With experience in both traditional media, and the constantly evolving landscape of digital media, I have experience to make your online projects successful. Holding a Bachelors Degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Masters Degree in Communications and Technology, combined with more than a decade of experience at major media outlets (CBC, The Score, Toronto Star, FOX TV, ESPN) I can manage your new media projects and get your non-techie employees up to speed on Web 2.0 tools. I currently run the Toronto Film Challenge, an event I competed in three times, and won once.
Producer CurrentIn 2010, I took over the Toronto Film Challenge, a competition that requires teams to produce films in 48 hours or less. We also run 24-hour competitions.<br><br> The position involves marketing, event planning (kickoff, screenings, and awards gala), soliciting, sponsorship, web and graphic design, and coordinating the program for more than 300 filmmakers.<br><br> My first event was in November 2010, and we're scheduled to do our next competition in April.
Director of Technology CurrentTechnical Project Consultant, Contractor, Project Manager. Specialities include Web 2.0 topics like Multimedia Content, Open Source Projects, Blogs, Wikis, and Social Media. <br><br> We are also now in charge of the Toronto Film Challenge (www.torontofilmchallenge.com).
Application Specialist/Technical TrainerTraining, Support, and Administration of newsroom technology systems for more than 5000 users, on software and hardware tasks ranging from video editing, on-screen graphics generation, script writing, teleprompter assembly/use, show lineup and timing, etc.
Editorial AssistantResearch, Writing, On-Screen Graphics Production
- Spoken languages
- English, French
- Written languages
- Englisht, Most French
- University of Alberta, Class of 2009, Master of Arts, Communications and Technology
- Ryerson University, Class of 2003, Journalism, Broadcasting, Media