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Work experience

Jul 2000Present

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 1999Present

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 1999Present

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 2004Jul 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 1996Jul 1999

Sports Photographer

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

Education

20012003

MA

Texas Southern University
19881992

BFA

Sam Houston State University
19841987

Diploma

Westfield High School

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

References

Vaughan Samples

former student at Jack Yates School of Communication and news video editor

Lloyd Gite

Colleague when freelancing for cable networks and former colleague with KRIV Fox 26

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

Portfolio

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

Adobe Photoshop CS3

Adobe

Industrial Technology K12

State of Texas

Final Cut Pro 5

Genius DV-Apple