I am a 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. Bringing countless long-standing relationships in the entertainment, news, advertising and PR communities. Comprehensive background in film and television. I will bring great energy to your company with a great deal of knowledge and respect
Pop culture knowledge
TV and radio background
Strong creative vision
Strategic brand management
Strong communication skills
Talented public speaker
Videographer Editor01/2017 － 12/2017National Geographic MuseumWashington, DCProduced documentaries, Drafted film budgets and monitored expenditures. Set up equipment for broadcasts and promotions at station remotes. Wrote, produced and cut concepts and spots for show launches, current shows, and advertiser-sponsored campaigns.
Video Editor08/2016 － 12/2016NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETYPretoria, GPCaptured and reported post-show recaps, highlighting successes and opportunities for improvement. Drafted and distributed weekly production schedule to upper management and production staff. Produced television and digital news segments each show that was
Film Editor09/2015 － 05/2016Give An Hour Foundation Washington, DC Led concept development, graphics, storytelling, and delivery of segment ideas. Collaborated with team leadership and other key stakeholders on key editing and production decisions.
Production Manager05/2011 － 11/2014B-More Careful ProductionsBaltimore, MDAssessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations. Mastered the intricacies of the process flow within each department. Operated all equipment throughout manufacturing process to back-fill. Maintained and enforced a safe and clean working environment at all times. Coordinated preventative maintenance on existing and new production equipment, including routine calibration. Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules. Collaborated with the engineering team to adjust and modify production equipment. Trained, developed and counseled employees to develop a high performing team. Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
Education and Training
2017Bachelor of Arts:Georgia State University - Film,Radio and TVAtlanta, GA, United StatesPublic Speaking and Theater coursework Film and Media Studies coursework English and Creative Writing coursework Broadcasting and Newswriting coursework Radio and TV News coursework Arts and Entertainment Management coursework
Associate of Arts:American InterContinental UniversityAtlanta, GA, United StatesFilm and Media Studies coursework English and Creative Writing coursework Broadcasting and Newswriting coursework Radio and TV News coursework English and Creative Writing coursework
Activities and Honors
SAG-AFTRA MEMBER ID# 10352142 Actor, Motivational Speaking Public service Announcements Give an Hour Foundation (DVD… SAG) Hidden Battles on Unseen Fronts (BOOK DEAL) PAGE 17-22
I served as the commutations advisor to the Pentagon during hurricane Katrina, I am a patient and family-centered care advisor and patient Quality and safety personal advisor to the director and regional director of the Department of Veterans Affers hospital and regional office. I speaks to new employees at their orientations about how combat is and what it is living with a person that has different types of injurys
08/1979 － 09/1998United States Marine CorpsWashington, DC