James Burks Jr

James Burks Jr

Summary

Specialties

Mass Media Communications, video editing, audio editing, script writing, story writing, news, film, music

Sports Journalist Salisbury University

Educational Institution; Higher Education industry

January 2011 – Present (4 months)

As part of a class, my beat is Salisbury University's Men's and Women's Lacrosse teams. I am to produce 3 sports related news packages, and follow these teams for the remainder of the season. I'm also keeping up a sports related blog which is for me to give my own opinion of what's happening in the sports world.

News Reporter Salisbury University

Educational Institution; Higher Education industry

September 2010 – December 2010 (4 months)

As part of a class, I produced 3 news packages and 1 short documentary about various topics that pertain to the Salisbury area. These news packages were used as part of a show entitled, Salisbury U, which aired on SU TV(Salisbury University Television) and PAC-14; The public access channel in Salisbury, MD

Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Aug 2010

Camp Assistant

M-NCPPC

During the summers of 2007-2010, I worked as a camp assistant to a Theatre Arts camp for kids ranging in age from 8-17. My main duties were keeping the children in order, organizing performances, teaching drama music and dance, and mentoring

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Audition

Saxophone

Audacity

Avid Media Composer

Pro Tools

FInal Cut Pro

Video editing, and compositing.  Mostly news stories.