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Objective

I want to work as a production assistant for a television station or in a production company.  If hired, I will bring my experience and my excellent work ethic to help your company excel.

Skills

Writer
I have written for internet publications on various subjects. You can see my work here: Michael Erb - Minyanville.com
Editing and Software
Linear editing experience, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, iNEWS, Dalet Plus, Microsoft Office. 
Live, studio, and field shoot experience
  Live taping and live-to tape experience, camera operating experience, switch board experience, directing experience, instant replay experience, gaffing experience.  

Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Videographer

Pennsbury School District

I film the Pennsbury School Board meetings with a Cannon XL2. 

Jan 2012Mar 2012

Editorial Intern

Minyanville.com

I format articles, assemble slide shows, and conduct research for articles. I also pitch and write articles for the website.

Sep 2011Nov 2011

Freelance Videographer

Scouting Video

Seasonal Videographer for local high school football teams.  I filmed the game for coaching and scouting purposes.  I also used an EagleCam SkyHawk Endzone System for certain games.  

Oct 2010Oct 2011

Part Time Associate Producer

Kieserman Media

I researched, recorded, and edited audio stories that appear on The Library Radio Network.  I also updated the subscriber list for the company's online publication. 

Jun 2011Jun 2011

Freelance Camera Operator

Blaze Streaming Media

I operated cameras during the 2011 East Coast Derby Extravaganza, June 25th-26th.  I alternated between a camera for close ups and a camera for group shots. 

Dec 2009May 2010

Intern

NBC 10! Show

I worked as a production assistant during the taping of the show; checked in the audience, escorted guests, maintained the area, and generally helped wherever needed.  After the show I booked the audience for future shows.  Also, I helped the producers get ready for the next day's show and sometimes updated the 10! Show website.

Sep 2009Dec 2009

Intern

Center City Film and Video

Transcription, office duties, assisting with field shoots, and helping various production departments as needed. 

Sep 2008Dec 2008

Intern

NBC 10 WCAU

Assisted Tape Coordinator with retrieving footage for anchors and packages, added B roll to archive, and dubbed footage for anchors and editors.

Sep 2006May 2008

Worker

Temple University Post Production Lab

Assist faculty and students in the use of editing equipment and dub rack, maintain equipment, and trouble shoot problems with equipment.

Sep 2005Jun 2006

Camera Operator

Cheltenham School District- Media Department

Live broadcast camera work, responsible for set up and removal of equipment.

References

Steve McCauley

I interned under Steve in Tape Town during the Fall 2008 Semester. 

Mina Sabet

I worked for Mina while interning on The 10! show. 

Paul Gluck

I took two classes with Paul, including the first class of the new Temple University Television. 

Colin McAndrew

I worked under Colin while interning on The 10! show.  He has a good understanding of my work ethic. 

William Mooney

I have taken courses with Professor Mooney during my time at Temple.  He has a good understanding of my work, especially my writing. 

Portfolio

Education

Aug 2006May 2010

Bachelors of Arts (2010)

Temple University
Sep 2002Jun 2006

Diploma

Cheltenham High School
Jun 2001Aug 2002

Cinekyd Summer Program