Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication
Graduation Date: December 18, 2004
I am an organized, innovated, and self-motivated television production professional with the ability to handle multiple tasks at once. I have over ten years of television production experience and I am open to new ideas and new technology. I have a solid work ethic and a positive approach to work and life.
Graduation Date: December 18, 2004
* 04/11 to Present - Spectrum News, Austin, TX
* 06/07 to 04/11 - NY1 (TWCN), New York, NY
* 01/05 to 06/07 - News 8 Austin (TWCN), Austin, TX
Responsible for the simultaneous oversight of multiple TWCN Television stations(Austin, TX, San Antonio, TX, and Palmdale, CA). Duties include ensuring the quality of the on air signal, operating the on air automation system, gathering incoming programs and commercial feeds from various sources, prepping and recording them in the automation system; serving as the audio operator during newscasts, breaking news, taped, and live events; verifying all cues and run-times for all on-air material; verifying voice-overs and graphics for quality and the correct content; airing the graphics at the scheduled times per the broadcast log; and recovering from various on-air discrepancies and/or equipment failures.
Perform various duties to provide Master Control and Network Operation support to live and off-line broadcasts. This includes prioritizing, planning and completing the assigned operational workload and maintaining best working practices.
Performed the duties of a master control operator for NY1 and NY1 Noticias(Spanish Station) in a fast paced environment which included maintaining and manipulating on-air playlists, executing program/commercial/marketing changes, managing live-event and off-air workflows, sending logs for reconciliation and troubleshooting channel playout issues. Other duties included running teleprompter/robotic cameras, floor directing, and assisting the technical directors as the audio operator in the studio during various newscasts.
Westlake High School Chaparral Football (Part-time)
Duties included: Producing the radio and television broadcast of all Westlake High School football games for the 2013 football season televised over local cable network. Mentoring the Westlake High School Tech Crew on studio and remote broadcasting production and technologies Updating the Westlake Sports Facebook Page.
Directing live weather and traffic in the Master Control Room and doing back-up Technical Directing for live news in the main Control Room; operating the audio soundboard; troubleshooting microphones and audio issues; monitors, maintaining and controlling the outgoing signal and computer program that drives the air servers.
Position: Audio operator/ Operator/Floor Director Duties included operating the audio soundboard during the newscast and pre-production; producing the computer graphics during the newscast and pre-production; and assisting with the sports production. Additional studio skills include operating studio cameras, teleprompter, and linear/non-linear editing equipment.
(Accomplishment: Perfect Attendance)
Duties included working in all areas of television and audio production for the campus station. Directed a 30-minute sports show that highlighted Lamar University Sport teams.
Microsoft Office Suite
Video and audio production Software:
Adobe Premiere; Adobe Audition (formally Cool Edit); and Chyron Graphics System, Deko News Graphics, Dalet Digital Media System, ENPS (The Essential News Production System) and Graphics & Animation Producer