Editor/Producer April 2000 – Nov 2011
CNN (Cable News Network) Atlanta GA
Editor Producer: International/Domestic News for CNN, CNNI, HLN, Airport Network, CNN Newsource, CNN.Com and CNN Weather. Collaboration and coordination with producers, shows, on-air talent, networks, departments, clients, fellow editors. Cameraman for various shows, productions, live/tape hits and show elements. Mentor “Inside Pitch" program training staff in all phases of Package production. Non-linear editing Avid Newscutter, Pinnacle, Final Cut Pro. Cameraman CNN Tokyo/Asia
Production Coordinator Oct 1998 – March 2000
Red Sky Productions Roswell GA
Contract ENG, EFP Long form Documentary Production. Production Management, Producing, Research, Shooting, Edit supervision, Equipment procurement, National/International shoot location logistics and execution. Completed documentary "Pollinators in Peril" with Peter Fonda for TBS.
Coordinator/Director Oct 1996 – Oct 1998
METV (Manatee Educational Television) County Community Access Television
Administration of station operations, program creation, procurement, scheduling, staff management, studio and field operations. Writing, shooting, editing shows, packages, teases and promos. All phases in-house and field production. Coaching on-camera talent. Community, media and government relations. Completely reestablished near dormant Board of Directors. Cultivated media relations fostering excellent press coverage and increased community awareness/support. Revitalized entire look and brand of the station.
Sales Manager Nov 1992 – Sept 1996
Anstett And Associates Inc. Bradenton FL
Manufacturers Representative. Industrial Sales / Marketing
Sales/marketing of metals and machinery to small, medium and large industrial manufacturers. Direct customer relations with engineers, plant staff, purchasing agents and management. Media relations with press vehicles targeting various industries. Market research. Monitoring trade publications for industry trends and opportunities. Named "Rep of the Year" by Finn Power Inc. for most successful sales operations in the United States.
News Director/Production Dept. Head Feb 1986 –Feb 1987
TV 8 NBS Diego Garcia British Indian Ocean Territory
U.S. Department of Defense/Navy Broadcasting Service
Produced/Directed/Anchored daily live Newscasts using network feeds and locally generated
material. Produced, wrote, shot, edited and voiced 1-3 packages daily. Developed 30-minute
weekly magazine feature program. Morning Radio Show Host (3 hours live top 40/news).
Generated TV/Radio spot productions, promos, etc. Extensive community relations projects.
Public affairs coordination.
Anchor/Producer/Cameraman Nov 1983 –Feb 1986
TV 73 Far East Network Japan
American Forces Radio and Television Service
Wrote/Produced/Anchored Live 6pm Evening Newscast (International, National, Local News,
Sports, Weather). Field News and Spot production all aspects. Shooting, writing, editing.
radio morning drive show host. Community relations. Organized/directed annual “Friendship
Day Festival” hosting 200,000 visitors.
University of Maryland Asian Division Political Science Business Law
United States Defense Information School Journalism TV/Radio Production
Emerson College Communications/Television
Quinsigamond Community College Business Administration Worchester MA
1986 Thomas Jefferson Award Worldwide winner
2010 Peabody Award for CNN's coverage of the Gulf oil spill
2008 Peabody Award for CNN's coverage Presidential primary campaigns and debates
2005 Peabody Award for CNN's coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
2005 DuPont Award for CNN's coverage of the tsunami disaster in South Asia.
2002 Emmy Award