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Social Media Manager

New York, NY
December 22, 2020

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Cleve Lamison

New York, New York, *****



High energy, Multimedia Storytelling professional with over twenty years creating award-winning, narrative driven content across various formats. Extensive experience spearheading, managing, and overseeing large-scale projects, special events, and educational content for intimate and large audiences. An articulate, engaging communicator of both the written and spoken word. Instructor and Educational Facilitator. CORE COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATION

• Original Content Creation

• Customer/Public Relation

• Social Media Influence

• Youth Mentorship

• World building

• Narrative Fiction

• Conflict Resolution

• Training & Development

• Leadership & Teamwork


Direction/Team Leadership

• Built 3 original production entities responsible for 3 films, 5 theatrical productions

• Customized an afterschool program that serviced upwards of 70 “at risk” elementary school students.

• Budgeted for 7 media projects under 10,000, and one project under two million.

• Supervised up to 37 staff, creative talent and union labor.

• Trained groups as large as 25 in the fundamentals of storytelling, performance and the written narrative.

• Hired teams of up to 30.

• Improvised on-site locations and script rewrites for thirteen video and film shoots.

• Hosted nineteen fundraisers and special events.

Content Creation

• Originated more than 20 original narratives for 5 media platforms.

• Developed a 3 novel literary series (Penguin/Random House).

• Generated more than 30 accolades for content, including “Best Film” awards.

• Created a weekly socio-political comic strip for local newspaper with a readership of 200,000.

• Edited 3 novels, a feature film, 2 short films, and sundry blogs and essays. WORK HISTORY

2020 - Gotham Writers Workshop Instructor New York 2020 – 2006 Make A Film Foundation Mentor/Filmmaker Los Angeles/ New York 2019 – 2020 Urban Film Channel Staff Writer Los Angeles 2020 – 1987 Freelance Original Content Creator New York 2003 - 1998 The BlackBird Theater Company Artistic Director New York 2007 - 2004 BlackBird Films Producer/Director New York 1990 - 2004 Freelance Actor New York

1997 - 2002 New York Restaurants Manager New York


Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

Major: Illustration

US Army Reserves United States

Rank: E-3


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