Ashley Bartholomew

Atlanta, Georgia

About Me

ASHLEY BARTHOLOMEW

SUMMARY-------------------------------------------------------------------
A driven and resourceful film and video production professional with experience in shooting and editing, live-casting, online streaming, pre- and post-production, content creation, visual storytelling, promotional media generation, motion graphics and animation, search engine optimization, and video hosting. Leverages knowledge of industry production standards and innovative drive to successfully develop new production techniques. A deadline-driven producer who consistently delivers on tight project turn-around times to ensure timeliness of productions. Collaborates with colleagues across departments to develop and deliver original video projects that engage and move audiences.

EXPERIENCE-----------------------------------------------------------------
CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Chicago, Illinois
Digital Video Producer, 2013-2015
Delivers national news coverage within a breaking news atmosphere with tight deadlines and urgent deliverables. Operates camera, TriCaster, audio board, and web-streaming equipment for live webcasts. Gathers video and media for use on Tribune website. Utilizes video in post-production to create content for web. Thoughtfully and skillfully creates and injects motion graphics and 2D animation into projects to increase audience interest and engagement.
○ Served on team exceeding company goals and growing monthly video viewership to more than 3,000,000.
○ Delivered most-watched video of the month in February 2014, gleaning 331,000 views.
○ Floor-directed and produced 15-minute web series, Clout Street, recapping political news in Illinois.
○ Supervised production team and coordinated with reporters/talent from pre- to post-production.
○ Collaborated with Chicago Tribune architecture columnist to create video detailing the landmark gothic-revivalist building. Delivered special-interest piece now used by internal marketing team.

ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD, Bloomington, Illinois
Video Intern, 2012-2013
Created video content for online use and promotional events. Scheduled and conducted interviews for video projects. Organized and filed video from previous projects.

THE CAVALIERS DRUM & BUGLE CORPS, Rosemont, Illinois
Media and Video Intern, 2012
Toured cross-country as a member of a three person video team. Led production of multiple projects that included shooting, editing, and graphics. Developed video content for Facebook, Youtube, and corps website.

TV10 NEWS, Normal, Illinois
Crew Leader, 2012
Created graphics and bumps for live newscasts. Clarified crew member questions pertaining to editing and shooting.
Photographer, 2010-2011
Produced more than 20 news packages for live newscasts. Served as director, technical director, master control and audio board operator for live cast.

REDBIRD PRODUCTIONS, Normal, Illinois
Production Assistant, 2011-2012
Served as operator of LED board, camera, and replay system for live sporting events.

EDUCATION------------------------------------------------------------------
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, Normal, Illinois, Bachelor of Science, TV Production, 2012

TECHNICAL SKILLS-----------------------------------------------------------
Software: Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Encoder, Audition, Motion
Equipment: TriCaster, audio board, LED board, Sony EX3, DSLR cameras, Teleprom

I have been in the industry since 2010.

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