I'm well seasoned in a variety of production titles; From production assistant, camera operator, sound mixer, and directing newscasts. I'm seeking an opportunity to produce entertainment in the greater NYC area. I'm especially interested in Comedy.


5/15 – 1/16

Sound Mixer

NY1 News Details
5/15 – 1/16

While working in control rooms I was responsible for mixing audio for both prerecorded and live newscasts. On the D-8 Wheatstone audio board Audio included: Microphones, sound from video, and music from our sound cart. I was also responsible for ensuring the talent's IFB's were receiving audio from the correct sources.

4/15 – 4/15

Key Grip Arts in Exile: Tibetan Treasures in Small Town America

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — Mountain Lake PBS Details
4/15 – 4/15

Responsible for: - Moving equipment from the truck and into our location. - Setting up and breaking down lighting equipment - Grabbing food for the crew - Moving furniture to desired locations for interviews

9/13 – 11/14

Technical Director (Newscast director)

WPTZ NewsChannel 5 Details
9/13 – 11/14

Supervise and train production assisrants, Operate the Sony DVS-9000 production switcher, Call out upcoming shots and audio channels, Use the VizRT graphics system, Edit promos in Adobe Premiere

3/12 – 9/13

Production Assistant

WPTZ NewsChannel 5 Details
3/12 – 9/13

Operate studio cameras, Floor Direct, Operate an SP-8 Wheatstone audio board, Drive the news van to story locations, Shoot breaking news stories with field cameras, Shoot sporting events with field cameras, Operate TelePrompTer

12/12 – 12/12

Executive Producer (Writer, Actor, Editor) 5 Things to Know Before Becoming A Mime

Youtube Channel — Internet — Completely Watchable TV - Details
12/12 – 12/12

I wrote this sketch on Celtx and edited it on Final Cut. I also starred as the mime

5/11 – 9/11

Camera Operator

Mountain Lake PBS Details
5/11 – 9/11

Operate field cameras Operate studio cameras Edit clips with Final Cut Caption Packages

8/10 – 12/10

Executive Producer (Host of show)

Albany Student Television (ATV) Details
8/10 – 12/10

Write and develop content for "DnD with Mike Russell", Host the show, Supervise a crew of 15 people, Edit using Final Cut, Upload show online to ATV's website

9/09 – 5/10

Writer (Comedic reporter)

Albany Student Television (ATV) Details
9/09 – 5/10

Write "Entertaining yet Informative" news stories about the University at Albany, Report on camera, Record voice overs, Shoot video for other field reporters, Edit packages using Final Cut, Upload packages online via Veoh and Youtube


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Class of '15

Upright Citizens Brigade

Completed Basic course of study in Sketch Comedy 301
Class of '10

State University of New York at Albany


My Gear

  • Canon T5i


  • Albany Student Television
  • NY1
  • The Sketchy Characters
  • Upright Citizens Brigade
  • WPTZ


  • adobe premiere
  • canon rebel T5i
  • Comedy
  • Directing
  • Driving
  • Editing
  • Entertainment
  • Final cut pro
  • Mac products
  • mixing audio
  • Producing
  • shooting video
  • Video Production
  • Wheatstone Audio Board
  • Writing