Video Content Management

Work History

Work History
2013 - Present

Lead Video Content Management Specialist

Verizon Digital Media

Managing multi-platform Flex-View content to include film, episodic, Red Box Instant, streaming, subscription or

transactional, advertising as well as sports programming media. Trouble shooting and error resolution efforts in working with file based matter, management workflow, metadata specs and Cable Labs Video. Duties:


Managing incoming content deliveries from studios and providers; exposure to ingest and publishing systems

Ensuring content package elements & obtaining missing elements

Acquiring metadata files and artwork from studio affiliates as required

Resizing artwork, entering metadata into packages Performing visual QA of file transcode prior to publication Processing complete content packages

Working independently to develop & maintain positive working relationships with content providers including providing timely solutions to inquiries, interfacing regularly with VOD traffic team, internal customer teams to track content propagation status and provide feedback

Daily interfacing w/content providers such as NBC, ABC, BBC America, SONY, VIACOM, HBO, SHOWTIME, etc.

Ensuring content license start dates tracked and met, and packaging all arriving content for a growing volume of regional/nationwide media.

2007 - 2013

Media and Broadcast Operations

Discovery Communications

Media Operations Technology Production Center MTP&O Feb 2013–Aug2013

QC, Ingest, & create digital files of all program materials for air

Prep both National and International media (PAL/NTSC) for 20+ networks for Broadcast

Work with, adjust progressive or interlaced video rates: 50i, 29.97, 23.98, &59.94 for Ingest

Use Media Flex to enter SOM/ EOM on all segments, credits, snap-ins, clean covers, & graphics

Evaluate B wav Audio and Visual Graphic Elements using Adobe Audition to assist Editing

Facilitate Files for the Media Center, Producers, or edit and communicate daily with MTP&O Depts.

Quality Control Encode Technician, Broadcast Center Aug 2007-Feb 2013

Ensured 100% quality control for all programming within NTSC Regulations

Transferred composite, component, videotape, and digital media

Cloned files, practiced standard conversions, duplicated audio/video sources, encoded all media Performed up conversions SD to HD, created MPEG, QuickTime, & Windows Media files Digitized, trimmed, & tagged media for aspect ratio

Viewed and adjusted waveform, vector scopes, & A/V levels

Transmitted and received fiber / satellite feeds/ live events for broadcast

Developed innovative commercial distribution strategies, assisted supervisors & aided in training


Master Control Operator, Broadcast Center Feb 2007-Aug 2007

Monitored waveform signals, play-lists, SD / HD BARCO monitors and timelines

Viewed vector scopes, maintained AV displays, quality assured and corrected on air displays Operated play out Ports, altered on air material, added missing media, and activated DTMF tones Removed erroneous metadata, updated bugs, banners, captioning, v-chips, alerts, and ratings Reported daily discrepancies and communicated with Encode, Engineering, and Management

2005 - 2007

Broadcast Tech

Warner Brothers / Tribune Broadcasting


2005 - 2009

BA Communication

2000 - 2002

Associate Arts





adobe audition



film festival

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English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Light Spanish, In progress: Korean/Japanese



Certified Technical Director Certified Producer

Certified Production Assistant

Certified Voice Over Artist

AA,Arts Cum Laude NVCC BA, Film & Video/Communication: JR. GMU



Women in Film &Video

Women’s Leadership At Discovery

TED India The Producers Network TIVA DC

 VOLUNTEER Global Funding

Brain Injury Services Fairfax

Childrens Hospital Fairfax Public Access Television Local Shelters & Drives

  LIVE EVENTS Mars Landing, Miss America, British Awards, Mecum Auto, BBC News, Gayle King, Grammies, Sport Events


Omneon, Aspera, Omnibus, Media Flex, Miranda, Colossus, Imagestore, Evertz MVP 3000, Metacast, Columbus, PDS, DDS, CC Transfer, FVAT, eAMS, AMC, AMS, Compusat, Grass Valley, DG Spotbox, Pathfire, Digital Media Gateway, Chyron, Dekocast, Crispin, Betacam SP, HD, SD, ProCap, Final Cut, Adobe Audition, MS Office, MAC/PC, Lotus, Outlook, Avid, Studio, CG, Audio Board, Teleprompter, DVC Pro, 3CCD, Control Room & Mini DV

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INTERESTS Photography • Film • Art • Theatre • Music • Writing • Design • Program Development & Production IN PROGRESS Final Cut X Adobe Premiere Photoshop

After Effects