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RESUME

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NBC UNIVERSAL New York, NY

Dateline NBC / Peacock Productions – Production Coordinator July 2008 – July 2009

  • Assist producers with extensive research, logging and maintaining footage, pulling tapes, and pitching story ideas for future programming
  • Build staff pitch pack, organize screenings, construct travel itineraries, complete expense reports, maintain daily schedules, and coordinate meetings for senior staff and NBC Talent
  • Digitize and edit “Dateline NBC” award submissions to the 2008 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
  • Work directly with Program Manager to oversee intern staff daily assignments and uphold inventory of equipment and supplies

NBC PAGE PROGRAM Nov. – June 2008

NBC TODAY Show – Assistant to the Senior Publishing Producer

  • Point of contact for, “Al’s Book Club For Kids” and all publicists trying to book authors on The Today Show
  • Gathered all research material for producers in preparation for live interviews with scheduled guests

NBC Elections Unit – Decision 2008 – Graphics Production Associate

  • Input and updated election graphics during live coverage of Super Tuesday and all primaries and caucuses leading up to and including the 2008 Presidential Election, resulting in an Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Story

NBC Sports – Scheduling Coordinator

  • Worked with operations to schedule crews and production staff for NBC sporting events and manage the online payroll system

Guest Relations

  • Processed ticket requests and performed all audience services for Late Night With Conan O’Brien and Saturday Night Live

FOOD NETWORK New York, NY July – Oct. 2007

The Next Iron Chef, Iron Chef America – Office Production Assistant

  • Worked in production office with production management on start up show, “The Next Iron Chef” and selected to continue work on “Iron Chef America”
  • Facilitated the on boarding process for new crew members by maintaining confidentiality agreements and the distribution of credentials

Emeril Live – Audience Production Assistant

  • Worked with audience coordinator to successfully load studio audience in and out for two studio tapings each day
  • Managed catering for green rooms and maintenance of talent dressing rooms

BBC Worldwide New York, NY Sept. 2007

Dance War: Carrie Ann vs. Bruno – Script Production Assistant

  • Liaison between producers in the field and executive producer in control room
  • Catalogued contestant performance auditions for time coding purposes leading to a fluid post production process

DATELINE NBC New York, NY Jan. – May 2007

Intern, Spring 2007

  • Worked directly with producers doing preliminary and extensive research including booking guests and interviews
  • Achieved Assistant Producer credit on “Mattresses” consumer alert story

SKILLS AND PROFICIENCIES

  • Avid Media Composer; Avid/iNews; Canon Xl-1, Sony DSR-PD170, Sony HVR-V1U Camcorders; Working knowledge of equipment in television studio; Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word

EDUCATION

MARIST COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, NY Graduation: 2007

Bachelor of Arts Concentration: Radio/TV/Film Minor: Psychology

1 Comment »

  1. 1
    ggrn Says:

    Zippy,
    Your last two entries were delightful. You do have a flare for the wriitten word. Can’t wait to hear more of Zippy’s encounters on 34th Street Santaland!


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