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SUMMARY:

A well-rounded and well-spoken new media professional with experience in both traditional business venues and new technologies. Significant strengths in: organization, writing / editing, new technology and communication. Creative and dedicated problem solver who motivates others and takes pride in producing quality work.

EXPERIENCE:

May 2010 – Present                   Yahoo! (Burbank, CA)

Content Creation Editor

  • Created all international informational pages for the upcoming Yahoo!/Microsoft Ad Transition
  • Using custom Yahoo! Drupal CMS, converted approved content and copy from multiple languages and international locations into individual pages with unified tone, look and feel.
  • Communicated with international teams to keep all location site builds on track and ahead of schedule.
  • Coordinated with internal Yahoo! teams to package and push content live.
  • Special projects as assigned: Webpage updates and special page design and builds when needed.

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July 2009 – May 2010                     Barbara Lindsey Consulting (Palm Springs, CA)

Technical Director / Special Projects / Go-To-Guy

  • Researched, compiled and produced side-projects for a professional psychic: online school for the metaphysical arts, women’s comedy troupe, lecture circuit, television reality series, autobiography book, international spiritual festival, Egypt travel tours.
  • Compiled and/or generated all background documents: market & competition analysis, timetables, general pricing, branding, and web 2.0 marketing.
  • Writer: press releases, 30-minute presentations and performances, promotional materials (fliers, posters, cards) website copy, email marketing, announcements.
  • Website design, video production/editing, graphic design, web 2.0 consultant, computer & technology consultant & support.

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June 2008 – May 2010                     Paintball Live! (Palm Springs, CA)

Executive Producer / Engineer

  • Crafted the FIRST fully-interactive paintball program on the internet; combined new streaming technology, (live integrated video, audio, chat) social networking with traditional broadcasting production values.
  • Delivered Web 2.0, marketing on websites, chat boards, banner advertising and social networking forums. Street Team at events and venues, product placement in print and direct marketing through email and address lists.
  • Edited & tracked live show clips for youtube, myspace, vimeo, socialpaintball, etc.
  • Research, development and implementation: broadcasting equipment & software, new media & streaming podcast/vodcast formats, competition and business models, advertising, contracts, tech support / engineering.
  • Podcast generation, publicity & marketing.
    • Top five paintball podcasts on iTunes.
  • Web site creation, webmaster. (www.pblive.tv)

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Feb 2007 – Dec 2007                   Now Media Corporation (Calabasas, CA)

Producer / Intern Coordinator

  • Created, produced and hosted a slate of 11 weekly/daily multimedia programs: talk radio, game show, morning zoo, psychic call-in, live sports programming.
    • Broke records for: most users signed in a single day, most live chatters in a single show and most consistent users weekly.
  • Conducted viral and buzz marketing, market research to research competition, document features, and present comparisons.
  • Hired, trained, scheduled and maintained internship program of over twenty students and volunteers. Created step-by-step manuals for every internship responsibility.
    • Achieved full staffing in less than a month.
  • Driven New Media Sales consultant
  • Provided administrative support and moderation for studio and user shows, live chats, profiles, broadcast widgets, and social network.
  • Acted as studio engineer & cameraman, mixed and maintained audio levels for live host microphones, callers, sound effects and audio and video clips.

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Jan 2006 – Feb 2007                    Uncommon Dialogue Films (Los Angeles, CA)

Development & Office Manager

  • Worked directly under CEO for all writing projects: from story loglines, treatments and synopsis to final film and television scripts.
  • Researched, compiled and drafted strategic business materials and background white papers for corporation business plans, executive summaries, VC funding paperwork and deal memos.
  • Managed a team of writers and developers to keep daily projects on track and ensured products completed ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Transitioned all informational and pitch packages to downloadable digital versions to cut printing costs, time and market to a broader audience.
  • Supervised internet research and established archive system for prior projects and industry business and marketing information.
  • Provided general tech support for staff and contacts including website maintenance, computer updates, synchronization and upkeep, company email account creation and management.

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May 2004  – Jan 2005                  Accademia dell’Arte (Arezzo, Italy)

Resident Assistant

  • Assisted teachers in daily classes and guest lecturers for special workshops with scheduling, coursework preparation, and teaching in a newly-established, semester abroad program in Tuscany, Italy.
  • Provided tech support for students and staff, both in Italy and at sister locations in the U.S. Maintained and updated school’s computers, computer network and wireless network.
  • In charge of producing promotional materials to draw prospective students. Shot, photographed and edited monthly videos for school website, archives and as stock for future projects.
  • Acted as school driver, planned trips, errands and general shuttle service.
  • School Webmaster: website maintenance, online groups, email listserv and message board creation and administrator, bi-weekly updates.

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Feb1996 – June 1998                   Santa Rosa Junior College (Santa Rosa, CA)

Assistant Business Manager

  • Responsible for maintaining records of all accounting purchase orders and payroll accounts for the largest Junior College west of the Mississippi.
    • After my departure, the Assistant Business Manager duties were split into three new positions.
  • Daily department inventory, simplified buying and categorizing of supplies.
  • Composed department and event memos and public releases.
  • Processed and tracked all purchase orders and shipping/receiving.
  • Managed yearly box office: subscriptions, receipts, ticketing.
  • Office support manager: mail, photocopying, collating materials, basic clerical duties.

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EDUCATION:

California State University, Northridge: Theater Arts B. A., (December, 2001)

Santa Rosa Junior College:  A. A., (May, 1998)

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Windows 95 – Vista, Mac OS 6 – 10.5.4, HTML, CMS, FTP, XML, Microsoft Word/Works/Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook Express, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Adobe Audition, Audacity, Avid, Final Cut, internet, GarageBand, WireTap Studio, Screenwriter Pro, Skype, Web 2.0 Social Networking, Blogs

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