Resume

Professional

WORKING HISTORY

August 2016 – March 2017

Pedestrian.TV – Social Media Producer

  • Management of Pedestrian.TV social channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
  • Creation of organic content for socials such as Snapchat/Instagram stories, Facebook Live and editorial videos.
  • News and feature article writing.
  • Host/presenter for video content such as voxpops, branded video pieces or celebrity interviews.
  • Implementing/creating branded content for companies such as Telstra, Microsoft, Smirnoff and more, involved from brainstorm sessions through to pitches, content creation and end reporting.
  • Creation of weekly social reports using analytics from all channels and strategising for growth.
  • Collation and creation of memes/gifs/viral videos, using Adobe Premiere Pro & Photoshop.

 

March 2015 – August 2016

Evolve Media Australia – Creative Director

  • Overseeing overall brand management and creative direction of Music Feeds, Crave Australia and theFashion spot Australia websites.
  • Managing communications between labels/PR/artists.
  • Managing/scheduling of staff writers and freelance contributors.
  • Implementing sponsored material and creating of native content.
  • Managing of social media across multiple brands.
  • Directing of all filming such as artist interviews, live-streams, creative video project and event coverage.
  • Daily creation of both news and creative online content.
  • Editor for all non-news content.
  • Research, preparation of artist/celebrity interviews.
  • On camera presenter for on-site recorded interviews at festivals/events and in-studio live-streams.
  • Videographer for special event coverage (i.e tour diary video).

 

January 2013 – February 2015
Channel [V]/[V] HITS (Foxtel) – Digital Producer/Progamming Assistant

  • Composition of creative content and feature articles on music news and interests.
  • Managing of social media across multiple brands.
  • Communicating with labels/PR/artists around content and campaigns.
  • Assiting Programming team in curating and implementing on-air music playlists, by researching chart movements and viewership.
  • Concert and festival reporter – composition of reviews, interviews and backstage commentary (live-tweeting).
  • Creating music based content online such as artist interviews on phone, email and face to face.
  • Research of international touring acts and music genres to create online content and story backgrounds

 August 2012 – November 2013

The Sydney Fringe Festival – Operations Manager

  • Managing Artists Liaison team of 5 members.
  • Part of the management team during planning stages on Festival produced events such as Festival cabaret venue, Festival garden and Festival award ceremony.
  • Hosting and hospitality of key stakeholders including sponsors, board members and VIPS at festival events.
  • Creating communication strategy from Festival to artists and managing the implementation of the strategy.
  • Website management/content creation working with web developer to create a unique database system specifically for the festival.
  • Responsible for all communication protocols (such as phone, email and direct mail) from Festival to Artists.
  • Social media communication management on Twitter/Facebook/instragram.

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

2008 – 2010
Bachelor of Creative Arts (International Studies) – Macquarie University

  • Majored in Theatre and Performance Studies.
  • One semester completed via international exchange at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (August – December 2009).

2008-2010

  • A member of the Global Leadership Program at Macquarie University.

2007

  • Higher School Certificate – Northern Beaches Secondary College Cromer Campus as School Captain.

ACHIEVEMENTS

2012

Finalist in the Channel [V] Presenter Search

  • Reached Top 20 out of 6000 applicants after multiple audition rounds and challenges.

2010

Selected as Mentor Team Leader at Macquarie University

  • Oversaw organisation and running of Orientation day and Transition program for Semester 1 2010. Awarded the Dean of Students Award for Mentoring.

ADDITIONAL INTERESTS/DRIVERS

Acting – I have been involved in numerous theatrical productions, several short films and television commercials.

Theatre – I have undertaken and pursued various involvements in the theatre in addition to acting including stage managing, directing, writing and producing.

Video Production – Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro video editing and have independently shot and edited several short films/videos.

Radio/Podcasting – Host of LGBTIQ segment on FBi Radio. Have ran several podcasts including a comedy podcast and a Survivor podcast, recorded and edited by myself.

Acting

D.O.B – 11/02/1990
Height – 185cm
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue

EDUCATION/TRAINING
2010 – Bachelor of Creative Arts (International Studies)
majoring in Drama and Performance
2006/2004 -NSW Public Schools Junior/Senior Drama Ensemble
2001-2008 – Stage Artz School of Performing Arts

TV/FILM/RADIO
2012 – Aurora (Foxtel) – DJ Central (Blue Pie Productions) – Co-Host
2012 – Channel [V] (Foxtel) – Presenter Search – Top 20
2012 – Channel 9 – TVC – ‘Big Brother’
2012 – North Shore’s FM99.3 – ‘Jumping with James’ Program Co-Host
2006 – ‘Vend’ – Short film directed by James Findley – Best Short Film (St. Kilda)

THEATRE
2015 – ‘Angels in America’ – Money Baa Theatre – Chalkdust Productions
2010 – ‘Anger Box’ – Factory Theatre – Sydney Fringe Festival
2009 – ‘The Eight: Reindeer Monologues’ – Seymour Centre (Independant)
2009 – ‘Away’ – Zenith Theatre
2008 – ‘Allo Allo’ – Zenith Theatre
2008 – 2010 – Galoop Troupe Pantomimes
2008 – 2010 – Various – Macquarie University Drama Society

SKILLS
Presenting/Interviewing – Improvisation/Theatresports – Full Driver’s Licence

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