I am an Emmy award winning videographer and editor with graphic design and management experience. I have many years of broadcast experience in television, entertainment, and sports production. Throughout my career I have held many different positions. They all have given me the knowledge and confidence that it takes to get where I am today. I am outgoing, dependable, hardworking, and very passionate with everything I accept to be my own. My interpersonal skills are strong. I am capable of balancing multiple projects effectively. I am enthusiastic and committed to excellence. I have excellent oral and written skills. And lastly I always have a can do attitude
Videographer/Editor/Graphic Designer/Director/Producer VanS Productions (Owner), Lansing, Michigan 2011 - present
Worked for ABC, Big Ten Network, CBS, ASN, Palace Sports, and ESPN as a sideline handheld and hard camera for their College game Broadcasts and Sports shows. Shot and edited recruiting videos for high school senior athletes that included over 9 sports. Shot High school football for “The 5th Quarter” sports show on WLNS TV6 in Lansing. Uploaded and encoded the highlights to WLNS web page. Logo design for Digestive Disease Center practice.
Feature Producer Palace Sports and Entertainment, Auburn Hills, Michigan 2005 - 2011
Produced features for weekly shows and game broadcasts for the Detroit Pistons. Responsible for total production, from inception to finished product that includes shooting and editing. Utilizing AVID HD Adrenaline editor, Adobe Photoshop and After Effects, Boris Red, and Lightwave 3D animation. Responsibilities also include engineering the in house video control room, directing concerts, and exporting and encoding content for pistons.com, the Detroit Pistons website.
Director of Broadcast Services Michigan Sports Television, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1998 - 2005
Director/Engineer of a full broadcast digital production facility and studio. Supplying game coverage of both football and basketball to 2 Sony jumbotrons and 4 Sony LED boards. Responsible for the production of both football and basketball coaches shows, which air throughout Michigan, along with a weekly athletic show on Fox Sports Detroit. Supplying graphic designs to video boards. Responsible for hiring all freelancers and student help, submitting a yearly budget for the department, and managed all business operations. Supply athletic footage to all major Television Networks. Supply all 25 sports with a yearend highlight tape. Equipment includes: Sony 200 Digital switcher, Leitch digital routing system, EVS slo-motion machine, Leitch Velocity DPS non-linear editor, and Sony BVP-550 digital beta SX cameras.
Western Michigan University 09/1981 - 06/1986 Focus on Communications and Video Production.
Non-Linear Editing, AVID, Adobe Creative Cloud & apps, Boris Red, Pro Tools, Lightwave 3D Animation, Blender 3D Animation, Videography, Green Screen, Click Effects, EVS,