Experience

WORK EXPERIENCE

CTV Calgary,  Calgary – Overdrive Automation Director / Editor / Technical Coordinator / Switcher

  • Play an integral role during newscast including weekend director
  • Extremely versatile in all areas of live television including audio, graphics, switching, editing and prompter.

Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, Calgary – Technical Director

  • Methodical in making sure the switcher and elements are correct for a game starts.
  • High importance on following directions and attention to details as well as being an asset to the production team.

Magnum Fireworks, Calgary – Firework Display Technician

  • Help with the building and setup of fireworks show.
  • Security during fireworks show to keep public safe.

Hard Knocks Fighting, Calgary – Production assistant

  • Help with the technical set-up of the live broadcast.
  • Wrangle backstage to collect additional elements for programming aired later.

Global News, Calgary – Director / Switcher

  • Excelled in leading and motivating crew during newscasts.

RDTV, Red Deer / CKSA & CITL, Lloydminster / CKX Television, Brandon – Television Production

  • Demonstrated competency in all areas of television production including directing and switching.

EDUCATION

Athabasca University, Online – Bachelor of Professional Arts majoring in Communications

  • Preparation to contribute to the future development of the communication sector as well as preparing to assume leadership positions, administrative responsibilities, coordinating and consulting in my chosen field.

College of the North Atlantic, Online – Journalism Post-diploma

  • Learn the core journalism skills including online journalism, ethics and law, audio storytelling, video storytelling, and news photography; this included gathering information and telling stories across a variety of platforms: text, TV, radio, social media and photography.

Mount Royal University, Calgary – Digital Communications Certificate

  • Hands-on experience with digital communications principles, strategies and tactics for  current, in-demand knowledge and skills to create engaging social media content.

Mount Royal University, Calgary – WordPress Certificate of Completion

  • Learned how to build, update and manage a website using WordPress for both personal and business applications.

DeVry Institute of Technology, Online – Bachelor of Science majoring Electronic Engineering Technology

  • Hands on experience / troubleshooting of  electronic circuits and microprocessors plus basic computer programming with C++ and Java.

Lethbridge Community College, Lethbridge – Wind Turbine Technician Certificate / Pre-employment Electrician

  • Working knowledge of how to diagnose and maintain both mechanical and electrical wind turbines including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic systems and blade inspection / repair.

VOLUNTEER

Kinsmen and Kinette Telemiracle (Saskatoon-Regina) – Director / Switcher

  • Yearly 21 hour broadcast to raise money for the Kinsmen and Kinette Foundation.

Women’s Habitat for Humanity Build (Calgary) – Labourer

  • Helped build a home for Habitat for Humanity.