Man on the Microphone
PROFESSONAL EMCEE, ARENA ANNOUNCER,
VOICE OVER ACTOR, MASTER OF CEREMONIES
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.
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
Emcee for Live Events
Voice Over Actor/Artist
Public Address Announcer
Televsion and Stage Actor
Extemporaneous and motivational speaking
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
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
Camera Operator for studio and field
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