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Video Editing

Lee's Summit, MO
September 22, 2018

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Richard (Rick) Cole


Career Summary

Director of Sports Broadcasting, William Jewell College

Video producer and editor

Play by play announcer with over 3500 games broadcast

Public school educator and coach

Entrepreneur/business owner

Broadcast producer/engineer/designer


Career Distinctions

Director of Sports Broadcasting, William Jewell College, NCAA Division II, Great Lakes Valley Conference (2011-2018)

Initiated and executed an audio and multi-camera video sports broadcast program, averaging over 100 broadcasts per year

Persuaded Time-Warner Cable to air full broadcasts of Jewell events in a three-state area

Play by play announcer for over 1300 William Jewell College athletic events in 12 years

Play by play announcer in over 3500 career events as lead announcer

Leader of Corporate Partnership Acquisition; Assistant of Corporate Partnership Acquisition

Served one year as Sports Information Director, in addition to my regular duties

Director of Community Engagement

Video producer and editor

Adobe Premier Pro veteran of 18 years; 15 years of experience using Audacity audio

Produced over 1800 YouTube videos in six years promoting William Jewell College athletics

Won the Great Lakes Valley Conference (NCAA Division II) award for top community engagement video project of the year in 2012, and thus competed for the national award in NCAA Division II

Post production for delayed sports coverage, featuring up to five cameras edited to form a seamless play by play broadcast complete with graphics, music beds, and replays.

Producer of

o weekly show featuring college coaches

o in-game features used during live broadcasts

o live telethon

Entrepreneur/business owner:

TEAM Sports 2000-20015

Innovator of a multi-camera system for presenting weekly programming on Comcast Cable and Time-Warner Cable systems in the greater Kansas City area, and to KSHB-TV

Initiated state-wide coverage of Missouri High School basketball and wrestling championships

Related Skills, Abilities and Background

NewTek TriCaster broadcast experience four years; BlueFrame Technology Production Truck broadcast software three years

Graduate of Wayne State College: Bachelor of Arts/Special Education

Public school educator and coach for 18 years in four different communities

Worked at hometown radio station at age 15; offered full time position at KFOR (Lincoln, NE) at age 17; named Sports Director, KSID Radio (Sidney, Nebraska) at age 19

Recent Job Timeline

William Jewell College Director of Sports Broadcasting, Corporate Partnerships, & Community Engagement 2011-2018

Play by Play producer of William Jewell College athletics 2006-2011 on a contractual basis

Public School Special Education Teacher and Coach 1989-2006

Owner, TEAM Sports/TEAM Sports Champions (private broadcast business)

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