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Producer/Director, Tinderbox Media Group, INC. "Dust to Dust:The Health Effects of 9/11." This feature length documentary profiles the contamination and health effects from 9/11 on downtown Manhattan residents, rescue workers, and office workers. Spring 2004-Present.
Co-Producer, The South Fork, for PLUM TV. Wainscott, NY. Produced, shot, and edited this show on the Hamptons dining scene. May 2005-Present.
Associate Professor. Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism. New York. October, 2000 - present. Teaching TV tools and Broadcast For Print Students; includes lecture and explanation on digital shooting and linear editing, pitching story ideas, and what elements drive a successful sequence/story.
Journalist/Columnist. The Aging Eye Times. Monthly column titled "In Focus." This column examines eye health care issues from a journalist's perspective. Summer, 2003 - present. www.agingeye.net
Videographer, 4th Row Films, New York, NY. Videographer for this film and video production company. Shot corporate videos and opinion segments.
Videographer, Redline Studios. Brooklyn, NY. Videographer for Jane Doherty Investigates, a reality TV show based on the paranormal. Summer 2004.
Videographer. Redline Studios. Brooklyn, NY. Lead camera for reality series pilot aimed at kids, "Soccer Challenge." Summer, 2003.
Videographer. Tinderbox Media Group, INC. "New York Diner's Journal." Lead videographer for this Food Channel/PBS pilot featuring Henry's restaurant on the upper west side. Spring, 2003.
Journalist/ Photographer. The Real Deal. Contributed feature stories and photographs to this monthy "inside the real estate market" publication. Winter, 2003.
Digital Editor. Emerging Pictures, NYC. Edited "Club Nation" video. Profiling 3 day club event in and around NYC. And lead videographer for V-Coke stealth in-house ads.
Photographer. The Knight Foundation, Miami, FL. Provided photographs for feature stories in their annual journalism publication. 2002 and 2003.
Videographer. World Birthday - 2001 & 2002. The Discovery Channel/ co-produced by Granada Films and The New York Times. Lead videographer in Berlin and Memphis locations for this 2-hour documentary special celebrating births around the world.
Producer and Videographer. National Geographic Today. Contributed feature story "A Trolley Grows in Brooklyn" focusing on Bob Diamond's efforts to restore an above ground railway system in the Redhook section of Brooklyn. Spring, 2002.
Videographer/ Digital Editor. The Lasker Foundation & The National Institute of Health. New York, NY. Worked with producer Richard Cohen as primary shooter and digital video editor for The Lasker Foundation. Shot and edited profiles on past medical research award winners; Paul Zamecnik - RNA Transfer, Michael Debakey - innovative heart surgeon and famed cardiac inventor, James Watson - Watson and Crick /DNA Discoverers, Marshall Nirenberg - protein synthesis, Dr. Philip Leder, and Alan Sommers. June, 2000 - April, 2003. www.laskerfoundation.org
Producer. CBS - The Saturday Early Show. New York. Winter, 2000. Produced live and taped segments for this two-hour live broadcast. Unit Manager duties. Segments included, "Searching For Fabiano," the story of an 8 year-old chess prodigy and Eric Weihenmayer, a "Blind Mountain Climber," headed for Mt. Everest in March, 2001.
Producer/ Director. Humane Productions, Inc. Brooklyn, NY. 1990-1994. Raised funding for a potential documentary on the role of black women during World War II.
Producer/ Director. InSport Productions. New York. 1989-1990. Pitched, booked, directed, wrote and edited feature segments for this sports/entertainment magazine program syndicated to NBC.
Segment Producer/ Production Assistant. Lifestyles of The Rich & Famous. New York. 1986-1989. Booked celebrity talent and locations. Pitched story ideas to host - Robin Leach. Wrote and edited short segments.
Finalist, Roy Dean Film Grant: Dust to Dust :The Health Effects of 9/11, 2005.
Emmy nomination, Producer, "George Foreman's Return to Boxing." InSport 1989 - 1990, syndicated to NBC.
Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism. Masters of Science. May 2000. Broadcast Concentrate - TV Magazine, Cultural Affairs Reporting, and Photo Journalism classes.
CUNY Baccalaureate Program. BA Government and Media Studies. January 1999. Classes included Problems with Civil Rights and Civil liberties, Constituional Violations on the Information Super Highway, and Documentary Production. Summa Cum Laude.
Shooting SONY PD-170 Digital video camcorders and editing - MAC G5 Final Cut Pro HD editing system, photo-shop, negative scanning, In-Design, and quark.