Mike Scheckles

Work History

Work History

Head of Production

2013 - Present
The Young Turks
  • Coordinated live productions for Youtube Space LA and NY, Politicon, Newseum and AmEx
  • Supervised and trained a 6-man broadcast team through day to day studio functions and repairs
  • Coordinated studio scheduling for 10 network shows over 2 studios
  • Managed simultaneous live broadcasts to Youtube and Firetalk using Wirecast and Open Broadcaster Software
  • Maintained technical infrastructure - Networking, Routing and Studio Equipment (switchers, audio boards, cameras, mics, cabling)
  • Directed shows in a 7 camera live-cut studio using Tricaster and Ross switchers
  • Mixed live audio using Behringer and Lawo boards
  • Developed live remote interview system utilizing Google Hangouts and Skype
  • Implemented a 24/7 live playout system
  • Advised on the purchase of broadcast studio equipment

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

2006 - 2009
University of California Los Angeles
  • 3.7 GPA
  • Dean’s List 2006-2007 and 2007-2008: Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters