McDonough, GA 30252
To use my unique abilities to support a company with the goal of utilizing my diverse skills in communications, horticulture, and education to foster new and innovative ideas
Proven history of 30 years in national and international broadcast production.
Conceptualized and managed two successful horticultural businesses.
Exceptional in all aspects of the creative space, including writing, editing, photography, and design.
Efficient as an executive producer including oversight of program development, budgets, crew and talent management, network liaison, and deliverables.
Respected mentor and manager of interns, office staff, and production crews.
Related Work Experience
Chet Burks Productions, Atlanta, GA
Senior Executive Producer
What’s in the Barn? on Velocity Network (3 seasons) 2012-present
Café Racer on Velocity Network (5 seasons) 2011-present
Vice President of Programming and Production
MavTV Network 2004-2011
Senior Coordinating Producer
Two-wheeled Tuesday on Fox/Speedchannel (2 seasons) 2003-2004
Bike Week Magazine on Fox/Speedchannel (6 seasons) 1996-2001
Southern Eucs - Cold Hardy Eucalyptus Trees, McDonough, GA
Owner/Trials Manager/Web Master/Chief Horticulturists
Walnut Creek Nursery & Gardens, McDonough, GA
Seals Communications, Peachtree City, GA
Senior Vice President of Programming and Production
Motoworld/Motoworld 2 on ESPN (7 seasons) 1992-1996
WAGA- CBS, Atlanta, GA
Associate Sports Producer
The Falcons Today on CBS (2 seasons) 1990-1991
The Vince Dooley Report on CBS (2 seasons) 1991-1992
CNN, Atlanta, GA
Awards and Achievements
Cable Ace, Motoworld 2, 1995
Emmy Award, The Falcons Today, 1990
Emmy Award, Georgia’s Gentle People, 1989
Finalist – Garden State Film Festival, The Underhound Railroad, Present
B.A. Degree in Communications with a minor in Business Administration,
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock PA (1987)
Certified Master Gardener, The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension (2000)