Here in Little Town

. . . Purpose over position . . .

Experience

Virtual Learning Event Producer at Conduent contracted to EY

March 2020 – Present Chicago, IL | Globally

Independent digital learning program producer hosting daily webcasts and virtual classroom events to Ernst and Young employees and their global clients. Manage up to 20 projects at a time. Solve problems in real time, managing shared logistics, agendas, project timelines and budgets. Post event, report to client, platform provider and Conduent all documentation and issues for streamlined project completion.

https://www.ey.com/en_us

Remote Operations | Coordinator at Big Ten Network

Present Chicago, IL

Operations Team Lead, responsible for all oversight and coordination of logistics and contractual needs for the Big Ten Network, including 1,500 internationally televised collegiate sports events and 1,000 streamed events each year. The Big Ten Network is the premier destination for college sports fans everywhere.

http://btn.com/

Marketing Communications Coordinator at Lyft

2016 – 2020 Chicago, IL

Enhanced the public perception of how people experience and move around cities by promoting Divvy, Chicago’s bike share system. Co-manage a team focused on user growth, member engagement, campaign development, data analysis, email and social media marketing, our team is able to engage members and casual users while building brand awareness with new audiences.

Producer at Evoker, Inc.

2016 – 2017 Chicago, IL | San Antonio & Austin, TX

Supervised, developed and produced numerous in market films for Sotheby’s International Realty. Recognized for team leadership, organization, problem-solving and strong judgment in a high-performing work environment.

Supervising Producer – The Queen Latifah Show at Sony Pictures Entertainment

2015 – 2016 Chicago, IL | Minneapolis, MN | Los Angeles, CA

Supervised and managed a team of producers, crew and production staff to keep production on a timeline, creatively focused and on budget.

Marketing Campaign Manager at AirBnb

2015 Chicago, IL

Oversaw the execution of the “Belong Anywhere” campaign in the Chicagoland market. Managed an experiential marketing team of ten direct reports.

Communications Specialist at The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

2012 – 2014 Chicago, IL

Proactively managed strategic initiatives to rebrand the organization with a target audience of 700+ staff members. Oversaw all video, graphic and audio content production activities throughout the organization. Instilled a creative platform, which led to success in rebranding the organization.

Multiple Titles Held at OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network

2008 – 2013 Chicago, IL | Los Angeles, CA | New York, NY

Assisted in the production and launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).

“Oprah’s Lifeclass” (Webcast/Technical Producer)
“Oprah & Eckhart Tolle: A New Earth” (Webcast/Technical Producer)
“Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday" (Webcast/Technical Producer)
“Oprah’s Best Life” Webcast (Webcast/Technical Producer)

“The Dr. Oz Show”​ (pilot season, Tech Ops)
“The Ellen Degeneres Show”​ (2 episodes)
“The Rosie Show”​ (Pilot, Tech Ops)
“In the Bedroom with Dr. Laura Berman”​ (Pilot & season 1)
“The Suze Orman Show”​ (2 episodes)
“The Nate Berkus Show”​ (Pilot, Tech Ops)

Creative Content Producer at Harpo Studios & The Oprah Winfrey Show

2008 – 2012 Chicago, IL

Multi-functional coordinator role; directing and supporting studio production of segments and interviews from concept to air on over 300 episodes of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” to this day, it is the highest-rated talk show in American television history.

Founder/Owner at Here in Little Town, Inc.

2005 – 2015 Chicago, IL

Full-service consulting firm, specializing in photography, design, television production, marketing, brand development, publicity and advanced communication strategies for corporate and entertainment brands.

Education

BFA, Photography at Columbia College Chicago

2001 – 2005 Chicago, IL

Photography Major – concentration in Editorial & Documentary
Minor in Design

Specialties

Advanced Communication StrategiesProgram DevelopmentTelevision ProductionProject ManagementVirtual ProductionCreative DirectionBrand MarketingTalent RelationsClient ServicesSocial MediaPublicity

Skills

Google Suite (Gmail+GDocs+Calendar)Adobe Premiere + After EffectsAdobe Creative Suite (CS6)Photoshop + IllustratorPC + Mac PlatformsPro Tools FamilyCubase + LogicAvid MediaKeynote