Josh is a communications and video production professional located in the Washington, DC area.
Currently, Josh is working as a Multimedia Editor for National Capitol Contracting. In this position, Josh creates closed and open captioned video files, as well as shoots, edits and produces tutorial videos to be used internally for new company hires. In addition, Josh copyedits transcripts for grammar, accuracy, and format in his role at National Capitol Contracting (NCC). Josh was selected by NCC colleagues to attend the Government Video Expo in 2011 and 2012.
Josh graduated from the University of Maryland in the Spring of 2010 with a degree in Journalism. While at Maryland, he became skilled in a variety of multimedia editing programs, such as Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Audition and Avid Editing Suite. He was also involved with the student radio station, WMUC, where he broadcasted Maryland Terrapin football, soccer and softball, and covered crime in the College Park area for Terp Weekly Edition, WMUC's weekly news show. Outside of academics, Josh was a member of the Maryland Beta Chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon national fraternity, where he was the Alumni Relations Coordinator.
During the 2010-2011 academic year, Josh worked as the Marketing and Communications Assistant for the Athletic Department of the University of Rochester, where he wrote and edited programs for the Men's and Women's Basketball teams, wrote news releases which were posted on the Athletic Department website, and wrote game notes. Josh was also very involved in the successful execution of the University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships, which were hosted by the University of Rochester in February 2011. Josh was involved in planning the day to day operations of the event, and staffed all four days. At the event's completion, Josh shot and edited a video recap of the event, which was one of the few video recaps of a collegiate swimming championship in the country.
In the summer of 2009, Josh traveled to Salzburg, Austria to take part in the Salzburg Global Seminar on Media Literacy. Along with 30 other students from eight different countries, Josh studied trends in global media, and how different events are covered by media outlets in different parts of the world. He also created a video recap on a case study regarding the 2009 UK Expenses Scandal. During the spring of 2010, Josh was a Communications/Social Media Intern with the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. As part of this position, Josh wrote press releases, media advisories, and helped track media coverage of LFA using CisionPoint. He also honed his social media skills, as he monitored LFA's Facebook and Twitter pages, and helped redesign the organization's MySpace page.
I have been in the industry since 2010.