Work History

Work History

Editor / Videographer

Newslink, INC

Set up, operated, and maintained a daily satellite news feeds covering Capitol Hill and Washington D.C.

  • Shot and edited news packages covering both Democratic and Republican Party Conventions.
  • Provided subscription based news packages via satellite for television stations nationwide.
May 2008 - Present

Senior Editor

TeamDetroit Advertising / Retail First - JWT

Responsible for final delivery of regional dealership advertising.

• Advised on the development of an in-house post-production facility.• Directed the activities of key staff members including production  coordinators, assistants and audio engineers.• Calculated cost and time estimates for projects.

May 1995 - Feb 2008

Senior Editor

Grace and Wild Digital Studios

Created and directed the content, tone, and overall style for nationally televised commercials, corporate videos and multi-media events.

  • Created and presented media plans to clients.
  • Prepared detailed storyboard showing sequence and timing of story development for television production.
  • Directed professional team to deliver quality results, on-time and within budget.
  • Coordinated activities of assistants and other personnel during production.
  • Reviewed, submitted for approval, and revised material to meet personal standards and satisfy needs of client.
May 1993 - Mar 1995

Producer

Jackson-Dawson Marketing Solutions

Produced videos and interactive media to be displayed at trade and special production shows.

  • Developed production ideas based on assignment and generated own ideas based on objectives and interest.
  • Conferred with creative, art, copy writing, and production department heads to discuss client requirements, outline presentation concepts, and coordinate creative activities.
  • Managed crew for load-in and load-out of showLocated and secured settings, properties and other production necessities.
1989 - 1993

Producer / Writer / Advertising Sales Manager

Continental Cablevision

Planned and developed pre-production ideas into outlines, scripts, story boards, and graphics for final commercial production.

  • Reviewed advertising trends, consumer surveys, and other data regarding marketing of goods and services to formulate an approach.
  • Wrote advertising copy for use by broadcast and cable media.
  • Collaborated with other writers on specific projects.

Education

Education

M.S.A.

1989 - Present

B.A.A.

Skills

Skills

Imagineer Systems tracking software

Various Software Packages

Adobe Photoshop, Ulead Cool 3D, Ulead MediaStudio Pro, Jasec Paintshop Pro, MS Word, Excel, MS Powerpoint (plus the Mac versions - Pages, Numbers and Keynote)

HD D5, HDcam, HDV

Final Cut Pro Suite

Quantel eQ edit systems

Avid DS Nitris

Summary

21 years of experience in multi-media and broadcast positions of significant responsibility including Producer and Senior Editor. Skilled in various aspects of multi-media project management, video production and editing, developing creative story ideas, post-production workflow and using the latest electronic media functions.

Interest

TravelHockeySkiingComputers & GadgetsHappily Married

Certifications

Certifications

AVID DS Certification

N.A.D. Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada