Summary

My background includes extensive experience in video production, including production management, editing, videography, graphics, and audio engineering. My passion is leveraging technology to tell compelling stories.

Credits

6/15 – 4/16

Consultant (incl. Editor) – Rocky Mountain PBS

Details
6/15 – 4/16

• Improved department productivity by providing counsel and assistance for department budgeting and planning; staff training; and personnel, facility, and equipment scheduling. • Kept programming on schedule by editing interstitial material and long-format programs. • Directed and shot productions in the studio and field. • Researched FCC requirements concerning quality updates to broadcast and online closed captioning, and designed the workflow to ensure compliance.

1/11 – 6/15

Production Director – Rocky Mountain PBS

Details
1/11 – 6/15

• Designed the standard operating procedures; purchased the equipment; and integrated the content-gathering, editing, and network systems to transition the Production Department from a tape-based to a file-based workflow. • Improved team productivity and morale by offering training and professional development opportunities to full-time, part-time, intern, and apprentice personnel in the Production Department. • Coordinated the studio set, lighting, and production design for the series "Colorado State of Mind," "Arts District," and live studio pledge breaks. • Improved the quality of locally produced, independent productions aired on Rocky Mountain PBS by managing the coordination, delivery, and quality control with the program producers. • The Production Department earned 13 Heartland Emmys, 25 Colorado Broadcasters Association awards, three Tellys, and one CINE during this four years. • Kept projects on time and within budget by managing personnel- and production-related expenses in coordination with the series producers and the Chief Finance Officer.

1/11 – 12/11

Writer (incl. On-Camera Host) – Rocky Mountain PBS

Details
1/11 – 12/11

Wrote and hosted the movie-of-the-week wraparound series, "Best Seat in the House."

11/09 – 1/11

Production Manager – Rocky Mountain PBS

Details
11/09 – 1/11

• Kept multiple projects on time by scheduling and coordinating personnel activities, facilities, and equipment related to local productions, as well as other non-broadcast facilities use. • Managed the day-to-day activities of the Production Department staff. • Managed the content on Rocky Mountain PBS' proprietary online video portal. • Coordinated facility use, rental agreements, and billings with external clients, including CNN, MSNBC, and Business News Network. • Worked with the Engineering Department to coordinate content quality control, equipment maintenance, and systems acquisition and integration.

1/09 – 11/09

Director (incl. Scheduling Coordinator) – Rocky Mountain PBS

Details
1/09 – 11/09

• Directed the weekly series "Colorado State of Mind," "Super School News," live studio pledge breaks, and the on-air Rocky Mountain PBS fundraising auction. • Designed an efficient form of production scheduling between station employees, freelance contractors, and facilities using ScheduALL and Microsoft Outlook.

11/04 – 1/09

Editor – Rocky Mountain PBS

Details
11/04 – 1/09

• Edited the series "Colorado State of Mind," "Life Wise," and "Real Coloradans." • Edited 75-100 interstitial spots weekly. • Engineered audio during studio production and post-production recording. • Technical directed the multi-camera studio productions "Colorado State of Mind," "Life Wise," "Super School News," and live studio pledge breaks.

2/04 – 12/05

Graphics (Graphics/Character Generator Operator) Bingo Tv 2

Game Show (TV) — Dish Network Details
2/04 – 12/05

• Designed on-air graphics for the weekly program "BingoTV." • Operated the character generator during the broadcast of "BingoTV."

2/03 – 11/04

Production Staff – KRMA (PBS - Denver)

Details
2/03 – 11/04

• Operated cameras, video tape recorders, character generators, and teleprompters during studio productions. • Assisted in audio and lighting for studio broadcasts. • Logged and transcribed raw footage for local documentaries. • Edited promotional spots.

Media

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Education

University of California, Santa Cruz

B.A. Film & Digital Media Production

University of Colorado, Denver

B.A. English Writing

Skills

  • • Microsoft Office 365
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • ARRI
  • Asset Management
  • Audio Engineering
  • AVCHD
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Balcar
  • Beta SP
  • Budgeting
  • Chryon
  • Deko
  • Digibeta
  • DVCPro HD
  • Field Lighting
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Fresnel
  • HDCam
  • Leadership
  • Linear Editing
  • Listec
  • Lowell
  • Mole Richardson
  • Multi-Camera Directing
  • NLE
  • Production Management
  • ProPrompter
  • ScheduALL
  • Scheduling
  • Source 4
  • Strand
  • Studio Lighting
  • TeleScript
  • Videography
  • Writing
  • XDCAM