I am enthusiastic, motivated, creative, and a team-player, with years of experience editing within a variety of genres, both in independent film and for broadcast television. I have a strong sense for pacing; a knowledge of the essential grammar of the editorial language; and the technical skills to realize most any project.
POSITION PROJECT COMPANY YEAR
Editor (Avid & Premiere Pro) "WTVP's The Screening Room" WTVP 2013-2016
Editor (Premiere Pro) "Define: Normal" (pilot) Independent 2015
Editor (Premiere Pro) "BETA" (short) Independent 2015
Editor (Avid) "Interesting People" (season 7-12) WTVP 2011-2014
Editor (Premiere Pro) "Goodnight Desdemona, Good Illinois Central College 2013
Morning Juliet" (short) Theatre Department
Editor (Final Cut Pro) "Better Light" (short) Independent 2009
Editor (Final Cut Pro) "Insight" (short) Independent 2009
Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Encore, VLC
2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Film/Video, emphasis in Directing (summa cum laude)
Columbia College, Chicago -- Chicago, IL, USA
Course of study covered theory as well as technique, and involved a variety of practical exercises, including producing completed short films under a strict deadline. The degree involved classes in Screenwriting, Production, Editing, and Directing.
2007 Associates in Arts: Mass Communications & Theatre (highest honors)
Illinois Central College -- Peoria, IL, USA
Coursework for Mass Comm involved an overview of television history and science, as well as practical exercises in producing a variety of television formats; Theatre coursework involved classes in script analysis, acting, directing, and design, as well as a practicum. In final year, gained a scholarship for stage managing.