Resume

EDUCATION
University of Southern California | GPA 3.87, May 2014
B.A. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
Minors: Cinematic Arts and Digital Studies

WORK EXPERIENCE
Syfy Alternative Programming Intern | Spring 2014
– Created a weekly Trend Report that included science and technology trends and news, 
which was sent out to the Syfy Alternative Programming team
– Researched technology that could be incorporated into future Syfy shows
– Compiled a list of science or science-fiction documentaries and provided show idea suggestions based on their content
– Created a slide deck to pitch to the SyFy Alternative team- Assisted with press check-in for “Dancing with the Stars”

BBC Worldwide Productions | Fall 2013
 – Updated Excel spreadsheets with show updates and news articles
– Assisted with press check-in for “Dancing with the Stars”
– Coordinated Emmy seating and ticket distribution
– Updated the “Life Below Zero” Twitter account

Brian Graden Media | June 2013 – Present                  
 – Production manager for television sizzle reel
– Researched concepts and created Keynote presentations for shows
– Assisted editing a television show sizzle

Retrofit Films, LLC | May – December 2012
– Created and updated a Facebook page
– Researched fiscal sponsorship opportunities and helped attain fiscal sponsorship through Fractured Atlas
– Created a marketing slideshow to send to sponsors of the documentary

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Trojan Vision Television
Balance Creator/Showrunner | 2012 – Present
– Casted hosts, recruited producers and segment crew, and managed them as a team
– Established an online presence for the show
– Shot and edited weekly segments that appeared live on-air
– Formatted each live episode around a theme that included one segment and one guest
CU@USC Senior Producer | 2011 – Present
– Created detailed research outlines for upcoming guests
– Managed a group of five associate producers
– Booked guests and made them feel comfortable in-sutdio
– Ran weekly pre-production meetings
CU@USC Associate Producer | Spring 2011
– Composted rundowns for the broadcast
– Created on-air graphics in Photoshop
– Authored and edited weekly thank you letter
Annenberg Television News (ATVN) Producer | Spring 2013
– Worked with a team to create a 30-minute news broadcast in one day
– Managed a team of graphic designers, reporters, multimedia journalists, and web reporters
– Pitched story ideas and organized them into a rundown
– Wrote news stories, copy edited, and formatted the show
Annenberg Television News (ATVN) Multimedia Journalist |2012
– Researched, wrote, shot, and edited news packages and voice overs
– Packages and voice-overs aired live on-air
Mind Games Senior and Associate Editor | 2010 – 2011
– Edited episodes and special features in AVID Media Editor
– Created graphics for each episode
– Trained students in how to edit episodes and features for Mind Games
Mind Games Crew Member | 2010 – 2011
– Operated a camera
– Fashioned and adjusted the microphones on contestants
– Rotated through operation duties including director, broadcast producer, and technical director

Academy For Polymathic Study | 2011 – Present
– Attended monthly meetings with interdisciplinary study
– Analyzed overarching topics with fellow students and professors from all departments

Teaching Ethics Program | Fall 2011
– Drafted and implemented a lesson plan with three other students
– Led group discussions at Foshay Learning Center

HONORS AND AWARDS
Phi Beta Kappa
Best Producer at Trojan Vision
Dean’s List
Lamba Pi Eta, Communication Honors Society

SKILLS
Software: Microsoft Office, Apple iWork, Adobe Photoshop, HTML 5, CSS
Editing: AVID Media Editor, Final Cut Pro (7 and X), Adobe Premiere
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Google+, YouTube, Storify, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine

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