||SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Over 11 years of experience
in broadcast television production.
Strong practical knowledge of production
and television station operations.
Well-rounded experience in a variety
of production and business disciplines
Excellent organizational and inter-personal
1986 State University of New York Plattsburgh, NY
Arts – Mass Communications
COMMUNICATIONS: Basic & Advanced Television Production, Television
Practicum (3 semesters), Communications Law, Broadcasting and Audio Production.
COMPUTER SCIENCE: Programming in Pascal, BASIC, FORTRAN, and COBOL, Systems
BUSINESS: Business Organization and Management, Accounting, Business Math,
Economics, and Macroeconomics.
1994 - Present WPTZ-TV (NBC) Plattsburgh,
Conceptualize, write, shoot, edit and produce commercials.
Coordinate conceptualization, scripting, shooting with advertising clientele.
Run audio, camera or floor for noon news.
1992 - Present North Country Tubworks Morrisonville,
Small Business Owner
Set-up, operate, and administer an ongoing and successful kitchen and bath
surfaces refinishing business.
Manage budgets, staff training, sales relationship – all aspects of small
1986 - 1992 WCFE-TV (PBS) Plattsburgh, NY
1985 WPTZ-TV (NBC) Plattsburgh, NY
Progressed from volunteer studio worker, to production assistant, to producer/director
through merit… Considered the stations studio lighting expert.
Conceptualize and actualize local television programming.
Direct/technical direct weekly public affairs program, produce long-format
field-produced documentaries and in-studio music/documentaries.
Produce roll-in packages for weekly public affairs program, produce in-studio
live call-in and fundraising events
Guiding, instructing and grading college interns
Videotape Operator (Part-time while student)
1984 – 1988 (Part-time) State University
College Plattsburgh, NY
Preparing and rolling ¾” videotapes for 6:00pm newscast.
Sound and Lighting Technician
1980 - 1981 Midlantic National Bank Neptune, NJ
Setting and operating sound and lighting equipment for campus functions,
live band audio and lighting, some troubleshooting and minor repair of
sound and lighting equipment.
Operations and data entry (checks, deposits) on an IBM System 370/125 Mainframe,
running under DOS/VS and Power VS, Print and collating check statements,
update and back-up system and data files.
Vestry Member – Trinity Church, Plattsburgh, NY
Volunteer Camera/Audio, Director – WCFE-TV, fundraising.
Guest Speaker – 1-day student seminars, “In-studio Lighting”, State Univ.
@ Plattsburgh, NY.
References available upon request.
INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES
It is my ambition to continue my growth and experience in the broadcast
television production field, preferably in the area of production or promotions
Husband and Father – to a lovely wife (Kelly), and 2 wonderful daughters
(Megan and Alyssa), a dog, and a cat.
PC Computing (er, my OTHER wife!)
Music – I play the saxophone, and enjoy jazz music – all types.
Reading – I’m Steven Kings’ “biggest fan”, Dean Koontz, Richard Kellerman,
Frank Herbert… the stranger, the better!