a motivating style.
Strong organizational and planning
Ability to work efficiently and independently
Excellent Interpersonal Skills, communication and work ethics
Good team leader, results driven
Coordination and collaborative leadership
Effective problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
Quick-thinking and creative problem solver
Successful utilization of Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, Outlook
CNN AtlantaAtlanta, GAAudio Designer, SWAT (Staff with advanced training)11/2009 to Current
Expertise in planning, coordinating, and executing various media programs.
Correspond with team members to collect data, develop recommendations, and identify best practices.
Ability to write and present ideas in a precise and logical manner.
Resolve issues as they arise to ensure the accuracy of the broadcast.
Responsible for quality sound at HLN, truTV, CNN/U.S., and CNN International.
Work alongside technicians, directors, producers, writers, anchors and reporters in a fast-paced environment.
Coordinate live and taped media events: 2012 U.S. Republican and Democratic National Convention, Primaries, and Presidential Election, Casey Anthony trial, death of Osama Bin Laden and Moammar Gadhafi, Nelson Mandela, the Royal Wedding, Nancy Grace, Dr.Drew, Uprising in Syria Select and set up equipment necessary for daily events including appropriate show music and ingesting new material into audio playback devices.
FOX 5Atlanta, GABroadcast Technician10/2006 to 11/2009
Provided high quality technical assistance while operating various broadcast equipment during live newscasts and special programming.
Assisted with creative and visual aspects of productions, including quality control and problem solving.
Supported supervisor with resolving technical production issues such as equipment failure and editorial issue, which affected the quality of the broadcasts.
Maintained a close interaction with field reporters and satellite coordinators during broadcast activities.
Ensured satellite delegations were correct and communication was established and maintained throughout the newscast.
The Weather ChannelAtlanta, GAGraphics Operator07/2004 to 07/2006
Provided graphics assistance for live weather broadcasts, including resolution of problems.
Supported Graphics Administrator in all aspects of graphics services, including completion of special projects.
Recipient of Broadcast Operations "Employee of the Month" recognition September 2004 and March 2005.
FOX 5Atlanta, GAStudio Technician06/2002 to 07/2004
Held diverse positions in studio including equipment operation and production assistance during live newscasts and taped segments.
Selected by management to assist in training new and inexperienced employees.
Completed all assignments in a timely and efficient manner to high quality standards.
Omar ProductionsAtlanta, GAWriter/Videographer06/1997 to 02/2003
Directly responsible for every aspect of projects from conception through completion.
Scheduled the assignments of freelancers, vendors, and production personnel Worked as an office assistant and oversaw all aspects of production, including making and receiving phone calls and pay bills.
Excelled in all aspects of audio and video projects, including equipment operation and editing.
Researched project ideas, coordinated interviews, and scouted shoot locations.
Applied leadership and technical expertise to direct talent and complete projects to high quality standards.
Master of Public Administration2010Bellevue University
Bachelor of Arts:Journalism/PR2008Georgia State University
Associate of Arts:Video and Film1998The Art Institute of Atlanta
Youth Committee Advisor and proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.
Participate in the annual Turner Broadcasting Volunteer Day, a signature day of service alongside fellow CNN employees, as well as other yearly initiatives throughout the year.
Proud member of the Salvation Army Peachcrest Corps Community Center and Corps Counsel; perform numerous volunteer services such as, Red Kettle bell ringer, office assistant tasks, planning of corps events.