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Work experience

Aug 2006Jun 2015

Carmike Cinemas, Head Staff Leader

Coordinate with management and staff to create a fun and organized work environment.

  • Worked with and served a wide spectrum of individuals each with their own unique story and background.
  • Operated and maintained digital projectors.
  • Trained new employees and guided older employees in more effective techniques to better serve the customer.
Aug 2012Jun 2015

Barnes & Noble, Barista/Cashier

Made coffee drinks and prepared food in a fast-paced environment that requires attention to detail.

  • Learned regular customers' names and the intricacies of their drinks.
  • Being polite and informative to new customers. Suggesting new items based on their preferences.
  • A year in I began to research and focus on the minor details of the job: milk temperature, foam quality and fancy designs for the macchiatos.
Aug 2012Jan 2015

Springmoor Life Care Retirement Community, Freelance Videographer

Filming mostly live events requiring planning, punctuality, and versatility.

  • Shot and edited 16 storytelling events (similar to The Moth), a few fitness videos and a handful of special events including guest speakers and concerts.
  • Built a long-term relationship with the staff and residents resulting in their trust in my editorial and aesthetic choices.
  • Listened to hours of fascinating personal stories from entrepreneurs, scientists, feminists and soldiers during the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Education

Sep 2007Mar 2012

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

B.A. in Media Studies
  • Directed, wrote, edited and shot multiple short films and a documentary.
  • Worked in teams to accomplish goals with tight deadlines and no budget.
  • Worked at the campus TV station on sound, camera and video switcher. Eventually directing and producing my own TV show the last two years.

Skills/Hobbies

  • Proficient in Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut.
  • Writing and recording music for over ten years.
  • Had a community radio show on WQFS 90.9 from 2004 to 2009
  • Enjoy a variety of podcasts from All Things Considered to WTF with Marc Maron