Summary

Highly motivated, creative and skilled media production professional. With over 8 years of professional work in media-production and digital media, I have gained a multifaceted skill set and invaluable experience in the media production field.

Credits

3/21 – Current

Production Assistant Abbott Elementary (Pilot)

ABC — TV — Warner Media Details
3/21 – Current

Responding to requests from production. Coordinating actor's makeup and costume completion. Announcing shoot starts and ends. Communicating issues to director or producer. Transporting equipment. Driving talent and crew. Supporting crew members on set. Preparing and packing items. Handling production paperwork. Protecting the set from the public (lock down) Cleaning the set and emptying trash cans.

4/21 – 4/21

Production Assistant (Grip) C&I Studios

Pierce Dental — Advertising — C&I Studios Details
4/21 – 4/21

Assist in set design, script rewrites and other tasks assigned to you by the producer or director. Communicating issues to the director or producer. Unpacking camera and rigging equipment. Laying dolly tracks. Assembling camera rigging including dollies, jibs, static rigs, cranes, and tracks. Testing the strength and safety of constructed rigs. Moving set pieces during a shoot. Spotting the camera operator. Moving light fixtures. Maintaining and repairing rigging equipment.

10/15 – 2/21

Producer NewsWatch TV

AMC — TV — Bridge Communications Details
10/15 – 2/21

As a producer at NewsWatch, I assisted in overseeing scripting, filming locations, actors , editing and completion of production for National Broadcasting on AMC networks. Scheduled and conducted Satellite Media Tours, with Celebrity talents such as Barry Sanders, Jordan Sparks, Maria Menounos, Tori Spelling and more. Responsible for initiating the pre-production process; to include storyboarding, set design, obtaining and organizing digital assets, distribution of relevant production information to the production team. Oversaw the preparation of production sets for non-live taping, to include teleprompter content approval, camera check, lighting check, mic check and preparing the hosts. On occasion would act and or host “Man-on-the-street” and “Movie Talk” segments for National Broadcasting. Assisted in client related troubleshooting, to include edits to videos or segments. As a videographer at NewsWatch TV, I was responsible for the filming of NewswatchTV, to include studio stand ups, capturing A Roll and B Roll, and ensuring the uploading and delivery of content to editors. Strong knowledge of camera operations, to include Canon DSLR 5D, Canon C200, Canon C300, 4k Blackmagic pocket cinema 4k, Blackmagic pocket cinema 6k and Blackmagic URSA. Assisted in filming and producing content for social media distribution. Responsible for overlooking and testing equipment prior to productions. Strong knowledge of all pre, post and on-set production. Examples of videography work can be found on NewsWatchtv.com. As the production coordinator, was the first and main point of contact for clients. My responsibilities ranged from kicking off the initial production call with clients, scheduling in-house and off-site interviews, gathering information, resources and filming notes from clients. Ensure client satisfaction from beginning of Production process to end.

10/15 – 10/16

Production Coordinator NewsWatch TV

AMC — TV — Bridge Communications Details
10/15 – 10/16

As the production coordinator, was the first and main point of contact for clients. My responsibilities ranged from kicking off the initial production call with clients, scheduling in-house and off-site interviews, gathering information, resources and filming notes from clients. Ensure client satisfaction from beginning of Production process to end.

6/14 – 9/15

Still Photographer

Staff Position — Freelance Details
6/14 – 9/15

Launched freelance photography and editing business at creativeventmedia.com Relevant experience of delivering photography services on a freelance basis. Provided photography services to include weddings, engagements, headshots, artistic, street, branding and for historic records. Profound knowledge of traditional and digital photography techniques, equipment and principles. Exceptional knowledge of set up and operation of various studio and location lighting systems. Expertise knowledge Adobe creative suite and additional photo editing softwares. Ability to operate and handle a variety of digital cameras, lenses and any additional camera equipment.

6/11 – 8/11

Post Production Intern Fox Sports

Fox Sports — TV — 20th Century Fox Television Details
6/11 – 8/11

Gained insight of the filming, editing, logistics, scheduling, production duties that go into major studio productions. Assisted in a variety of duties requested from production staff and superiors.

Affiliations

D&I
Initiative

I identify with the following groups:

  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Gender: Male

Recos

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Education

Class of '21

Health Education Services

COVID Compliance Officer certification
Class of '13

East Carolina University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)/Media Production/ Communications

My Gear

  • MacBook
  • Sony a6500
  • Camera Lenses
  • Camera Lens 18-55mm

Skills

  • Post Production
  • Video Production
  • Editing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • New Media
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Event Planning
  • Audio Editing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Audio Post Production
  • Camera Operating
  • Blogging
  • Digital Photography
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Soundtrack Pro
  • Marketing
  • Team Leadership
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Customer Service
  • Stage Management
  • Facebook
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Stock Footage