Accomplished professional announcer with 20+ years experience in voice work, personality, talk, news, production, interview with the following formats, News/Talk, AOR, A/C. Modern Rock, MOR, Eclectic, Oldies and board operations and production for Country, CHR, Soft Rock.

Highly driven, announcer with broadcast, acting, character and narrative skills for a variety of assignments. Good at building relationships between organizations; community relations, public speaking, interviewing, on-air work.

 

Highlights of Qualifications

 

Writing, Editing, Research Digital Production

Radio Programming Strategic Planning

Broadcast Journalism Voiceover

Community Relations Public Speaking/Host/Emcee

Ability to work with diverse populations Conducting Interviews

Project Management Copywriting

 

Relevant Experience

 

- Brought promotional fame to WKXL by creating THIS ISLAND EARTH, a ten-week

environmental radio game which won the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF

BROADCASTERS “BEST OF THE BEST” Award.

- The voice behind the “SEND OUR SUPPORT” radio extravaganza which demonstrated

support to American troops during Desert Storm. The event was declared

a New Hampshire State Holiday by Governor Judd Gregg and was repeated twice

and covered by CNN.

- Voices radio/television commercials, in-store promotions, public service and

educational programs.

- Well-versed in commercial/non commercial radio, print media/satellite bcstg.

- 1st Place Golden Mike NH Assoc Bcsters This Island Earth

- 1st Place Golden Mike NH Assoc Bcsters Human Rights Now

- 1st Place Golden Mike NH Assoc Bcsters Viet Nam Veterans’ Homecoming

- 1st Place Golden Mike NH Assoc Bcsters NH Vets’ Memorial Wall

- Division One NM Bcsters Assoc The End of Oil

 

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

● Adobe Illustrator

● Adobe InDesign

● Visual Business Communication

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

● Social Media Marketing

 

MANAGEMENT

● Built News Department WJYO-FM.

● Hired, trained supervised news writers, anchors, broadcasters. Handled administrative and operational duties

● Budgeted, developed and implemented systems for newsmaker access, equipment upkeep, independent coordination of all day-to-day aspects of the newsroom

● Wrote, edited, produced materials for on-air broadcast. Conducted interviews with newsmakers and digitally.  Edited them for distribution through national newswire network. Crisis response to events such as 9/11

 

PRODUCED

The Bicentennial Specials

The Media: Making An Impact

Growing Native

Tucson 101

The World Hunger Year Radiothon with Harry Chapin and Frances Moore Lappé

The Evangelical Conference Address of President Ronald Reagan

Who Shapes Radio? The Decision Makers - for A. W. R. T. (American Women Radio/TV)

 

Professional Experience

 

 

Producer/Public News Service Albuquerque, NM

2011 to Present

Producer/Host WCEV, Media IQ Productions Chicago, IL

2008 to 2009

Freelance Opportunities, “Natural Awakenings” Albuquerque, NM

2007 - 2008

News Director, KUNM-FM Albuquerque, NM

2003-2007

News Bureau Chief, Metro Networks Albuquerque, NM

1997-2003

Anchor/Reporter, Metro Networks Phoenix, AZ

1994-1997

Producer, KTUC-AM Tucson, AZ

1994

Program Director, KXCI-FM Tucson, AZ

1991-1993

Programmer, Digital Cable Radio (Music Choice) Hatboro, PA

1990-1994

Program Director, WKXL AM/FM Concord, NH

1986-1991

News Director , WJYO-FM Orlando, FL

1983-1986

News/Public Affairs Director , WHLY-FM Orlando, FL

1981-1983

Copywriter, S.M.Newmark & Associates Los Angeles, CA

1981

Producer, O’Connor Creative Services Universal City, CA

1981

Producer, Cross Country Communications (Bonneville Broadcasting) Tenafly, NJ

1980

Producer, Drake Chenault Enterprises Topanga Canyon, CA

1978-1980

News Anchor/Reporter/Public Affairs Director, WMMR-FM Philadelphia, PA

1975-1977