MY RESUME

 
Professional ​
info​​

I'm an experienced audio producer, writer, creative thinker, and pop-culture/political scholar with a curious mind and a critical eye. I have a genuine and long-standing passion for podcasting and intelligent media. 

Work​
experience​
WGBH
Producer, Radio and TV (On-Air Fundraising)

​2010 - present

  • Created, spearheaded, and produced hundreds of fundraising spots and segments for 89.7, WGBH (news), 99.5, WCRB (classical), and WGBH television. The spots - written, sound designed, edited, and sometimes voiced by me - promoted special events, pledge drives, membership campaigns, and so on and  raised millions of dollars for one of the biggest names in public media.

  • On-air talent and producer for pledge drives on both radio and television

  • I've written copy, developed creative strategies, directed voice talent, selected music and sound effects, edited and mixed audio in Cubase, and made edits based on departmental strategies

  • I have also developed and produced several pilots for a proposed WGBH podcast network (still in development) including Love & Monsters (a sci-fi/fan culture podcast in the style of Studio 360); Stories From The Stage (a Moth-meets-Radiolab remix of audio from our monthly live storytelling night); and What's On Tap? (a short-form craft beer podcast.) 

  • Hosted live events (Stories From The Stage, Braniacs At The Brewery, Craft Beer Fest) 

 

 

Coal Hill Inc.
Creative Director/Vice President

​2017-2018

 

  • Producer, writer, and co-host of the Coal Hill A/V Club podcast

  • Sketch writer, host, and music composer for variety shows and masquerade/cosplay contests at fan conventions across the US

  • VJ and live visual designer for live shows by composer Dominic Glynn

  • Panelist, moderator, and interviewer at fan conventions. Moderated discussions with writers, actors, and musicians from the BBC series Doctor Who. 

 

 

WBCN (CBS Radio)
DJ/On-Air Talent

​2003-2009

 

Late night DJ and event host for the top rated rock station in Boston​.

Host/judge, Battle of the High School Bands (with Berklee College of Music)

National Park Service
Park Ranger, Tour Guide
1999-2000, 2001-2005, 2009-2010

Seasonal Park Ranger at Lowell, Minute Man, and Adams NHP. Created and presented tours and educational programs.

Freelance Actor, Director, and Sound Designer
  • Worked with various theater companies and educational theater programs throughout the Boston area. 

  • Adapted and directed stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Smoke And Mirrors, 2007

  • Co-wrote and composed musical, 2010: Our Hideous Future; performed at Boston Playwright's Theater, American Repertory Theater (Oberon), and Triskellion Arts in Brooklyn, NY

Skills
  • Digital Audio Production - editing, writing for audio formats, voice over work, and voice over direction. Expert in Cubase, Adobe Audition, ProTools, Audacity, etc.)

  • Video production, writing, and editing

  • Photoshop

  • Copy writing and professional writing

  • Public speaking

  • Creative thinking and problem solving

  • Cultural analysis, blogging, and video blogging

Education
University of Maine

1997-2001

BA, Theatre, with coursework in Mass Communications