Objective: To obtain a position in the public relations field using my extensive broadcasting & journalism experience.
Experience: 6/••••• Present WHYY-TV•••••Wilmington, DE
Direct & technical direct live newscasts using an Ampex switcher
Direct pre-produced interview segments aired during the nightly newscasts
Direct remote productions from live trucks
Design all newscast graphics using Photoshop ••••• & the Infinit character generator
Write news stories
Produce nightly business segment
Direct & Produce Patrick Stoners nationally syndicated entertainment segments
Manage, purchase & budget all tape stock
Recruit & supervise college interns for our news department
Schedule all production crew and talent
Service viewers regarding all copy requests etc.
Communicate and schedule interconnects for clients such as CNN, MSNBC etc.
1/••••• 6/••••• Philly TV News•••••Philadelphia, PA
Directed & technical directed five live & pre-recorded morning newscasts daily
Created Chyron graphics on a Maxine character generator
Operated robotic cameras during newscasts
5/••••• 1/••••• Tri-State Media Network•••••New Castle, DE
Directed & technical directed six live newscasts daily using a Grass Valley ••••• switcher
Coordinated and directed multiple live shots during newscasts
Directed & technical directed a live daily hour interactive talk show and entertainment program
2/••••• 5/••••• Fox Philadelphia•••••Philadelphia, PA
Edited voiceovers, sots & packages for the nightly ••••• OClock News
Recorded feeds, coordinated tapes for playback during the show, operated teleprompter, distributed scripts & assisted producers with story information
Special Interest: 7/••••• 8/••••• Republican National Convention•••••Philadelphia, PA
Directed two remote live half hour programs nightly during the Republican National Convention from a skybox at the First Union Center in Philadelphia.
••••• & ••••• Emmy Nomination••••• Mid-Atlantic Region
Philadelphia Regional Chapter Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nomination for Best Single News Broadcast for markets ••••• & larger.
Education: The Pennsylvania State University••••• University Park, PA
Chyron Infinit School••••• Long Island, NY
Completed a one week course for Basic Chyron Infinit Certification