Experience

    Education
     

    Marquette University -Milwaukee, WI

    Bachelor of Arts in Writing-Intensive English

    Minors in Digital Media and Film

    AUGUST 2012 - MAY 2016

     

    Job Experience

    DISCOVER MEDIAWORKS-Madison, WI

    Writer / Producer / Videographer

    As a producer, I write and plan creative concepts, scripts, and shoots. Then working with a team of other talented video professionals, I produce the shoots based on the creative plan set with the client, in the end providing them with the media they want and the story they want to tell with it.

    JANUARY 2018 - PRESENT

    DRYSPELL PRODUCTIONS -Milwaukee, WI

    Production Assistant

    Assisted the New York producers with preparation for the shoot and other needs of the talent while in Milwaukee for their commercial and other events

    DECEMBER 2017

    PLUM MEDIA -Milwaukee, WI

    Intern / Production Assistant / Assistant Camera / Assistant Editor / Key Grip / Lighting / Cable Pages

    Worked in office and in studio, as well as on location sets, assisting Plum's directors, producers, writers, videographers and editors with a range of different media productions for various clients. Productions included marketing videos, creative personal videos, informationals, audio recording sessions, and live events.

    AUGUST - DECEMBER 2017

    3D MOLECULAR DESIGNS -Milwaukee, WI

    Videographer / Sound Mixer / Editor / Producer

    Producing product-focused videos for their new prototype molecular design, to be used within their fundraising campaigns and website, on freelance

    APRIL 2017 - OCTOBER 2017

    D'AMATO -Milwaukee, WI

    Videographer / Photographer / Editor / Producer

    Filmed and photographed several live sets of this talented musician and his band throughout the summer. The main event was their Summerfest set, in which I was with them through the whole process, and a video of which I am currently producing and editing is set to premiere soon.

    JUNE - AUGUST 2017

    MARQUETTE UNIVERISTY -Milwaukee, WI and Los Angeles, CA

    Videographer / Photographer/ Sound Mixer / Editor / Interviewer / Lighting

    Creating marketing videos and other documentary media for the College of Comm on freelance

    JANUARY - APRIL 2017

    SUMMERFEST MARKETING VIDEO PRODUCTION -Milwaukee, WI

    Writer / Videographer / Sound Mixer / Editor / Interviewer

     

    Researched, interviewed, filmed, recorded sound for and edited music artist interviews and promotional videos for all 11 days of the world’s largest music festival.

    JUNE 29th - JULY 10TH 2016

    MADRINAS COFFEE -Milwaukee, WI

    Brand Ambassador

    Independently advertising for Madrinas Coffee at local grocery stores. Informing customers about the brand and what the coffee has to offer that is unlike any of the other canned coffees.

    JUNE - AUGUST 2016

     

    BLACKOUT BALL -Milwaukee, WI

    Script Supervisor / Assistant Camera / Sound / Lighting / Minor acting role

     

    Assisted with Brendan Takash’s feature length film, from supervising the script and preplanning the 10 day shoot, to being at every shoot each day working on sound, lighting and secondary camera work.

    JUNE 14th - JUNE 24th 2015

     

     

    YourMequon.com - Mequon, WI

    Freelance Online Writer

     

    Worked directly with the website’s owner, editor and creator, Jen Keller, writing several articles a week for a blog on upcoming events, news and special interest pieces for the city of Mequon, WI.

    MAY 2013 - AUGUST 2013

    Other Projects

    Red Lake -Milwaukee, WI

    Producer, Sound, Grip

    A short film about a mother other who attempts to survive her crumbling reality the day of a local school shooting. The film touches on a very relevant and sensitive current tragedy of today's society.

    FEBRUARY - AUGUST 2017

    Salvage -Milwaukee, WI

    Co-creater, co-writer, and co-director on this miniseries. Assisted with camera and photography, assisted with sound, and assisted with editing.

    A 7 episode mystery drama created with George Bicknell.

    OCTOBER  2015 - MAY 2016

     

    For Carillion No. 5 Milwaukee, WI

    Assistant Camera

     

    Assisted with Joe Brown’s short documentary, screened at several festivals during the Fall of 2015, including The Wild & Scenic Film Festival; New Filmmakers, New York; the Birmingham Sidewalk Festival; the Dallas International Film Festival, and MKE Film.

    AUGUST 2015

     

    Marquette University English Dept. - Milwaukee, WI

    Writing and Media Intern

     

    Wrote, interviewed, filmed and edited a 25 minute introductory video, of the new Ph.D and MA students, for the English Dept. Fall Newsletter.

     

     

    Great Lakes Environmental Film Festival (GLEFF) - Milwaukee, WI

     

    Submission judge and event/ screening organizer of this festival held every spring semester at Marquette Univeristy. 

     

    This event was started and continues to be led by professor and documentary filmmaker Joe Brown.

    SUPPORT GLEFF

    APRIL 2016

     

     

    Operation Wolf Patrol -Milwaukee, WI

     

    Assisted documentary filmmaker Joe Brown with assistant camera and interview work, as well as constructing a jail cell in studio for a reenactment, in his documentary on Rod Coronado's environmental preservation activism, Operation Wolf Patrol.

    AUGUST 2015

    An unfinished, feature-length version of this documentary screened at the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival. Joe continues to work on this doc and build the story despite the praise this unfinished version received.