Summary

I'm an experienced writer, researcher and production coordinator. I received an Emmy Award for my contributions to the reporting of the events beginning on September 11, 2001. For the past four years I've been a contributing writer for Windy CIty Times.

Credits

9/12 – 9/12

Volunteer Coordinator Ryder Cup Gala, Opening And Closing Ceremonies

GOLF — Live / Special Event (TV) — IMG Media Details
9/12 – 9/12

Organized and supervised volunteers during the production of the opening and closing ceremonies at the Ryder Cup. Conferred and collaborated with the production team about logistical issues and facilitated and implemented volunteer activities on rehearsal and live-show days to insure that the production ran smoothly and stayed on schedule.

8/02 – 1/05

Library Assistant/Production Assistant McDonalds Creative Services

Corporate — McDonalds Corporation Details
8/02 – 1/05

Researched video footage requests for both producers and creative services personnel. Compiled and updated database records for production tapes. Media logged new video footage for producers edit sessions.

4/01 – 5/01

Production Assistant Strong Medicine 2

LIFETIME — Scripted (TV) Details
4/01 – 5/01

Worked in the production office where my duties included making calls, running errands to outside vendors and distributing scripts and call sheets to production staff and the actors. (I was a fill in PA during this time due to another PA's illness).

8/00 – 3/01

Researcher The 2001 Trumpet Awards

TBS — Award (TV) — Turner Original Productions Details
8/00 – 3/01

Researched video footage and biographical information for vignette pieces that showcased our Honorees while also developing ideas for some of the vignettes. Assembled data during post-production including music cue sheets for Turner Production Audio and rights and clearances information for the lawyers.

4/00 – 7/00

Production Assistant CNN 20 Larry King Live Special

CNBC — News (TV) — CNN Details
4/00 – 7/00

Gathered archive library footage for production of segments showcasing CNN’s broadcasting history. Compiled and edited stack reels for production staff during pre and post-production. Worked with senior producer during the live broadcast.

3/00 – 6/00

Researcher The Ninth Annual Trumpet Awards

Live / Special Event (TV) — TYS Productions
3/00 – 6/00
11/99 – 3/00

Researcher The 2000 Trumpet Awards

TBS — Award (TV) — Turner Original Productions Details
11/99 – 3/00

Researched video footage and biographical information for vignette pieces that showcased our Honorees while also developing ideas for some of the vignettes. Assembled data during post-production including music cue sheets for Turner Production Audio and rights and clearances information for the lawyers.

5/98 – 10/99

Library Coordinator Cnn Newsstand

CNN — News (TV) — CNN Details
5/98 – 10/99

Launched production library for both Fortune and Entertainment Weekly shows. Created and managed production library workflow, including tapes and avid drives, to facilitate the editing process of current and pending stories. Created and updated Lotus Notes database information. Production Assistant on both live and taped anchor shoots.

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Education

Class of '08

National-Louis University

Master's of Arts/Secondary Education and Teaching
Class of '93

Illinois State University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)/Mass Communication/Media Studies

My Gear

  • http://carriemaxwell.wordpress.com/

Affiliations

  • National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association

Skills

  • AP Style
  • Archival Preservation
  • Avid
  • Broadcast
  • Community Outreach
  • Composing Press Releases
  • Copy Editing
  • Creative Writing
  • Databases
  • Editorial
  • Film
  • History
  • Journalism
  • LGBT rights
  • Library Database Management
  • Media Relations
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office- Word
  • News Writing
  • Newsletters
  • Newspapers
  • Political Campaigns
  • Press Releases
  • Problem Solving
  • Production
  • Program Development
  • Proofreading
  • Public Speaking
  • Publications
  • Research
  • Social Media Communications
  • Social Media Outreach
  • Social Sciences
  • Speech Writing
  • Storytelling
  • Training
  • Tutoring
  • Video
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women's Issues
  • Writer