Summary

A dream of mine is to explore the many wonderful technical opportunities in the broadcasting industry as well as experiment with the on-air side of the field. But another of my quests in life is to make movies and attain creative control over them.

Credits

4/15 – 1/18

Master Control Operator FiOS1 News

News (TV) — Verizon FiOs 1 News / Regional News Network Details
4/15 – 1/18

• Monitored 7 on-air signals and correct any discrepancies and outages with efficiency. • Structured news and traffic and automation playlists using program RapidPlayX2000. • Assured that programming begins and ends at proper times by adding/cutting commercial spots and work with Traffic department to resolve any issues. • Control live on-air switches, graphics, audio and transitions using switchboard. Operate during live sports events. • Counted directors in to live shots/shows and manually switch them to and from the air. • Transferred programming/commercial content into media base, process files and QC them for air. • Performed weekly maintenance on programs running 24/7 and send FCC required EAS alerts to air. • Trained new operators one-on-one. • Absorbed engineering knowledge while exposed in Master Control. • Shadowed editors, production, and transmissions weekly for extra training.

8/14 – 3/15

Intern The Paradox Process

Internet Details
8/14 – 3/15

• Attended and produced motivational therapy sessions for NYC psychotherapist Thomas M. Jones. • Set up lighting, video and audio equipment. • Planned and conversed with the facilitators and attendees of the Paradox Process in order to understand its benefits and optimize production quality. • Filmed, edited and distributed videos & clips.

1/15 – 2/15

Production Assistant (Grip) The Worth of One Word

Film (Short) Details
1/15 – 2/15

• Became familiarized with a professional film production process. • Manned positions like grip, boom op, location scout, set decorator, production assistant, and other minor roles. • Made numerous runs for essential props, food, and other supplies during production. • Improved social skills with crew members as well as non-crew members. • Often rewarded and complimented by peers regarding friendly demeanor and willingness to assist.

10/12 – 5/14

Technical Director (Editor) WTOP 10 News

News (TV) Details
10/12 – 5/14

• Participated in various technical positions in production control room. • Specialized with a switchboard as a technical director. • Received training in graphics, audio and teleprompter. • Developed skills in video and audio editing. • Worked with students to air live original productions, news and sports shows. • Broadened knowledge of industry.

9/10 – 5/14

Radio Host 4 Guys in a Booth

Talk Show (TV) — WNYO 88.9 FM Details
9/10 – 5/14

• Co-hosted SUNY Oswego’s top-rated show on WNYO, “4 Guys in a Booth,” a talk-show with diverse topics, consistent humor and planning. • Observed radio production on a professional level for the first time. • Operated industry standard radio equipment. • Required to take regular tests concerning FCC laws and regulations. • Planned, formatted and produced 2-3 hour long shows. • Trained and mentored potential radio hosts. • SUNY Oswego’s top-rated radio show at the time, which aired weekly and can be found on iTunes and Stitcher radio. The show received two awards at SUNY Oswego (known as “Ozzies”) for best talk-show in two consecutive years.

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Education

Class of '14

State University of New York College at Oswego

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Cinema and Screen Studies & Broadcasting
Class of '10

Yorktown High School

High School Diploma/

My Gear

  • Adobe Premiere
  • Canon Vixia HF R500
  • LED Light
  • Manfrotto Tripod
  • Shotgun Microphone
  • Zoom Microphone

Skills

  • Audacity
  • Audio Editing
  • Broadcast Television
  • Camera Operating
  • Creative Writing
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Customer Service
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Microsoft Office
  • Premiere
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Social Media
  • TV/Radio storyboarding
  • Typing
  • Video Editing
  • Video Games