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Summary

I'm a norwegian media geek ever tracking the future of storytelling.

who aspires to the work of Mike Rowe, Casey Neistat, and David Lynch.

 

New Media Provider/Evangelist

"It's the qualities of our experiences, that determine the quality of our lives."

VLST/Transmedia Seattle assists business owners design the online experiences they need to connect with ideal customers, and explode their fan base. 

Specialty:

Assisting businesses produce sustainable online marketing content that measurably deepens ties with ideal clients while harnessing the power of their growing fanbase.

Does Your Business Need:

Core Experience:

  • 25 years experience as media artist, and digital content provider.
  •   5 years experience working on Madison Avenue for Fortune 500 media companies.
  •   2 years experience in Sierra Leone as a Peace Corps Teacher.
  •   3 years live television production experience.
  •   3 year as media manager for the Seattle Adobe Flash Users Group
  •   4 years as social media/mobile technology consultant for The Northwest Urological Society
  • 15 years local experience as sole proprietor of Vital Lies, Simple Truths Productions,
    producing digital media for innovative clientele including:

911 Media Arts, Alan Bennett FlowDoctor, A Major Show, AmeriCAM, The Animaticus Foundation, ATT Creative Services, Authentic Visibility, Ballard Brothers Seafood and Burgers, Beacon Hill Elementary School, Blackchair Productions, Carol Tollefson: The Oregon Estate Appraiser, Cascade Math Systems, The Center School, Cinema Seattle, Diane Matson, Director's Salon, Distinguishing Features, EASearch, Experience Music Project/Experience Arts Camp, Encore Motion Pictures, Ergometrics, Evergreen Hospital, Filmmakers' Forum/Flyfilmmaking, FOXSports Northwest,  Good TV, Harmony Design Studio, Health Coalition For Communities of Color, ITVA, JanD'Arcy & Associates, Juetten Personal Financing, Key Bank, Lake Washington Girls Middle School, Lifetime Learning Center, Manasseh Communications, Max Howard Consulting Group, Mainstreet Media Savvy, Microsoft, Motorola, Nancy Juetten, Northwest Urological Society, NOVA High School, NWTech, Play International Film Festival, Pravda Media, Quantum Martial Arts, Rod Long, Scriberight, SCTV, Seattle Arts Institute, SIFF, SIFVC, Sony Classical Film/Video NY, TheHighbar.TV, The Success Perspective, TheWarrenReport, T-Mobile, Tolly's Restaurant and Antiques, Tony White, University of Washington Medical School, Venture Media, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Theatre Pudget Sound, The Warren Report, Warner Bros., Warren Etheredge, Washington State Urological Society, Women In Film, Washington State University.

Work History

20142016

Sales Assistant/Technician

SimplyMac, Salem, OR

Apple Sales and Tech trained.  Two years customer service in Lancaster Mall.

2012Present

Transmedia Storyteller MeetUp Host

Transmedia Seattle MeetUp

Founded 155 member workshop for NW media makers to explore transmedia storytelling and the future of storytelling.  

Jul 19972012

Digital Video Production/Web Design

Vital Lies, Simple Truths Productions

Assisted visionary NW companies produce sustainable digital media that wins clients for over 13 years.

Apr 1999Apr 2000

TV Editor

Fox Sports

Flown to WSU in Pullman, WA to edit Running With Cougs , a monthly 1/2 hour Fox sports show.

First episode took 19 hrs to complete. Last show took just under 6 hours. 

Jan 1995Jun 1997

Film Story Analyst/Reader

Warner Bros. Pictures

Reader for VP Judy Tobey out of the New York Office, analyzing over 700 manuscripts for possible adaptation to film.

Jan 1993Jan 1995

Film Development Associate

Sony Classical Film & Video

Was brought in on the opening of Sony Classical Film & Video to work for music producer Peter Gelb, who is now General Manager of the Metrapolitan Opera.

Designed scripting database and assisted in the story development and distribution of two feature films: Voices From a Locked Room and Madame Butterfly, as well as numerous Tanglewood concert videos featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, and other Sony artists.

2016Present

Cellar Worker

Eola Hills Winery, Rickreall, OR

Worked the bottling line that produced 600,000 cases of Eola's finest last season. Forklift trained.

19831986

Peace Corps Volunteer

Sierra Leone, West Africa
  • High School Science Teacher 
  • Later recruited by Catholic priests to assist in the support and development of women’s group development projects.

Client Work

Education

Sep 1991Jun 1992

post-bac studies

The New School

Continuing Education Classes:

Screenwriting, Directing, Story Analysis

Selected after class series for hire as story analyst at Warner Bros.

Sep 1987Jun 1989

post-bac studies

University of Oregon

Interdisiplinary Master Studies Program: Advanced classes in Cognitive Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Genetics, and Literature. No Thesis.

Sep 1975Jun 1979

Bachelor of Science

Lewis & Clark College

Natural Sciences B.S.