Music scheduling programs: Audio Vault, Scott System, Maximizer, PD Advantage, PromoSuite, and BDS reports.
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Photoshop
Pop culture knowledge
Strong creative vision
Strong communication skills
Talented public speaker
Strategic brand management
24 Hour FitnessJuly 2014 to CurrentMembership Counselor Austin, TX
Problem solver while Interact with potential members and current members
Close memberships at 45% while attaching personal training at company goal of 5%
RARA Family Inc.November 2011 to March 2015Fatherhood Specialist/Domestic Engineer Austin, TX
Supervise the growth and learning of fundamental skills for my now three year old and eight year old children
Provide academic curriculum
Organize daily activities including transportation and daily meals
H&M CommunicationsApril 2010 to November 2011Grassroots & Experiential Marketing Austin, TX
Market Manager for Miami, San Antonio, Denver and Austin Markets
Pitch promotional partners, coordinate grassroots events, and prepare collateral materials
Develop effective marketing strategies, inclusive of radio, television, print, and online ◦ Manage day-to-day communication on client-related promotional campaigns ◦ Track promotional clips and air checks ◦ Write copy, manage promotional events and develop detailed reports and recaps for clients ◦ Use social media to keep the public abreast of our campaigns
Stay abreast of new trends, market, and audience specific developments
24 Hour FitnessNovember 2008 to September 2009Membership Counselor Austin, TX
Weekend lead ◦ Managed weekend staff and making sure weekend sales and leads goals were obtained ◦ Customer service contact for member questions and concerns
Assessed new member needs and advised them on appropriate fitness packages
Generated steady stream of new business
BMP RadioJanuary 2008 to September 2008Afternoon Disc Jockey Austin, TX
Hosted the daily afternoon show "Rico's Corner" ◦ Time slot covered evening commute time (2-7 Monday - Saturday) ◦ Initiated features for clients to sell: * 2 o'clock Throw Back * Flava 4 @ 4 * 5 o'clock Beat down * 6 o'clock Rep Your Block ◦ Wrote and produced show liners/sweepers/promos/commercials ◦ Was the morning show host for the month of January
CBS Radio/Entercom/BMP Radio - The BeatMarch 2005 to December 2007Night Disc Jockey- Assistant Program Director/Music Director Austin, TX
Hosted the nightly show "Rico's Corner" (Monday - Friday) ◦ Left as the #1 night jock in the city * Arbitron rated top 3 for 7 out of 9 books (number 1 four times) * Rated top 5 for other 2 books. ◦ Re-created Heartbeatz on the station, which help increase our overall numbers. ◦ Initiated features for clients to sell: * 6:30 Check-In * Sexy 7 @ 7 * Check Da Rhyme * New Beatz @ 9 * Screw @ 8:32 ◦ Promoted listener interaction/involvement by broadcasting live at high school football games and bringing a different high school into the station on a weekly basis
Served as Assistant Program Director/Music Director ◦ Scheduled music with RCS Selector ◦ Prepared music logs, requests, weekend schedules, and clocks for the station ◦ Interacted with labels by setting up and taking music calls ◦ Determined music played on the station
Wrote and produced station liners/sweepers/promos/commercials
Assisted the promotions department in coordinating street hits, on-air give-a-ways, and on-air promotions.
Univision RadioNovember 2004 to March 2005Recapped events and made them available to sales McAllen Houston, TX
Late Night Jock and Swing Shift
Late night jock for the mix show from 10p-2a and Heartbeatz
Created a street hit log for jocks and promotions to follow based on station hot zips
Primary fill in for all on-air shifts due to my versatility Party 104.9 Houston, TX Promotions Tech
Hosted the daily countdown (Top 4 at 4 with Mean Green) by identifying different target locations to market the station, coordinated listener involvement, and introduced and closed the countdown on air
Prepared for remotes and on-location events by creating a carnival type atmosphere
Managed the backstage area during our concerts
Recapped music logs obtained during remotes and club events
Recapped events and made them available to sales
Coordinated the maintenance and service of vehicles
Produced a weekly feature for the Jammin' J Show, "High School of the Week", which included arranging for the appearance of different high schools around the Houston area to be a part of the show.
Infinity RadioMay 2003 to September 2003Webmaster/Community Director Asst., Promotions Asst Houston, TX
Updated and maintained the websites for Infinity Radio in Houston ◦ www.sportsradio610.com ◦ www.khjz.com
Assisted the community director in creating proposals for special projects, including the CMA Radio Awards and Billboard Radio Awards.
Cumulus Media/PowerJanuary 2003 to April 2003Webmaster/Promotions Assistant/Board Operator Houston, TX
Updated the website on a daily basis to keep station listeners informed of all station events and activities. www.power975.com
Organized and created prizes and giveaways for the listeners on the web.
Supervised and mentored 5-8 interns, 5 of whom were later hired by the station or other stations.
Managed subscribers' base on the "POWER Club" website to update subscribers on contest and station news through the station's newsletters.
Helped launch POWER 97.5, Cumulus Media's first major market station.
Produced "Club 975", "Baka Boyz", "Wake Up Show", and other on-air shows. Also obtained programming experience doing "call-ins" and "running the board".
Assisted with production of the "Doug Banks Morning Show"
Voiced a number of commercials.
Administered and participated in music tests.
University of HoustonBA: Media Production, Film StudiesHouston, TX, USGraduated August, 2003 University of Houston Houston, TX BA in Media Production/ Minor in Film Studies
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Companies Worked For:
24 Hour Fitness
RARA Family Inc.
CBS Radio/Entercom/BMP Radio - The Beat
University of Houston
Job Titles Held:
Fatherhood Specialist/Domestic Engineer
Grassroots & Experiential Marketing
Afternoon Disc Jockey
Night Disc Jockey- Assistant Program Director/Music Director
Recapped events and made them available to sales
Webmaster/Community Director Asst., Promotions Asst
Webmaster/Promotions Assistant/Board Operator
BA : Media Production, Film Studies
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