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Television Production

Rochester Hills, Michigan - 48309 - United States

Writer/Producer, National Documentary Unit Detroit Public Television, WTVS (Regional PBS)
➢ Recently completed work as sole Producer/Director of Emmy® nominated longform broadcast documentary (Detroit Art City: The Detroit Institute of Arts Story, 1st broadcast Dec. 2013). Experience as full-time broadcast/multimedia producer includes developing stories for national and international distribution (short-form via National PBS content partners WNET’s Need to Know & WETA’s PBS NewsHour). Further experience producing at the national level gained as co-producer of energy documentary series, Beyond the Light Switch (Natl. broadcast April 2012).
➢ Possess broad production knowledge base drawn from variety of professional experience
EducationRegional Emmy® Award, Nominated May 2014 (Awards to be held June 2014)
Michigan Association of Broadcasters’ Broadcast Excellence Award, Winner 2014
Awarded Best in Category for excellence in broadcasting/Best Topical Documentary Emmy • Detroit Art City (Produce/Dir.)

Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, Winner 2012
Awarded for excellence in broadcast and digital journalism • Beyond the Light Switch (co-producer, writer)

CPB/PBS Producers Academy
WGBH, Boston • Class of 2011

MSc, Film Studies, August 2008
University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Hons. School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures

BA, Art History, August 2006
Oakland University, Rochester, MI • Magna cum laude and Departmental Honors
Speciality➢ Excellent team leader; experienced managing field crews, post-production teams, PA/APs, office interns, etc.
➢ Excellent communication and writing skills; academic, editorial, and promotional writing ability, story and headline writing ability, line editing and copyediting ability
➢ Sharp research skills with the ability to compile information from a wide variety of credible sources
➢ Superior organizational and interpersonal skills; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, while working independently or as part of a team
Hardware Proficiency➢ Able to operate cameras (DSLR), attendant camera cards
➢ Familiar with standard audio equipment and lighting kits
Software Proficiency➢ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher and SharePoint). Primary operating Systems: Mac OS X and Windows
➢ Basic proficiency in FCPX & iMovie non-linear editing applications (also familiar with FCP7, Adobe Premiere Pro)
➢ Preferred Content Management Platform: Drupal (open source PHP)
➢ Proficient in use of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) sites (FileZilla, et al.)
➢ Preferred Digital Media Conversion/Compression Apps: Compressor, MPEG Streamclip, XDCAM Transfer
➢ Superior knowledge of web 2.0 culture; blogging, viral/user-generated content, social media & SEO best practices

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Rochester Hills, Michigan - 48309 - United States

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