Summary

I live in Brooklyn, and am a graduate of the Institute Of Audio Research. I began as an audio post-production engineer, and have since transitioned to production sound, starting as a Sound PA, and am steadily climbing toward Sound Supervisor!

Credits

5/14 – 5/14

Segment Producer Untitled Documentary

Film (Theatrical) — Confidential Details
5/14 – 5/14

I established and maintained contacts throughout the shoot locations, and with various agencies associated with the film. I arranged travel accommodations, hired crew, and handled compensation.

3/14 – 4/14

Driver Celebrity Apprentice 14

NBC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Reilly Worldwide, Inc Details
3/14 – 4/14

Drive and maintain 20" cube truck, as well as 15-passenger vehicles.

8/13 – 3/14

Equipment Rentals Intern Gotham Sound & Communications

Gotham Sounds and Communications Details
8/13 – 3/14

Test sound equipment that returned from set. Learn to operate new and older versions of recording/communications devices. Particularly well versed in all Sound Devices gear, as well as wireless microphone systems. Assisted with assembling larger sound kits for use on reality TV shows and events.

9/13 – 12/13

Sound Assistant (Sound Mixer (fill in)) Worst Cooks In America 5

FOOD — Reality/Doc (TV) Details
9/13 – 12/13

Assemble and maintain sound equipment for Sound Mixers. Mic the talent. Transport sound equipment to field locations or various shoots.

11/12 – 7/13

Sound Editor (Board Operator) Box Wine Social 1

Internet — SoundcastFM Details
11/12 – 7/13

Produced segments for multiple podcasts. Acted as board operator and audio editior. Special events planner.

7/12 – 12/12

Intern (Audio Engineer) EastSide Sound

EastSide Sound Details
7/12 – 12/12

Prepare recording booths by setting up instruments and testing equipment; Prepare Pro Tools sessions for the lead engineer; Assist with monthly maintenance of studio equipment; Perform light clerical duties

8/12 – 10/12

Dialogue Editor (Pro Tools 9) Night Driver

Film (Theatrical) — N/A Details
8/12 – 10/12

Leveled and cleaned dialogue. Used 3rd party plug-ins (Waves, Sonnox) to reduce hiss from location audio. EQ'ed tracks to get them ready for the master mix.

9/11 – 6/12

Post Production Intern (Audio Engineer; Foley Recorder; Sound Editor; Sound Designer) Dig It Audio

Dig It Audio Details
9/11 – 6/12

Set up foley and ADR sessions; Music and effects editing; Sound design; Prep Pro Tools sessions by marking scene changes, placing ambient sounds, and soft effects

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Education

Class of '11

Institute Of Audio Research

Diploma in Audio Engineering and Advanced Media Production

Skills

  • Music
  • Recording
  • Sound