Omari's Resume
Telecommunications - Production
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
School: University of Florida
Major: Telecommunications - Production

Omari's Resume

Omari White
2445 Rex Road, The Park at London Apartments
Building S, Apartment 4, Ellenwood, GA 30294

To obtain a position where I can further the development of my skills to be successful in the film, television and entertainment industry

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Background Actor, Central Casting
January 2019 — Present
Atlanta, Georgia
• Working on multiple sets as an extra on projects that include the Fox Broadcasting Company’s Star and The Resident

Freelance Production Assistant, Groundwurk Studios
March 2019 — Present
Atlanta, Georgia
• Collaborating with directors, producers, cinematographers and artists to help create music videos for high-level talent such as Gucci Mane as well as Quavo from the popular hip-hop group Migos
• Assisting in a variety of tasks including background music operation, craft services, art directing, set building and set breakdown

Production Assistant, CNN Image+Sound
November 2017 — January 2019
Atlanta, Georgia
• Supported daily production across all CNN's platforms by viewing video content and creating descriptive narratives of visuals and sound that result in shot sheets or transcripts for key video assets
• Collaborated with senior Image+Sound staff, including producers, field producers, news gathering leaders, reporters and others to help monitor and accurately prioritize assets and content by logging key news events
• Located and entering essential metadata fields for the production and preservation of content

Production Intern, NBC Olympics
July 2016 — August 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Selected by NBC Universal out of more than 3,000 applicants from around the globe for an internship team of 100 students
• Worked alongside some of the world’s top broadcasters, directors, editors, producers and executives to help broadcast the 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the 31st Olympiad, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Worked as a logger alongside producers and editors to select footage throughout the games to create television pieces that would be shown on the worldwide NBC broadcasts

Intern, NBC 6 South Florida
May 2013 — July 2015
Miramar, FL
• Created and organized documents for the Research and Sales Department, and experienced the business and corporate aspects of the industry. Participated in sales meetings and general manager conferences, where sweeps, company performance, strategies and more were discussed (Summer of 2013)
• Created promotional videos and news topicals for the Creative Services Department. Effectively advertised content and media to the desired audience. Also captured and produced content with professional photographers and on-screen talent (Summer of 2014)
• Created and edited packages and VO/SOTVO content for broadcast for the Editing and Production Department. Captured and produced content with professional photographers and on- screen talent (Summer of 2015)

Freelance Production Assistant, ESPN
September 2013 — Present
Atlanta, Georgia & Central Florida
• Working on multiple primetime college and professional football games for ESPN and ESPN2,
including the 2017 NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida
• Experiencing audio field work, behind-the-scenes running, and production crew shadowing

Member, Dean’s Student Advisory Council
August 2016 — April 2017
Gainesville, FL
• Selected to be a member of the Dean’s Student Advisory Council (DSAC) at the College of Journalism and Communications. The council includes a select group of top students who meet with the dean regularly to discuss the student experience and opportunities to improve the college

Secretary, Black Student Union
April 2015 — April 2016
Gainesville, FL
• Documented and distributed minutes for all meetings, and completed room and funds requests
• Oversaw five of over ten cabinets within the organization, including the

Media Relations cabinet Vice President, National Association of Black Journalists
April 2015 — April 2017
Gainesville, FL
• Coordinated events, forums, seminars, luncheons and speaking events, and served as an aid to the President, supervising all internal affairs within the organization

On-screen Talent & Member, National Broadcasting Society
August 2014 — April 2017
Gainesville, FL
• Worked on a 5-episode web series comedy, “Pressed”, under the organization’s ChomPics Productions as an on-screen actor and writer

Media Relations Director, Black Student Union
August 2014 — April 2015
Gainesville, FL
• Managed the organization’s official Twitter account, regularly tweeting about events and activities, and interacting with more than 1,400 followers
• Created and oversaw all multimedia and telecommunications for the organization

Secretary, National Association of Black Journalists
August 2014 — April 2015
Gainesville, FL
• Created and facilitated forums, seminars, luncheons and speaking events
• Created and oversaw all multimedia and telecommunications for the organization

Co-producer & Co-host, Radio Reading Service
August 2013 — May 2014
Gainesville, FL
• Produced and hosted a weekly radio broadcast program organized by students from the UF College of Journalism and Communications, where the daily news is read to a blind and disabled Central Florida audience

Technical: Apple Mac, Windows PC, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut, Avid Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr
Language: English (Expert), Spanish (Intermediate), Creative Writing, Public Speaking

References available upon request.

Film, Television, Social Media, Production