Summary

14 years in broadcast television, with 8 years as a Promotions Producer. Freelance stage manager for sporting events through IATSE 745. Writer, Shooter, Editor. Final Cut, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop. Sony A7iii.

Credits

1/12 – Current

Stage Manager (IATSE 745) Professional sporting. events in Minnesota

Bally Sports North or the opposing team broadcast. — Live/Special Event Details
1/12 – Current

I make sure the talent is mic'd in place and ready to go for pre, halftime, and postgame segments during professional and college broadcasts in the Twin Cities. I help coordinate sponsored elements during the game by handing off announcer reads that match on-screen elements.

8/23 – 8/23

Production Assistant Sky Elements

Target Field — Live/Special Event — Sky Elements Drones Details
8/23 – 8/23

Set Up, testing, and tear down of a live drone show for a show following a Minnesota Twins baseball game on Star Wars night.

6/23 – 7/23

Director (Writer, Producer, Editor) Back of Hou$e- Halibut

Music Video Details
6/23 – 7/23

I wrote the treatment, shot the Video over the course of a few days, and edited the project using the Adobe Creative Suite for an independent rapper who is a friend of mine.

5/23 – 5/23

Videographer (Editor) Spring Asado

YouTube — Corporate — Fogo Americano Details
5/23 – 5/23

I shot Fogo Americano's "Spring Asado" event and cut together a small social video for the company.

3/14 – 9/22

Producer (promotions)

Staff Position — Hubbard Broadcasting Details
3/14 – 9/22

Write, shoot, and edit on-air spots promoting news, special events, and programming. I also have a hand in content creation for our social media platforms. Tasked with producing packages for air during high school tournament season(s). I played a large role in KSTC's ongoing Institute of Laughter campaign promoting syndicated comedies airing on 45TV.

8/09 – 1/14

Floor Director Twin Cities Live

KSTP TV — TV — Hubbard Broadcasting Details
8/09 – 1/14

I helped coordinate the day-to-day of Twin Cities Live. Making sure the hosts were mic'd ready, and on their mark, the lighting was changed from one segment to the next, tables, chairs, stove tops and props were on hand and ready to be moved in for the next segment, etc. I worked hand in hand with the director, producers, and camera team to ensure the show flowed smoothly throughout.

Unions

  • IATSE Local 745 Television Broadcasting Studio Employees (TBSE)

Media

Recos

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Education

Class of '07

St. Cloud State University

Film Studies

My Gear

  • Sony a7 III
  • Sony
  • Gimbal
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Skills

  • Editing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Video Editing
  • Writing
  • Videography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Coordination