Michael Shupp

Allentown, Pennsylvania

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To Whom it may concern,
My name is Michael Shupp and I am a Kutztown University Electronic Media Graduate and Media Production professional.
During my time at Kutztown I was involved with numerous productions including the nightly news show Newsbreak, Camera One which featured segments highlighting local destinations and I produced and directed numerous Football games including one for the NCAA. During my time with Newsbreak I held the title of Treasurer, and News Director. While in college I had the opportunity to work as Production Assistant for WPVI Philadelphia's yearly Best of Class special. During my college career I was also an active member in the National Broadcasting Society and was inducted into their national honor Society Alpha Epsilon Rho. I completed my tenure at Kutztown University with a 3.6 GPA and graduated Suma Cum Laud.
I have completed an internship with World Wrestling Entertainment in their Domestic Television Department. During my internship I worked Directly with various Producers aiding them with all every aspect of their four weekly television Programs. My responsibilities included video comping, transcribing, editing and quality control. During my time there I became the first intern to ever have an edited piece be used in a live production.
For the year and a half I have been a Production Assistant at The Artsquest Center at Steel Stacks. While in this position I have been responsible for helping with the audio and lighting crews in the set up for their live concerts and various other events including corporate fundraisers and meetings and personal events such as weddings and birthday celebrations. My main responsibilities included focusing lights and wiring the audio set ups. I would also lend a hand in running the various consoles that are involved. During this time I have also been a camera op for various concerts with Muzik at the Sands including Pat Benatar and Peter Frampton. I also worked with Service Electric Cable Vision as a Camera Operator for a Concert During Musikfest. During this past years muzikfest I acted as the Assistant Production Manager. My primary responsibility was to make sure that all of the performances happened as scheduled as well as supervise our staff and volunteers.
I am attaching my current resume for your consideration. I believe you will find my educational background, as well as my professional experience to be exactly what you are looking for. If there is any other information you require at this time, please do not hesitate to contact me at 610-844-6356.
Thank you in advance for your time and consideration, I hope to hear from you soon.
Respectfully,
Michael Shupp



Michael Shupp 117 East Smith Street, Topton, Pa. 19562 Phone: 610-844-6356 Mshup100@live.kutztown.edu
Demo Reel : www.youtube.com

OBJECTIVE To obtain a full time, year round position where I can utilize the skills obtained through my college and employment experience.
EDUCATION B.S. Kutztown University Kutztown, Pennsylvania Major: Electronic Media (3.6 GPA) May 2011
Concentration and focus in Video/Media Production & Public Relations
Member of National Broadcasting Society Inducted into AEHRO Honor Society (Spring 2010) ABC Philadelphia Best of Class 2011- Production Assistant Kutztown University Newsbreak
News Director April 2009 to April 2010 Coordination of resources/students for production of show Producer and Director of KU Football Broadcasts 2010 Season
WORK EXPERIENCE Production Assistant Artsquest (Steel Stacks) May 2011 - Present Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Daily operation of Concert Venue Lighting and Audio for various Productions and Events Camera and Spot Light Operation for Musik at the Sands Camera Operator for Service Electric Cable Vision during Musikfest 2011 Served as Assistant Production Manager for Musikfest 2012
Domestic TV Production Intern World Wrestling Entertainment January 2011- May 2011 Stamford, Connecticut
Assisting Producers for daily projects Video comping, transcribing, and editing Edited piece used in a live production Research for future projects Locating assets for current and future projects

Staff Supervisor Topton Memorial Pool Summer 2009 & 2010 Topton, Pennsylvania
Served as Head Lifeguard 2007 & 2008 Lifeguard Summer 2005 & 2006
Electronic Media Student Worker Kutztown University
Fall 2008- Fall 2011 Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Responsible for upkeep of equipment and facilities of Electronic Media Department and assisting other students
References
Matthew Calleri (Production Manager Artsquest Center at Steel Stacks) 101 Founders Way Bethlehem, PA 18015 610-297-7100 mcalleri@artsquest.org Jessica Palombo (World Wrestling Entertainment Domestic Television Producer) 120 Hamilton Ave Stamford CT. 06902 jesspalombo@yahoo.com

Helen Beiber (Professor of Electronic Media Kutztown University) PO Box 730 Kutztown, PA 19530
610-683-4496 bieber@kutztown.edu


Marcus Dolny (Aquatic Facilities Manager Topton Memorial Pool) 205 South Callowhill Street Topton, PA 19562 610-462-1417 DJStyles11@aol.com

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