Broadcast professional with ten years experience in multiple format programming, trade reporter status, artist publicity and syndication.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

● Five years’ creating and executing special projects and major promotions to establish identity, and generate goodwill between area businesses and community

● Strong campaign design and corporate identity development skills

● Strong skills creating partnerships with sponsors, clients, businesses, and organizations

● Liaison between company and vendors, media, trade publications, clients, sponsors, community, local government

● Proficient at gathering materials, completing budgets, constructing and installing essentials to bring idea/plan to life and production of sales/promotional materials

● Ten years’ radio broadcasting copywriting, voice work, production

● Eight years’ developing and producing original radio programs

● Ten years’ multiple format programming and syndication

● Programmed commercial/non-commercial/live/cable music and news

● Five years’ designing and managing special projects

 

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

● Enthusiastic, motivated, self-starter

● Punctual, effective at time management, ability to multitask

● Develops innovative "big picture" concepts while remaining attentive to details

● Advanced verbal and written communication skills

● Positive communicator with a "can do" attitude

● Solid relationship and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

● Ability to foster a cooperative work environment

● Hardworking team player who inspires management and coworkers alike

● Employee development and performance management skills

● Leads and trains staff and volunteers including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments

● Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities

● Uses independent judgment to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources

● Interpersonal/teamwork and managerial expertise

● KeyTrain Teamwork - highest level obtainable

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

● 15+ years computer experience

● Proficient in MS Office 2003, 2007, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet

● Experienced with Windows Operating Systems 95. 98, XP, XP Pro, 7

● Familiar with XHTML, HTML, CSS

● Easily learn and adapt to specialized computer software programs

● 65 wpm keyboard speed

● Web site maintenance

● Troubleshooting

● Digital editing with Adobe Audition 1.5. Adobe Audition 3.0, Cool Edit, SAW

● Adobe Photoshop

● Web site design - Dreamweaver, Comcast, ZebraDots, Wix

● Social Media Marketing

 

EDUCATION

Associated of Applied Science, Certificate in Digital Media

Central New Mexico Community College (formerly TVI) Albuquerque, NM

College of Business and Information Technology

Anticipated Certification: 2012

Completed Courses: Dreamweaver, Business English, Windows (XP/Vista), XHTMLComplete, Introduction to Computers, Integrated Business and Technology, Business Interpersonal Skills, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Visual Business Communication

 

Professional Development Certificate Program

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Anderson School of Management, Management Development Center

Nonprofit Management; Certificate Received: May 2006

Essentials for Managers; II Certificate Received: March 2005

Essentials For Managers; Certificate Received: November 2004

 

Communications, Media and Fundraising

University of California Los Angeles Extension, Los Angeles, CA

Advanced Radio Programming with Mark Blinoff 1980

Voiceover Workshop with Larry Moss 1980

 

On Loan from Goddard College (Sophomore and Junior Years)

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Iowa Writers' Workshop 1971; 1972; Concentration in Creative Writing

 

Residential Undergraduate Program

Goddard College, Plainfield, VT

Received Bachelor of Arts in English/Political Science August, 1973

 

Diploma

Seabreeze High School, Daytona Beach, FL; Graduated cum laude

Member: National Honor Society; Member: Spanish Honor Society

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

 

2003-2007 NEWS DIRECTOR/REPORTER/PRODUCER (KUNM) Albuquerque, NM

 

1997-2003 BUREAU CHIEF, Metro Traffic (KPEK, KVSF) Albuquerque, NM

 

1995-1996 ANCHOR/REPORTER, Metro Networks (KKLT, KTAR, KFYI, KXAM, KTWC, KOY,

KYOT, KBZR, KISO) Phoenix AZ

 

1990-1994 PROGRAMMER, Digital Cable Radio (Music Choice Hatboro, PA

 

1991-1993 PROGRAM DIRECTOR, KXCI-FM Tucson, AZ

 

Established working relationships with over 350 record representatives and trade publications to stay current with musical product

 

Researched and produced music charts to reflect level of

play and provide feedback to music production companies.

 

Appeared regularly in HITS, HARD REPORT

 

1986-1991 PROGRAM DIRECTOR, WKXL-FM Concord, NH

 

Set up rotations and programmed music for rock, pop,

Modern Rock/AOR hybrid with NAC Jazz on

Sundays resulting in increased market response.

 

Established reporter status with national trade

publications, which generated significant

music industry interest in station, resulting in solid gains in

product inventory and concert

giveaways for listeners.

 

Appeared regularly in BILLBOARD, THE GAVIN REPORT, THE

BRENEMAN REPORT, THE HARD REPORT, HITMAKERS, RADIO & RECORDS

 

1983-1986 NEWS DIRECTOR, WJYO-FM Orlando, FL

 

Researched, conducted and produced artist interviews to

generate publicity for station

concerts (Graham Nash, Judy Collins, Tom Jones)

 

1981-1983 NEWS ANCHOR/PRODUCER, WHLY-FM Orlando, FL

 

 

Hosted personal appearances to represent station and establish rapport with target audience

 

1978-1981 FREELANCE CONTRACTOR Los Angeles, CA

 

 

O’CONNOR CREATIVE SERVICES Universal City, CA

 

Designed series of artist specials for syndication,

providing company with first in-house

syndication property for distribution

 

DRAKE CHENAULT ENTERPRISES Canoga Park, CA

 

Researched and conducted artist interviews to update The History of Rock and Roll and

develop inventory for The Weekly Top Thirty

 

Designed radio specials featuring in-depth artist profiles

 

Interfaced with record representatives and talent agents to develop new properties and

generate interviews

 

Organized and implemented sound archive system and artist files, which prepared

company for computerization of recorded inventory

 

 

Gold Record Cowboy Junkies The Trinity Sessions

Double Platinum CD B-52’s Cosmic Thing

Gold Record Love & Rockets Earth Sun Moon

 

AFTRA Current Status - Inactive, In Good Standing

FCC Broadcasting License since 1973

 

 

 

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