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Documentary co-producer

The University of Oregon's Oregon Documentary Project

- Coducted research from a variety of resources throughout the Eugene, Oregon community

- Maintained professional contact with libraries, interview subjects and other information sources

- Initiated, prepared and conducted interviews

- Co-wrote documentary script

- Wrote project proposal, treatment, and research and development profile

Nov 2008Present

Media Assistant -- Opens and Teases Coordinator

The Insider

- Assist director and editors in finding b-roll and locating sound bites

- Order graphics and follow graphic changes

- Ensure timely arrival of voice over and graphic elements

- Write daily tease scripts for broadcast on The Insider

- Sit in with editor to point out elements to be used in director's absence

- Communicate with clearance and legal departments for segments that need credit/courtesy

- Maintain record for and ensure timely arrival of daily HD shout-out

Oct 2007Oct 2008

Production Assistant

Entertainment Tonight and The Insider

- Assisted directors in finding sound and b-roll elements for The Insider using Avid Assist and Access programs

- Transcribed interviews from field footage and logged incoming videos

- Directed webcasts at red carpet events, press conferences, and film premieres for live broadcast on

Sep 2004Dec 2004

News Intern

KPTV Fox 12

- Spell checked and distributed scripts hourly

- Assisted field crews for on-location reports

- Ran teleprompter during live election night coverage for The 11 o'clock news

- Wrote news for broadcast on Good Day Oregon



Bachelor of Arts

University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication

- Honors: Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism and Mass Communication Honor Society, National Dean's List, Best Public Service Announcement award, 2004 University of Oregon Film and Video Festival

- Study Abroad: Universite Catholique de l'Ouest, Angers, France, 2003


Final Cut Pro
Production of broadcast news packages
I independently produced, shot, interviewed for, wrote and edited the news packages included in the Writing Samples section of this Visual CV (to the left).
Avid Editing System
I have experience editing with Final Cut Pro, and currently I'm training on Avid.
Avid Access and Assist media management programs


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Writing Samples