Production Services Manager January 2003 to CurrentTHE CHISHOLM-MINGO GROUP, INC － New York, NY
Manage print production and broadcast departments, including in-house graphics studio.
Oversee the timely production, fulfillment and shipment of all print production materials.
Accounts: Cablevision, Kmart, ONDCP, Royal Caribbean and the United States Postal Service.
Print Production/Broadcast Manager January 1999 to September 2002RUNYON, SALTZMAN AND EINHORN, INC － Sacramento, CA
Managed print production process from paper and printer selection to press checks and fulfillment Produced cost-effective print advertising for statewide campaigns, overseeing production budgets upwards of $450,000 per project Prepared specifications for competitive bids, reviewed quotes and negotiated costs with vendors Created estimates, schedules, purchase orders and approved all production invoices Monitored all aspects of the production process to meet scheduled deadlines by staying within budget, while insuring quality print production Approved all collateral, direct mail and outdoor proofs including bluelines and matchprints Attended creative briefs and pre-production meetings to determine dates, specs, costs and quantity Purchased all stock photography and negotiated usage and model fees Supervised and extensively trained agency traffic coordinators Managed television and radio commercial casting, talent coordination and residual negotiations Hired all production companies, recording studios, editing facilities and post houses Led the coordination of talent, photography and entire crew for all commercial photo shoots Accounts: The Golden State Warriors, AT&T Broadband, California Department of Health Services and Sacramento County Elder Abuse Program.
Production Coordinator August 1997 to December 1999
Production coordination for newspaper, direct mail, outdoor and collateral materials.
Developed cost estimates for print projects based on committed vendor research.
Conducted production meetings and set deadlines for Creative staff to ensure efficient workflow.
Reviewed all specifications, bids, and estimates with the production director for final approval.
Traffic Assistant March 1997 to August 1997
Traffic dissemination to local and statewide media outlets.
Briefed Creative staff on upcoming production deadlines.
Assistant Editor January 1996 to June 1996BLUE BOOK PUBLISHERS, INC － La Jolla, CA
Conducted extensive story research for sports collector's magazine.
Published written articles for Legends of the Game.
Bachelor of Arts : Journalism, June 1996SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY － San Diego, CAGPA: GPA: 3.3 Dean's List, 3 semestersJournalism Fields of Study: Strategic Advertising Campaigns, Design and Layout, Creative Copywriting, Market Research; Member, SDSU Ad Club GPA: 3.3 Dean's List, 3 semesters