Summary

• 19-year career video editor with deep knowledge of all aspects of video post

• Diverse television and film editing styles including narrative, news, documentary, music video and experimental.

Multiple-Emmy nominations for editing in a top 5 market.

Extensive background in graphics integration, color-correction, audio mixing and HD

Proficiency with video compression and a thorough knowledge of new and emerging digital delivery workflows.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Senior Avid / Final Cut Pro Editor

http://www.macystv.com

• Edit and supervise all aspects of post-production of nationally broadcast shows for clients such as Calvin Klein, Levis, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, etc…

• Collaborate with creative team to produce high quality content and deliver to clients on time and within budget.

• Compress and distribute show content for broadcast (Beta Sp, DVCam), DVD, web and mobile delivery.   

      Highlights:

• Created graphics/FX and sound design in collaboration with senior graphic designer for well-received network branding campaign.

• Edited content for a project that commenced a partnership between Apple and Macy’s.

• Completed a 40-hour course on video compression at the Digital Media Academy at Stanford University.  This course considerably advanced an understanding of video compression.

• Developed and implemented detailed technical documentation standards and naming conventions for files and tapes for both editors and producers.

Jul 1999 - Jan 2008

Senior Avid / Final Cut Pro Editor

KBWB (WB Affiliate)

WB Affiliate – KBWB (San Francisco) Senior Avid / Final Cut Pro Editor

(July 1999 – Jan. 2008)

• Edited a monthly entertainment news show and an environmental news magazine show that both aired locally and nationally (Digital Beta, HDV).

• Edited and co-produced web content and commercials for local businesses.

Highlights:

• Emmy nominations for editing: Making the Cut: The Next Top Designers (reality TV show) and Your Green Life (nationally syndicated environmental show)

• Co-creator and chief video editor of The Daily Mixx a daily entertainment newsbreak show.

• Was instrumental in helping to springboard this daily show into a half-hour entertainment news magazine program. 

Jan 2003 - Jan 2007

Final Cut Pro Editor

Wise World Media

Edited / produced fundraising videos with creative team for nonprofit organizations

-Highlights:

Executive-produced and edited a successful weeklong national shoot in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, North Carolina and New York for The Biz World Foundation fundraiser video.

Directed, produced and edited a PSA for All Stars Helping Kids in partnership with the King Institute at Stanford and Yahoo!

Co-wrote, co-produced, directed and edited fundraising video and DVD for The Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Program launching a multi-year fundraising campaign

Directed, produced and edited a fundraising video and DVD for Edgewood Center for Children and Families that was the centerpiece in a $500,000 annual 
Sep 1998 - Jun 1999

News Video Editor

WXIA (NBC Affiliate)

Worked with reporters, producers in editing for news.

Edited and co-produced news specials for sweeps period

Jul 1997 - Aug 1998

News Video Editor

WAGA (Fox Affiliate)

Worked with reporters, producers in editing for news.

Edited and co-produced news specials for sweeps period

Jun 1996 - Jun 1997

News Video Editor

WSB (ABC Affiliate)

Worked with reporters, producers in editing for news.

Edited and co-produced news specials for sweeps period

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Flash

Sorenson Squeeze

Apple Compressor

Apple Motion

Photoshop

DVD Studio Pro

After Effects

Final Cut Pro

Avid Media Composer