Background

Specialties and Experiences: Business Expansion, Media Planning, Voice-Overs, Market Analysis, Contract Negotiations, Lead Generation, TV/Radio Productions, Social Media, TV Documentaries, Email Marketing, Strategic Planning, Communications, Theatre-Acting, Directing, Script & Screenplays, Playwright, Commercial Sales, Marketing, Public Relations, Media Buying and Media Sales. Marketing Promotions (IBP); Social Media Marketing; Writing and Producing Short Form; Digital Video Fundamentals (Adobe Premier); Digital Video Editing (Avid); Short Form Visual Media Production; Digital Audio Fundamentals (Pro Tools); Motion Graphics (Adobe After Effects); Design Application (Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign). On-air and off-air promotions, commercial advertisements and public service announcements, media strategy and planning, public relations, publicity, and broadcast/internet/interactive media marketing productions. Radio & TV Broadcasting Announcements and Productions, Photography, and Media. Cinema of Television Arts(CTVA)/Cinema Television & Radio Productions.

Operational and management aspects of independent, studio and network electronic media including business structures, personnel, budgets, advertising, sales, research and regulation of the media industries.

Media & Film Production: Production, directing, editing and distribution of film projects for both entertainment and informational purposes. History, theory and critical analysis of the culture of film and electronic media.

Theatre-Acting/Directing: Productions of dramas, musicals, and operas. Performance and production career in live theatre as well as the allied industries of television and cinema.

Multimedia Production: Pre-production, production and distribution of digital material for film, television and the World Wide Web. Design websites create streaming audio and video, design and create DVDs in the interactive media environment.

Photography: Use technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record an event.

Screenwriting: Structuring and writing of dramatic and non-dramatic scripts for film, television and new media. Pre-production, production and post-production techniques for all television formats—encompassing producing, directing and all other creative aspects of studio and field production.

Studies: Study of human communication, rhetorical studies, performance studies, cultural studies, language behavior and communication theory, interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, rhetorical analysis, textual analysis and performance studies, in business, entertainment, the ministry, teaching, the performing arts, politics, international relations, communication and human relations, communication training and development, as well as issues of communication and social justice.

Activities and Societies: Writers Guild Veteran Project. Two phases over a yearlong program: Each military veteran is paired with WGA members. Writer-mentors represent some of the most beloved movies and television series of the past and present and are committed to guiding the voices of the future.

Honors & Awards:  California State University Northridge Deans Honor Roll 2019 – Present (3.80), Santa Monica College Deans Honor Roll 2015 -2 018(3.60 GPA), Santa Monica College Alpha Gamma Chapter of Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Beta Kappa Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Santa Monica College Certificate of Completion of PromaxBDA Promo Pathway Program, Santa Monica College Certificate of Achievement Award, Santa Monica Scholars Certificate 2018, Certificate of Appreciation-Operation Iraqi Freedom, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (2nd Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Armed Forces Reserved Medal w/m Device, Army Service Ribbon, Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Appreciation, Certificate of Training for Government Purchasing, Letter of Appreciation-1st, Letter of Appreciation-2nd

Scholarships:  City of Refuge Noel Jones Scholarship 2016, Santa Monica College Academic Achievement Award (Certificate of Achievement)2017, Santa Monica College Black Collegians: Sydney Goldfarb Memorial Award (2016,2017), Black Collegians Program Scholarship, Sue and Bill Gross CTE Scholarship Award 2017, Santa Monica College Certificate of Completion of PromaxBDA Promo Pathway Program, Santa Monica College Certificate of Achievement Award, Santa Monica Scholars Certificate 2018, Noel Jones Scholarship (2016,2018).

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