Skills Summary

Professional videographer with over 19 years of industry experience creating media for a range of platforms including television and web. Well-versed in story planning, location scouting, project coordination, interviewing, production and post-production. I enjoy flying UAVs and have had my drone pilot license for over two years.  

 

Experience

Eli + Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University

Media Content Associate | 2014 – Present

Audio and video production, photography for interpretive media projects and marketing for the Education, Curatorial, Development, and Public Relations departments at the museum.

 

·      Responsible for every aspect of production from development to production and post-production

·      Work with the marketing team to create compelling materials for internal and external use for all departments in the museum

Biddle City Projects

Owner | 2014 – Present

Creative commercial video production for clients, including:

 

·      Michigan DNR

·      Michigan United Methodist Church

·      Soup Spoon

·      The Michigan Historical Museum

·      Gud Marketing

·      CATA

·      R.E. Olds Transportation Museum

Freelance Audio and Video Production

1999 – Present

Audio and video production for clients, including:

 

  • Oakland Community College, Royal Oak, MI (audio & video production, photography)

  • ESPN, Bristol, CT (audio & video production)

  • Good Fruit Video, East Lansing, MI (audio & video production)

  • Esquire Magazine, Lansing, MI (photography grip & lighting)

  • National Shooting Sports Foundation, Newtown, CT (audio & video production)

  • Natural High, La Jolla, CA (audio & video production)

  • Advanced Multimedia, Lansing, MI (audio & video production)

  • Future Media, Lansing, MI (audio & video production)

  • Ahptic Film & Digital, Lansing, MI (audio & video production)

  • WWWY Productions/MHSAA Network, Howell, MI (audio & video production)

  • Quarterline Media, Portland, MI (producer & director of photography)

  • Such Media Inc., Okemos, MI (audio & video production)

  • Fishing 411, Tustin, MI (audio & video production)

  • MoveOn.org (grip & lighting)

  • Quaeris Productions, Lansing, MI (audio & video production)

  • Hiron's and Company Communications, Indianapolis, IN (audio & video production

  • WFYI public television, Indianapolis, IN (audio & video production)

  • Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis, IN (audio & video production)

 

MSU Department of Art, Art History, and Design

Audio and Video Production, Still Photography | 2009 – 2014

Responsible for all documentation of faculty and MFA exhibitions. Work with visiting artists and creating original content for web and publications.

 

·      Video and photo documentation for department website and print publications

·      Creation of student interest stories featuring course collaborations + student research

·      Documentation including: annual guest lecture series, annual fashion show, Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Undergraduate Exhibition, and Faculty Exhibition

 

Wolf Creek Productions

Videographer, Editor, Producer | 2006-2010

Responsible for every aspect of broadcast pre-production, production and post-production including producing, videography and editing for shows such as: Benelli’s American Birdhunter, American Archer, Outdoor America, Field and Stream's Outdoor Icons, as well as the pilots Wild Cheff and Beyond the Badge. Travel was a major component of working at Wolf Creek.

 

·      Field audio and video production

·      Editing with Avid Media Composer

·      Writing copy for voice overs

·      Traveling and working in extreme environments

 

WILX-TV 10, Lansing, MI

Videographer, Editor | 2003 - 2006

Responsible for news gathering, working with reporters on daily packages and live truck operations.

 

·      Avid editing systems

·      ENG an EFP work

·       Microwave live truck operation

WNDY TV-23 / WTTV-4, Indianapolis, IN

Production of live drawing for The Hoosier Lotto + The Mike Pence Show | 1999 – 2003

Responsible for every aspect of production on a rotating schedule.

  

·      Preparing set for Hoosier Lotto live broadcast

·      Studio camera operations, Chyron, and Audio for live lotto drawing

·      Camera operation for Mike Pence Show

 

RTV-6 ABC, Indianapolis, IN

Production of graphic content for daily news broadcasts | 1999 – 2001

Responsible for working with producers to ensure accurate graphic content.

 

·      Creation of full-page graphics and fonts for live news broadcast

·      Live switching of graphic content

·      Experience with Newstar, Still Store, and teleprompter programs

 

Education

Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis

Course work in communications, 1998 - 2001

 

Volunteer Activities

 

The Aitch Foundation’s Hidden Key Fashion Show

http://www.aitchfoundation.com/Home.aspx

 

The Miracle League of Mid-Michigan

http://www.miracleleagueofmidmichigan.org/MLMM/Index.asp

 

Battlefield Brawl

http://www.thebattlefieldbrawl.com/

 

New World Flood

http://www.newworldflood.org/