July 2005 to Present CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY, Panorama City, California.
Senior Technician. Responsible for: engineering component, composite, and high resolution switching systems; DLP and LCD projection; assisting with L.E.D. walls; hand-held and long glass camera operating; directing cameras; tape op; linear and non-linear editing; dubbing videotapes; editing PowerPoint presentations and computer graphics; supporting speakers in both breakout and general sessions.
Equipment Utilized Includes: Folsom Encore; Vista Spyder; Grass Valley Kayaks; Watchout; Fresco; DPI and LCD projectors; Various HD and SD Cameras; GVG Turbos; Doremis; Adtec Edje; Firefly; Computer Networking, e.g., routers, hubs and switches; software for PC and Mac; and basic AV equipment, e.g., Video Monitors, DVD Players, VCRs, small PA systems, etc.
February 2000 to July 2005 MSI PRODUCTION SERVICES, San Diego, California.
Senior Technician. Responsible for: engineering component, composite, and high resolution switching systems; DLP and LCD projection; hand-held and long glass camera operating; directing cameras; calling shows; linear and non-linear editing; dubbing videotapes; editing PowerPoint presentations and computer graphics; supporting speakers in both breakout and general sessions.
Equipment Utilized Included: Extron high resolution switchers; Grass Valley 110 Switchers; Echolab 5900; AVID; DPI and LCD projectors; Creston remotes; Various SD Cameras; various videotape playback formats; and basic AV equipment. CLICK FOR MORE DETAILS
March 1994 to January 2000 VARIOUS CLIENTS INCLUDING WALA-TV, NBC NEWS, FARMER DAVE, THE GOLF CHANNEL.
Freelance and Part-time Video-grapher, Journalist, Editor, Writer, Producer, Director. Responsible for: making daily beat calls to government officials, reviewing press releases, generating and pitching story ideas, investigating and researching, contacting leads, arranging interviews, conducting interviews, video taping A and B roll, writing, linear and non-linear editing, setting-up and operating microwave trucks, coordinating satellite feeds, stage managing the WALA's Pensacola studio and filling in on assignment desk as needed, controlling PowerPoint computers, set-up and strike of basic to advanced theatrical and AV equipment.
Equipment Utilized Included: various types of video cameras, linear and non-linear editing systems, microwave transmitters, various video routers, audio consoles LCD and 35mm projectors, video monitors, basic AV equipment, police scanners, and two-way radios
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