Family Room Specialist, Apple Store; Annapolis, MD, 06/08 — present
Train Mac customers how to use Mac hardware and software; troubleshoot and fix iPads, iPods and iPhones; migrate customer data from PCs to Macs.
Freelance Videographer/Editor, Monologue Madness; Washington, D.C. — 04/2011
Monologue Madness is a one day, single-elimination, 64-player competition. Similar to professional sports tournaments except instead of athletes, actors compete in a series of monologue performances before a live audience.
Videotaped all live competition performances as well as all backstage, “behind-the-scenes” footage.
Digitized all event footage
Edited 10 hours of footage down to a 30-minute, documentary style program
Producer/Editor, “Pomp & Serious Circumstance”, Documentary— 03/2011- present
Documentary exploring the perceptions of college and graduate school by African American men, and why so few of them are going.
Contact and set up interview times and dates with professors and students.
Storyboard and set up story outline.
120 hours editing footage for a 15 minute video.
Producer, “If These Walls Could Talk”, Documentary— 01/2010- 05/2010
Documentary that asks the question, “Is graffiti art or vandalism?” by following the exploits of a Baltimore-based graffiti artist.
Contacted talent and set up interviews.
Location scouted venues for outdoor shoots.
115 hours of video taping in the field and studio throughout Baltimore, MD.
30 hours editing footage to package as a 15- minute piece.
Video Editor, Illume Communications; Baltimore, MD — 01/2010- 05/2010
250 hours editing video footage for local corporate business with Final Cut Studio software
100 hours participate in research studies to gather information about the target market
Generated experience working with business clients, advertising agency and media agency to execute the best overall message and image for the client.
Intern, CNN America; Washington, D.C. — 06/2005- 08/2005
Assist editor-producers in editing news packages
American University, Washington, D.C.
Masters of Arts, August 2012
Major: Film and Video
Towson University, Towson, MD
Bachelor of Science, May 2010
Double Major: Electronic Media and Film & Mass Communications- Advertising GPA: 3.3/4.0
Knowledge of Photoshop
Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro Studio editing software
Proficient with Pre- production, Production, and Post Production formalities