Driven leader with 10 plus years of experience in broadcasting and planning experience. Expert at coordinating administrative activities, and creating policies. Outgoing and enthusiastic leader able to manage and motivate various types of employees.
-Initiate QC process on library acquisitions, including feature and episodic masters and foreign language assets.
-Review QC results and work with producers and local labs, such as; Fotokem, Deluxe, Central Post, ADS, and Post Haste, to resolve required fixes.
-Create international and domestic digital distribution masters for many of the OTT platforms, including; Amazon Prime, Netflix, STARZPlay International, Orange, Canal Play, iTunes, Google/YouTube, Pluto TV, and many more.
-Conform existing foreign language assets as needed in order to fulfill global licensee agreements for clients, such as; Canal Play, Orange, Rostelecom, Eagle, Videomarket, TBS Europe, and many more.
-Create and process purchase orders requisitions with various vendors and follow order through completion.
-Notify Sales and Servicing teams when assets are serviceable.
-Project manager for many mastering and conformance jobs for titles within the Hearst, Lantern, Summit, Lionsgate, Starz, and many other libraries.
-Update the Google documents and maintain our foreign language assets computer database.
-Transfer digital files from the Starz NY location to Premiere Digital Serving lab By utilizing Aspera Faspex.
-Supervise and train new employees.
-Recruited, hired, mentored, and managed two Distribution Specialist positions.
-Oversaw the foreign language dubbing process, which included obtaining quotes, scheduled production and oversaw the tracking and delivery of all pertinent assets for internal and external distribution.
-Developed and Maintained relationships with the domestic; Fotokem, Media Toaster, Sony, Post Haste, and international dub houses; Nice Fellow, LaBibi.IT, Scalamedia, MediaDub, and others.
-Project Managed the delivery of materials to territories/distributors and ensured that all materials are available to fulfill licensing agreements.
-Oversaw workflow for the creation of alternative versions, such as; syndicated versions, free TV, extended versions, and more.
-Read and fully understood the license contracts.
-Issued department purchase orders for QC, sub-mastering and distribution.
-Reviewed QC reports and evaluated and suggested possible fixes with licensor and/or production.
-Guided lab through audio/video sub-mastering answering any questions and provided resolution to issues during the sub-mastering process.
-Project Managed the marketing video grid and initiated the acquisition and distribution of related marketing materials for internal and external distribution.
-Assisted the Finance Distribution Specialist with all invoice processing and budget tracking.
-Executed the Tennis programming strategy by selecting scripted programs and LIVE and Repeated tennis matches.
-Analyzed overnight ratings data to help determine the best time slots for the Live, Encore, and Classic matches as well as Original programming premieres.
-Researched matches and implemented successful stunts, such as; Love 30, Black History Month, Rivalry Week, etc.
-Created Grand Slam schedules and other major Tennis events in advance and disclosed the information internally and externally.
-Assisted with the creation of the overall network schedule to 29 million subscribers.
-Forecasted the yearly amount of LIVE and delayed hours for the Ad and Affiliate Sales departments.
-Introduced the Bug Messaging to our on-air look including Premiere, Live, Countdown, and more.
-Assisted in the introduction of the lower thirds and text snipes.
-Implemented and maintained media plans for all promos and short form fillers.
-Acted as a Weekend Day-of-Air Coordinator to Master Control regarding any LIVE programming changes.
-Trained and mentored one Manager, and two coordinators.
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