Tyler Thomason

Tyler Thomason

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

Runner/Utility

ESPN/ABC/TNT/FOX

Notable network events: 2008 Big 12 Football Championship, 2011 NBA Playoffs, 2011 NBA Western Conference Finals

Assisted with the production work of live sporting events.

Set up cameras, cabled/wired stadiums and arenas.

Provided and prepared craft services for network production crews and talent.

Provided transportation for network talent and production crews.

Aug 2011 - Present

Video Producer/Game Director

Stillwater High School

Oversee all production and video content for stadium video board.

Oversee and conduct weekly production meetings.

Produced commercial advertisements for broadcast via video board.

Produced intro videos for games.

Directed and oversaw all operations of varsity football games.

Create rundown sheets for games.

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Teaching Assistant

Oklahoma State University

Assisted professor with class teachings of fundamentals of audio and visual production.

Demonstrated the capabilities of a television studio and studio control room.

Demonstrated the capabilities of studio cameras and switchers.

Graded students based on abilities in the studio and control room.

Sep 2009 - May 2011

Camera Operator/ EVS Operator

ROSCO-RUDU

Live sports production crew, worked with jumbotrons for various events.

Operated Sony HDV cameras for live sports productions.

Shot highlights and footage for a live production on jumbotrons.

Worked for high school football, college wrestling and college women's basketball.

Worked with replay machine (EVS) to play replays for jumbotron feeds.

Mar 2011 - May 2011

PA Announcer

Oklahoma State University

PA announcer for OSU softball and occasional baseball games.

Read public service announcements and play-by-play action of the games for the stadium.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Sports Intern

KATV - Channel 7

Conducted interviews, shot and edited sports highlights for the sports department.

Gathered stats.

Recorded demo sportscast.

Co-hosted an episode of "Good Morning Arkansas".

Won "Intern Olympics" competition.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - May 2011

Sports Media Broadcasting & Broadcast Production

Oklahoma State University

Skills

Skills

Adobe After Effects

Ability to create animated graphics and fonts for use in video production. Examples include graphics used for football intro videos.

Pro Tools (Non-linear audio editing)

Ability to record and edit audio files and sequence them as needed in a non-linear editing system. Examples can include radio stories, newscasts, sportscasts, podcasts and voiceovers. 

Soundtrack Pro (Sound sweetening)

Ability to create audio effects and musical beds within video footage and video production projects. Sound effects, music beds, instrumentals and songs used and edited to accompany and enhance videos.

Final Cut Pro (Non-linear video editing)

Advanced ability to edit video footage in a non-linear editing system. Mostly used Final Cut Pro, but have also worked with Avid.