Who Am I?

Born in the entertainment capital of Los Angeles, CA, Jennifer has always been an entertainer and had a deep love for the entertainment industry in general. In college this love bloomed as she majored in TV, Film and Digital Video Production at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY and was very involved in the schools radio station where she excelled as a disc jockey for 3 years on her own entertainment news show “The J Spot” and as Program Director and News Director of the station non-simultaneously. Since then Jennifer has interned for companies like NBCUniversal in (NJ), Radio One in (Atlanta) and Game 7 Films in (NY) and worked at the BBC in (LA). Jennifer currently works as a Freelance Production Assistant on Commercials such as Honda,Toyota and Samsung, TV shows like Blackish and The Great Christmas Light Fight and Music Videos for Beyonce and Jay Z, Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar and more. If you are looking for a professional, personable person with experience, Jennifer is the person for you! 


ATTRIBUTES:

• Fast Learner • Attentive • Organized • Professional • Personable • Detailed- Attention to detail • Exceptional Communicator • Reliable


HIGHLIGHTS:

• Produced Actor Brian White's Photo Shoot for Dapper Dads Magazine.

• Shot, edited, co-produced and narrated the 2012 documentary "From NY 2 NO".

• Performed Media Correspondant work for Fuzion Magazine.

• Shot, edited, produced and narrated Brooklyn Stone Boutiques commercial. The commercial garnered 1000+ youtube views.

• Created, Engineered and Produced my college radio show "The J Spot" for 3 years. My cohost and I interviewed up incoming artists and influential people from across the U.S.


Education

Education
Sep 2008 - May 2012

Bachelor of Arts

Long Island University

B.A., Media Arts (Film, TV & Digital Video Production/Directing) 

Minor in Marketing

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Present

Freelance Production Assistant (Office and Set)

Freelance PA
  • Echoing (calling out) "rolls" and "cuts"
  • Locking up (making sure nothing interferes with a take)
  • Wrangling talent (actors) and background,
  • Facilitating communication between departments
  • Distributing paperwork and radios (walkie talkies), and related tasks as mandated by the Assistant Directors
  • Assisting with answering telephones; filing paperwork and data entry; arranging lunches, dinners, and transportation reservations; photocopying; general office administration, and distributing production paperwork
May 2014 - Present

Freelance Producer

Dapper Dads Magazine
  • Produce Dapper Dads LA Photo-shoots 
  • Produce and edit video material for the magazines website, marketing and promotional use
  • Recruit applicable dads for magazine cover, and features opportunities
  • Brainstorm and create general ideas for the Dapper Dad Brand, in addition to marketing and video production ideas for the magazines website
Apr 2013 - Mar 2014

Recruiter

Screen Engine
  • Recruit people to view and attend up-incoming feature films for marketing research purposes
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

Assistant (temp)

Brite Promotions
  • Answering phones and making calls on behalf of upcoming promotions, internet research for promotion campaigns, booking flights, hotels and town car service, and creating and updating recap power point presentations.
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013

Digital Ad Sales Associate

BBC
  • Kept track of overall performance of current campaigns; including making sure ads were up, taking screenshots of ads and checking pacing of ad impressions
  • Acted as a liaison with Pricing & Inventory staff and Ad Traffickers
  • Managed the current campaign list; Booked and revised campaigns in Adhub
  • Generated and cleaned up campaign billing and delivery reports from Dart for Publisher and third party reporting sites.
  • Performed billing revisions and assisted Media Planner with billing clients each month
Sep 2012 - Nov 2012

Production Intern

Game 7 Films
  • Covered scripts and wrote script reviews
  • Assisted with acquiring and moving set equipment for shoots
  • Created press kits for Game 7 Productions
Mar 2012 - Oct 2012

Videographer/Producer/Editor of "From NY 2 NO"

Long Island University/JenCole Vision Productions
  • Shot, produced and edited a documentary based on my Humanities 191- class experience in New Orleans. (Highlighted community service activities at Blair Grocery School and visits to historical New Orleans landmarks.)
Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

Video Intern

Brooklyn Stone Boutique
  • Produced, shot and edited all Boutique video material
  • Performed voice overs for the Boutique's commercial and fashion show video
Sep 2010 - May 2012

Resident Assistant

Long Island University
  • Created and coordinated recreational and educational programs
  • Performed clerical work in the Office of Residence Life and Housing
  • Ensured the safety of the residents by enforcing the Residence Hall Policies
  • Conducted tours of Residence Life and acted as a resource to students
  • Facilitated important school events
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

Affiliate Marketing Intern, TV Networks Distribution

NBCUniversal
  • Updated NBCUniversals networks, program descriptions, images, logos and highlights on their affiliate marketing extranet website
  • Facilitated the distribution of clothing to the Career Gear Suit Drive for the NBCUniversals Women's Network Career Gear Clothing Drive
Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

Junior Associate

The Legion Media Group
  • Trained and worked under all Legion Media publicists, pitching clients and contacting sponsors
  • Helped plan and execute Legion clientele events
Jan 2011 - Aug 2011

Sales Representative

Direct Promotions
  • Cold called prospective customers 
  • Advertised and sold company products to current and prospective customers 
  • Developed and maintained relationships with current and potential customers
  • Helped the company implement its marketing plans as required
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Multi-Media Intern

BRIC Arts Media Bklyn
  • Acted as a production assistant on BCAT Production shoots
  • Reorganized station equipment rooms after the local public access channel temporarily relocated
  • Operated the teleprompter for in house shoots
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011

Program Director

WLIU Radio
  • Approved all broadcast content for live programming
  • Taught board operation/On-Air Training to future disc jockeys staff members
  • Audited 24 hour broadcast daily
Nov 2008 - Jun 2011

Show Host for "The J Spot"

WLIU Radio
  • Engineered the board during the show
  • Developed and facilitated on-air topics addressing political issues and concerns relevant to today's youth
  • Formulated weekly show format and coordinated events calendar
  • Interviewed entertainment Artists
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Programming/Production Intern (HOT 107.9, PRAISE 102.5 and MAJIC 107.5/97.5)

Radio One
  • Edited commercials using Adobe Audition and recorded live air drops for all three stations
  • Escorted celebrity rappers Roscoe Dash and Rocko to performance space for sound check and to media room at HOT 1079 Birthday Bash 15
  • Performed air checks for performance campaign reports and created Gillette ad copy
  • Processed production orders for advertisement sales
  • Promoted radio stations via flyers and encouraged listeners to recite radio drops
Sep 2009 - May 2010

News Director

WLIU Radio
  • Instructed news staff of ten regarding concise and articulate reporting
  • Researched and prepared news for news staff and On Air Talent to read daily- live
  • Recorded and edited WLIU holiday promos with news staff for audio vault system rotation

Skills

Skills

Production Assistant Work

Producer

I produced the current project I am editing now "From NY 2 NO" and many other projects as well as my former radio show "The J Spot". 

Videographer

I shot videos throughout my years at LIU in my classes and did independent video work as well.

Photoshop

I make logos, flyers, posters, and have made album covers in Photoshop.

Editing

I mainly edit using Final Cut Pro X. I have also used Final Cut Pro 7 and Avid. I edit audio using Adobe Audition. 

Voice Over Talent

Media Correspondent/On Air Talent

I often acted as a Media Correspondent for different media businesses and on my internship at Radio One and at my college radio station WLIU Radio.

Computer Skills

General Office Skills: Answering phones, customer service, copying and faxing

Technical: Proficient in Microsoft Office. Intermediate experience in Adobe (Final Cut Pro X and Photoshop); and Basic knowledge in Selector, Snagit,  Adobe Audition, Dart for Publisher, Dart for Sales Manager, Atlas, Adhub, Avid, DoubleClick for Advertisers, Archive, Promosuite, Screenwriter, Movie Magic Scheduling, and The NBCUniversal Extranet Website

Interest

Bowling, watching movies and TV, having great discussions that expand the mind, filming and creating ideas for movies and shows, radio, interviewing people, singing, and voiceover acting.

Memberships

STREETLIGHTS PA Training Program (Winter 2014 Class); The T-Howard Foundation, Internship Program Alumna (Class of 2011); The NBCUniversal Black Professional Alliance (2011-2011); Women Empowerment Entertainment Network (WEEN), (2011-Present); Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA), (2012-Present)