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

Producing a variety of video content for various clients and brands full time.  Creating episodes of Discover Wisconsin throughout the year, acting as the sole leader of these projects from pre to post-production.

JANUARY 2018 - MAY 2020

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

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.

JUNE - AUGUST 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

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

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 - OCTOBER 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.