About Me

1395 Portola Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94127
(646) 235-2337 (cell phone)

WHO I AM: Digital Technician with over 25 years of experience available now.

WHAT I DO: Cable, Satellite and Broadcast Television Operations around the world.


MLB.com 360 Third St. Suite 650 San Francisco, CA 94107
BROADCAST ENGINEER (July 2015-Present) www.mlb.com
Operations include provisioning, routing and monitoring multiple A/V feeds to and from our facility.
Managing all of that nights assets, as well as setting up the next day of events for the following shifts.
Completing an overnight checklist, which includes setting up a series of A/V routes, updating several excel sheets,
writing a nightly technical report, and other required tasks. Analyzing and rectifying technical faults.
Identifying and implementing alternative ways of meeting requirements to cover equipment failures, with minimum loss of service. Investigating new techniques and workflows.
Handling and maintaining requests from outside departments and partners throughout their shift.
Communicating effectively with own team and other project members.

EchoStar 801 N. Dish Dr. Gilbert, AZ 85233
Responsible for coordinating live event programming. Managing planned and unplanned outages.
Troubleshoots problems involving signal path, media, programming and logs.
Performs technical quality control checks on a variety of media.
Ensures effective communications between Master Control and internal/external customers including program providers. Prepares reports for external use detailing technical discrepancies.
Maintains traffic logs and inputs data into Harris DAL Automation system. Assists in the development of new databases. Ensures escalation procedures to report non-conforming media are followed.
Participates in the development and implementation of processes, procedures and training materials.
Recommends policies for effective operation.

Time Warner Cable, Inc. 100 Cable Pkwy. New York, NY 10303
Fiber/Satellite Operations. Installation of Cable for HDTV, High-Speed Data and VOIP.
Monitor multiple, live feeds for quality and resolve issues rapidly. Program and operate Master Control automation and software. Ensure continuity of on-air and PPV content.

CBS News 524 W. 57th St. New York, NY 10019
TECHNICIAN/SERVER MNGR. (Feb. 2003-April 2007)
File encoding/transcoding, server management, non-linear editing and playback. Set-up, adjust and operate VOD Encoder and move content onto server. Supervise/Operate Harris Broadcast Automation Systems and Omneon Video Servers.

ABC News 47 W. 66th St. New York, NY 10023
STAFF EDITOR (March 1989-April 2001)
Edit spot news, sports, business, political and features for network air. TRAVEL EDITOR Edit for ABC News bureaus in LA and D.C.
Cable News Int'l 6-5-9 Bldg. Roppongi Tokyo, Japan 153
ASSIGNMENT EDITOR (March 1984-March 1989)
Manage crews, producers and correspondents. Coordinate satellite feeds.
EDITOR/TECHNICIAN Edit pkgs., operate cameras, audio mixers and direct live shows for breaking news throughout Asia.

CNN 1050 Techwood Dr. Atlanta, GA 30303
VIDEO SUPERVISOR (Dec. 1981-March 1984)
Manage editors for live shows during daily, 24-hour news cycle.
Work with Production Dept. scheduling editors for weekly assignments. EDITOR Edit news packages and feature stories with hourly deadlines. VIDEO JOURNALIST Floor director, camera, audio, lighting and prompter.

BA Speech Communications (Radio, TV, Film) University of Missouri-Columbia. CompTIA A+ and CWA/NETT CIS 3007 Certifications.
National Emmy Award Honors, The Last Man Out, ABC News 20/20.
Peabody Award for CNN news coverage.
National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course.

Mark Edward Stone
mestonenyc@hotmail.com (646) 235-2337

Dear Decision Maker,

Please consider me for a full-time position as a Broadcast Engineer/Technician.
I excel in advanced technology and work with local, national and Int’l content providers on
Fox Sports Go, Sony PS Vue, NHL.TV, WWE Network, PGA Live and more.
Now, I'm prepared to put my extensive technical experience to work for you.

Here's just a few of the things I've done and will do for you:
Management and operation of encoders/decoders and transmission systems, IP based video routers, fiber transport, intercom, tally and digital audio networks using Grass Valley, Ericson, Digital Rapids, Rhozet, Sencore, Nevion, Evertz, Snell and Marshall technology on Omneon Video Servers. Operation of studio, robotic and hand-held cameras, audio mixing, routing, switching, digital studio management and live directing. Traffic management of logs utilizing Harris broadcast automation (DAL) systems. Acquiring and monitoring signals using ASI, SD/HD SDI and HD video systems. Directing, switching and shooting LIVE events during ENG, SNG, and remote productions. Customer Service, Troubleshooting and resolving issues by e-mail, phone and in-person along with routine maintenance on most broadcast systems.

My present and past managers will tell you that my greatest strengths are:
Self-starter with strong attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills, versatility, efficiency and great communication skill set with knowledge of PC and Mac systems. CompTIA A+ and CWA/NETT CIS 3007 Certified. Available to work non-traditional hours, weekends and holidays. I own reliable transportation and live minutes away in S.F., CA.

Thank you for your consideration and hope to hear from you soon.

Mark E. Stone
Broadcast Engineer/MLBAM

I have been in the industry since 1981.

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