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PROFESSONAL EMCEE, ARENA ANNOUNCER,

VOICE OVER ACTOR, MASTER OF CEREMONIES

EXPERIENCE

Manage day-to-day operations in San Diego's largest dance studio.  Host and emcee for weekly parties.  Design and deploy studio website and maintain web and social media presence.  Act as liaison between studio and corporate entities.  Supervise office staff scheduling.  Maintain and coordinate resources with staff of sixteen national level dance instructors.  Coordinate use of facilities for group classes, special events and parties.  Install and maintain all media systems including video, audio, and computer networks.

 

SKILLS

English - Fluent

Spanish - Fluent

Italian - Conversant

Portuguese - Conversant

French - Semi-conversant

MANAGER - Champion Ballroom Academy -  San Diego, CA:  2013

Emcee and host for pageants and live events in Charlotte's Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and other venues.  On-camera talent for commercial and industrial videos.  Voice and sound bites for commercial productions.

 

EMCEE, HOST, ON-CAMERA TALENT - Charlotte, NC:  1996 - Present

Created and implemented instructional design for training dancers at all competitive levels from beginner to advanced.  Develop, deploy and maintain studio website and social media presence.  Created all office insfrastructure for establishing corporate identity by designing all studio printed materials for daily use.  Responsible for development of student dancers and establishing comptitive dance practices.  Producer for two stage productions per year shocasing student and professional dance talent in Charlotte, NC.  Establish studio's identity as industry leader recognized locally and nationally .  Eleven time winner of Top Teacher Award.  Fourteen Time winner of Top Studio Award.

COURSE DIRECTOR - Queen City Ballroom - Charlotte, NC: 2002 - Present

Studio Director for national television broadcasts.  Created innovative designes for shooting and presenting news in a dynamic studio format.  Pioneered the use of video walls for sports coverage.  Developed the use of Sports Motion Graphics for video transitions.  Designed, installed and maintained A/B roll edit suites.  Supervised studio crew operations.

DIRECTOR - World Sports Enterprises - Harrisburg, NC:  1997 - 2001

Director/Technical Director for Canal de Noticias NBC.  Voice of airport Weather forecast.  Managed operation of all studio equipment and personnel while formatting and directing three newscasts per day.

DIRECTOR / WEATHER REPORTER - NBC News Channel  -  Charlotte, NC:  1993 - 1997

Director for Fox News at Nine from its inception in the Salt Lake City market.  Assist with production and format of nightly newscast wihile training new studio crews in general practices and studio operations.

DIRECTOR - KSTU-Fox 13 - Salt Lake City, UT:  1991 - 1992

LANGUAGES

Emcee for Live Events

Voice Over Actor/Artist

Public Address Announcer

On-Camera Telent

Televsion and Stage Actor

Extemporaneous and motivational speaking

DANCESPORT

Final Cut Pro-X

Audacity Advanced Music Editing and Mixing

Computer Graphics Artist for WX and Ad design

Microsoft Office and Publisher

Mac Pages, Numbers, & Keynote

Windows PC Assembly and Maintenance

TECHNICAL

Anchor & Presenter for live News & Weather

Director for live news, weather, and sports production

Technical director for live news, sports and production

Mac Final-Cut Pro Video Editing

Adobe After-Effects

Camera Operator for studio and field

ENG Photography

BROADCASTING

Emcee for NDCA Dance Competitions

Championship Certified Ballroom Dance Adjudicator

USTA Certified - Highly Commended in 5 Styles

United States Cabaret Finalist

23 - year Pro-Am instructor

Amateur and professional coach for competitions

 

EMCEE - MASTER OF CEREMONIES