Dave Walker

Dave Walker

Skills

Skills

Demonstrated Expertise

Developing and producing award-winning media for clients Hands-on expertise in all phases of video production and multi-media content authoring Designing, developing and maintaining websites and rich media products High end graphic design for motion and print applications Managing crew and operations of video production facilities Traveling and producing in a wide variety of domestic and international locations

Interest

-Chinese language

-Science

-Travel

-Cooking

-Photography

Objective

Communications is about sharing information.Whether the communicator is sharing knowledge, information or emotion, the effectiveness of these transmissions over time has profoundly impacted our human existence. I have spent my professional life as that kind of person, standing in the gap between those who know, and those who need to know, helping to bridge that gap with effective communication.

My objective is to facilitate human communication and learning in ways that are meaningful and productive, and as my experience and credentials enable, find appropriate opportunities to lead, train and mentor others in this field

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present

Director of Communictions

Habitat for Humanity Bay-Waveland Area
  • Develop and implement comprehensive communications strategy, targeting specific audiences, including volunteers, donors, news media, homeowners, and others
  • Develop and nurture relationships with corporate partners, government officials, local and national media and others to fulfill media and public relations objectives
  • Design, launch and maintain web and social media presence
  • Write, shoot and edit video products for advertising, promotion and resource development
  • Write, design and distribute press releases, VNR’s, direct mail campaigns, HTML newsletters, brochures, newsletters
  • Selected in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 to produce annual videos for The Gala – an annual event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce to recognize individuals and businesses in Hancock County for outstanding achievement.
2005 - 2008

Director of Video Services

Habitat for Humanity International
  • Promoted to Department Manager after brief tenure as Editor/Producer
  • Managed staff and daily operations of studio and post-production facility
  • Developed and managed capital and operating budgets for television department
  • Worked with both internal and external clients to develop and produce media products that met specific marketing and training objectives
  • Traveled extensively to both national and international locations to shoot and produce video and other media products
  • Produced and delivered award-winning video products for the Carter Work Project in India (2006) and Los Angeles (2007)
  • Developed and produced award-winning video products for Operation Home Delivery, Habitat’s Gulf Coast recovery effort, which received more than $150 million in initial funding and engaged more than 100,000 volunteers
  • Redesigned studio and editing facilities to upgrade production and provide networked post-production capabilities
2004 - 2005

Producer/Director

Henrico County Public Schools
  • Provided consultation services and media products to meet specific audience objectives for clients
  • Hired and supervised crews in both studio and field environments to shoot and produce video programming for broadcast and national distribution
  • Wrote scripts, developed production plans and managed budgets for media productions
  • Developed and produced high-end graphics packages for video programs and multi-media products
  • Developed curriculum products for distribution with media products
  • Developed and produced interactive and web-based media products for clients
  • Shot and produced video programming in a variety of national and international locations
2000 - 2004

Media Consultant

Dave Walker Media
  • Provided consultation services and media products to meet specific audience objectives for clients
  • Hired and supervised crews in both studio and field environments to shoot and produce video programming for broadcast and national distribution
  • Wrote scripts, developed production plans and managed budgets for media productions
  • Developed and produced high-end graphics packages for video programs and multi-media products
  • Developed curriculum products for distribution with national media products
  • Developed and produced interactive and web-based media products for clients
1998 - 2000

Senior Producer

International Mission Board
  • Traveled extensively to international locations to shoot and produce video programs for national and international distribution
  • Worked with in-house and external clients to develop video programs to meet specific audience objectives
  • Hired and supervised crews and in-house staff in studio and field environments
  • Developed and produced high-end video graphics packages for broadcast programs, national events and nationally distributed programs
  • Coordinated and supervised the efforts of in-house and freelance producers to develop and produce nationally distributed monthly video magazine program
  • Developed and produced curriculum-based video content for agency’s fund raising efforts, which raised more than $150 million annually
  • Wrote and produced award-winning video programs for children and teenagers

Education

Education
Sep 2012 - Present

PhD

University of South Alabama

Doctoral Foundations Track

1978 - 1982

BA - Communications

Baylor University