Producer + Director + Editor = Preditor
Wild Media, Washington, D.C. Freelance
June 2011 - present
Current Project: Roland Martin Unfiltered freelance AP and Director. Wrote and field produced fast-paced entertaining videos for small businesses clients using a multi-channel platform to create compelling thoughts and ideas for clients’ brand.
Composed and scheduled posts for branded accounts under the direction of the Social Media Editor based on an editorial calendar. Amplified shares across multiple sites and platforms as directed. Support city and section editors with daily stories as needed.
Built an online presence for Oklahoma’s top food manufacturing company through Google Plus and Twitter. Posted shareable graphics and pictures progress of their new facility and current food orders fulfilled by other Hard Rock Cafe restaurants and national vendors.
Edited video for broadcast productions, including non-linear editing. Produced and directed videos for national health care technology firm, My Med Lab for insight on the cutting edge knowledge on patient - doctor transparency on diagnosis and clinical data.
Established a following with Cardiologists and Family Practice doctors through Twitter and Google Hangouts for question and answer settings. Tracked videos using SEO best practices and Google Analytics.
Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions. Researched production topics using the internet, video archives, and other informational sources.
Guerilla Arts Ink, Washington, D.C. Media Artist June 2013 - January 2017
Developed a Social Media Training class for DCPNI students created an online platform to promote positive changes in their neighborhood with digital photography, videos and Prezi presentations.
-Students created videos and Tumblr page for Kenilworth neighborhood SKILLS
Video cameras: Canon C300, C100,
XF100, 5D & 7D – video and still
photography; Sony EX3, PD150
V1U; Panasonic HVX & DVX; JVC
Graphic Design: Apple Motion,
ORAD (Avid), Adobe After Effects.
Video editing software: Adobe
Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid & Avid
Television Studio: Tricaster, Grass
Valley Kayak switcher, Chyron CG,
studio audio & cameras.
Operations:Master Control, Satellite
uplink (Crystal), ScheduAll database
non-profit agency to show their involvement in activities making movies, music and writing poetry.
Boosted reading levels by 40% with the assistance of H.E.L.P. (Hip-Hop Educational Literacy Program)A tool to introduce a series of supplement reading workbooks designed to HELP students of all reading levels through the innovative usage of Hip-Hop lyrics for critical analysis, multicultural relevance, and effective literacy instruction.
Arts & Advocacy track: DCPNI and DC Achievers advocated for DC youth with understanding of why art is important. Responsible for current events via online with BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, Washington Post, UPworthy. NBA, Tulsa, OK Director/Technical Director
November 2012- October 2013
Responsible for the video production of live streaming of all home games for Tulsa Shock and Oklahoma Blue.
Directed and produced live games for NBA direct.
Hired and trained production crew for NBA rules, standards and procedures. Expanded local viewership via UStream and YouTube by 50%by creating content for Oklahoma basketball.
Formulated new way to streamline setup and strike of each game with production crew.
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN Bachelor of Science
January 1996 - August 1999
Major: Television Production emphasis in Digital Media Production. Minor: Marketing and Speech & Theater.
How to Catch a Flying Woman - Stage play to film- August 2018
The play was produced in Nashville, TN and I am turning the stage play into a mini documentary about the opening night at Belmont Black Box Theatre in August 2018. A woman casting her vision and tending to her passion is a woman in flight. Flight, however, is not consistent. A flying woman needs her beloved community to provide places for safety and restoration. A flying woman inspires us and guides us all to our best and highest.