Documentary Editor

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Editing Experience

LAJ Films
Editor, Seven Square Miles

Edited the feature film Seven Square Miles, which profiles an effort between Trenton residents and the police department to reduce crime in the city.
January 2018 – Present

My Three Sons Productions
Associate Editor, Basketball: A Love Story

Served as Associate Editor on a documentary mini-series for ESPN Films, a mosaic of 60+ short stories exploring the history of basketball and love for the game as it relates to the NBA, the Olympics, college basketball, foreign interest in the game, and women’s experience.
February 2016 – August 2018

Bauser Media Group
Editor

Edited segments for Classroom Close-up, NJ, a half-hour television program that airs weekly on NJTV and features projects happening in New Jersey public schools. Nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy for Education/Schools Program/Special.
August 2014 – Present

The College of New Jersey
Adjunct Professor

Taught the Intermediate Video Workshop, The Art of Editing. The course gave students an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of editing using Avid Media Composer.
August 2017 – December 2017

ToolboxDC
Co-Editor, Only Roundup Remains

Consulted with Director Brian Liu and Producer Andrew Labens and fine cut Only Roundup Remains, a feature length documentary that offers an intimate glimpse into the disappearing lifestyle of proud generational ranching families through the perspective of an aging father, his two sons, and their extended family of Montana cowboys.
May 2017 – July 2017

Ghostpictures
Assistant Editor, Wisdom Gone Wild

Assisted Director Rea Tajiri on her essay documentary Wisdom Gone Wild that takes a look at dementia and caregiving. Located and organized footage, photos, and archival materials and edited sound.
November 2016 – July 2017

Cabin Creek Films
Sound Editor, Shelter for Al Jazeera America

August 2015

Cabin Creek Films
Sound Editor, Miss Sharon Jones!

Premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
July 2015 – August 2015

Rock City Films
Post Production Supervisor and Sound Editor, Secrets of Llewellyn Park

January 2015

Cabin Creek Films
Associate Editor and Sound Editor, Hot Type: 150 Years Of The Nation

January 2013 – November 2014

Cabin Creek Films
Associate Editor and Sound Editor, Running from Crazy for OWN

Premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
May 2011 – January 2013

Cabin Creek Films
Associate Editor and Sound Editor, Fight to Live

December 2010 – December 2011

Cabin Creek Films
Associate Editor and Sound Editor, A Force of Nature

Screened at the 2011 Woodstock Film Festival
February 2011 – September 2011

AIN Productions
Associate Editor and Sound Editor, Gun Fight for HBO

August 2009 – March 2011

Cabin Creek Films
Assistant Editor, The House of Steinbrenner for ESPN’s 30 for 30 series

August 2009 – September 2010

Wheelhouse Creative
Editor, DVD Extra/Conversation with the Director for The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

July 2010

Ducat Media
Assistant Editor, The Call to New York Theological Seminary

March 2010

Cabin Creek Films
Assistant Editor, Woodstock: Now & Then for VH1 & History Channel

December 2008 – August 2009

Z-Post & Zip Dog Productions
Co-Editor, Novartis Corporate Video

November 2008 – December 2008

Ducat Media
Assistant Editor, National Park Service Video Podcast

August 2008 – September 2008

Cabin Creek Films
Production Intern, The D.C. Sniper’s Wife: A Barbara Kopple Film for truTV

January 2008 – April 2008

Independent Film
Co-Editor, Just Another War

Screened at the 2008 Athens Film Festival in Ohio and the 2009 Montreal Human Rights Film Festival
Summer 2007

Independent Film
Editor, Without Love

Fall 2006

Related Production Experience

Fuse TV
Post Production Assistant

Created show logs and cue sheets for six series and prepared the documents for delivery.
May 2009 – August 2009

Fuse TV
Quality Control Assistant

Assisted in making nine shows available for international delivery. QC’ed masters and submasters according to set standards and made suggestions for edits before tapes were shipped.
November 2008 – December 2008

Z-Post
Freelance Assistant Editor

Digitized footage and laid out sequences for various corporate videos and out-of-house documentaries, including Smash His Camera (2010) directed by Leon Gast.
April 2008 – December 2008

Cabin Creek Films
Production Intern

Assisted in production and pre-production on nonfiction projects, researched and developed film topics, dubbed and logged tapes, helped manage tape database, edited content for company website.
January 2008 – December 2008

Education

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ (May 2008)
Bachelor of Arts Double Major: Interactive Multimedia and Communication Studies

Institute for American Universities, Aix-en-Provence, France, Study Abroad (Summer 2006)

Honors & Awards

Essay The Piano: Defining the “National” published in TCNJ Journal of Student Scholarship
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Member
Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society Member
Recipient of John Blassingame Prize (digital media competition for ASALH), October 2007
Recipient of Lee Morey Promise of Achievement Award, May 2007
Recipient of The College of New Jersey Global/Research Stipend