Experience

Horizon Productions   |  award winning creative digital agency
Director of  Business Development, Project Manager, Social Media Coordinator  (Nov 2011 – present)

Work with corporate and higher-education Clients to identify and develop media solutions that support their communication, training, and marketing goals. Manage activities and tasks for business lead generation, including project plan and proposal development, Client relations, and account management. Manage, write, and support social media sites and posts. Write media and video scripts. Develop and manage project plans and schedules. Coordinate Client content development and review cycles. Develop and manage project budgets. Identify vendors and contractor resources. Coordinate internal resources and project deliverables. Client list includes: BB&T, Biogen Idec, IBM, Lenovo, UNC-Chapel Hill, Burt’s Bees, Clorox Creative, A&K Global Health, BD Technologies, and Duke University Office of Development
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  |  leading research and academic university

Production Manager and Project Manager (May 2006 – Oct. 2011)
ITS Teaching and Learning, TL Interactive

Manage both project and production responsibilities for a nine member team of digital designers and developers; daily duties include project scope development, project planning, project documentation, internal and external communications, reporting, estimates and budget management, content research, development process analysis, business process analysis, and QA oversight; use a combination of desktop and online software for management of the individual projects and integration of the projects into global resource allocation and production. Additional duties include giving presentations, authoring articles and publications, and leading outreach activities.

Project Manager (October 2010 – present)
ITS Project Management Office

Provide Project Management guidance and support for enterprise-level software implementation with University Development; manage Sharepoint collaborative project site; create project documentation; review and revise vendor project documentation

Project Coordinator (Jan. – May 2006)
Communications Project Manager
(July – Dec 2005)
Information Technology Services Communications, Information Technology Services Teaching and Learning
  

Conducted communications audit report for 500+ member organization; wrote web copy; interacted with reporters; media production consultant; state-wide conference logistical support; wrote, designed, and published multimedia tutorial for campus-supported software; created documentation to support knowledge growth among team; wrote and designed organizational brochure; voice talent

Acting Assistant Vice Chancellor of Communications (Oct 2004 – July 2005)
Information Technology Services Communications

Launched new communications division within IT organization to collect and distribute departmental information while shaping and launching marketing efforts; created departmental communication policies, coordinated news stories with other campus communication units, created new marketing materials (print, media, web); copy writing; coordinated media inquiries; created and managed media releases; management of multiple teams across disciplines and locations

Associate Director knowledgeFoundry@Carolina (Oct 2001 – Oct 2004)
Academic Technology and Networks, Information Technology Services

Virtual team management (vendor, temporary and freelance); lead client and project meetings, wrote and edited scripts; created storyboards; content development with SME faculty; managed program budgets, media development consultations, maintained website content, designed marketing materials; wrote grant application support materials, presenter for various University organizations

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VisionFactory, Inc., Cary, NC  |  award winning media development and consulting agency
Project Manager
(Feb 1999 – Oct 2001)

Developed account relationships; lead team meetings and made team assignments; maintained project web content; created and maintained project plans, provided project updates to management and clients; lead concept meetings; developed content, wrote and edited scripts; secured freelance media and video production services; produced voice recording sessions; supervised video edit sessions; created on-site tech support kits

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Image Associates, Inc.,Raleigh, NC  |  corporate media development agency
Project Manager/New Media Producer
(Sept 1998- Dec 1999)

Account and client relationship development; vendor management; produced corporate trade and sales shows videos; managed onsite and offsite teams; issued estimates and managed budgets; presentation site inspections and logistics

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NBC-17,Raleigh, NC | owned and operated NBC station in top 30 market
Technical Director
(Dec 1996 – Aug 1998)
Director
(Jan – Aug. 1998)

Directed live newscasts, teases, and cut-ins incorporating local and national live shots, mast camera shots, recorded packages, live weather updates, wipes between multiple tape decks, rearscreen chromakey with wipe effects, and multiple camera shots; directed production of reporter packages and commercials. Other positions held include: Audio Technician, Floor Director, Camera Operator, New Employee Trainer.

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WCHL 1360AM, Chapel Hill, NC  | AP award winning talk radio station
Morning Show Producer
(Feb 1994 – Dec 1996)
Director of Public Affairs
(Feb 1994 – Dec 1996)
On Air Talent
(Feb 1994 – Dec 1996)

Produced daily news talk show with live interviews, local and national news, public service announcements, authors, university professors, and current issues; produced weekly business, gardens, Park and Recreation and museums segments; wrote and produced Public Service Announcements; on-air talent for news and public service announcements.

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TEMPORARY POSITIONS
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Cosgrove Muerer Productions: Los Angeles, California | television production house
UNC-Hollywood Internship Program
(July 1995)

Internship in the Post Production of segments for network television show, Unsolved Mysteries. Production Assistant and Assistant Costume Director on five day LA shoot for Unsolved Mysteries segment. Assisted Location Manager, Casting Director, Costume Director, and Producer in Pre-Production of “Who Killed Superman?” story.

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WFMY TV2: Greensboro, NC  | number one rated CBS affiliate in Top 50 market
Intern and Part Time (May- Nov 1994)

Production assistant for live television news broadcasts, runner for special live call-in show Doctors on Call, Producer’s Assistant for MBA Labor Day Telethon  

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