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2009Present

Production Coordinator/Internship Manager

CBS Radio

Record and edit feeds and features for on air broadcast. Production liaison between Traffic/Continuity, Programming, Sales and Promotions/Marketing. Record commercials for broadcast and ensure effective, timely delivery of daily requested audio for airchecks. Handle editing and loading of programming audio whilst mixing and archiving. Directly work with traffic department in coordination and implementation of commercial logs, from creation to inception Responsible for daily podcast of CBS features to website, podcast and streaming on CBS stations. Well versed in Adobe Audition, AudioVault (all aspects from AV AIR and file management), ISDN, FTP technology, and Broadcast Mixer consoles. Schedule PSA and on-air promo announcements into non conflict day parts. Manage internship program by hiring, providing guidance, assigning and supervising interns. Encourage intern skill development with station departments including Production, Programming and various departments Conduct orientation of the internship program in addition to coordinating training, informative sessions, and career specific events. Foster and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of corporate, government and non-profit organizations, students and faculty and academic advisers. Work with career expos, on-campus recruiting activity, with professional organizations that provide networking and marketing opportunities. Act as liaison between universities and CBS radio. Imaging projects include promos to coincide with station events and features for on air broadcast.

20082009

Associate Producer

CBS Radio
Associate Producer at (1 year) Monitored breaking news stories and use sources to follow up and confirm stories. Work with reporters to record audio for broadcast. Performed production duties in newsroom and studio using audio from multiple sources including reporters, weather feeds and network audio feeds. Confirmed phone calls to check on breaking news stories. Used multiple sources to follow for use in reporting news stories Responded to listeners in a timely manner whilst aware of potential news stories.
20072008

Production Assistant

Oprah Winfrey Network-Oprah Radio
Production Assistant at The (1 year) Co-produced the Law of Attraction, Dr Oz, Jean Chatzky, Dr. Maya Angelou, Marianne Williamson, A Course in Miracles and Peter Walsh shows. Researched and book guests for Oprah and Friends as needed, using email and voice mail searches to match topic for potential shows. Responded to listeners' inquires in a timely manner. Scheduled guests for live and recorded interviews. Updated listener databases and Page1 current show pluggers on Oprah.Com. put features on for podcast and streaming Ensured smooth broadcast, screened phone calls and anticipated direction of the show. Wrote and produced daily channel promos. Archived shows and added to library for repeat broadcast. Posted information on the EPG Electronic Programming Guide including updated upcoming shows. Reviewed and edited messages from callers for on air studio use. Performed digital editing, researched, archived past shows and writing of pluggers on Oprah.Com. Edited Power Thoughts, Jean Chatzky and Dr Oz show promos and vignettes for broadcast. Input programming into Dalet system using item codes for broadcast on satellite. Assisted as assigned with the execution of live, recorded and remote events including special projects. Responsible for the creation of program content for other distribution platforms.
19942006

Broadcast Engineer

WGN Radio
Broadcast Engineer at (12 years) Engineered Kathy & Judy and Spike O'Dell Morning and Afternoon shows. Responsible for live and recorded programming, including special reports. Coordinated and engineered Cubs baseball, Northwestern University basketball and football network games for WGN Radio and Tribune Radio network affiliates. Recorded and edited highlights from varies sports games. Implemented and coordinated satellite uplink for programming, commercial breaks, special bulletin reports and news events. In charge of Master Control and transmitter remote site. Worked with advertisers and production team ondubbingand creative services and recorded commercials. Overall knowledge of updated broadcast equipment operation and FCC regulations. Handled Emergency Alert System tests for broadcast. Skills & Expertise Audio Production Radio Broadcasting
20090001

Production Coordinator/Internship Manager

CBS Radio

Record and edit feeds and features for on air broadcast. Production liaison between Traffic/Continuity, Programming, Sales and Promotions/Marketing. Record commercials for broadcast and ensure effective, timely delivery of daily requested audio for airchecks. Handle editing and loading of programming audio whilst mixing and archiving. Directly work with traffic department in coordination and implementation of commercial logs, from creation to inception Responsible for daily podcast of CBS features to website, podcast and streaming on CBS stations. Well versed in Adobe Audition, AudioVault (all aspects from AV AIR and file management), ISDN, FTP technology, and Broadcast Mixer consoles. Schedule PSA and on-air promo announcements into non conflict day parts. Manage internship program by hiring, providing guidance, assigning and supervising interns. Encourage intern skill development with station departments including Production, Programming and various departments Conduct orientation of the internship program in addition to coordinating training, informative sessions, and career specific events. Foster and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of corporate, government and non-profit organizations, students and faculty and academic advisers. Work with career expos, on-campus recruiting activity, with professional organizations that provide networking and marketing opportunities. Act as liaison between universities and CBS radio. Imaging projects include promos to coincide with station events and features for on air broadcast.

Associate Producer

CBS Radio

Monitored breaking news stories and use sources to follow up and confirm stories. Work with reporters to record audio for broadcast. Performed production duties in newsroom and studio using audio from multiple sources including reporters, weather feeds and network audio feeds. Confirmed phone calls to check on breaking news stories. Used multiple sources to follow for use in reporting news stories Responded to listeners in a timely manner whilst aware of potential news stories.

Production Assistant

The Oprah Winfrey Network - Oprah Radio

Co-produced the Law of Attraction, Dr Oz, Jean Chatzky, Dr. Maya Angelou, Marianne Williamson, A Course in Miracles and Peter Walsh shows. Researched and book guests for Oprah and Friends as needed, using email and voice mail searches to match topic for potential shows. Responded to listeners’ inquires in a timely manner. Scheduled guests for live and recorded interviews. Updated listener databases and current show pluggers on Oprah.Com. put features on for podcast and streaming Ensured smooth broadcast, screened phone calls and anticipated direction of the show. Wrote and produced daily channel promos. Archived shows and added to library for repeat broadcast. Posted information on the EPG Electronic Programming Guide including updated upcoming shows. Reviewed and edited messages from callers for on air studio use. Performed digital editing, researched, archived past shows and writing of pluggers on Oprah.Com. Edited Power Thoughts, Jean Chatzky and Dr Oz show promos and vignettes for broadcast. Input programming into Dalet system using item codes for broadcast on satellite. Assisted as assigned with the execution of live, recorded and remote events including special projects . Responsible for the creation of program content for other distribution platforms.

Broadcast Engineer

WGN Radio

Engineered Kathy & Judy and Spike O’Dell Morning and Afternoon shows. Responsible for live and recorded programming, including special reports. Coordinated and engineered Cubs baseball, Northwestern University basketball and football network games for WGN Radio and Tribune Radio network affiliates. Recorded and edited highlights from varies sports games. Implemented and coordinated satellite uplink for programming, commercial breaks, special bulletin reports and news events. In charge of Master Control and transmitter remote site. Worked with advertisers and production team on dubbing and creative services and recorded commercials. Overall knowledge of updated broadcast equipment operation and FCC regulations. Handled Emergency Alert System tests for broadcast.

Education

Teaching Certificate

St. Nicholas Montessori

BACHELORS

Columbia College Chicago

Certificate

Sibford School, Oxford, England

Certified Radio Marketing Consultant CRMC

Radio Advertising Bureau Academy

Bachelor's degree

Columbia College Chicago

Skills

Broadcast Production
Media Production
Advertising
Commercials
Radio Advertising
Intern Recruitment
Entertainment
Sound
Radio
Radio Producing
Streaming Media
Podcasting
Audio Editing
Broadcast Engineering
Radio Broadcasting
Audio Production

Honors & Awards

Winner of the prestigious Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media

-Local Imaging for the Chicago Cubs

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, honors exemplary programming for, by and about women in all facets of media and entertainment, as well as individuals who have made contributions to the industry.