To obtain an entry level position in the Media Production field that will utilize my writing and producing skills and my experience in print media.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Production, 2009
American InterContinental University, Weston, FL
Related Courses: Scriptwriting, Media Writing, Editing and Post Production II, Producing and Directing.
Associate of Science in Radio and Television Broadcasting, 2001
City College, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Midnine Productions (Plantation, Florida) February 2009 to Present
Edit videos using Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
Videotape/take footage of contracted appointments/functions
Log tapes appropriately for easy and efficient retrieval
Aid in setting up equipment on live shoots/functions
North Coast Times (St. Ann, Jamaica) December 2003 – October 2005
Promoted to Assistant Editor under a year of employment
Headed the Editorial Department of six employees, including training and evaluating performance
Created ideas for each publication which served as the newspaper’s main feature each week
Oversaw the physical layout of the newspaper before print
Assigned reporters to various assignments
Mentored and guided reporters when help was requested
Reported and wrote articles/stories that were newsworthy
Proofread pages before print, correcting all grammatical and layout mistakes
Videopictures/Couples Hotel (St. Ann, Jamaica) March 2003 – July 2003
Oversaw all monetary transactions
Acted as a liaison for both guests and videographers
Caring Heart Home Health Corp. (Fort Lauderdale, FL) July 2002 – September 2002
Registered Nurse's (RN's) Assistant
Worked closely with the RN in updating and clarifying patients’ files
Ran office in the absence of co-workers and managers, including administrative duties
Communicated with patients’ doctors in updating files
. Continuity personnel and Script Supervisor of short film, “Mind Taker” (2011)
Writer/Director/Editor/Producer of senior student thesis film, “RECKONING” (2009). “RECKONING” was an official selection at the Delray Beach Film Festival, 2010, Acadiana Film Festival, 2010 and Reggae Beach Film Festival (Jamaica), 2011.
Director/Writer/Producer/Editor/Camera Operator of 30 minute documentary, ‘MY NAME IS JEVON!’ (2007) which was aired in The United States, Barbados and Jamaica.
Camera Operator/Co-director of live-to-tape shoot of American InterContinental University’s annual fashion show (2009).
Co-director/Writer/Editor/Camera Operator/Lighting Director of student film, ‘Checkmate’.
Director/Producer/Editor/Camera Operator/Lighting Director of remake of short film, ‘Matate’.
Director/Editor of my own music video, ‘Anywhere But Here’.
Radio Manager of WNEC Thunder 104.3, College Radio Station (City College).
Honors And Awards
Cine Jamaica Honor Award recipient for short film, “RECKONING”
Nominee – Short Film Feature for “RECKONING” in Jamaica Reggae Beach Festival
Was on Dean's List every semester while attending American InterContinental University (AIU)
Recipient of the Joyce M. Huizenga Scholarship, totaling $22,000 (January 2009 - December 2009)
Awarded Student of the Quarter (Spring Term) in Broadcasting Department while attending City College (2000)
Awarded Student Ambassador in Broadcasting Department while attending City College (2001)
Appointed first Radio Manager of WNEC Thunder 104.3, College Radio Station while attending City College (2000)