Silvio Carrillo

Silvio Carrillo

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

Producer (freelance)

Al Jazeera English
  • US election campaign trail coverage, pitch and produce national feature and political stories
  • Cultivate and communicate with local contacts for reporting and logistical information
  • Direct and coordinate camera crews and correspondents for live/tape events from locations across the U.S.
  • Conduct site surveys for live segments; direct, plan and coordinate coverage of major media events 
Oct 2000 - Jan 2008

  • Produced news stories from various locations across the U.S. and Baghdad bureau
  • Coordinated movements/logistics with assignment desk; directed and coordinated camera crews and correspondents for live and tape events or segments for breaking news or feature stories 
  • Researched and pitched story ideas for shows; coordinated reports from White House and Capitol Hill
  • Conducted live segment site surveys and produced live segments; researched and conducted expert interviews
  • Researched, wrote, reported and field produced assigned news events of the day and feature stories ranging from domestic to international news
Oct 2000 - Jan 2002



  • Pitched and produced news reports throughout Latin American region
  • Researched, wrote and/or translated news reports
  • Assigned field producers and camera crews throughout region to cover events
  • Coordinated video feeds with remote crews and satellite technicians in field
Jan 2000 - Sep 2000

Content Producer/Project Manager

  • Wrote, researched and produced issue briefs on such topics as crime, law, and domestic and international policy
  • Produced and designed web pages for interactive online projects in conjunction with major political parties 
Nov 1997 - Dec 1999


  • Wrote, produced and post-produced commercials for various international programs including a weekly international music show, special programming, and daily programs focusing on international news and sports
  • Coordinated edit sessions in post-production facility
  • Selected and researched best promotional and most representative video for use in commercial promotion production 




Native Spanish speaker

Production Research

iNews, Microsoft Word, Lexis-Nexis, Dow Jones Interactive 


    Extensive experience with Final Cut Pro and Avid editing software Post-production audio and graphic production     


Aug 2009 - Present


American University