Video Editor

Post-Production | Motion Graphics |Videography

Award winning creative editor/ videographer with experience delivering projects on time and under budget while exceeding all expectations. Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to examine and understand viewer needs and deliver innovative and unconventional video for agencies, television and commercial outlets. Strong academic qualifications, including my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video combined with strong technical expertise.  Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven, fast paced environments while pushing creative limits to deliver projects that surpass all anticipations.  Strong team leadership skills with experience working in a team environment, able to collaborate with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

 

 

Selected Highlights

 

  • Won three awards from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for recognition as editor of daytime Emmy- Award winning programs.

  • Created reality style content, human interest stories, hidden camera news pieces, sizzle reels and more, while implementing top creative trends popular with our audience.

  • Worked closely with producers to craft field packages, managing projects and segments to ensure timely completion of video that exceeded all expectations and increased ratings.

  • Produced video-based marketing content for national brands, including Wrigley, SC Johnson, Dial, PepsiCo, Bayer and MillerCoors.

  • Led creative development for all video concepts in narrative storytelling, creating storyboards, managing production staff and setting schedules and expectations.

 

Core Competencies

 

                                                                                                 Package Editing                                                                                                

Show Fix Editing

Satire/ Comedy

Motion Graphics

Writing/Recording

Audio/ color correction

Production

Content Development

Reality television

Client Relations

Animations

Videography; Canon 5D

Commercials/ promos


 

Professional Experience

Grant Thornton LLP  | Chicago, IL | 2017 - Present

Video Producer/ Editor/ Videographer

  • A highly experienced producer, editor and motion graphics artist who creates compelling, shareable video content,  promoting brand ideals and strategies worldwide.

  • Video Studio Manager- Work closely with our CEO and Senior Partners to create and transform video projects from the very inception to final delivery, playing a pivotal role in idea development and execution.

  • Motion Graphics artist- Create 2D graphics for digital signage, social media and web outlets.

  • Online Finishing - Perform all final color correction and audio finishing for video distribution nationally.

NBC Universal  - The Meredith Vieira Show |  New York, NY | 2015 - 2016

Video Editor

  • Operate as the Package Editor for nationally syndicated daytime talk show, responsible for producing and editing scripted/ non-scripted segments for daily live broadcast.

  • Create reality style content, human interest stories, hidden camera and news pieces, sizzle reels and more, while maintaining knowledge of top trends popular with our audience.

  • Deliver short and long format field packages for digital distribution, leveraging technical skills to conduct any troubleshooting in editing and ensure all distribution is on time.

  • Compile segments and clips for promotional purposes, publishing to various platforms in coordination with marketing department.

  • Able to guide projects from concept through pre-production, production, and post production.

  • Find creative solutions to production problems to ensure high quality production within budget.

 

NBC Universal & Endemol - Steve Harvey |  Chicago, IL |  2012 - 2015

Video Editor

  • Video Editor for two time Emmy Award- winning daytime talk show, recognized by my peers as an expert within the field.

  • Worked closely with producers to craft field packages, managing projects and segments to ensure timely completion of video that exceeded all expectations.

  • Edited reality style video, commercials, promos, reenactments, sizzles, working with creative and marketing team members to craft branded, engaging segments for multiple platforms.

  • Produced compelling, shareable marketing content for social media outlets.

  • Responsible for show and package editing,  in addition to motion graphics


 

BBDO |  Chicago, IL |  2011 - 2012

Video Editor

  • Chosen as the in-house editor for worldwide, creative ad agency.

  • Managed all production aspects from beginning through delivery, including writer, director, videographer, and editor for in-house productions.

  • Led creative development for all video concepts in narrative storytelling, creating storyboards, managing production staff and setting schedules and expectations.

  • Produced video-based marketing content for national brands, including Wrigley, SC Johnson, Dial, Bayer and PepsiCo.

 

Warner Brothers Television |  Judge Jeanine Pirro |  Chicago, IL |  2008 - 2011

Video Editor

  • Successful editor of Emmy Award- winning series for Best Outstanding Courtroom Program, earning recognition as a strong show editor, collaborating with director and producers on syndicated show.

  • Collaborated in Post Production- Multi-cam edits using Final Cut Pro, After Effects &  Adobe CS.

  • Produced video packages for TV marketing, for large markets, such as Fox, CW, Extra, The View.

  • Provided timely and accurate delivery of all multimedia elements to publish to online platforms.

    

Education

 

Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video, Concentration: Editing

 

Technical Skills

 

Avid Media Composer, FCP, Premiere, Motion graphics, After Effects,

Avid Interplay, Adobe CS, Canon 5D, 7D DSLR. Audio mixes, color correction and compression software

 

Honors & Awards

Recipient of three awards from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for recognition as editor of daytime Emmy- Award winning programs.

 

Volunteering Experience

Care for Real Food Pantry, PAWS                                        

 

Interests

Travel, weight training, woodworking,  swimming, B/W photography, modern art, collecting danish modern furniture, experimental video