Hands-on Producer effective at bringing projects from concept to reality. Expert in personnel and project management with a passion for turning the best ideas into shows and movies that entertain and inspire. Talented Editor versed in delivering top-notch television programs, promos and commercials. Extensive experience with Final Cut Pro and Avid. Extremely detail-oriented and committed to creating a high-quality finished product. Strong sense of visual aesthetics. High energy professional with over 8 years of experience.
Copy and script writing for television, radio & social media.
Expanding viewership for promoted shows & increasing attendance at the events promoted by my employers
Videography , non-linear editing and animation
Production and pre-production coordination
One of my Facebook videos has 2 million views and counting
92% growth on 45TV sitcoms over the last year alone
8 years videography 4 years editing and animating
Live events: news, sports and a talkshow
Promotions ProducerFeb 2014 to Current Hubbard Broadcasting Inc KSTC and KSTP TV
Write, shoot and edit spots and campaigns for programs and events, either airing on or associated with the above-mentioned stations as well as 3 other sub-channels.
Original creations generally involve local programing, news promotion, and much of the content that airs on KSTC, as it has no network affiliation.
Daily duties involve writing and editing copy, images and video for social media as well as the tagging, rendering and exporting of deliverable pieces of video.
My work often includes pre-production: conception, writing, coordinating, ingesting video, graphic design, music selection, etc.
The concerted effort usually involves multiple in-house departments (news, web, Hubbard Inc.
owned radio stations) as well as clients and sponsors, and other producers within my department.
I am also an integral part of producing the packages and elements aired in-show for all of the 45 High school tournament broadcasts making 2-3 longer form packages that air during breaks in the games and gathering all of the other video elements requested.
Stage ManagerJan 2009 to Current
Stage manage pre-, post- and intermission shows for both Minnesota Wild and Timberwolves games for a number of Fox Sports affiliates, or for the channel contracted to carry the "away" team's broadcast.
Primary responsibilities: Assist talent, producers, and camerapersons to allow for a clean broadcast.
Ensure that each sponsor read occurs as close to the agreed upon time in the show as possible.
Notify the talent of any changes to the show and quickly research statistics if needed.
Assist the producer and director in any fashion they deem necessary throughout the night.
A secondary list of freelance work is constantly evolving, but examples include: Editing for a series of videos for the Minnesota International NGO Network featuring speeches from the 2015 Idea Summit.
Wrote, shot and edited a series of web videos for NUAJ Enterprises.
Shot video for Frozen Guild Media for the Mounds View School district.
Ran parabolic microphone for the Ohio State Football radio network (WBNS) for an Ohio State vs.
Floor DirectorJan 2008 to Jan 2014 KSTP and KSTC TV
Originally hired as a Production Assistant.
Become the Floor Director within one year.
Tasks varied from day-to-day.
Primary responsibilities: Coordinate and lead the camera crew of Twin Cities Live---a live local talk show-- and the Minnesota State High School tournaments, as well as other live events such as the annual broadcasts from the Minnesota State Fair that aired on KSTP and KSTC TV.
Assisted in the creation (filming and editing) of segments for TCL and high school tournament content as needed.
Took the producer's vision and turned it into viable plans that could be executed in real time.
During this time I also wrote a number of blog posts for KSTP.com centering on the Minnesota Timberwolves titled "Musel's Musings.".
Bachelor's Degree, Film Studies MassDecember 2006St. Cloud State UniversityFilm Studies Mass Communication focused on broadcast radio. Film and Media Coursework: Screenwriting, Digital Filmmaking, Film History, Advanced Production, Visual Grammar/Media Writing, Broadcast Documentary Theory, Audio Production and Theory, Critical Analysis in Film Studies. Also volunteered at 88.1 FM, KVSC Radio.
Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Photoshop, Premier (current editing platform at work), audio production, Avid Media Composer (novice), Broadcast television, website content management systems, directing, Editing, Final Cut X (novice), Final Cut 7 (expert), Final Draft, File transfer protocol, graphic design, Logging, Mac and PC capable, Director, marketing and strategies, Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Network, personnel, camera, Pro Tools, Producer, promotion, Radio, Audio and video rendering, Researching, copy and screenwriting
Video production software: After Effects, Premier (current platform) Final Cut 7 (expert) Final Cut X (intermediate) Avid Media composer (intermediate) Photoshop, media encoder, media compressor,