Summary

16 Years Television Broadcasting Experience mostly control room experience as Director/Technical Director. 9 Years in Small market, 7 Years in Medium Market. Over 10 Years in Wedding Videography Field freelancing for others and self. Studio Camera Exp.

Credits

11/14 – Current

Videographer (Freelance Second Shooter) – Tulsa Event Video

Details
11/14 – Current

Second Shooter for Daniel Murphree's Wedding Videography's Video Production Company on a Freelance basis.

3/11 – Current

Technical Director (Director - Technical Director, Viz-RT operator, Audio Operator fill-in, Studio C) – Griffin Communications

Details
3/11 – Current

Director/Technical Director News 9 This Morning - KWTV News 9 Oklahoma City Apr 24, 2017 to present •Direct 4am Newscast (Direct and Technical Direct); TD the 5am Newscast Only} Reponsible for Directing and Technical Directing Newscasts by reviewing newscast rundown & routining the rundown by designating cameras, Viz Channels & Playback Channels. Check with Producer for Live Shots and determine what source that live shot comes from. Check with producer for anything that may conflict or come up with alternatives. Check with floor crew of special setups in the studio that would be out of the ordinary. Mark news scripts and make changes to rundown accordingly, Check and confirm live & camera sources and confirm Tape Operator has correct newscast playlist loaded. Give changes verbally to crew on headset 10 minutes prior to show and Notify producer of missing scripts, key times, video clips, talent or other technical issues. Responsible for running the Grass Valley Kalypso during the newscast Monday through Friday or other days as needed. Also check the Trilogy IFB system to sure it's in working order. Monitor for any Pre-Production in iNews and execute as needed, Route live, streaming and other cameras needed for newscast. Check, build, modify effects as needed. Also record other pre recorded programs (In the Field, Your Vote Counts, The Hot Seat, etc) as well as Looklives, taped and Live Cut-ins as well as Severe Weather and Breaking News. • Previous Positions Held: • CG Operator & Statewide Post Production Editor, KWTV - News 9 Oklahoma City Dec 19, 2016 to Apr 21, 2017 • CG Operator: Run VizRT for News 9 This Morning. Check Rundown and delegate Viz Channels for OTS, Fullscreens, Maps. Check for missing graphics, spelling errors, etc. Execute graphics on air during the 4am, 5am and 6am Newscasts. Run Bug and Ticker on air. Also execute any scheduled cut-ins as well as Breaking News & weather cut-ins and fill in shifts as needed. • Statewide Post Production Editor: Edit Animations for both KOTV and KWTV out of the Oklahoma City Office. Responsible for the Newscast Opens, Mini Opens and other projects such as Billboards and any Commerical Projects as assigned. • Supervising Director PM Newscasts, KOTV The News on 6, Tulsa, OK Jan 18, 2016 to Dec 16, 2016 • Manage Six Productions Assistants; Direct 10pm Newscast: Responsible for Directing and Technical Directing Newscasts by reviewing newscast rundown & routining the rundown by designating cameras, Viz Channels & Playback Channels. Check with Master Control or Assignment Desk for Live Shots and determine what source that live shot comes from. Check with producer for anything that may conflict or come up with alternatives. Check with floor crew of special setups in the studio that would be out of the ordinary, print & distribute rundowns to the floor and control room personnel, Mark news scripts and make changes to rundown accordingly, Check and confirm live & camera sources and confirm Tape Operator has correct newscast playlist loaded. Give changes verbally to crew on headset 10 minutes prior to show and Notify producer of missing scripts, key times, video clips, talent or other technical issues. Responsible for running the Grass Valley Kayenne during the newscast 2 times a week or other times as needed. Also check the RTS IFB system to make sure it's in working order. Monitor the Pre-Production cue in iNews and execute as needed, Route live, streaming and other cameras needed for newscast. Check, build, modify effects as needed. When understaffed and not assigned to work a newscast, help run studio cameras, assist in floor directing as well as assist with the jib camera, handheld camera for severe weather and other various tasks. Also responsible for some commercial production as well as producing well as Newscasts Opens & Mini Opens using Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid Media Composer. Also a fill-in as a Studio Camera Operator when we were down a person out in the studio. • Six in the Morning Director, Editor, KOTV, Tulsa May 1, 2015 to Jan 18, 2016 Edit Commercials, Production & Marketing Projects three days a week, Direct 6/8 Shows of SITM Thursdays & Fridays while Weekend Director is off. Also the fill-in Director when the other two Directors are off. • Six in the Morning Director, KOTV, Tulsa Mar 24, 2014 to May 1, 2015 Direct and Technical Direct the 6am and 8am Newscast and fill in on the 5am and 7am shows when that Director is gone. • Weekend Newscast Director, KOTV, Tulsa Mar 21, 2011 to Mar 24, 2014 Direct Weekend Shows, Technical Direct Evening Newscasts Monday through Wednesday

5/07 – Current

Videographer (Owner) – RLV Productions, LLC

Details
5/07 – Current

Owner of a small Wedding & Event Videography Company. Serving the Oklahoma City Market

Media

  • Newscast Director Track Aircheck 2016-08-05 6P

  • Raymond Vail Commercial & Videography Reel 2016 09 15

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Education

Class of '03

Pittsburg State University

BA, Broadcasting
Class of '95

Coffeyville Community College

AA, Broadcasting

My Gear

  • GoPro
  • Zoom H5
  • Panasonic HMC 150

Skills

  • Studio Camera
  • Director
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Videography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Technical Director
  • Grass Valley Kayenne