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Senior Editor / Post Producer / Asst. Post Supervisor

Brooklyn, New York, United States
September 10, 2018

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J ESSE BEKAS (6-46-967-**** J Brooklyn, NY


● Coordinate between Executive, Senior, Field, and Segment Producers to story and video edit field segments, sizzle reels, promos, new series pitches, etc... for an internationally broadcast show

Lead Editor \ Post Producer, T he Chew at Epcot Food & Wine Festival Week-long, on-location planning & taping from Disney’s Epcot Theme Park (2015 - 2017)

Lead Editor \ Post Producer \ Producer, U ltimate BBQ Cookout Countdown 1 hour primetime special programming (May 2013)

Lead Editor \ Post Producer, A BC’s Fall Preview Special 1 hour primetime special programming (Sep. 2013)

● Create and iterate post production S & P, and conform products to brand specs and vision

● Maintain a schedule for 10 editors on simultaneous projects with tight deadlines

● Won 2 016 Emmy Award, Outstanding Talk Show Informative LEAD EDITOR \ POST PRODUCER: AMAZON.COM PITCH PRESENTATIONS (July 2015)

● Content edit and post produce test reels and sizzles for annual pilot pitches LEAD EDITOR: CNBC (May 2006 to Mar. 2012)

● Edit high profile network coverage on tight deadlines:

Lead Editor, CNBC’s Olympics coverage in Beijing (Aug. 2008) and V ancouver

(Feb. 2010), coordinating multiple daily projects for a large team of editors, producers, and field producers

Lead Editor, Emmy-nominated “T ransammonia: An American Business In Iran” ( Dec. 2010)

Lead Editor, Enterprise / Specials series including:

■ Gold Rush ( Aug. 2011)

■ Opportunity USA (Jan. 2011)

■ Man Vs. Machine (Sep. 2010)

■ Healthy Horizons (Jan. 2009 - Jan. 2010)

● Edit network longform documentaries

GOLD, primetime documentary (Mar. 2012)

The Baghdad Job, primetime documentary (Jan. 2012)

Dangerous Liaison: What Happened in Room 2806 documentary (Jul. 2011)

The Russian Gamble, primetime documentary (Dec. 2008)

● Coordinate with producers and graphic artists to design and launch ongoing pieces and graphics packages

CNBC’s 2010 graphics relaunch (Feb. 2010)

Closing Bell c old open (Mar. 2010)

Going Global (Mar. 2009)

Squawk Box cold open (May 2007 - Aug. 2010), et al.

● Post shows including: M ad Money, T he Wall Street Journal Report, H ow I Made My Millions, O n The Money, T he Big Idea , a nd H igh Net Worth

● Cut cold opens, packages, breaking news segments, teases, promos, and daily show elements on strict day-of-air deadlines

EDUCATION: G raduated Magna Cum Laude, William Paterson University: Bachelor of Arts: Film & Television Production SKILLS: A vid Symphony, Adobe CC Suite, 4K Cinematography, ILC Photography

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