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Innovative video producer with experience in live and taped multi-cam studio and in-the-field remote productions. Excels at taking projects from the idea phase all the way through post-production. Strengths include my sense of creativity and passion, a strong technical background, and a keen ability to work with clients and crew under high-pressure deadlines. 

Producer/DirectorClient RelationsAudio Technician

Creative WriterCrew LeaderNew Media Savvy

Budget Management Industry Connections Detail Oriented

Work experience

Freelance Work Experience

Additional Freelance Work Experience:    13+ years 

NBC Olympics 2004                               August,  2004

Athens, Greece ·

Freelance Audio Mixer

  • Set up announcer’s station and interview area
  • Mix all audio for Men’s/Women’s Weightlifting5.1 Dolby Surround
  • Responsible for all audio as seen on NBC from Weightlifting Venue 

Cisco Systems                           2000-present

Milpitas, Ca.

Freelance Audio Mixer

  • Set-up and operate all audio aspects of production
  • Mix Live Web casts and Voice Records in Studio

Sammco Inc.                1997-present

Berkeley, Ca.

Freelance Audio Assistant

  •  Set-up all audio requirements
  •   Live Sporting Events as seen on: Comcast Sports Bay Area, ESPN, TNT, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX.

KQED/ MSN/ ITN/ Media One       1997-present

San Francisco, Ca.

Freelance Stage Manager

  • Stage Manage and Coordinator of Broadcasts in Studio  
  • Floor Director for Multi-camera live and taped productions
Apr 2006Present


Managed and produced all aspects of assigned video productions seen on Macy’s Satellite Network and, focusing on increasing sales, customer acquisition, and associate training. 

Met with senior level executives and vendor clients, wrote scripts, created and managed budgets, handled pre-production details, directed shoots in the field, and supervised post-production.

  • Saved company revenue approximately 20% by utilizing by audio and other production skills eliminating the need to hire freelancers.
  • Coordinated remote productions in NY, Chicago, Napa, and SF.
  • Produced first video podcast for and first High Definition show. 
  • Maximized effectiveness of celebrity participation(Martha Stewart) by organizing improntu interview with Macy's CEO. 

Production Coordinator

Managed organization and upkeep of production facility and equipment including Control Room, Studio, Voice-Over booth, Prop room. 

  • Initiated remote equipment check-out system increasing organization and reduced missing and lost equipment.
  • Oversaw remote production calendar.
  • Tracked and coordinated all equipment repairs and engineering services for MSN ensuring a full functioning TV studio at all times.

Freelance Producer and Co-Producer

Wrote and produced live and taped studio broadcasts for Macy’s vendor partners and senior level executives.

  • Responsible for development and execution of artistic direction of the production.
  • Managed productions budgets, local and remote crews, post-production editing and graphics.
  • Creatively executed content that was consistent with the Company’s expectation of production quality.
  • Designed and staged sets


Aug 1989May 1993

Bachelor of Science

San Diego State University



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