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Accomplished and diverse broadcast & corporate media professional with track record of achievement recognized in the industry with multiple Emmy awards and other national and regional awards of excellence. Varied and extensive experience includes video producing, directing, shooting and editing as well as design and construction of production facilities. Exceptional knowledge of broadcast news, documentaries, sports, programming and commercial production.
Owner / Executive Producer / Editor: 2009 to Present.
National Creative Group-Gloucester City, NJ.
Owner of a full service video production company.
Founder / Project & Operations Manager: 2007 to 2009.
Studio 10 Creative Group, Division of NBC Universal-Philadelphia, PA.
Responsible for the concept, planning and execution of Studio 10 Creative Group, a full service video production company within NBC Universal. Re-purposed radio and television production facilities to bring in new money from outside productions while still serving the company's internal production needs. Directed the startup from the initial PowerPoint proposal presentations to the capital planning, building design, equipment purchasing and technical construction. Also served as a videographer and an editor.
Project Manager / Editor: 2005 to 2008.
NBC Olympics-New York, NY.
Led the design and construction of transportable high-end editing facilities for the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy & 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. After construction, became video editor for feature stories during the coverage of the games.
Supervisor of Post Production / Producer / Editor: 1995 to 2008.
NBC10 Philadelphia, Division of NBC Universal-Philadelphia, PA.
Supervised produced, shot and edited on-air promotions, commercials, sales presentations, programming and news specials. Mentored producers and editors with writing and creative visual execution assistance. Provided leadership and experience in creative meetings and strategic think tank sessions. Planned capital budget, purchased equipment and designed production facilities for Creative Services and Programming Departments. Introduced non-linear video editing systems into station.
Technical Director / Cameraman: 1984 to 1994.
CBS Sports-New York, NY.
Technical director for 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France and 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Responsible for technical coordination, equipment set-up & calibration, on-air switching, sub directing and crew supervision.
Technical director and cameraman for national sports and event coverage.
Technical Director / Senior Editor: 1984 to 1994.
WCAU-TV Philadelphia, Division of CBS Broadcasting-Philadelphia, PA.
Originally hired as a versatile videographer, editor and technical director for newscasts, sports and specials. Quickly became senior video editor for Creative Services Department. Supervised staff of editors and kept department in line with technological advancements by researching and planning capital budget. Instituted generic video and music libraries, allowing station to maximize its use of media resources. Also designed digital video editing suites and control rooms.
Unit Manager / Technical Director / Post Production Editor: 1981 to 1984.
Video East-Philadelphia, PA.
Video editor for commercials, documentaries and corporate presentations. Technical director, cameraman and replay operator for network sports broadcasts on mobile production unit. Promoted to Unit Manager, responsible for technical coordination, client relations, staffing and budgeting of the mobile unit.
Producer / Director: 1980 to 1981.
WRBV-TV, Renaissance Broadcasting-Vineland, NJ.
Produced, shot and edited commercials and on-air promotions. Directed nightly newscasts.
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