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Linda Marks Resume

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Linda Marks Resume

  1. 1. Linda S. Marks 4292 Willowrun Lane Castle Rock, CO 80109-7993 (M) 720.837.4814 linda.marks98@comcast.net Objective Position relating to media, software and marketing services Summary  15+ Years of Broadcasting Experience  Expert Knowledge of Industry Software  Adept at Personnel Assessment  Management Experience at Corporate Level  Strong Verbal, Written and Presentation Skills  Ability to Communicate with Diverse Groups of People  Detail Oriented  Team Player  Dedicated, Punctual and Reliable  Great Customer Service and Satisfaction Professional Experience November 2014 | Present Sr. Professional Services Consultant Imagine Communications | Denver, CO May 2014 | October 2014 Consultant Gannett Broadcasting January 2005 | March 2014 Professional Services Manager/Consultant WideOrbit 2001 | 2004 Corporate Director of Traffic Raycom Media 2000 | 2002 Traffic Manager WOIO-TV/WUAB-TV | Cleveland, OH
  2. 2. Linda S. Marks | Page 2 1997 | 2000 Traffic Manager KMGH-TV | Denver, CO 1995 | 1997 Customer Service Representative Enterprise Systems Group (Formerly Encoda, Harris and now Imagine Communications) 1985 | 1995 Traffic Manager KDSM-TV | Des Moines, IA ProfessionalAccomplishments Implemented software for cable clients including training for Cable One and Comcast. Most recently assisting in testing, writing training materials and deploying new platform of software to be launched in 2017. Managed web re-launch project with numerous Gannett stations. Worked with Gannett Project Managers and Station Sales Managers ensuring all proposals and revenue in excess of $6 million were captured into new platform and communicating with the Ad Server. Provided onsite and remote training as well as consulting services to WideOrbit clients. Created proposals and also delivered services and follow-up documentation to clients based on their specific needs. Managed projects, communicated with and educated clients on various features and uses of WideOrbit software to enhance their business needs. Coordinated all aspects of Enterprise software conversions for new Raycom stations. Provided additional training on Enterprise software applications as well as broadcast procedures to station personnel as needed, including, but not limited to Traffic, Promotion and Finance. Evaluated organizational structures within departments at Raycom stations to ensure that checks and balances were in place. Main contact for all Raycom stations regarding Enterprise issues and updates to assure quality control. Worked with Enterprise Software Systems on developmental projects and future enhancements. Directed Traffic staff at WOIO-TV/WUAB-TV in Cleveland, KMGH-TV in Denver and KDSM-TV in Des Moines. Trained and supervised staff on procedures to produce daily broadcast log (gathering information from station’s Sales, Marketing, Programming, Promotion, Public Service and Engineering Departments, input of materials into computer, timing of elements to be broadcast and acknowledgement of FCC required elements), coordinated schedules and evaluated performance of staff. Implemented new staff procedures at WOIO-TV/WUAB-TV and KMGH-TV. As a result, scheduling errors were virtually eliminated and the amount of time necessary for staff members to perform job functions was dramatically decreased thus allowing for the elimination of one full time position within the Traffic department. This effort saved WOIO/WUAB and KMGH a yearly salary with no decline in department performance.
  3. 3. Linda S. Marks | Page 3 Maximized station inventory. Worked with the Programming Department to ensure all formats were input correctly utilizing every local break available to its fullest potential. Analyzed station contracts with ABC network and syndicators finding additional inventory in prime and daytime for sale. This resulted in potential increased revenue of over $1 million dollars per year. Managed installation of Enterprise software at various television stations. Coordinated station staff in order to train broadcaster’s Sales, Marketing, Traffic, Programming, Promotion, Public Service, Engineering and Financial Departments. Recommended and implemented procedures in order to save time and maximize profits. Upon conclusion of installation, conceived and wrote appraisal of the station’s employees’ understanding and implementation of Enterprise Software Systems and procedures. Broadcaster’s gained a thorough knowledge of the software packages purchased without any loss to business during the installation process and benefited from upgrades to prior business practices. References Leigh White Vice President and General Manager | KTXL-TV FOX 40 | Sacramento, CA (O) 916.454.4422 leigh.white@fox40.com Shannon Murphy General Sales Manager | KPRC-TV| Houston, TX (O) 713.778.4788 (M) 713.882.5047 smurphy@kprc.com Tania Raimondo Manager, Programmatic, USCP | Gannett Digital (O) 239.335.0305 traimondo@gannett.com Martha Freeman (M) 415.806.0762 freemanfirst13@gmail.com Mamie Lamley Trainer, Public Speaker, Coach | GoXponential LLC (M) 719.210.7588 goxponential@gmail.com

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