Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Diligent and Emmy award winning Lead Audio Operator seeking to leverage 10+ years of hands on experience in a live broadcast environment, and proven success in leadership and operational excellence into a Senior Audio Engineer role. Comprehensive background includes development of product experiences for large-scale sports and entertainment, a keen understanding of broadcasting productions, signal flow and recognition for achieving technical excellence within each project. Adept with handling audio hardware and software for processing and mixing.

Key Accomplishments
  • Emmy Award Winning Audio Engineer; superb team player highlighted by mixing College Gameday for 5 consecutive years
  • Spearheaded initiatives in the development of training programs for audio engineers; recognized as strategic inspiring leader for product experience
  • Collaborated with teams that produced content in over 60 countries including television (26 networks and syndication), radio, digital, consumer products, social media and event production
  • Fostered a robust, sustainable network of clients through leveraging strong leadership and presentation skills to optimize key business results
  • 10+ years of A1 experience in digital product development and digital project management with a track record of successful launches and delivery
  • Strong knowledge of industry standard information of audio for broadcast and live event with expertise in designing and building audio workflow
  • Proven capacity to handle multi-task levels of management responsibility with minimal direction from superiors
  • Exceptional interpersonal, customer service, written, verbal, facilitation and presentation skills with individuals at all levels, including senior management and executive audiences
  • Experience with multiple product development methodologies and leading cross-functional teams
  • Excellent ability to establish connections and develop strong working relationships while consistently meeting deadlines in a highly-matrixed, fast-paced environment
Work History
09/2003 to Current
Lead Audio Operator - Production Operations ESPN City, STATE,

Repeatedly recognized for great performance through a series of promotions and was selected for top-priority initiatives throughout career span, thus gaining exceptional client relations and demonstrated project management skills. Oversee creative consultation, project development, and in-house shows for resulting in receiving an Emmy Award for “College Gameday” for five consecutive years.

  • Collaborate with teams producing content in over 60 countries and territories across all 7 continents, including 26 networks and syndication, radio, digital, consumer products, social media and event production
  • Successfully launch a variety of shows including board file set up and music selections on the College Hockey Show, Sports Reporters and NFL Fantasy Show
  • Partner with Commercial Operations and Creative Services team to develop daily content that directly increases revenue streams across digital and linear platforms
  • Supervise and train (enter number) Audio Operators; revamp and configure training manuals to accommodate different learning styles
  • Build and lead studio teams in the creation and growth of ESPN Radio original podcasts while producing radio montages for tv highlights
  • Creatively design sound and facilitate media output arrangements for televised shows including: SportsCenter, Mike & Mike, Euro Cup, U.S. Open
06/2004 to 06/2008
Production Assistant Lead ESPN City, STATE,
  • Gained experience supporting production teams in all stages of development, pre-production, production, post-production, delivery and marketing of media content
  • Developed strong show components including writing leads, recaps and creating montages; valued as competent behind-the-scenes leader ensuring production events ran smoothly and efficiently
  • Evaluated operational needs and implemented strategies that increased productivity, enhanced quality, and improved cost effectiveness
  • Earned consistent praise from management and clients for anticipating needs of executives and guests; prioritizing tasks and ensuring successful execution of all productions
09/2003 to 06/2004
Librarian - Media Assets and Duplication ESPN City, STATE,
  • Attended daily SportsCenter ideas meeting and pitched innovative ideas leading to a Sports Emmy for personal contributions to "The Ultimate Highlight"
  • Assisted Studio and Event Production team in finding archived video using NCS database
  • Organized proper order of all assets including inventory from outside vendors
Expected in
Master of Science: Business Management
University of Saint Joseph's - West Hartford, CT,
Expected in
Bachelor of Arts: Communications
University of Hartford - Hartford, CT,

Major: Mass Media – Radio & TV Production

Minor: Journalism

  • University of Saint Joseph’s | Graduate Certificate: Contemporary Project Management
  • Emergency Management Institute | FEMA: Emergency Planning and Technical Writing

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