Summary

The best damn award-winning former journalist/ photographer/ video editor turned coordinating producer you'll ever meet. Fearless in danger zones, detail-oriented, quick on my feet and the right woman for the task (plus, I'm delightful to work with!)

Credits

6/14 – 7/14

Animator non-profit regarding press freedoms

Corporate
6/14 – 7/14
7/12 – 6/14

Coordinating Producer (shooter, editor and subtitler) – Voice of America

Details
7/12 – 6/14

Managing schedules, recruiting and booking guests, producing field segments, researching and pitching stories, shooting, editing promos, writing weekly reports and coordinating with the home office in DC

2/14 – 2/14

Coordinating Producer Persian New Year Special

Live / Special Event (TV) — Voice of America Details
2/14 – 2/14

Coordinated all aspects of a government sponsored 1-hour musical special -- and there is no paperwork like government paperwork. Gracefully managed the musicians, the restrictions, equipment and logistics. It turned out beautifully. www.tinyurl.com/ontennoruz

8/08 – 6/11

Preditor Multiple Projects

Corporate — Hourglass Productions Details
8/08 – 6/11

Planned, pitched, wrote, filmed, edited and produced videos for local and national corporate and non-profit clients

6/09 – 8/09

Editor (FCP) The Hero Complex

Film (Theatrical) Details
6/09 – 8/09

Editing

8/07 – 8/08

Editor (iMovie ) – The Palm Beach Post

Details
8/07 – 8/08

Planned and edited news and feature videos for the newly launched video section of PalmBeachPost.com (at the time it was a 300,000 circulation daily paper) I worked independently and with the multi-media team to deliver timely and engaging content

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Education

Class of '12

University of Maryland

MPS Persian
Class of '12

University of Maryland College Park

MPS/Persian Studies
Class of '11

Florida Atlantic University

MBA/
Class of '11

University of Wisconsin-Madison

/Intensive Farsi Immersion
Class of '10

University of Wisconsin-Madison

/Intensive Farsi Immersion
Class of '00

St. John's College (MD)

B.A./The History of Western Thought

My Gear

  • CS6
  • FCP
  • Great attitude
  • Mac

Skills

  • Ap Style
  • AP Style
  • Blogging
  • Editing
  • Editorial
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Journalism
  • Magazines
  • News Writing
  • Newspapers
  • Photography
  • Political Satire
  • Research
  • Storytelling
  • Subtitling
  • TV News Production
  • Video
  • Video Editing