WORK EXPERIENCE

​Freelance Editor
May 2011 - Present

​• Create compelling digital video content for a variety of clients for broadcast and web.

​​OBAMA FOR AMERICA | Editor
October - November 2012



​​Hired during the homestretch of the 2012 Presidential campaign as an integral part of the Florida digital team. Edited a dozen videos in a three week period including Get Out the Vote videos, as well as direct-to-camera packages of campaign surrogates for volunteer audiences.

​• Edited Get Out the Vote web videos as part of the Obama For America Florida Digital Team.

​• Provided polishing and finished additional video projects.
​• Edited direct-to-camera remarks by campaign surrogates for volunteer events.

​• Responsible for transcoding and organizing shoot footage.​



​MODE PROJECT | Political Project Lead (Contractor)

​August 2011 - July 2012

​• Responsible for business development in the areas of political and cause marketing media.

• Produced and edited political ads and non-political videos.

​DEVINE MULVEY | Editor / Production Manager
February 2006 - May 2011



Oversaw the day-to-day operations of all production related activity at Devine Mulvey including editing, organizing shoots and booking crews, image and music research, and updating the company website.

• Edited ads for political candidates for broadcast, as well as longer format bios for candidates websites and DVDs.
• Shot in-house interviews, media training, and debate prep sessions.
• Organized and booked crews for shoots across the country.

​KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS | Broadcast Engineer

July 2005 - January 2008

• Shot live webcast of nightly Millennium Stage performances using Sony DSR 250 and Canon XL2.

• Directed live multi-camera shoots for webcast using TriCaster.

• Archived nightly performance and updated website.

SKILLS



Final Cut Pro

DVD Studio Pro

After Effects

Photoshop

 

​Future Media Concepts

June 2010
Introduction to Adobe After Effects

The George Washington University

Washington, DC • May 2004

Bachelor of Arts

EDUCATION



AWARDS

2012 Silver Pollie - International Internet Campaign
"A Story of Hope" - Mu Sochua
Editor

2012 Silver Pollie - Best Use of Humor (TV)​​
2012 Reed Award - Best TV Ad for a Local Democratic Candidate​
"Fair" - Jake Zimmerman
Editor

2010 Reed Award - The Most Daring and Successful Tactic
"Gun Show Undercover" - City of New York
Production Manager

2010 Reed Award - Best Spot that Could Never Appear on The Airwaves
"The Cycle" - Chris Doherty
Producer

2010 Reed Award - Best Statewide Advertisement
"Big as Texas" - Farouk Shami for Governor
Production Manager

2010 Silver Pollie - Public Affairs State/Local Americans
"Next" - United for Safe Streets
Editor



2010 Silver Pollie - Television Ad - More Than 60 Seconds
"American Dream" - Steve Pagliuca for Senate
Production Manager

2011 Silver Pollie - Independent Expenditure U.S. House Democrat​
"Next VA" - Americans United for Safe Streets
Editor

2011 Bronze Pollie - Best Use of Contrast in a State Legislative
"Nursing Homes" - Keith Farnham
Editor


2010 Silver Pollie - Teddies - Television
"Never Give Up" - Steve Pagliuca for Senate
Production Manager

2010 Bronze Pollie - Web Video - Best Use of Humor
"The Cycle" - Chris Doherty
Producer

2010 Bronze Pollie - State House TV/Democrat
"All of Us" - Committee to Elect Dan Burke
Production Manager

2010 Pollie Honorable Mention
"Small Enough" - Steve Pagliuca for Senate
Production Manager

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