Summary of Qualifications
Highly motivated and results-oriented professional with exceptional communication skills and proven success in the entertainment industry. Ability to manage and execute multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, ensuring client satisfaction. Intellectually and competitively equipped to excel in challenging work environments.
The Docherty Agency – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2001 - Present
Broadcast Director/Talent Agent
Responsible for managing and promoting professional performers and entertainers. Interviewing and developing all new and prospective performers.
Responsible for overseeing and managing the Broadcast Division and all staff within the division.
Selection of and auditioning of performers of all ages for Film, Radio and Television for regional and national casting directors, advertising agencies and production companies.
Successfully secure engagements for performers both regionally and nationally. Negotiation and execution of contracts for all hired performers.
Design and maintenance of a current database of all agency performers. Scout new talent by attending movie premiers, theatrical performances and other relevant industry events.
Proficiency in latest software applications to record and edit talent auditions in an effort to increase the number of talent being booked through the agency.
Expansion of agency sales by nurturing relationships with existing and prospective performers and clients.
Erie City Authority – Erie, Pennsylvania 2001
Provided technical support to a water conservation firm. Responsibilities included database conversion, web design and compliance.
Transformed company-wide Lotus databases to MS Access and assisted the HR department with the preparation and implementation of accident reports and employee change of status forms.
Utilized design skills to re-create the company website and develop an office Intranet, allowing employees to share information company-wide; resulting in heightened internal efficiencies.
Versatile and results-oriented web development professional with experience in Internet/Intranet design and database administration. PC and MAC proficient with extensive working knowledge of the following: Filemaker, ProTools, iMovie, Garage Band, Photoshop, Word, Excel, FrontPage.
Volunteered as Guest Speaker/Panelist for The AFTRA/SAG Meeting (MD/DC Area), The University of Pittsburgh Theater Arts School, Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh’s 1st Music and Entertainment Conference, as well as serving as Guest American Idol Judge on Fox 53/Star 100.7 in 2004.
Gannon University – Erie, Pennsylvania 2001
Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems; Minors in Marketing and Business Administration