Summary

Award-winning content creator with 20 years of experience across multiple platforms - Proven track record as a team builder and leader - Helped build two of the leading sports websites - Possess an encyclopedic knowledge of sports and pop culture

Credits

9/17 – Current

Producer KTLA 5

CW — News (TV) — KTLA Details
9/17 – Current

As a News Writer/Producer at KTLA, I help oversee content for the award-winning sports department at the oldest broadcast station west of the Mississippi. My responsibilities include assisting with editorial decisions, coordinating crews/feeds and creating material on Final Cut Pro X. Other responsibilities include: * Help manage relationships with professional/college teams in No. 2 media market in the country * Create rundowns and time out shows for multiple daily sportscasts * Ideate new and innovative ways for ever-evolving audiences to digest content * In charge of staying current on latest updates for Final Cut Pro edit software

8/16 – Current

Producer Nfl Network

NFL — News (TV) — NFL Network Details
8/16 – Current

As a Producer at NFL Network, I oversee key elements (stats, sound, breaking news) of several different shows and play an integral role in making sure the most current information gets on the air. My responsibilities include leading ideation on trending topics, creating new segments for broadcast and supervising EVS operators. Other responsibilities include: * Helped to launch and develop "Up to the Minute Live," a daily rapid-fire program featuring reporters and analysts across the country touching on the hottest topics in the league and "GameDay Prime," a fresh look at Sunday's biggest stories on-and-off the field * Helped launch :90 news update for the NFL Mobile app, recapping the day’s top stories in short-form * Cultivate relationships with leading NFL newsmakers and the NFLN's group of distinguished national correspondents * In charge of integrating buzzy assets into all programming * Create rundowns and line produce Up to the Minute news hits

9/15 – 2/16

Coordinating Producer – Campus Insiders

Details
9/15 – 2/16

As the Coordinating Producer at Campus Insiders, I manage a newsroom staff of 15 that includes talent, producers, associate producers, production assistants, editors and production crew. My responsibilities include leading the creative direction of all college football and men's college basketball content on the site. Other responsibilities include: * In charge of VOD production and live-streaming content * Oversee strategic partnerships with the Big 12, Mountain West and West Coast Conferences * Collaborate with the Managing Editor and Executive Producer on Special Projects (including College Football Playoffs, Men's CBB Conference Tournaments, Men's CBB Final Fours and Football/Men's Basketball Media Days) * Manage numerous client relationships

2/08 – 2/15

Senior Producer (Writer/Host) – Yahoo! Studios

Details
2/08 – 2/15

As a senior-level media producer/writer/host at Yahoo! Sports, I was in charge of building the video brand into a multi-faceted product that enriched user experience through engagement. My responsibilities included cultivating deep cross-functional relationships with social, creative and editorial teams - as well as Yahoo!'s stable of renowned writers, analysts and fantasy gurus to create a slate of quick-twitch, highly shareable clips. I also managed on-location crews and coordinated logistics while covering national and international sporting and philanthropic events and premieres. Other responsibilities included: * Collaborated with sales team to generate over $4M in revenue through branded content with six different clients * Led global initiative to capitalize on momentum of 2014 FIFA World Cup by partnering with staff of international editors to create the World Soccer Report * Managed YouTube and native Facebook uploads in efforts to drive revenue and video starts across multiple sites * Oversaw Yahoo! Sports' Instagram account, posting photos and short-form videos that related to content on site * Researched and produced award-winning documentary-style franchises * Crafted headline teases that resulted in record-level traffic * Wrote and edited copy with the highest of journalistic standards * 2010 Webby Award for Best Online Film & Video, Sports * 2012 Bronze Telly Award for Online Video, Sports

8/03 – 2/08

Producer (Sports Reporter/Anchor) – KVAL-TV

Details
8/03 – 2/08

As a sports reporter/anchor at KVAL-TV, I oversaw coverage of pro, college and high school sports for the leading station in Western Oregon. I also maintained an exclusive partnership with the Oregon State athletic program. Responsibilities included: * Shot, wrote, edited, reported and anchored sports/news content for specials * Mentored colleagues and directed newsroom strategy * 2004 AP Best Sports Reporting, Second Place * 2005 SPJ Excellence in Journalism, Third Place

11/99 – 8/03

Executive Producer (Editor) – KCPQ-TV

Details
11/99 – 8/03

As the supervising sports producer/editor at KCPQ-TV, I was in charge of editorial decisions for the Fox Network affiliate in a top-15 Nielsen market. I also oversaw a staff of reporters, crew and interns to generate a variety of award-winning content. Responsibilities included: * Produced and edited sportscasts, a weekly half-hour show, all postgame shows and specials * Coordinated live shots, obtained video from other affiliates and archived video for sports department * Developed relationships with media outlets across the country * Conceived new segments for sports programs * 2000 Emmy nominee, Best Sports Show * 2001 Emmy nominee, Best Sports Show * 2001 Emmy nominee, Best Sports Special

9/97 – 1/00

Producer (Sports Reporter/Anchor) – Northland Cable News

Details
9/97 – 1/00

As a sports reporter/anchor at Northland Cable News, I managed hyper-local content and shaped daily coverage of a regional news operation. Responsibilities included: * Shot events, edited highlights and packages, field produced and anchored sportscast * Covered college, high school and recreational sports

Media

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Education

Class of '96

University of California, San Diego

B.A. Communications Political Science minor

Affiliations

  • Fall Food & Wine Festival Volunteer

Skills

  • Blogging
  • Broadcast
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • CMS
  • Digital Media
  • Editing
  • Facebook
  • Final Cut Pro
  • HTML
  • Instagram
  • Journalism
  • Media Relations
  • New Media
  • Photoshop
  • Press Releases
  • Producing
  • Public Relations
  • SEO
  • Show Hosting
  • Social Media
  • Sports
  • Storytelling
  • Television
  • Television Production
  • Twitter
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography
  • Writing
  • XML