Work History

Work History
Jul 2000 - Present

Content Creator

TedTV,Inc.
Owner of TedTV,Inc. I produce television shows for selling at NATPE for exclusive, non-exclusive and some barter deals; domestically and internationally.
Jul 1999 - Present

Director

Fort Bend ISD-Hightower High Electronic Media Academy
As Director I utilize a very larger budget to purchase electronic gear, supplies, and repairmen for our television studio as well as ENG, EGP and Digital Movie production equipment for student use.
Jul 1999 - Present

Hightower Media Academy Director

Fort Bend Independent School District
Handle a very large budget for repairs, purchasing of video equipment, purchasing of studio equipment and software. Coordinate intern program, teach media courses, teach dual credit courses and train students to pass Avid Media Composer and Photoshop CS3 certification exams.
Jun 2004 - Jul 2004

Contract Videographer

National Urban League
Hired by Elvin Downling to work directly with Mr. Marc Morial and his summer tour from Chicago to Ohio.
Mar 1996 - Jul 1999

Sports Photographer

KRIV fox 26
Sport photographer interviewing professional athletes, videotaping high school, college and pro football, etc.

Education

Education
2001 - 2003

MA

Texas Southern University
1988 - 1992

BFA

Sam Houston State University
1984 - 1987

Diploma

Westfield High School

Skills

Skills

Producing for TV

Producing TV shows for selling at annual NATPE, Mipcomm and local market 10, Houston.

3 Point lighting

3 point lighting to advanced Studio Lighting (installation and mounting of tungsten/halogen Arri based lights) Field Lighting for EFP & ENG Solid at using a survival kit (flags, silks, etc), C-Stands, Mombo-combos, soft boxes, etc. Kino-Flo for EFP/ENG and Studio

BetaSP/HDV/DVCAM/MiniDV Videography

Can shoot on most existing formats from tape to solid-state.

Final Cut Studio

All Final Cut Studio 2/3 programs minus Color.

Avid Media Composer 3.0 Mac

Avid Media Composer 3.0 Mac

Summary

17 Years of television experience; ENG 1. KPRC NBC 2. KTRK ABC 3. KRIV Fox Freelance: Court TV Major Broadcasting Cable Network Black Entertainment Television

Objective

To obtain a position as a Director of a City or Federal Television Production facility while continuing to produce television shows.

Interest

Comic book collecting since 1975

Graphic novel collecting since 2000

Traveling (snorkeling)

avid video game playing on PS3

Custom

Texas Regional Emmy 2000

Hightower High School Teacher of the Year 2002

Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators 2003

Japan Fulbright 2006

Captain Planet Foundation 2008 Grant Recipient

Best Buy Teacher Technology Grant Recipient 2009

Kids In Need Grant Recipent 2009

Houston Press Master Mind Award 2009

Certifications

Certifications

Adobe Photoshop CS3

Adobe

Industrial Technology K12

State of Texas

Final Cut Pro 5

Genius DV-Apple