Résumé

 

Work Experience

Intern & Freelancer /
2017-Present

University of Virginia Athletics Video Services

• Produced, directed, & ran graphics for game broadcasts on ESPN networks
• Worked 20+ hours a week as Athletics Video Services’ first ever paid high school freelancer
• When operating graphics, acted as my own AP (Associate Producer) for digital shows, pitching the producer storyline & graphic ideas before and over the course of the broadcast
• Ran graphics for 20+ linear broadcasts on multiple ESPN networks, including the ACC Network, ESPN2, and ESPNU, over the course of the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years
• Learned how to run Ross Carbonite Black & Acuity switchers, Ross XPression graphics, and Evertz DreamCatcher replay
• Produced ACC women’s basketball, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, softball, field hockey, and wrestling events that aired live on ACC Network Extra
• Gripped & operated camera for multiple sports as part of live broadcasts and video board shows, including for football and basketball

Head of Video Content & Graphics and Associate SID / 2017-Present

Charlottesville Tom Sox

**UNPAID**
• Filmed close to every game of 42-game regular season and all of 8-game playoffs in 2019 for Charlottesville's local summer collegiate baseball team
• Shot and produced four feature stories and 5-segment TV show each week with various student talent in 2019
• Instructed multiple college interns on shooting, producing, and editing in 2018 & 2019
• Produced and edited over 50 interviews with former players, college coaches, and more in 2020
• Wrote daily 20+page game notes for radio & media
• Kept StatCrew database & team record book
• Wrote 100+page media guide & updated throughout the season
• Designed set of Photoshop graphics for each season

 

Education

University of Virginia

2020-Present

• First-year student at the University of Virginia with an undeclared major (class of 2024)

Renaissance School (Charlottesville, VA)

2016-2020

• Graduated with Honors

• Led Renaissance School’s IT operations in addition to being a student
• Assisted students & faculty in technology help over four years
• Installed & implemented a new WiFi system over the summer of 2019
• Wrote a 23-page senior thesis on baseball statistics, including defense in front of faculty
• Three-time recipient of Renaissance School’s Mary Reisler Award for Service
• Recipient of Renaissance School’s Youth Service Award
• Recipient of Renaissance School’s Independent Study Research Award (professionally produced eight high school athletic events in a broadcast-quality manner)
• Distinction in Art

 

Additional Volunteer Experience

PA Announcer & Sound / 2013-Present

McIntire Little League

• Announced & ran sound for 20+ majors games every season, including city championship, district opening ceremonies, and all-star tournament
• Curated bank of music & sound effects before beginning of season
• Assisted in managing league’s social media program
• Drafted & presented a successful proposal for new PA systems on both fields

 
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