Summary

30 years in production. Currently teaching production at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Credits

8/18 – Current

Camera Operator (Hitachi Z-HD5000) – Miami University Athletics/ESPN+

Details
8/18 – Current

Handheld courtside camera and EIC - Women's Volleyball - Miami vs Cincinnati

8/18 – Current

Camera Operator (Hitachi Z-HD5000) – Miami University Athletics/ESPN+

Details
8/18 – Current

Handheld courtside camera and EIC - Women's Volleyball - Miami vs UC-Santa Barbara

8/18 – Current

Camera Operator (Hitachi Z-HD5000) – Miami University Athletics/ESPN+

Details
8/18 – Current

Handheld courtside camera and EIC - Women's Volleyball - Miami vs St. Louis

1/18 – Current

Lighting Technician – Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Details
1/18 – Current

Lighting and Staging Technician for Fitton Family Theater

10/17 – Current

Editor (Adobe Premiere CC) – TvHAMILTON

Details
10/17 – Current

Edit a variety of short-form and long-form program material on a part time basis. Also do some videography.

11/19 – 11/19

Camera Operator (JVC GY-HM600 Pro HD) 2019 Big Ten Cross Country Championships

FloTrack — Sports (TV) — FloSports Details
11/19 – 11/19

Camera Operator for Cross Country Championship at OSU Golf Course in Columbus, Ohio. Worked on an elevated platform to track portions of the cross country events.

11/19 – 11/19

Camera Operator (JVC GY-HM600 Pro HD) DI NCAA Cross Country Championships

FloTrack — Sports (TV) — FloTrack Details
11/19 – 11/19

Ran tripod mounted camera to track the first portion of the races and a long shot of a return leg.

10/19 – 10/19

Technical Director Bands of America Super Regionals

FloMarching — Live / Special Event (TV) — FloSports/FloMarching Details
10/19 – 10/19

Switched 4 camera production with graphics. Coordinated with in house technicians for feed to live support screens and commercial breaks.

Recos

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Sam did an excellent job as hand-held camera operator on our ESPN3 broadcasts of college basketball for Miami University (Ohio). Sam has a wealth of knowledge and experience in video/film production. He contributed not only as a camera operator but a ...MORE...
I hired Sam as a freelance camera operator for our ESPN3 and NCHC.tv telecasts of Miami men's and women's basketball and Miami hockey. Sam did an excellent job in every position in the telecasts. He operated floor positions, as well as tight game/her ...MORE...
Steven Vargo
Swing
Sam was the course instructor for The university's production students. When I arrived most of the students had an idea of what they were in for. I observed Sam's field instructions and watched him teach proper set etiquette. These things make me con ...MORE...

Skills

  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Videography
  • Lighting
  • Narration
  • grip and electric
  • Research and Scripting