"Field producing for ESPN on a docu-series about Chicago Superfans is where I found that I truly became fearless on-set. Where as I had had previous experience directing narrative and documentary, nothing had tested me like being thrown into the unpredictable situations that a reality/docu-series show would throw. I was able to consistently draw-up interesting interviews from subjects with questions both previously scripted and off-the-cuff, as well as put together a story where there otherwise might not have been one."
"My work as an associate producer and editor at closerlook, inc. a pharmaceutical marketing agency in Chicago representing some of the biggest Pharma clients in the world, has given me invaluable insight into the inner workings and functionality of the agency lifestyle. I have become well adept at the clockwork of turnaround from large-scale pre-production efforts (casting, scouting, logistics, etc.) with budgets that exceed $100k to managing a crew on-set during Production as the AP, as well as editing in-house for vital post-production efforts. In my time here, I was able to become a leader in my own right; continuing relationships with clients while ensuring that all deadlines were met and expectations exceeded."
"There is no job too small as an assistant producer and editor for BottleRocket Media, a commercial production company in Chicago, IL. The team there allowed me to flex my muscles in the producing world, allowing me to contribute like a true team player on-set. I was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to be trained and mentored by Emmy-award winning talent fresh out of the Oprah Winfrey Show network while simultaneously working on productions for some of the largest companies in the world."