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Social Media Assistant

Los Angeles, CA
September 05, 2018

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Dan Golu

Los Angeles, CA

T: 818-***-**** E: @danigolub

Media Industry Experience

Yahoo - Entertainment/Lifestyle Producer: September 2017 to Present Yahoo Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA

• Write, produce, and edit Yahoo Entertainment and Yahoo Lifestyle news stories as they break (approx seven stories daily)

• Pitch, develop, and produce new series for Yahoo Lifestyle - created a series called “Off Season” with multiple episodes breaking 1 million views

• Host red carpets for Yahoo Entertainment’s social handles - conduct celebrity interviews, brainstorm questions, shoot, and edit on the fly

• Host daily Yahoo Entertainment pop culture show called “You Win, Internet” about the day’s most buzzworthy stories

• Social media community management and posting for Yahoo Entertainment’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (~5 million combined followers) SiriusXM Radio - On-Air Host (co-host) : September 2017 to Present

• Co-host Maria Menounos’s SiriusXM radio show “Conversations with Maria Menounos” and talk all things entertainment, health, news, and more

• Prepare segment ideas, research news stories, and interview guests NBC Entertainment Digital – Production Coordinator/Digital Creative Coordinator: March 2016 to September 2017 NBC Universal, Los Angeles, CA

• Support with full scope of production including research, booking vendors/talent, pre-interviewing, and talent wrangling

• Coordinate production personnel, shoot schedules, air travel, rental cars, hotel accommodations, and distribute call sheets/memos

• Create monthly, quarterly and yearly budget reports, as well as fielding vendor/invoicing questions and issues

• Create GIFs and short form video content from NBC shows using Photoshop/Premiere for NBC’s social handles

• Support NBC Digital Department: handling busy desks, scheduling/administrative work for one SVP and three VPs AfterBuzz TV – On-Air Host: January 2016 to Present AfterBuzz Media Group, Los Angeles, CA

• Anchor live AfterShows and host red carpets on E!’s Maria Menounos YouTube Channel w/ 23+ million weekly downloads

• Work with publicists to book celebrity guests for on air interviews including The Voice and AGT Performers E! Entertainment – Production Assistant: August 2015 to March 2016 E! Entertainment International, Bravo, Oxygen and Esquire, Los Angeles, CA

• Create short form video content for NBC Universal’s digital subscription reality TV streaming service (Hayu)

• Write creative headlines, descriptions and tags for video snippets for worldwide user viewing/sharing

• Write VO script content for the E! Live From the Red Carpet global broadcast campaign

• Metadata management and entry for over 4,000 clips National Geographic/Westward Productions – Production Assistant: May 2015 to August 2015 Westward Productions

(Beau Willimon’s House of Cards Production Company), Malibu, CA

• Edit and log footage for Beau Willimon’s National Geographic TV documentary

• Cover and analyze scripts for potential new movies/TV shows CNN Digital – Production Assistant: Summer 2014

CNN (Turner Broadcasting) - Roy Choi’s Street Food, Los Angeles, CA

• Assist production crew with writing, research, interviews and filming of eight new show episodes

• Prepare, edit and transcribe preliminary broadcast news stories for worldwide end-users

• Collaborate with celebrity publicists to produce news information Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison: Aug 2011 to May 2015 (Bachelor of Arts Degree).

• Grade point average: 3.78 - magna cum laude - Dean’s List, National Honor Society

• Major: Journalism and Mass Communication; Minors: Digital Studies; Theater & Dramatic Arts

• Chi Omega Fraternity - Executive Board Member: Aug 2011 to May 2015. University of Westminster : London, England – January 2014 to June 2014 (Study Abroad) Special Skills

Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Adobe InDesign, Prezi, iMovie, Social Flow, iNews, MIRA, Media Source, Fork, Teleprompter, Wordpress, Blogspot, Social Media, Script Coverage, Daisy, Photoshop, Microsoft Office/Outlook, Social Flow

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