I am seeking a challenging position that will utilize my communication, technological, and educational skills with a special interest in media broadcasting and production.
Hands-on training with analog and digital equipment to include various types of lighting equipment, television cameras, DAT recorder, synthesizer, Mackie mixer, audio operation, and graphic programs.
Strong computer and technological skills; proficient with programs such as Pro Tools, Adobe (Audition, After Effects, PhotoShop, Premiere, InDesign etc.), Final Cut Pro, Avid DVExpress, Performer, Freestyle, Cakewalk, Natural Log and Music, BSI Simian Automation, and Microsoft Office.
Skilled in various sound recording techniques through live television and radio productions: electronic music, acoustical instruments, etc.
Instituted first complete format change in station history which increased underwriting by more than $20,000.
Produce and serve as on-air talent for Rude Awakening Morning Show and Sports Talk Live! as well as on-air talent for various drive-time airshifts.
Live remote broadcasts for Southern Conference sports tournaments, various live sports broadcasts to include Western Carolina University Baseball and Women's Basketball, Cullowhee Arts Fest, American Red Cross Blood Drives and other Western Carolina University events.
Hearbeat Journeys Radio
10/01/03 - Current
Researched, designed and installed recording studio equipment used as educational tool by Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to produce nationally distributed radio series.
Train project directors and staff on various recording techniques and methods.
Performed various roles: audio technician, cameraman, technical director and graphic technician for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board semi-weekly live television broadcasts.
Performed various roles: floor manager, cameraman, and incoming call screener for weekly live television broadcast of educational program "Math Matters."
Set up lighting, audio, and other basics for live television productions by local school channel broadcasts.
2003 - Blue Ridge Motion Pictures, Asheville, NC - Served as production assistant for Weekend Warriors movie production; attended Asheville Chamber of Commerce meetings; assisted with grip and lighting for gala and other studio needs; worked on various projects in studio; attended seminars focusing on: construction, model making, script writing, camera, anime, post-sound and business office.
1999 - WXLV-TV 45/WUPN-48, Winston-Salem, NC - Operated studio and remote cameras, audio equipment, video recorders, lighting equipment, and master control operations; assisted in remote television production and preparation of newscasts; wrote and edited television commercials; miscellaneous other duties as assigned relating to television production.
Bachelor of Science - Communication with a concentration in Electronic Media and a Minor in Film Studies. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC - May, 2004.