July 2004 to Present
Picture Editor / Technical Director / Segment Producer - Entertainment Tonight, Studio City, CA.
Leading Editor who helped with the transition to broadcasting in High Definition. Responsible for the show's open and promos as well as feature news packages. Comfortable in a high-tension, air-deadline, fast-paced news environment.
September 1999 to Present
Self Employed - Klein Media Services, Glendale, CA.
Developed a business that offers consulting services in
television post-production, computer training, Internet web-site
design, marketing, graphic design, and photography. Guest
Speaker at Los Angeles Area Avid Users Group Meeting.
April 1999 to September 1999
Applications Editor - 3 Point Digital,
Acting resident expert on Avid's Media Composer and
Symphony Products. Designed and conduct technology seminars on
non-linear editing and its processes.
July 1996 to February 1998
Demo Artist/Marketing-Avid Technology
Inc., Burbank, CA
Demonstrated the Media Composer®, and MCXpress™.
Additionally responsible for Western Regional seminars,
including print and direct mail advertising development and
August 1993 to May 1996
Product Marketing Manager - Hoffman
Video Systems, Glendale, CA
Product Manager for all desktop video products. Technical
Support/Trainer for Avid and Media 100 Post Production Products.
Designed and conceived corporate image brochure and Internet
web-site, as well as all advertisements and mailings. These
marketing efforts helped bring Hoffman to two record $25+
million dollar years.
April 1993 to July 1993
On-Line Editor/Tape Operator/Systems
Designer- Video-It, Culver City, CA.
Edited several broadcast commercials and a country
dancing instructional video. Additionally, aided in the design
and installed their third all-digital on-line suite.
January 1990 to April 1993
Video Technical Specialist- Great
Western Bank, Chatsworth, CA.
Overlooked all technical aspects of the corporate
television facilities. Designed new edit bay, staged multimedia
events, and edited innovative training/communications
September 1987 to January 1990
Chief On-Line Videotape Editor-
Cityscope 21 (A City-owned cable TV station), Long Beach, CA.
Served in other capacities which included: Technical
Director, Producer, and Engineer.
June 1987 to September 1987
Broadcast Cameraman- KFTY (IND) TV-50,
Santa Rosa, CA.
Operated camera for live newscasts. Trained as Standby Technical
Director for newscast (internship).
June 1985 to September 1985
Master Control Operator/Broadcast
Cameraman- KRCB (PBS) TV-22, Rohnert Park, CA. (internship).
Television Systems Designer - Designed and built
audio and video systems for several corporate, broadcast and
8mm Telecinist - Worked for four years as a colorist
transferring 8mm and Super 8mm film to video.
Still Photographer - Extensive background in 35mm color, and
black and white, photography, printing and color theory.
Experience includes: News, publicity, corporate, and private
Computer Consultant - Seasoned in both the Mac and IBM
platforms. Literate in most popular software (incl. Photoshop
and Quark) and the Internet. Trained throughout the west coast,
Canada and Hawaii.
EMMY® AWARD for
Individual Achievement in Non-News Editing in LA Region.
1993 ITVA Golden Angel Award for Best Visual Communications
Video - "Bank to the Future" (Editor)
1989 EMMY NOMINATION
for Best Magazine Series - Cable, "Keys
to the City" (Editor).
1989 CableACE AWARD for Best Documentary by a cable
system, "Gangs: A Way of Life and Death" (Associate Producer,
1988 CableACE AWARD for Best PSA/Promotional
Video/Short Subject, "Mr. Pike: A Long Beach Centennial Moment"
(Associate Producer & Editor).