Summary

 

I'm a creative professional with over a decade's experience producing, editing, & shooting documentaries, commercials, narratives, and live events.  I'm comfortable conceptualizing, developing, and managing projects, and familiar with modern digital tools, graphic applications, compression techniques, and video formats. I can multitask and prioritize in fast paced, high pressure environments.  I'm an award-winning storyteller with an eye for composition and a knack for problem-solving.

 

 

Experience

Media Production Specialist, BJC Healthcare, 2010-Present

  • Produce, shoot, and edit patient experience narratives.
  • Work with clients and ensure expectations for content, budget, and deadlines are met.
  • Shoot and edit PSAs, music videos, & content for web marketing, fundraising, and social media.
  • Coordinate & produce live events for web streaming on various platforms.
  • Produce, shoot, and edit instructional and corporate communications content.

Owner & Producer/Editor/Shooter, Vericon Media, 2004-Present

       Clients: Washington University, Charter Communications, Saint Louis University, Incarnate Word Academy

  • Collaborate with clients to produce, shoot, & edit web marketing videos.
  • Edit & digitally deliver various video projects.
  • Employ digital compression expertise to tailor videos for proper distribution. 
  • Shoot and process digital still photographs for various clients/events. 

Editor/Director, Chaifetz Arena, 2008-2014

  • Edit halftime highlights & recap videos during college basketball games.
  • Build roll-in & graphics for clients
  • Discuss producers’ goals in preproduction to determine live production strategies.
  • Troubleshoot equipment & provide creative workflow solutions.

Production Manager, Charter Communications, 2004-09

  • Directed and produced studio and remote broadcast productions, including various live SLU sporting events, a sports talk show, music videos, minor league hockey, documentaries, promos & spots.
  • Coordinated technical crews regarding production techniques and responsibilities.
  • Scheduled and enforced deadlines and budgets, and created new programs and series.
  • Worked with sales team to establish new revenue streams.

Producer/Videographer, Charter Communications, 2001-04

  • Produced, edited, and shot Emmy Award-winning NASCAR documentary.
  • Produced, shot, edited various local programming including the St. Louis Rams Show, High School Sports, SLU Basketball, Gateway Golf, Visionaries, Washington University Basketball, documentaries, promos & spots.
  • Developed unique, complex, synchronized production techniques and implemented them with decisive precision in a chaotic environment.
  • Applied sense of composition and attentive observation to achieve remarkable moments of narrative videography.

 

 

Proficiencies

 

  • Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, & Audition
  • Final Cut Pro 7, Motion, Color, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro
  • NewTek Tricaster multi-camera live switching & web streaming 
  • DSLR & large-sensor video cameras
  • Broadcast-style cameras
  • Professional lighting, grip, and studio equipment
  • Professional audio equipment and sound mixing
  • Apple soundtrack
  • Various file conversion and compression software

 

 

Awards

 

Telly Award - Producer/Editor 2016 - “Healthy Kids Express” (promotional video)

Telly Award - Producer/Editor 2015 - “SLCH Carousel Gala” (fundraising video)

Telly Award - Producer/Editor 2013 - “Ride With Us” (fundraising video)

Telly Award - Producer/Editor 2006 - “Race Day: Inside the Charter 250” (documentary short)

Telly Award - Producer 2006 - “Turkey Day Game 2005” (live tv event)

Emmy Award - Producer/Director 2005 - “Race Day: Inside the Charter 250” (documentary short)

Telly Award - Videographer 2005 - “SLU Soccer Promo - Will John” (:30 spot)

Riverfront Times’ ‘Best Local TV Commercial’ - Producer 2004 - “St. Louis Aces Tennis” (:30 spot)

Emmy Award - Associate Producer 2004 - “Ozzie Calls his Shot” (:30 spot)

Emmy Award - Videographer 2004 - “Visionaries - Jerry Clinton” (tv segment)

 

 

Education

 

 

Bachelor of Science-Electronic Media Production 1995

 

Missouri State University - Springfield, Missouri