Produced, wrote, edited and shot spots for local sponsors such as Lube-It-All, Property Damage Control Group and local bagel store for local cablecasts in NY metro area under constant deadlines.
Research Coordinator, King World Television, The Rolanda Watts Show1994-1995
Organized established research department and reference library for start-up program.
Acquired library science knowledge, researched and book guests.
Story Coordinator, King World Television, Inside Edition1993-1994
Originated and coordinated stories for assignment desk and attained technical information for crews.
Performed unit management production manager tasks info on where crews would be assigned.
Used databases to research story, assemble relevant articles, and garner interview subjects.
Multitasked efficiently within deadlines while working with multiple producers.
Associate Producer, ABC Television, Good Morning America1992-1993
Originated and coordinated stories for Field Series Unit.
Obtained core values in theories, research, booking, editing and conceptualized finished pieces.
Crash course in mini documentaries.
Election Coordinator, WNBC-TV, Election ’921992
Organized and distributed statistical data for campaign coverage of city and local elections.
Associate Producer/Researcher, Tribune Entertainment, New York, NY 1991-1992
Produced segments for nationally syndicated magazine show, Now It Can Be Told, a hard-hitting journalism, news and tabloid, investigative show hosted by Geraldo Rivera.
Booked in-studio guests and served as liaison for exclusive interviews such as former President
Gerald R. Ford and other VIP guests.
Originated story ideas and organized shoot schedules.
Wrote stand ups and field produced reporter packages.
Field Producer, Cable News Network, New York, NY 1990-1991
Initiated and researched financial stories for business news segments.
Field Produced and wrote packages, assisted in development of new business news programming.
Worked for Lou Dobbs in formation of business news unit.
AWARDS AND HONORS
2010Telly Award of Distinction, Bats: The Last Flight, Bronze Award Winner
2010Distinguished Executive Producer Award, Studio Daily Magazine for Bats: The Last Flight
Produced in cooperation with the Department of Environmental Conservation
2008 The AVA Awards; 3 projects are international winners---Gold awards for NJASID
The Mermaid Parade, Honorable Mention: Jump!
2007 The Davey Awards-International Competition, Silver Award: Jump!
Galileo Productions, LLC, Rutgers University.
2002 Aurora Award, Gold Medalist for Excellence in Advertising and Promotion. The Japan Games,
2001 Telly Award Bronze Winner: Portraits: Moving Forward
Galileo Productions, LLC, Executive Producer/Director, Hosted by Academy Award® winner Celeste Holm, featuring former NBA star Luther Wright. Distributed by Aquarius Health Care Videos, Sherborn, MA.
1984 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Regional, MA.
Best Produced, Directed and Edited Documentary, The Question of a Game.
Most Creative Use of Medium, “Mothers Against Drunk Driving.”
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
M.A., Professional Media and Communications, anticipated May 2014
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
B.S., Mass Communications, Emerson College, Boston, MA, 1984, Deans List
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, Program in Communications, DGA Affiliated
Certified AVID Editor, Media Composer/Symphony Series-Trouble Shooter PC/MAC
Certified Final Cut Pro X Editor, FMC 100 Certification
Member: International Radio and Television Society, Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)
NABET Local 11, New York, New York affiliated
RESUME, MEDIA AND REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
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