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Communications & Horticulture Specialist

McDonough, GA
April 10, 2016

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Edward Coughlin

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McDonough, GA 30252


Objective Statement

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

Profile Summary

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

Development Manager

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

News Editor

CNN, Atlanta, GA



Associate Director

Video Journalist

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

Educational Qualifications:

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)

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