Summary

Producer/Director/Editor of documentaries, series, and branded content. Brooklyn Public Media Documentary Fellow. Formerly at TED. Loves every aspect of production and storytelling, skilled writer, manager, and people person.

Credits

11/16 – Current

Director (Online content) NYC Dept of Small Business Services

nyc.gov/h — Digital — Self-employed Details
11/16 – Current

Producing/Shooting/Directing/Editing online series of success stories with twelve entrepreneurs and small business owners in NYC who've received assistance from the NYC Dept of Small Business Services. The series will launch in spring '17 with the launch of the agency's new website. It features 12 clients from 12 different countries and is in five different languages.

10/16 – 12/16

Assistant Producer (and Assistant Camera) ON THE OTHER SIDE

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — DCTV Details
10/16 – 12/16

Assistant Producer / Assistant Camera for ON THE OTHER SIDE, a DCTV feature-length documentary produced for PBS' POV series about formerly incarcerated people's first year out of prison.

3/16 – 11/16

Director (Producer + Editor) Brooklyn Public Media Free Speech TV

Reality/Doc (TV) — BRIC Brooklyn Media Arts Details
3/16 – 11/16

Producer/Director/Editor of PIERRE ANDRE SIMMONS, a short social justice documentary about the life of a New York City canner (someone who collects bottles and cans for a living). Was screened at Brooklyn Public Media and showcased online and on Brooklyn Free Speech TV.

2/16 – 4/16

Senior Producer (Production Manager, Casting Director) McKinsey & Co. Social Innovation Documentary

Digital Content — Digital — Fineas Media Details
2/16 – 4/16

Led pre- and post-production, casted over 15 subjects in for international shoots, developed distribution strategies, and managed accounts for all of Fineas Media's client projects. Fineas Media is a social impact storytelling agency that works with changemakers of all kinds—nonprofits, CSR divisions, and social enterprises—to tell their stories through video and social media to create meaningful impact.

4/15 – 2/16

Senior Producer (Online content, branded content) – Levo League

Details
4/15 – 2/16

Produced online written and video editorial content, online courses, and led user research projects to optimize products and grow Levo's audience. For videos: produced, directed, oversaw the editing, and planned distribution of online video series featuring influencers like Anne-Marie Slaughter, Janet Mock, and Alex Guarnaschelli. For online courses: created curriculum and produced videos for online career development courses. Produced educational social media experiences and webinars to grow and engage the Levo community.

8/14 – 4/15

Producer (Community Manager, Editorial Director) – TED Conferences

Details
8/14 – 4/15

Produced promotional and educational video and multimedia products for 10,000+ global TEDx organizers; managed TEDx's online community knowledge-sharing platform, oversaw communication and editorial strategies, and contributed to all of TEDx's editorial outlets (TED website, blogs, and social media).

Media

  • Janet Mock // LEVO 100 Promo

  • Pierre Andre Simmons // Documentary for Brooklyn Public Media

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Education

Class of '13

The New School

M.S in Public Policy
Class of '06

Ohio University

B.S. in Video Production

My Gear

  • Light Kit
  • Wireless Lav
  • Panasonic GH4

Affiliations

  • BRIC Media Documentary Fellow '16

Skills

  • Producing
  • Editing
  • Digital Media
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling
  • Casting
  • Distribution
  • Mentoring
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Camera Operating
  • Location Scouting
  • Insurance
  • Audio
  • Sound Recording
  • Analytics
  • Managing teams
  • releases and waivers