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Location: Dunedin, FL, United States
University: University of West Florida
Major: Telecommunication and Film


Michael Baumann


Excellent Verbal Communicator
Pre/Post Production Capabilities
Customer Service/Sales Expertise
Negotiation Competency
6 Years Media Industry Experience
Technical Ability
Efficient Organizational Skills
Team Leadership
Scripps Selling Process Certified
Passionate For Media Related Work
Service Solutions
Client Needs Analysis/Presentation Skills


05/16 to 02/17              Associate Account Executive        
                                     E.W. Scripps Broadcasting- FOX 4 Ft. Myers/Naples

Served the local business community by meeting advertising and marketing needs to grow businesses by effectively connecting those needs with television and digital marketing services.
Presented potential growth after conducting CNA using Nielsen & Scarborough audience/consumer data, TVB/Kantar demo data and Polk for auto consumer data.  Created on-air TV schedules for clients using Wide Orbit M.S., and inputted orders using WO Traffic.
Handled numerous accounts payable/receivable and meeting client’s needs with assistance from Matrix.
Contributed over $10k in new direct business in Q4, the first quarter selling for Scripps’ FOX 4.  
12/15 to 03/16              Client Service and Insight Analyst 
                                     Comscore, Inc. (Formerly Rentrak Corporation) – Portland, OR 

Effectively gave instructional training to TV Network executives and local stations (both O&O and independent broadcast companies) to properly utilize Advanced Media Info products.
Assisted Account Managers on generating audience measurement reports such as reach/frequency, rating share, GRP and other quantitative/qualitative media research.   
02/15 to 12/15             Team Leader
                                    The Nielsen Company – Oldsmar, FL

Managed a wide-array of Nielsen TV projects along with customer service for panelists and recruiting potential members. Integrated new employees and founded recent Interview Team that met the department's individual and team recruiting goals. 
Served as a supervisor for a number of projects, such as, household recruitment in TV Diary and metered home verification to produce television ratings.
Managed a team of 20+ new hired interviewers, developing them to meet company goals within just 6 months. 
02/14 to 02/15 ​ Research Interviewer
The Nielsen Company - Oldsmar, FL

Consistently achieved high acclaim as one of the top three Research Interviewers for each TV sweeps period. Exceeded Nielsen Company target for customer satisfaction ten months in a row.
Achieved a customer satisfaction rating of 85% within 2 months.
Demonstrated high performance while maintaining 50% closing ratio for three consecutive sweep periods.
Utilized outstanding persuasion technique when interviewing panelists who previously declined participation to TV Diary study. 50-80% turnover ratio for one solid year. 


05/13 to 01/14 ​ Bartender, Retail Sales Manager 
Wine World “The Wine Bar” on The Portofino Boardwalk - Pensacola Beach, FL

Provided top class hospitality service to a wide range of clients and guests.
Improved retail sales by coordinating “Wine Tasting” nights and other special events while managing inventory and guest lists. 
Winner of a number of weekly sales competitions at the Portofino Resort “The Wine Bar.

09/12 to 12/13 ​Producer, Technical/Floor Director, Reporter 

Consistently met expectations on a tight deadline schedule to put out weekly broadcast.  Gathered thorough and precise data to report on practical research with sharp and extensive media knowledge.
Made a positive impact in community relations by putting interviewees at ease to share new and exciting information to the public. 
2011 to 2012​ Unit Production Manager, Location Manager 
The Orlando Film Festival/Mailbox Productions/Poily-Wood Entertainment

A part of several production crews on films that won prestigious awards. Nominated by “Sundance Film Festival”, “Cannes”, and “The Orlando Filmfest” in 2011/2012.
Managed budgets, film equipment inventory, cast/crew transportation, government permits, time sheets/payroll for below the line crew members, and variety of schedules that accurately reflect time/cost assessments.
Negotiated rental agreements and drafted contracts that allowed film production to occur on private property, residences, or business locations that significantly cut costs to production companies with just under $1m budgets.
Effectively managed on-location film productions while serving as a liaison and mediator between Producers/Crew Members and property owners to satisfy all parties’ interests. 
2010 Marketing Information Specialist 
LandMar Developers - Tampa, FL

Praised by management of LandMar Developers for ability to improve country club membership sales with a 73% closing ratio while effectively handling HOA accounts.
Effectively gave marketing and sales presentations to potential clients interested in property management, exclusive member services and country club amenities. Also, handled accounts (payable and receivable), collected HOA dues, and delinquent invoices. 
08/09 to 06/10 ​ Sales Associate 
Dillard’s Department Store - New Port Richey, FL 

Awarded VIP Employee for customer satisfaction, service, and sales while working as a Sales Associate for Dillard’s Department Store.
 2005 to 2007 Professional Soccer Career  
​ Orlando City SC, Fulham FC (England), Wealdstone FC. 

Six years’ experience as a college and professional athlete winning a NJCAA Region Championship. Elected Captain by Louisburg College intercollegiate soccer program while on scholarship.
Signed league forms with professional soccer club Wealdstone FC. Selected by the first team to participate in the “English FA Cup”, the oldest and most renowned soccer tournament in the world.
2014 ​Bachelor of Science: Telecommunications and Film at  University of West Florida
2012​ Associate of Science: Film Production Tech at ​Valencia College
2008​ Associate of Arts: General Liberal Arts at Louisburg College