•  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 skills.
          Graduated – 1986 State University of New York Plattsburgh, NY 
          Bachelor of 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 Analysis.
  • BUSINESS: Business Organization and Management, Accounting, Business Math, Economics, and Macroeconomics.
 1994 - Present WPTZ-TV (NBC) Plattsburgh, NY 
Commercial Producer 
  • 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, NY 
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 business ownership.

1986 - 1992 WCFE-TV (PBS) 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
1985 WPTZ-TV (NBC) Plattsburgh, NY 
Videotape Operator (Part-time while student) 
  • Preparing and rolling ¾” videotapes for 6:00pm newscast.
1984 – 1988 (Part-time)  State University College Plattsburgh, NY 
Sound and Lighting Technician 
  • 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.
1980 - 1981 Midlantic National Bank Neptune, NJ 
Computer Operator 
  • 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.
  • It is my ambition to continue my growth and experience in the broadcast television production field, preferably in the area of production or promotions management.
  •  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!