Summary

Destinee is highly distinguished for being a leader to her peers and exudes a ‘never give up’ attitude in any assignment she is given. She is driven toward the challenge of breaking the mold and developing truly captivating and groundbreaking content.

Credits

10/13 – Current

Associate Producer (E! News) – NBC Universal

Details
10/13 – Current

• Managed scheduling, training and hiring of entire freelance production team • Coordinated delivery and creative execution of 2016 graphic rebrand with E! News domestic team –launched April 2016 • Produced special projects such as 2016 “E! News International cutdown” show for 2016 Rio Olympics – launched August 2016 • Researched Arabic language and culture to develop show graphics and hire producer and VO talent for Arabic production – launched September 2016 • Created presentations to showcase production team and achievements to executives • Trained to fill-in as Executive Producer, Supervising Producer and Weekend Producer • Supported entire production team (Executive Producer, 6 language producers, 3 video editors, 2 graphics editors, VO talent) to guarantee timely delivery of 5 shows daily • Covered script and graphics to ensure accuracy within show • Improved package content through fact checking • Carried out correspondence and show delivery to E! News affiliates in Asia, Greece, and Latin America • Incorporated lower-thirds and cold open b-roll into daily show using the Avid

3/11 – 8/13

Production Coordinator – Sticks + Stones

Details
3/11 – 8/13

• Only full time staff employee in a self-driven role overseen by Owner/Executive Producer of company • Supervised office, its technology and the company’s website portfolio of commercial content • Hired and directed all freelance staff during productions –in Los Angeles and out of state • Coordinated scheduling and travel for production staff • Cultivated vendor and freelance relations • Analyzed business market and competitors to implement aggressive strategies during bidding process with agencies • Generated agency bids/actuals using AICP grids • Maintained records for company accounting, billing and tax preparation • Researched and acquired directors for internal roster • Developed creative concepts/spec spots with Executive Producer and Directors • Oversaw production office rental marketing and successfully acquired business from 2-3 production companies per month • Managed personal assistant 2 days per week

2/11 – 3/11

Production Assistant – Sticks + Stones

Details
2/11 – 3/11

• Performed as Art Dept. PA during commercial shoots • Purchased show props at various Burbank prop shops • Ran props to and from Universal Studios lot • Assisted staff coordinator with daily workflow

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Education

Class of '15

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

MASTER OF COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT
Class of '13

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY - LOS ANGELES

TELEVISION, FILM, MEDIA STUDIES

Affiliations

  • ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES
  • PASADENA-FOOTHILL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION DELTA ZETA
  • TROJAN ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK
  • WOMEN'S NETWORK @NBCUNIVERSAL
  • YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK @NBCUNIVERSAL

Skills

  • ADAPTIVE LEARNER
  • ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE
  • APPLE & PC EFFICIENT
  • ASPERA
  • ATLASSIAN JIRA
  • AVID INTERPLAY/MEDIA CENTRAL
  • AVID MEDIA COMPOSER
  • CASTING/ BREAKDOWN SERVICES
  • DEADLINE ORIENTED
  • DECK CREATION
  • EMPLOYEE TRAINING
  • FINAL CUT PRO
  • GOOGLE ADWORDS
  • IN-DEPTH SUBJECT RESEARCH
  • INEWS
  • MS EXCEL
  • MS OUTLOOK
  • MS POWERPOINT
  • MS WORD
  • OFFICE AND EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT
  • PRO-TOOLS
  • PRODUCING
  • SCRIPT COVERAGE
  • SELF MOTIVATED
  • SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
  • STAFFING FREELANCE HIRES
  • TALENT RELATIONS
  • TEAM LEADER