Summary

I am an experienced writer, researcher, producer with an emphasis on history, archaeology and science "edutainment" style media. My projects include broadcast programming, museum and archival media.

Credits

10/16 – 5/17

Short form script writer GoBankingRates.com

Corporate — Consumer Track Details
10/16 – 5/17

Wrote casual style scripts for personal finance videos

7/16 – 8/16

Writer Security Choice '16

Corporate — AT&T Creative Media Services Details
7/16 – 8/16

Wrote corporate comedy captions for a graphic novel and short form scripts for internal news show

2/10 – 6/10

Licensing Producer Natural History Museum Los Angeles

Corporate — Cinnabar Details
2/10 – 6/10

• Located appropriate images for exhibits and researched sources for specific image requests • Negotiated agreements and secured licensing for exhibit images and video. • Maintained a detailed record of images and permission details • Delivered digital catalog of assets and licensing details on time and on budget

10/08 – 9/09

Producer/Writer Las Vegas Springs Preserve

Corporate — Playground Media Group Details
10/08 – 9/09

• Researched scientific topics related to resource conservation, Native American history, archaeology and natural history • Wrote story pitches • Wrote and edited scripts for interactive videos • Directed storyboards • Collaborated with staff archaeologist on content • Worked with local Paiute tribe to improve participation and contribute content • Conducted ethnographic interviews with Paiutes that became the focus of an exhibit • Scouted desert to identify flora-appropriate shoot locations

3/07 – 9/08

Producer/Writer/Director California Academy of Sciences/Science Safari

Corporate — Cinnabar Details
3/07 – 9/08

• Created integrated story concept for a virtual “Science Safari” visitor experience in Tusher Africa Hall • Conducted extensive scientific research • Wrote and pitched story concepts to museum scientists and administration • Wrote meaningful short scripts related to evolution, adaptive strategies, climate change and conservation in Africa • Produced casting call for a safari host • Produced each video from concept to completion, including storyboarding, stock footage selection, fee negotiation and clearance of all video assets, location scouting & management, management of all travel and production logistics and on location direction of talent and camera • First draft video editing and delivery of final product with appropriate specifications • Collaborated with staff scientists on each phase of production • Created and maintained budgets • Coordinated with hardware and software engineers • Delivered all projects on time and at budget

1/98 – 12/06

Producer Wild On The Set (Season 1)

Animal Planet — Reality/Doc (TV) — Unipix Entertainment Prods. Details
1/98 – 12/06

• Produced segments featuring trained animals on the sets of film and television from concept to completion, including securing participating productions, arranging interviews with animal trainers and celebrities, researching and licensing visual assets, ensuring completion of all legal and insurance requirements, creating call sheets and schedules, planning and organizing travel logistics, and managing talent, content and appearance releases • Wrote initial paper cuts for post production • Collaborated with editors in post production

1/98 – 12/06

Location Manager/Field Producer The Women's Room (Pilot)

USA Network — Reality/Doc (TV) — Langley Productions
1/98 – 12/06
1/98 – 12/06

Researcher America's Greatest Pets

UPN — Reality/Doc (TV) — JCS II Entertainment Details
1/98 – 12/06

Researched and pitched stories about unusual pets

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Education

LSU/University of New Orleans

BA History

University of Memphis

MA Anthropology/Archaeology

Skills

  • Production
  • Research
  • Comedy
  • History
  • Script Writing
  • science
  • Natural History
  • Edutainment
  • Archaeology
  • Final Cut Pro (Basic)