I am responsible for the creative direction and production management of award-winning broadcast and digital series. As a leader of post-production editors, field crews, producers, and other production staff members, I stay true to the project's vision and mission while managing resources, coordinating efforts, tracking budgets, and staying on top of any changes.
I complete clients' projects within budget using my communication, project management, and problem-solving skills. In addition, my ability to generate new business and relationships has benefited my team.
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Creative and passionate storyteller with a knack for crafting authentic experiences into captivating stories that engage audiences
Highly respected and insightful entertainment and broadcast news leader with 30 years of experience
Develop the creative vision of projects, like the anchor series, Champions for Change, and ensure the messaging, interaction, and visuals are cohesive and on point
I have demonstrated success in project development, interactive media production strategies, editorial and creative productions
Organize and lead a team of producers, photojournalists, and editors to accomplish the creation of broadcast and digital content
Emmy nominated in the Historical Documentary category for directing, writing, and co-executive producingBlack and Reporting: The Struggle Behind the Lens
Recipient of the Peabody Award, DuPont-Columbia Award, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Award, Gracie Award, NAMIC Award, NABJ Salute to Excellence Award, and AABJ Pioneer Award
Handle project operations, including managing budgets and allocating resources
Broad-ranging skills with a knack for adapting to the ongoing changes in the broadcast and digital industries
Dynamic and highly ambitious risk-taker, innovator, and creative driver, aligning teams and ideas to produce powerful pieces
CHAMPIONS FOR CHANGE
This one-hour special presentation highlights shining examples of humanity who give hope and inspiration. CNN’s anchors and reporters tell the uplifting stories of 12 community champions who tackle challenges through innovation and grit — and go on to help others. Along the way, CNN uncovers personal, moving details about the champions and follow the ripple effects of these remarkable individuals who are changing the world.
A creative storyteller with editorial and technical skills.
At times, production days can be long and tiresome with their share of unforeseen problems.
Despite these days, I love what I do from ideation to completion - producing short and long-form serious world-news stories or light-hearted, entertainment, and human-interest stories to instructional, promotional, or electronic press kit videos.
Pitch, create, and develop multimedia content
Hire and manage crew and talent
Pre-interview, interview, and book guests
Storyboard, budget tracking, and set deadlines for projects
Plan video shoots; scout, select, and reserve shoot locations
Purchase and rent equipment
Develop production schedules
Evaluate digital analytics
Field and post-produce
Write digital content and TV scripts
I enjoy teaching traditional and alternative approaches to media production.
I am a dedicated mentor who enjoys volunteering and contributing my talent toward working with students and interns to demonstrate production methods, research, and story development in an effort to increase their interest and passion for media production.
I stress the importance of having time and budget management skills. I demonstrate how I work logistically and creatively to get the most out of available resources to produce captivating projects for my clients.
lights. cameras. action.
some of my skills