My Resume
The Journey So Far
Experience

LIVE PERFORMANCE DJ for THE BIG EPIC SHOW

August 2016 to Present

Setup, monitor and adjust multiple input sounds system, microphones Road crew lead Technical and Business Advisor/Consultant

LS PRO – Private Mobile DJ 

2011 to present

Weddings, Birthdays, Graduations Parties, Celebrations, Anniversaries, Fundraisers, School Events.

Freelancer / Volunteer

SCC Sports (On Location TV19)

August 2004 – Present | White Bear Lake, MN

Key Functions: Camera Operator • Operate ScoreBox graphics system • Audio Director • ZeePlay Replay Operator • Tapes Operator

summary: My work with TV19 On Location has allowed me to gain years of experience in working mobile multi-cam productions. During my time I have have filled the following roles: Camera Operator, Audio Director, CG GFX Operator, EVS Replay Operator and Tapes Operator. I continue to work with TV19 On Location as both a volunteer and freelancer.

I have also worked as a freelancer running a single cam operation with announcers to cover high school football games.

I have also work on Sports Path is a LIVE bi-weekly sports show that showcases five high schools in the northeast metro… White Bear Lake, Mahtomedi, North, Hill-Murray, and Tartan. My roles for Sports Path have included tape operator, audio director, camera operator, floor director and CG operator.

Clerical Associate 2

Innovel Solutions

February 2013 – Present Minneapolis, Minnesota

• Analyze issues to discover root problem; Generate solutions. • Implement generated solutions by coordinating activities and solutions with team members, clients and vendors. • Worked under the supervision and guidance of the supervisor to implement and execute additional projects. • Coordinate with businesses to understand issue logs and status changes. • Use Excel to export from a software package and distribute hourly tracking updates to team members. • Track and replenish supplies for various department as needed and requested • Processes tracking documents by analyzing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team leader for resolution • Update tracking methodology • Maintain databases by preparing source data for computer entry; compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities. • Produced Excel document to compile and track incoming calls in order to analyze call volume. Served as a point of contact from project initiation to completion. • Produce Supply Tracking document to assist with monthly counts and replenishment of supplies. • Maintained and documented reports on a daily basis regarding the projects assigned to various departments; progress, and scheduling • Used MS Excel to generate an inventory specific tracking document; track temporary inventory movements within our location. • Train other team members on software and processes • Initialize new team cell phones by installing proprietary applications and updating settings to comply with specifications. • Collaborate directly with supervisor on additional assignments and small projects. • Serve as a liaison between managers and clients.

Freelance/Graphics and EVS Operator

Mediacomm Communications

September 2016 – Present Minneapolis, Minnesota

Key Functions: • Operate Newtek LiveText software • Update graphics on the fly and send live to air • Create infographics on-the-fly in response to live game action • Operate EVS replay and create in game high lite packages

Paraprofessional

ISD #622 Adventure Connection

August 1999 – February 2013
 

Digital Customer Support

Star Tribune

October 2012 – November 2012 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Customer Service, answering questions regarding subscriptions and web content, and setting up online username and passwords and Star Tribune STeals. Monitor feedback tool and multiple email accounts. Respond to customers and communicate internally to address a variety of issues. Skills used Word, Excel, Outlook and proficient navigating through web sites.

Clerical Assistant

Ryder Logistics

June 2012 – October 2012 | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Key Functions: • Confirm information accuracy with clients; update databases as needed • Update proprietary software information to include changes and modifications • Coordinate with businesses to understand issue logs and status changes. • Coordinate scheduling between vendors and clients. • Update inventory changes in proprietary software databases • Communicate updates with team members to ensure accuracy and speed • Update tracking methodology • Communicate B2B via, phone, email and fax. • Trouble shoot office machine issues • Used Excel to update budgets and track expenses; export and distribute weekly updates • Produce shipping labels with proprietary software Project Documentation and Achievements: • Use Excel to update mailing databases; export as .CVS and update office machines remotely by uploading .CVS files • Used MS Excel to create organizational contact list; improve internal and external communications • Used MS Excel to track on- boarding /off-boarding changes of usernames and passwords in proprietary software • Used MS Word to create training documents that translated processes into streamlined instructions to increase efficiency by allowing team members to be immediately effective while learning proprietary software. • Maintained and documented reports on a daily basis regarding the projects assigned to various departments; progress, and scheduling. • Train other team members on software and processes Other Functions: • Suggest solutions to increase productivity and streamline processes • Collaborate directly with supervisor on additional assignments and small projects. • Serve as a liaison between managers and clients.

Studio Associate

Portrait Innovations

July 2010 – May 2012 | Woodbury, Minnesota

Key Functions: • Frame and capture images of both single and multi-person groups. • Compose shots on multiple backgrounds and camera angles • Use proprietary software to adjust studio light settings • Process accurate transactions; reconcile POS to ensure accuracy. • Using proprietary software to update information to include changes and modifications to ensure accuracy. • Greet clients and educate them on the session process; facilitate a one-on-on relationship with clients to set them at ease. Interpret non-verbal cues and body language to anticipate client’s desires. • Interact face-to-face with multiple clients of varying ages. • Collaborate with team members to plan sessions ahead of time to ensure creative and uniqueness. • Import images from hardware to proprietary software; present portraits for customer review while assisting with selection process; customize client’s portraits and up-sell additional products. • Use Adobe Photoshop to touch up images; prepare images printing and delivery • Coordinate with clients to understand issue and resolve problems. • Track inventory levels and place orders. • Maintain and trouble-shoot professional photo printers. • Followed OSHA safety standards; chemical mixing and disposal Project Documentation and Achievements: • Create promotional materials to increase sales • Generated a visual training manual to assist with session planning; backgrounds, poses, prop suggestions, etc. • Utilize Photoshop to advertise special effects and various props for displays. • Train other team members on software and processes Other Functions: • Participate in training meetings • Deposit store funds in local bank; calculate weekly needs for change • Adhered to non-disclosure, and non-compete agreements • Acting MOD when store manager was not present • Used Excel to compile data and produce daily and weekly reports.

SCSU Student Videographer

Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota

2011 St. Cloud, MN
 

Camera Operator (Crew Chief)

Husky Productions

September 2009 – March 2010  St. Cloud, Minnesota

Key Functions: • Camera Operator • Setup/strike iceside and announcers set • Ensure handheld mics are working correctly • Setup lighting to ensure continuity between games Summary: My main job was to operate a shoulder mounted camera during LIVE St. Cloud State Division 1 Hockey games. I also conducted interviews, created opening teases and shot packages that were played during intermissions. HP Tease

Camera Operator

Husky Productions

October 2008 – March 2009 | St. Cloud, Minnesota

My main responsibility was to operate a shoulder mounted camera during LIVE St. Cloud State Division 1 Hockey games.

Production Assistant Intern

Comcast Spotlight

May 2006 – August 2006 | St. Paul, Minnesota

Key Functions: • Camera Operator • Operate FoxBox scoring system • Statistical Tracker • Setup and strike set • Floor Director • Mic talent/guests, ensure IFBs are working correctly Summary: I worked as an intern for Comcast Spotlight in the summer of 2006. I worked as a productions assistant for the St. Paul Saints (AA) baseball games. My roles included camera operator, Cyron fox box operator, and statistician. I also worked as a camera operator and utility assistant for the Minnesota Thunder (NASL). The games were aired on the Comcast Cable Network as well as KSTC Channel 45 in the Twin Cities area. I also had the opportunity to work as a production assistant, floor director and camera operator for Comcast Newsmakers which brought local community leaders in for short interviews on current topics concerning their constituents.

Education

St. Cloud State University

Bachelor’s degree, Mass Communication/Media Studies
2007 – 2010

Teachers Aid Activities and Societies: Member Husky Productions

Century College

Associate of Arts (AA), General Studies, 3.63
2010 – 2010

Graduated with Honors: DISTINCTION Major: Liberal Arts and Sciences Activities and Societies: Member Phi Theta Kappa

Century College

Associate of Arts and Sciences (A.A.S.), Visual Communication Technologies, 3.71
2004 – 2007

Award Name: Associate in Applied Science Graduated with Honors: DISTINCTION Major: Visual Communications Technologies Activities and Societies: Member Phi Theta Kappa