DIGITAL VIDEO EDITOR/PRODUCER/MEDIA DISTRIBUTION/DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST
*Proficient with various digital video editing tools such as Avid Media Composer, Discreet/Autodesk, Adobe and Apple applications.
*Skilled in the use of image and video compositing tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects and others.
*Proven abilities in a wide range of production skills, including: scripts, writing copy, camera work, setting up production shoots, directing and continuing on into the final phase of editing.
*Proficient in broadcast quality transcoding of video files from digital or analog ingest to final on-air product using Telestream Flip Factory, Procoder, Cleaner XL and Sorenson Squeeze.
Avid Media Composer
Telestream Flip Factory
Adobe CS Applications
Tektronix Video Analysis
Discreet Logic Edit
Autodesk Media Cleaner XL
Windows and Mac OS
Works well unsupervised
Have experience in training of digital editing.
Cross Mediaworks, Philadelphia, Pa (formerly TelAmerica Media)
Director of Media Services
Managed an office that handled virtually all of the media content including archiving, transcoding, duplication and shipment of tapes to broadcast, network and cable MSOs.
Transcode and deliver thousands of spots per month.
Delivery of spots on tape as well as digital delivery applications such as ftp, Radiance Spot Delivery, DG Systems, Extreme Reach, Comcast Ad Delivery and ADN, Cox Media Spot Express and others.
TelAmerica Media, Philadelphia, PA 2008-2011
Responsible for all aspects of production within the company. Worked with the creative department of the company to create direct-response on-air creative of its products. Involved in every phase of the work flow from writing copy, shooting footage to the editing of the final product on the Avid.
Assembled weekly reels of combined creative for distribution to every major cable system MSO and dubbed off hundreds of copies when completed.
Maintained the in-house BetaSP 12 deck dubbing facility.
Philadelphia Television Network, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Operations/Production
Supervised the technical and production departments.
Trained personnel on the use of the newly designed MATCO video servers for Master Control.
Integral part of station start-up and performed light maintenance.
Produced and edited on-air promos, commercials and news segments.packages.
Paxson Communications, WPPX-TV61, Philadelphia, PA1990-1999
Master Control/Video Editor-Producer/Freelance Editor
Maintained master control automation center and on-air digital video profile.
Shot and edited various Public Affairs programs and infomercials.
Wrote copy, created on-air promos, commercials and direct response commercials.
Maintained a large television studio used for in-house and freelance projects.
Maintained a loyal client base with freelance editing projects.
Became the non-linear editing trainer for the PAX Network on the east coast.
Graphics for print work and clients web sites.
Protection Technology, Inc. (contracted to PSE&G) Salem, NJ1988-1990
Fire Protection Technician
Conducted a wide range of safety inspections at the nuclear facility in Salem County New Jersey. Responsible for keeping the paperwork and permits up to date.
Camden Community College, NJ
Successfully completed courses in Small Business and Management.
The Recording Workshop Chillicothe, OH
Successfully completed courses in Advanced Recording and Music and Video Program. Also successfully completely the Electronics Maintenance Program.
*References and Demo tape furnished upon request.