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Social Media Operator

Gainesville, Virginia, United States
November 23, 2018

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Richard Hughes Jr. **** Howland Place, Bristow, VA 20136 Contact 240-***-****


A professional producer (videographer and editor) and broadcast ingest operator versed in creating promos and encoding cable network programming with a strong sense of visual aesthetics. Over 10 years’ broadcast television and videography experience (from Peace Entertainment to Discovery Channel Clients). Also 5 years’ experience with Adobe Premiere CC; therefore, I am effective in bringing projects from concept to reality. I possess personnel and project management with a passion for turning the best ideas into shows and movies that entertain and inspire.


11/16/2016 – 7/16/2018 Fox/ National Geographic/ Team People Washington, DC

Assistant Engineer/ Broadcast Ingest Operator

Edit snippets and ingest client’s programming content, award submissions, promo, and archive videos in Adobe Premiere (previously used AVID). Ingest (to input, record, and transfer) edited video and audio in addition to quality control. Also use Adobe Media Encoder to encode (converting SD, HD, and UHD content to H264 & ProRes) files such as: promos, documentaries, and regular programming to computer servers.

2005 to 2007 Contractor

2007 Employee – 7/5/2016 Discovery Channel Sterling, VA

Broadcast Ingest Operator

Provide quality control (referencing scopes), ingest (to input and record) and edit metadata assigned to edited video and audio. Also, encode (convert SD, HD, and 3D content to MPEG 2 files) such as commercials, infomercials, promos, and programs to computer servers to go on air.

Received media via Fiber Transfer Protocol and provided media library services for Discovery Channel’s commercial clientele. Duties such as:

Fiber feeds (take video via fiber lines) and live events for all Discovery Channel clients. BBC News to OWN to TLC to Velocity.

2/02 – Present Peace Entertainment, Inc Capitol Heights, MD

Independent Video Producer (Freelance Producer/ Video Editor & Videographer)

Produce marketing videos for local businesses and non-profits.

Provide Audio Visual services for corporate events.

Shoot video using a Sony X70 4k cam, Canon 60D DSLR Cam, Canon XH-A1 HD camera and various others camera.

Edit video productions using Adobe Premiere Pro CC series and AVID Media Composer non-linear editing systems.

Edit motion graphic templates using After Effects and Photoshop.

Provide camera support Sidney & Company, Bruce Brown Film Works, Prince George’s Public Access TV and more.

Creating video streams from edited video: encoded as: AVI, Windows Media, and or QuickTime to custom websites.

Encode videos with metadata to be viewed on the internet using Adobe Media Encoder.


Independent Video Producer

Created videos and promos for various clients in the Washington DC metro area.

Brought clients' video requests to life from the concept stage through to the final finished product.

Aided professional clients in creating videos from seminars and corporate workshops

Created fun and exciting Web episodes of concerts and promotional videos for local rock bands

Wrote, directed, shot and edited all videos in a timely manner while also meeting all creative request. --

- Acclaim USA - pre- production, production and post-production ranging from Commercial & Residential Cleaning to HVAC and Hasmat services to environmental groups

- Fairfax Water - set up and conducted over 15 interviews and productions with subjects ranging from environmental leaders to business owners to employees.

Digital Media Technician & Video Editor

Broadcast Ingest (Encode) Technician for Discovery Channel and its clients: BBC America, Animal Planet, Science Channel, TLC, Oprah Winfrey Network, Discovery Family, Velocity, Destination America, Discovery Life and more.

Video Promo Editor and Broadcast Ingest Technician for BET Action Pay Per View

Videographer & Editor

Film and edit online videos using non- linear editing systems

From Wedding Videography to B2B segments, fashion shoots to sporting events, and local concerts

Edit video, audio, and photographs for marketing, online content and social media accounts

Film and edit seasonal videos that are put on loop, showcased across You Tube

Film and edit 'behind the scenes' and profile videos for all catalogs

Created web episodes shown for Public Relations to premiere.


Production and Post Production

Experience in various professional video cameras from Sony (HD Cam, Digi Beta, and Sony 4k X70) to Panasonic and DSLRs cameras.

Extensive professional experience in video editing through the operation of various non-linear and linear systems for use in live broadcast or taped video productions.

Experienced in editing short form and long format videos.

Able to formulate a concept and create a rough cut from dailies, script, and imagination.

Ability to edit with corporate videos with logo, motion graphics, and animations.

Proficient in the following software: Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, basic After Effects, Premiere Pro, MS Word, and PowerPoint.

Encode video for the web using Adobe Media Encoder.

Knowledge with operation of various videotape formats and recording equipment, including Sony Digital Betacam, Sony HD Cam, DVPRO and Non-tape formats.


1993 - 1997 Broadcast Journalism Bowie State University Bowie, MD


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