Dynamic and dedicated media specialist experienced in all facets of video and photo production including meetings with clients, concept development, location scouting, art direction, shooting, retouching, editing, archiving, and distributing. In search of a next challenging gig.
Newscast Editor/Videographer, KION-TV, 11.2018-02.2019
Edited video stories for daily evening and weekend broadcasts, including local and national content, special features, and interviews. Captured video in the field using professional production equipment. Created graphics with Adobe Photoshop/Chyron. Created and organized data with ENPS. Took direction from, and interacted with the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel. Assisted the news department and performed other duties as assigned.
Photographer, Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 06.2017–09.2018
Captured media from the museum's events, exhibitions, and day-to-day operations. Produced and managed media content for social media channels. Assisted in evaluation of strategies through gathering visitor feedback. Actively and enthusiastically represented the institution in the community.
Teacher Aide, Cinematic Arts Department at California State University, 08.2017-05.2018
Maintained and managed student papers and projects in an organized manner. Provided instruction and supervised students in class whenever the regular full-time teacher was absent. Maintained confidential records, both paper and electronic. Prepared the classroom ready for lectures. Carried out administrative tasks such as photocopying, ordering and filing.
Publications Intern, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 07.2017-08.2017
Reviewed various printed materials for accuracy and revised when necessary. Conceptualized and created graphics and viral marketing content, and distributed on social media channels. Collected and managed necessary information from visitors and sponsors. Performed basic graphic design tasks, such as cropping/resizing photos, making graphics, adding text to images, etc.
Camera Operator, Monterey Jazz Festival, 11.2016
Operated the camera and captured the footage for the documentary "60 Years of Jazz: The Monterey Jazz Festival," directed by Fred Tio.
Bachelor of Arts in Cinematic Arts and Technology
California State University, Monterey Bay - May 2018
Associate of Arts in Video Design and Production
Antelope Valley College - May 2015
President's List Award Recipient
Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve, ENPS, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest & Tumblr
Operating System: Mac & PC
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS
- Guest Lecturer/Visiting Artist, Queer Film Theory, California State University - Spring 2019
- Winner of the 16th Santa Cruz Film Festival - October 2018
- Pedro Vargas Ortiz Art Exhibition at The National Steinbeck Center - May 2018
- The Lost Childhoods Exhibition at The National Steinbeck Center - February 2018
- Nominee at Golden Gate International Film Festival - October 2018
- Nominee (2x) at Monarch Film Festival - December 2018
Canon Mark 7D II, Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K, Canon, Tamron and Sigma lenses (prime, zoom, macro, wide, fisheye), studio lighting, photography backdrops, softboxes, light reflectors, filters, gels, microphones (Rode VideoMic, Rode VideoMicro mic, Sennheiser MKE boom), audio recorders (Zoom H6, Tascam DR-60D, Tascam DR-40, Focusrite Scarlett Solo), and various stabilizers and tools (tripods, monopods, cages, gimbals, etc.)