Professional VO/Production/Imaging/On-Air
Professional VO/Production/Imaging/On-Air
  • July 26, 2013

Shelby Taranto

19 Pringle st

Tewksbury, MA 01876

(781)530-7560

[email protected]

Objective

My objective is to obtain full time employment with a desirable company where I can utilize my strong organizational skills, technical background, and ability to work well with people.

Qualifications

·         Organized and goal-oriented, with over ten years in the audio business doing voice over work and audio production.

·         Analytical problem solver, ability to anticipate issues and resolve concerns efficiently.

·         Skilled at building an excellent rapport with clients and team members.

·         Able to delegate effectively and motivate team members.

Skills

Communication & People Skills

·         Consistently maintain a positive attitude and enjoy assisting people.

·         Articulate and very effective working with people of different backgrounds and temperaments.

·         Accurately record and verbally communicate detailed information.

·         Cooperatively works with and trains others to produce and deliver required work.

Organization & Time Management

·         Problem solver who quickly grasps complex situations and turns them into manageable tasks.

·         Produce quality work even when under extreme time pressure and deadlines.

·         Proven ability to understand and follow complex instructions to successful conclusions.

·         Years of experience successfully managing and organizing personal time and workload.

·         Collaborate in teams to produce quality results, while also being able to work well individually.

Skills & Experience

·         Extensive experience with, but not limited to, Adobe Audition, Profit NexGen, Pro Tools, Digital Jukebox, Script Master,  remote setup, and soundboard operations.

·         Personal experience with tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, and Live Cut.

·         Extensive knowledge of both Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

·         Extensive experience with media, including television and radio experience.

Work History

2012-Current – Eliza Corp, Danvers, MA – Interaction Design Specialist/Audio Producer

Produce and edit audio for a major Health/Patient engagement company.  I also am working in a team environment to deliver audio files on a timely basis.

2010-2012 – Silverlink, Burlington, MA – Audio Producer and Transcriber

                Working as a contractor to produce and edit audio for a major Health/Patient engagement company.  I also am working in a team environment to deliver audio files on a timely basis.

2007-2010 – Jingle Networks, Bedford, MA – Audio Production Editor and Voice Over

                Produced audio files for and delivered on a timely basis.  I worked mostly individually.  Met demands of a highly productive company to deliver and exceed expectations.  I also voiced all of the system prompts for 1-800-FREE-411.

2008-2009 – WHEB 100.3/Rock 101, Portsmouth, NH –Production Director, Copy Writer, and Editor

                Wrote, produced, and voiced advertisements and shows for a large radio station.  Organized and produced such advertisements and spots on a daily basis, meeting and exceeding the station’s expectations.  I trained other employees of different technologies, including soundboard operation.

2007-2010 – WBCN 104.1, Boston, MA – Audio Producer and On Air Talent

                I was responsible for editing and producing audio for a major terrestrial radio station.  Also worked as an on air talent, having own show and producing and scheduling it in a timely manner.

2006 – WAAF 107.3/WMKK 93.7– Assistant Production Director, Editor, Copy Writer

                I wrote, produced, copy wrote, and imaged advertisements for two major FM stations.  I also co-produced and imaged show segments.

2003-2006 – WERZ 107.1 Clear Channel – Assistant Production Director and On Air Talent

                Produced and imaged a seven station cluster.  Also wrote, produced, and voiced on air show for weekday peak hours.  Imaged shows and station content on an individual and team basis.

Education

1993 – Lowell High School, Lowell, MA

1989-1993 – Burlington High School, Burlington, MA

 

 

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