Resume

Professional Experience

Lead Web Editor, Video Producer, TMZ.com/TooFab.com/TMZ Live, January 2012-Present

  • Manage and execute all aspects of production, including sponsorship packages, broadcast, multi-format audio and video ingest, conversion, editing, compression, export, web art, writing, development, and publication
  • Oversee the centralization and synchronization of metadata across all asset management systems for television shows (TMZ on TV, TMZ Live) and websites (TMZ.com, TooFab.com, FishWrapper.com)
  • Prepare and process digital assets for publication through content partners, including Hulu, iOS apps, SiriusXM, Facebook, YouTube, and Ustream
  • Manage and schedule assignment desk projects including camera assignments, interviews, and live feeds
  • Oversee quality control standards; reporting/correcting all issues with transcoding, delivery, and publishing across all platforms
  • Prepare and maintain TMZ.com workflow and master instruction guides

 Website Coordinator/Project Manager, TMZ.com/TooFab.com, August 2008-January 2012

  •  Assisted in all aspects of production, including web element and video archiving, multi-format audio and video ingest, conversion, editing, compression, export, web art, and publication
  • Oversaw the updating of over 32,000 legacy videos to new media manager platforms
  • Planned, scheduled, and executed all stages of the new TMZ Affiliate Module and implementation
  • Assessed business implications for each project phase and monitored progress to meet deadlines, standards, and cost targets
  • Guided technical team by articulating project goals and scope, translated business needs into
  • technical terms, prepared detailed work breakdown structures, and instilled shared accountability for achieving project milestones
  • Resolved numerous project issues including staffing shortages, tactical matters, and divergent business and user needs
  • Provided delivery management to ensure affiliate satisfaction

Example of TMZ Affiliate Module – http://www.foxcharlotte.com/entertainment/tmz

Production Stage Manager, Godlight Theatre Company, August 2002-August 2006

  •  Managed budget and master rehearsal schedule
  •  Coordinated and managed all aspects of production including day-to-day rehearsals and meetings
  •  Served as liaison between production staff, performers, and outside vendors
  • Handled all collateral materials, from the selection, ordering, delivery, and assured return

Production Assistant, On-Air Promotions, NBC Universal, January 2006-August 2006

  •  Collect/organized footage for on-air promo editors
  •  Oversaw master schedule for editors, edit bays and promo delivers
  •  Liaison between outside freelancers and company
  •  Tracked travel and leisure expenses for 3 creative directors

Digital Project Manager, CyberXDesigns, September 2002-June 2003

  •  Liaison between production staff and company
  •  Managed internal and external resources such as creative, account service, developers, and clients
  •  Ensured the integrated elements of all projects came together on time and met client expectations
  •  Maintained and update all client websites to ensure accuracy post launch
  •  Administer project plans on weekly client calls

 Education

California State University, Los Angeles, CA — Master of Arts, Production Management, 2008

New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ — Bachelor of Arts, English, 2002

Technical Skills/Software

Microsoft Office Suit/Filemaker Pro

MS Project – Agile/Waterfall

Adobe – Photoshop & Marketing Cloud

Final Cut Pro 7/Xsan Management

CrowdFusion Management System

Kaltura Management Console

Digitalsmiths Media Manager

Brightcove Console

Rhythm Media Advertising Solution

Digital Rapids Transcode Manager

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