Whitney Abbott

Nashville, Tennessee

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Creative Manager/Producer
MBC & Associates, Nashville, TN 10/2010-Present
• Write, produce and direct television and video productions
• Write, produce and direct HealthBreak, a medical news series
• Host television series
• Conduct client creative meetings
• Direct shoots in green screen studio and on-location
• Interview subjects in the field

Madison Media Institute Lecturer
Madison Media Institute, Madison, WI Quarterly, 2009-Present
• Teach television production and documentary standards and techniques
• Show and discuss professional work with students in question and answer sessions

Independent Producer
Self-Employed, Wisconsin Spring 2010-Fall 2010
• Write and produce instructional corporate videos
• Write and produce corporate web videos
• Write and produce documentary style videos for archiveyourstory.com
• Plan and organize crews for shoots

Documentary Field Producer
Split Films, Inc., New York, NY 10/2009-Spring 2010
• Pre-production research
• Plan and organize crew for field shoots
• Produce all aspects of shoots in the field
• Interview subjects in the field

Documentary Associate Producer
Creative Expansions, Inc., New York, NY 8/2009-10/2009
• Pre-production research
• Plan and outline documentary treatment and story line
• Find and organize the documentary cast
• Produce shoots

Producer/Creative Writer
Discover Mediaworks, Inc., Madison, WI 09/2006-03/2009
• Manage television episodes, commercials, videos from pre-production through post-production
• Strategize and lead creative meetings with clients before production
• Outline projects and work with clients to ensure their complete happiness with project blueprint, and manage expectations
• Plan and manage all on-location shoots
• Produce and direct all on-location shoots
• Write script and work with clients to ensure their complete satisfaction
• Produce project to prepare it for a successful edit and participate in the entire edit process
• Work with clients in post-production to ensure their expectations are exceeded
• Multi-task to guarantee multiple projects run smoothly and simultaneously

Features Unit Producer and Anchor
Mid-Florida Public Radio, Gainesville, FL 01/2004-04/2005
• Interview all persons included in feature stories
• Edit interviews
• Write, produce and report segments for on air presentation
• Anchor the “All Things Considered” daily news magazine


2008 Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Nomination
Producer, “Lumberjack World Championships – Pride, Courage and Respect for Hayward’s Rich History” episode of Discover Wisconsin Television

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