Film, especially classic, foreign, and indie cinema. Literature, especially 20th century modernist and post-modernist literature. Music, especially indie rock, the local Los Angeles scene, and classic rock. Television, especially sci-fi, geeky shows, and the Whedonverse. New media, the internet, social media, technology in general, advertising, design, gaming, traveling.


A professional position that will enable me to use my strong writing skills, computer knowledge, internet savvy, attention to detail, and love for film and media in the service of a company I respect.

Organizations and Volunteer Work (March 2009-present)

Film Blog Contributor

  • Contribute site content ranging from film reviews to editorials to news items
  • Provide content to diverse and successful film blog and its pop culture sister site.
  • Encourage and engage in thoughtful discussion surrounding blog posts.
  • Designed portions of current site, including post header and background.

English Graduate Student Association - Baylor University(August 2007 - May 2008)

Technology Committee Chair

  • Create and maintain organizational website; work with departmental personnel as necessary.
  • Worked with colleagues to define the needed elements of our website and created it.
  • Maintained and updated the website, and provided training for colleagues to use it.

Short-Term Missions - Mission to the WorldSummers 2001-2005

English Teacher/Classroom Assistant

  • Taught English to children at week-long English Camp in Juarez, Mexico.

Work History

Work History

Sales Associate

Serve customers in finding and purchasing videos and DVDs.

  • Used databases, reference books, and in-depth knowledge of film to help customers.
  • Maintained store organization and attractiveness.
  • Supervised the store in the manager's absence.
Nov 2008 - Present

Production Manager

Modern Vision Media

Manage affiliate marketing campaigns and projects throughout the company.

  • Managed all of our affiliate marketing campaigns from initial contract signing with the advertiser through launch and after, until the campaigns' expiration
  • Made sure other departments (sales, graphic design, syndication, and operations) had all the necessary information and materials to do their work on each campaign
  • Set timelines and goals for campaigns and other projects and followed up to make sure they were completed in a timely manner
  • Worked with other affiliate networks to add their campaigns to our networks and vice versa
  • Used technical knowledge to assess issues with tracking, often without the aid of the IT department
  • Wrote copy for client landing pages and our own marketing materials
  • Acted as de facto proofreader for much sensitive communication with clients
  • Set up our corporate Twitter account and worked with operations to develop our social media presence.
Jun 2008 - Sep 2008

Temporary Research Specialist

Hydra Network

Work with Hydra Network legal and compliance departments on gathering and analyzing data.

  • Analyzed email headers and content for specific data.
  • Collected data into Excel for analysis.
  • Checked spreadsheet data for accuracy and consistency.
Jan 2007 - Apr 2008

Research Assistant

Aid a Rhetoric and Composition professor studying multimodal composition.

  • Gathered and analyzed data for a study on multimodal composition in the classroom.
  • Worked with professor to edit and prepare articles for publication.
  • Wrote and revised technical documentation for an ongoing study.
  • Gathered research materials from library and online databases.
Oct 2004 - Jul 2006

Adjustments Specialist

Correct customer’s accounts and work with other banks to keep accounts accurate and balanced.

  • Processed requests from customers and other banks for adjustments to their accounts.
  • Updated procedures for the research and adjustments department.
  • Worked with software developer to enhance the departmental software applications.
  • Suggested and helped implement more efficient workflow practices.
  • Provided frequent technological assistance to other employees.
Jul 2003 - Sep 2004

Indirect Loan Processor

Credit Union Lending Systems

Input / decision car loan applications, process loan documents, interface between dealerships and lenders.

  • Made loan decisions and processed loan documents for completeness and accuracy.
  • Worked with both dealerships and credit unions to complete deals amicably.
  • Trained new employees on processing loan applications and documents.
  • Supervised the office on weekends.
May 2002 - Aug 2002


Coolfire Media

Aid the editor, producer, and designer.

  • Consulted with the graphic designer on creating pleasing images for ads and menus.
  • Learned to use DVD authoring software on my own to create Coolfire's demo DVD.
May 2001 - Aug 2001


Jumby Bay Studios

Aid the editor, producer, and designer.

  • Consulted with the graphic designer on creating pleasing images for ads and menus.
  • Maintained the studio to be attractive and comfortable to clients.


Aug 2006 - May 2008

Master of Arts

Baylor University

I specialized in English Literature. My coursework ranged from Medieval British to Contemporary Southern Literature, but I tended to focus more on 20th century British and American literature.

Graduated with a 3.84/4.00 GPA.

Aug 1999 - Apr 2003

Bachelor of Arts

Missouri Baptist University

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a 4.00/4.00 GPA. I focused on video/audio production, but with a personal focus on analysis rather than technical aspects; my minor was history.

Jan 2002 - Apr 2002

Harlaxton College

Study-abroad program through a reciprical agreement Missouri Baptist had with the University of Evansville, which owns Harlaxton Manor as a study-abroad campus for their students. I studied mostly literature and history while here, and traveled extensively around the United Kingdom and Europe.





Typing speed: 80+ WPM on a bad day.



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