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Work experience

Sep 2012Present

Digital Media Producer, Journal of the American Medical Association

American Medical Association Chicago

• Produce audio and video content for the JAMA Network journals featuring leading clinicians, researchers and medical policy makers 

• Record, edit, and produce interviews discussing the latest medical innovations

• Encode multimedia content for a variety of social media channels 

• Oversee video productions from pre-production through final delivery

• Design, implement and code new online features and pages

Feb 2005Present

Owner / Freelance Audio Producer

Record the World

Recorded, produced, mixed and mastered live and studio recordings for Delmark Records, Pitchfork TV, Chicago Public Radio, WLUW 88.7 FM, The Chicago Children's Choir, Pedro The Lion, Yeasayer, Beirut, Juana Molina, The Bollweevils, Broken Social Scene, Free Energy, Konono Nr1, Balkan Beat Box, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Real Estate, Peter Matthew Bauer and many other amazing artists. 

• Managed recording projects from pre-production through final mastering

• Scheduled sessions, maintained books and billed clients

• Updated, developed and maintained website and social networking sites.

• Provided technical support, studio consulting and software training to local recording studios 

Apr 2007Aug 2012

Producer / Co-creator

From the Stage | Radio M

"From the Stage" was a monthly, 30-60 minute segment on Chicago Public Radio’s world music program, "Radio M," that featured concerts and interviews with musicians from around the globe.

• Recorded, mixed, and edited live concerts and interviews for the “From the Stage” segment on Chicago Public Radio’s world music program, Radio M

• Coordinated with venues, artists, and artist’s management to ensure broadcast quality recordings

• Developed and contributed content to Radio M’s social networking sites

• Produced and curated additional online video content for the program

In 2012, I produced 15 on-demand episodes of "Radio M" for streaming music services like Spotify and MOG. This playlist style version of the program offered listeners a podcast-like experience with fully licensed, full-length music.

Aug 1997Feb 2005

Recording Engineer | Producer

BLAM Recording

• Engineered on countless tracking, overdub, mix and mastering sessions

• Managed studio calendar

• Scheduled and hired additional talent (musicians, voiceover, etc.) as needed

• Maintained and updated studio website, equipment and backed up client files.

• Billed clients using QuickBooks Pro

• Developed advertising promotions to acquire new clients

• Coordinated, booked and recorded live in-studio sessions for WLUW 88.7 FM (2003-2005)

• Coordinated internships with the School of the Art Institute

Aug 1997Apr 2009

Prepress Technician (part-time)

Newsweb Corporation

• Maintained and updated Macintosh and PC workstations

• Provided on-site software training and telephone technical support to customers

• Prepared and proofed digital files for printing


Aug 1993May 1997

BFA, Film, Photography & Electronic Visualization

University of Illinois at Chicago

• Member of the UIC Honors College, 1993-1997

• Graduated with Deans List honors 

Other Experience

• Recording Engineer for select Chicago Matters segments on Chicago Public Radio.

• Recording Engineer for select Chicago Amplified segments on

• Live Sound Engineer, WZRD 88.3 FM, Thursday Night Live Show 1995-2003

• Live Sound Engineer, WLUW 88.7 FM, Radio One: Chicago 2003-2006

• On-air host, WLUW 88.7 FM, Radio One: Chicago, May 2005 - October 2006

• Mobile recording engineer for WLUW 88.7 FM January 2006 - October 2006

• Sound design and music composition for “Liquid Meditation” by Margaret Watson

Exhibited at Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria.

• Sound design for “Virtual Spaces” by Joseph Insley exhibited at Gallery 400, Chicago, IL.


•Extensive experience in multi-camera video production utilizing a wide variety of camera formats and studio lighting techniques

•Extensive experience in both studio and on-location multi-track audio recording

•Experienced in conceptualizing and managing projects through all stages to completion

•Experienced in producing broadcast quality audio & video content

•Strong ability to problem solve and trouble-shoot

•Proficient with Pro Tools, Nuendo, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Speedgrade, Adobe Lightroom, Soundtrack Pro, Compressor, Hindenburg Journalist Pro, Logic Express, Adobe Audition, Sony CD Architect, Emagic Waveburner Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, Sony Sound Forge, Sony Acid, Bias Peak, Surcode Dolby, Surcode DTS, Garageband, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Basecamp, Fetch, MPEG Streamclip, Cyberduck, Skitch, Quark Xpress, HTML, CSS, XML, Javascript and JQuery