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Full-time MBA

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Career Summary

15 years’ experience writing, directing, editing and producing for film and television. Eight years’ managerial experience leading production companies, television studios and university film departments with high employee evaluations and loyalty. Awards in directing, writing, and editing and multiple promotions in last two full-time positions. Creative focus on comedy, music, travel, LGBTQ+ visibility and the social good. Managerial focus on employee well-being, empowerment and diversity. Collaborative mindset with interest in progressive management models for creative industries. Vast experience in content development and curation in New York City. Excellent sense for award-winning popular programming.

Key Skills

Lead by developing, recognising and harnessing creative talent. Content development and curation of comedy, music and diversity programming. 35mm film, DSLR and TV studio operations, directing, technical directing, shooting, producing, and editing with Avid, Final Cut Pro and Adobe CC. Direct large crews and live programmes including news, comedy and music concerts. Writing, producing and editing with an affinity for irreverent comedy.

Languages Spoken


Future Objectives

To help direct the mission, programming and human organisation objectives in a forward-thinking UK television network or production company and produce content that entertains, inspires, and makes the world a better place.

Independent Film and Television Writer/Director/Editor/Producer


January 2015 – August 2019

Technical Director of Production

BRIC Arts Media Bklyn

November 2010 – May 2016

Professional Certificate: Motion Graphics

New York University

2012 – 2014

Master of Arts: Media Studies and Film Production

The New School for Social Research

2002 – 2005

Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy and Psychology

Vanderbilt University

1993 – 1997