5/2014-Present – Bluff Park United Methodist Church Hoover, AL
Director of Communications
Strategic planning of organizational communications. Production and distribution of videos, newsletters, bulletins, social media content, and press releases. Production of websites. Media and technology management.
1/2010-1/2011 – Sears Home Services Birmingham, AL
In-Home Sales Consultant
Created a quarter-million dollars of new business in ten months. Assessed home improvement needs, developed project budgets, presented solutions to homeowners, and closed contracts.
3/2006-4/2006 – Theater Forum at Church for All Nations
Set Designer and Technical Director
Designed, and built sets for the Theater Forum production of Angels Fall, by Lanford Wilson. Special work included rigging overhead cable system from which a fabric ceiling was hung to cover the playing area and provide sound control in the theater space.
6/2001 – Present ASVA Productions/Incorrigible Productions New York, NY
Independent film, video and visual art production, including writing, story development, cinematography, still photography and stock footage. Projects include: Elevation Due West, independent digital feature film – producer, director, cinematographer; Under Surveillance, independent digital feature film producer, cinematographer.
9/2000 – 9/2000 Lutheran City Ministries, Inc. Detroit, MI
Creative Producer/Director (Freelance)
Wrote, directed and produced promotional video project for non-profit development/marketing. [Communicator Award]
8/1998 – 6/2009 American Bible Society New York, NY
Digital Media Producer
Manage all aspects of media development and production for major nonprofit research and media-publishing organization, including creative product for broadcast and home video markets and new project planning, live events, archival documentaries, internal and external marketing, Internet presence, webcasts and streaming media. Duties include developing and overseeing budgets, coordinating content and participation from scholars, advisors, and joint venturers, managing client and vendor relationships, training staff, and writing and product design. Special projects include: Production Executive for award-winning childrenï¿½s television series involving blue screen/CG, puppetry, live action and animation. www.kingsleysmeadow.com [Angel Award, 2002]; Production Executive for award-winning short film. www.newmediabible.org/resurrection/ [Special Jury Gold Award, Houston Worldfest 2000]; Executive Producer for music video including original music production; Equipping & operating Media 100-based video production suite.
10/1997 – 6/2001 Church for All Nations/Life’s Journey Ministries New York, NY
Technical Director – Theater Forum
Designed and constructed lighting, digital projections, special effects and stage sets for Off-off Broadway theater productions. Managed budgets and crews to produce and run stage elements for live performances.
9/1997 – 8/1998 Life’s Journey Ministries New York, NY
Director for Media Development
Responsible for production and distribution of video and print media elements in non-profit development/marketing campaign, as well as day-to-day management and oversight of physical plant, including building construction and renovation.