My mission is simple yet big: To bring glory in all that I do and to give back more than what is granted to me through unmerited favor and opportunities. All of my life’s work has been a training ground of self development and empowerment for myself and others. It is my goal to not always get what I want, but to serve appropriately with zeal, while exercising my gifts and abilities, therefore asserting myself as an asset to the greater gain.
Strong Work Ethic – professional ability to take direction and lead
Excellent oral and written abilities for corporate, academic & creative communication
Exceptional coordination, organization and time management skills
Graduated May 2010 – Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership: Interdisciplinary Concentration; GPA: 3.88
REGENT UNIVERSITY, Virginia Beach, VA
Graduated March 1989 - Bachelor of Arts in Communications: Specialization in Broadcasting
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM, Birmingham, AL EDUCATION
MARKETING/MANAGEMENT Plan & direct campaigns, consulting with vendors and support to determine budget and resources. Manage the collaboration of cross network divisions such as PR, Programming, Digital, Strategic Analysis, Operations, Creative Services, and Broadcast to recommend ideal campaign integration. Coordinate research & positional aims. WRITER/PRODUCER Direct projects; accomplish aims & goals within time, policy, & budgets. Confer with staff, establishing plans, schedules, & scope. Support staff, providing creative advice, literary style advice, cross reference industry advice & problem resolution. Research & write scripts/copy & storyboard. Direct talent, engineer & editor. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE MOTIVATIONAL PRESENTER
Develop and design presentations to creatively illustrate and enhance public image.
Develop, write, and present programs and training for public and private groups.
Respond dynamically to questions and interactions from groups and individuals.
Prepare & distribute captivating releases, white papers and diagrams to audience and media representatives.
Promote goodwill and motivation through interviews, speeches, exhibits, community projects & social gatherings.
2000 – 2010 IN TOUCH MINISTRIES (ITM) – Atlanta, GA Marketing Manager 2009 – August 2010
Improved marketing and communication processes by implementing marketing plans and charters distributed to stakeholders
Developed & implemented quarterly updates to ministry ambassadors and key departments increasing constituent alliance & awareness
Increased productivity by providing ongoing evaluation & guidance to team’s campaign strategies and workflow
Prepared & developed Annual Marketing Budget of more than $600,000
Produced & Presented Executive Briefs for campaigns resulting in strong leadership approval
Developed & Presented Integrated Campaign Presentations to stakeholders aligning them with campaign goals
Implemented more proactive culture through launch of Calendars with Project Analysis and Tracking
Substantially increased cross network communications by collaborating in weekly brand and planning meetings with Production, Creative Services, Web, and Broadcast
Initiated weekly project meetings to provide mentoring & coaching to team members, review campaign progress, and establish momentum & motivation
Managing Producer 2006 – 2009
Oversaw team’s aims for ITM content that promoted the In Touch program (Content includes program opens; dramas/vignettes; marketing promotions and/or feature stories.)
Responded to troubleshooting, questions and updates for producers’ group streamlining & strengthening communications for leaders & stakeholders
Twenty-five percent travel to produce feature stories that enhanced program image & public relations
Wrote accompanying feature articles for the In Touch website
Developed training that significantly increased new producers’ acclimation
New Name Campaign Manager/Producer 2003 – 2006
Increased New Names by more than 100% by facilitating integrated marketing campaigns that included print, www, and broadcast
Wrote and produced marketing material introducing integration that resulted in new levels of creativity & productivity
Writer/Producer 2000 – 2003
Wrote and Produced hundreds of radio promotions for the ITM program that are continually used in branding across affiliate & web channels
Wrote and produced ITM TV promotions introducing new concepts with graphics, MOS, and compositions
1999 - PROJECTIONS, INC. – Norcross, GA - Script Writer - Wrote corporate video scripts for clients to present to their employees for orientation, training, and education concerning labor union involvement.
Noted as producer with the fastest learning curve to date.
1995 – 1996 WENN FM 107.7 – Birmingham, AL Account Manager - Provided sales and service to direct local/regional accounts and advertising agencies
Significantly increased station sales and presence through list development, cold calls, and sales leads
Consistently exceeded sales quotas and industry standards
1989 – 1995 WTTO-TV FOX21 – Birmingham, AL Production Coordinator/Public Service Director
Enhanced station’s position by facilitating public and community service events
Developed and implemented Production Coordinator position providing sales clients with in-house production options
Produced & wrote copy and storyboards for all sales commercials resulting in 100% client satisfaction
Maintained books and created rate card – billed clients, providing them nominal rates & quality production
Served as voice and on camera talent for sales and promotional spots.
Director/Producer for WTTO’s quarterly special programs.
COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE, cont’d.
1996 - 1997 LAWSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Birmingham, AL Adjunct Instructor – School of Broadcasting 1997 - 2000 – Provided temporary project support for TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM and prior with SEROLOGICALS, INC.as a Document Control Coordinator 1989 - 1990 RUTLEDGE COLLEGE – Birmingham, AL High School Representative/Recruiter 1988 – 1989 THE BIRMINGHAM NEWS, Editorial Department – Birmingham, AL News Staff Writer for Metro Section of paper OTHER EXPERIENCE