Newscast Director/ Production Assistant
  • July 24, 2018

Experinced Newscast Director/ Production assistant seeking an opportunity to advance my career. I have experence calling and punching my own shows using Ross Overdrive automation via Vision III as well as rotating through all parts of television production including operating audio. Attached, you'll find a link to my directing demo reel:

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Bachelor's of Science in Broadcast Communications @ Grand Valley State University
Aug 2011 — Apr 2016
Associate's in Arts in Journalism @ Grand Rapids Community College
Sep 2008 — Apr 2011
Dean's List Honors


Operations Technician @ WXMI-TV/Tribune Media
Dec 2014 — Current
• Assist with floor directing, teleprompting, operating robotic cameras, audio, and jib for live newscast, pre-recorded segments, and breaking news
• Help with studio maintenance
• Assist directors with coding rundowns for Ross Overdrive automated switching using OPUS newsroom software
• Assist directors with channeling graphics for Vizrt generated graphics
• Works with directors and managers to ensure properly working equipment before broadcast.
• Preform other duties as assigned
Production Assistant @ WGVU-TV/Grand Valley State University
Jun 2012 — Dec 2014
• Assist with floor directing, teleprompting, operating studio cameras, and audio for live and pre-recorded programs, field remotes, and uplinks
• Created and operated graphics
• Assisted with studio maintenance

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