Jeffrey T. Atkins
7820 NW 2nd Place, Plantation, FL 33324 (954) 632 0437 Jatkins62@gmail.com
High School Diploma
St. Thomas Aquinas High School Fort Lauderdale, FL
Graduation Date: 05/2005 GPA: 4.3
University of Florida Gainesville, FL
Graduation Date: 05/2009 GPA: 3.47
Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication/Associate of Arts
Master Control Operator, New Age Media Gainesville, FL
02/2010 – present
- Live-switched for network shows (news, sports, etc.)/monitored automation system.
- Captured satellite feeds/segmented television programs.
- Monitored audio/video levels for television programs and commercials.
Intern, Crescendo Sound Studios Gainesville, FL
02/2009 – 05/2009
- Assisted engineers during set-up, recording, editing, and mixing.
Board Operator, WRUF AM-850 Gainesville, FL
01/2007 – 05/2009
- Produced and edited audio for commercials, promos, weather, etc.
- Operated audio board controls for live radio shows.
- Operated Comrex and ISDN for shows on location.
Camera Production Assistant, Burn Notice (USA series) Miami, FL
05/2007 – 07/2007
- Set-up director’s portable video monitors and antennae.
- Retrieved camera lenses and various other camera parts and set up cameras.
- Provided support to the camera department.
Production Crew, WUFT-TV Gainesville, FL
01/2006 – 05/2006 01/2008 – 05/2008
- Operated all studio cameras.
- Directed camera operators and talent on studio floor.
- Operated the teleprompter.
Additional Media-related Experience
Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Pro Tools HD/LE, Adobe Audition, Reason, Adobe Photoshop (Proficient in both Mac and PC formats).
- BSA Eagle Scout Rank.
- Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and National Broadcasting Society.
- Awarded Florida Bright Futures Scholarship.
- Dean’s List with Honors at the University of Florida.
- Film editor/producer/director for amateur student films/television shows.
- Amateur recording engineer in home-based Pro Tools LE studio.
- Composer, drummer, guitarist, and vocalist.