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Summary

Qualifications

Communication Skills: 2+ years communicating professionally through writing, producing, video editing & social media

Interpersonal Communication: Ability to keep constant and efficient communication with involved personnel

Managing: strong leader demonstrating the ability to oversee employees and project content while budgeting time and resources to meet strict deadlines and create effective results

Self-motivation: internally driven to do what is necessary to complete tasks; showing initiative to contribute wherever needed

Adaptability: Flexibility to ever-changing environments in the day-to-day workflow

Organization: Strategically overseeing employees & project content while budgeting time to meet strict deadlines & create effective results

Work experience

Mar 2010Present

Producer

FOX 17 WXMI
  • Writing scripts, organizing stories and guest segments in a one-hour allotted time slot for 5 p.m. newscast
  • Contributing to a strong social media presence in order to develop interest and viewership by posting up-to-date news, previewing guest segments and guiding viewers to guests’ social media platforms and websites through major social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, google+ and linkedin
Aug 2005Present

Owner & Operator

MSM Video Productions, LLC
  • Film weddings with two-camera set up and wireless microphone system
  • Editing roughly 5 to 7 hours of raw footage using Final Cut Pro to create 2-disc final product
  • Package final product with custom disc labels and case inserts using NEATOâ DiscLabel software
Apr 2010Aug 2010

Web Producer/Multimedia Assistant

Citadel Broadcasting
  • Co-produced and updated website content hourly with videos, news, events and podcasts
  • Filmed events, stunts and guest interviews
  • Edited approximately 20 to 30 minutes of footage down to 5 minute videos for the web and for marketing purposes
Sep 2009Aug 2010

Marketing Representative/Recording Assistant

River City Studios, Ltd.
  • Created and monitored studio’s initial social networks such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Updated studio’s website content on a daily basis, while soliciting monthly specials via social networking sites
  • Represented studio at social events to network with potential clients
  • Assisted chief recording engineers with various musical recordings and corporate broadcast commercial voiceovers as well as audio editing, mixing and mastering sessions
Sep 2005Apr 2007

Staff Writer & Production Designer

Erie Square Gazette
  • Published staff writer for bi-weekly community college newspaper
  • Designed layout and overall aesthetic of paper using Adobe InDesign
  • Collaborated with Editor-in-Chief to determine priority and placement of stories, pictures and advertisements
  • Averaged two to three bylines per issue
  • Honorable Mention recipient for Overall Design, Front Page Design and News Story categories at the 2007 Michigan Community College Press Association Awards

Education

Sep 2007May 2010

Bachelor's (School of Communications)

Grand Valley State University
  • GPA: 3.86 (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Most Outstanding Film/Video Student (April 6, 2009)
  • I Am Grand Valley Award Leadership Award (2010)
  • Phi theta kappa honor society (2007-2010)
Sep 2005May 2007

Associates

St. Clair County Community College
  • GPA: 3.91

Skills

All Skills
Building relationships, managing a process, story telling, interviewing, negotiation, public speaking, social media, event planning, team work, cultivation, event planning.