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employment

2012 - present| Reporter, Courier-Post

  • Provide multimedia content including video, photos, galleries and written stories
  • Manage website, Twitter account (@cpsj) and Facebook page
  • Integrated reader interaction through live chats, polls and Twitter mailbags
  • Provide content – including print, photo, video and more – on the Philadelphia Flyers

2011 - 2012| Editor and Beat Reporter, Philly Sports Daily

  • Covered Philadelphia Flyers as beat reporter
  • Edited and posted all copy and art; managed website, Twitter account (@PHLSportsDaily) and Facebook page
  • Redesigned site in May 2011

2010 - 2011| Multimedia Content Producer, Philly.com Sports

  • Maintained and updated sports coverage on Philly.com Sports website
  • Covered various stories including breaking news and features as one-man-band video reporter
  • Conducted live chats online during sporting events

2010 - 2011 | Web Developer, National Constitution Center

  • Redesigned pages within multiple microsites and main website
  • Orchestrated live coverage of events, including streaming video and live chats

2006 - 2011 | Founder & Blogger, Aaron and Dave Discuss Podcast

  • Took high school TV show to podcast and blog form
  • Wrote more than 150 articles
  • Interviews include Philadelphia Eagles play-by-play announcer Merril Reese, Philadelphia 76ers play-by-play announcer Marc Zumoff and Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler

2009 | Production Assistant, "Kitchen Nightmares" on FOX

  • Assisted production staff in preparing set for filming
  • Constructed jib camera for exterior shooting

2008-2009 | Online Editor, The Temple News

  • Responsible for Temple University’s weekly newspaper online edition at www.temple-news.com
  • Overhauled and re-designed website in January 2009, including specialized section pages,integrated online advertising and featured photo slideshows
  • Instructed a staff of 24 on how to post online content, including multimedia
  • Implemented cutting-edge technology for college newspapers, including Web video, 2-D bar code integration and social networking integration through Facebook and Twitter

2008 | Intern, Comcast SportsNet

  • Worked with Philadelphia Flyers broadcast team
  • Contributed to production of two “Remember the Spectrum” features that aired during games
  • Logged video, entered logs into database and maintained video library
  • Established live-logging process that has since been adopted
  • Communicated with production crew at home and on the road

2008 | Producer/Director, “Race in the Race: Town Hall Forum” Broadcast

  • Produced, directed, designed a website, and created graphics for an online broadcast streamed live to the Web including an in-house audience of 150 Temple students and a panel of more than 20 experts

education

2005 - pres. | B.A., Temple University Philadelphia, PA

  • Broadcast Journalism Major
  • Graduated: August 2009
  • School of Communications and Theater Dean's List — Fall 2007, Fall 2008

awards and honors

  • Member of Professional Hockey Writers Association since 2011
  • EPpy Award, Editor and Publisher Magazine, Best College Newspaper Web Site, 2009
  • Keystone Award, Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, [tied 1st] Best Web Site, 2009
  • Online Pacemaker, Associated Collegiate Press, [finalist] Best Web Site, 2009
  • Excellence in Journalism Award, Temple University, TV/Radio piece, 2009
  • Ted Von Ziekursch Scholarship, Temple University, 2009

knowledge of software


  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Apple Final Cut Pro
  • Apple iDVD
  • Apple iMovie
  • Apple LiveType
  • Audacity
  • Clickability
  • Firefox/Safari/Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office
  • Wordpress

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