I’m a filmmaker, cinematographer, multimedia specialist, and avid craft beer fan. I have years of experience in journalism, marketing, and communications, but I love being behind a camera; telling stories with eye-catching visuals.
Horizon Health Network
Dec 2018 – Present
Creative Communications Advisor
Creating engaging visual content for Horizon’s web platforms and social media. Special focus on video, photography, and animation. Working with the communications team to develop video content that furthers the Horizon brand strategy.
CBC New Brunswick
04/2018 – 02/2021
Digital Associate Producer
Casual Digital Associate Producer and back-fill for Video Producer and Videographer positions. Responsibilities include posting to CBC N.B. social media, conceptualizing videos, shooting, editing videos and using After Effects to create animations and visual effects to increase video production value and polish.
Producing promotional videos, short documentaries and award-winning short films with a special focus on travel and adventure documentaries. Managing online video channels and interacting with viewers. Freelance video production for various companies and clients. Notable clients include Maclean’s, Bell, CBC, and the Government of New Brunswick.
10/2014 – Present
Co-founder, Video Editor, Writer, Web Editor
Atlantic Canada’s satirical news website. Boasts province-wide readership across New Brunswick and thought-provoking, entertaining articles. Won the 2015 Saint John Salty award for New Brunswick’s “Coolest Blog.” In 2016 The Manatee expanded from only covering New Brunswick stories to covering all of Atlantic Canada.
10/2015 – 03/2017
Beerocracy is a feature documentary and TV series about the New Brunswick craft alcohol industry; it’s potential for economic growth, job creation, and as a tourism driver, as well as the challenges that could prevent it from growing. I am the cinematographer, co-director, editor, English narrator, co-researcher, co-writer.
11/2013 – 2/2017
Adventure Documentary Filmmaker
Filming 30 minute TV episodes on travel, adventure, and nature exploration for television and web. Producing Trekkit videos for the smartphone app and promotions. Posting on Trekkit social media to build a united brand and engage a growing audience.
Meeting with clients to understand their needs for branding and video/multimedia production. Finding and telling stories through a visual medium. Pitching a product, writing, filming and editing the product, all while integrating the client as part of the creative process. Part of a team effort to create high-quality corporate branding and promotions. Additionally, narrating videos, updating numerous social media channels in English and French and creating graphics animation. From July 2015 on, working in a freelance capacity for videography and editing.
Summer internship. Reported on local news, events, and politics for a weekly print publication and online. Captured video and images for web use and photo galleries.
Narrating documentaries, commercials, tutorials, dubbing videos in English and French, taking direction from sound designers and directors in studios or recording from home studio.
Off-Campus representative (2009-2010) Student Senator (2010-2011) VP Student Life (2011-2012) STU Singers (2010-2012) The Aquinian (student newspaper) (2011-2012)
“Best low-budget NB documentary” -Silver Wave Film Festival (2015)
“Excellence in Sound Design” -Silver Wave Film Festival (2014)
Saint John Salty Award for New Brunswick’s “Coolest Blog” (2015)
Tom McCann Memorial Trophy (2012)
SRC Leadership Award (2012)
N.B. Youth Environmental Leadership Award(2007)
Junior Achievement Individual Sales Award (2005)
- Multimedia Journalism
- Online Journalism
- Broadcast Journalism
- Radio Broadcasting
- Radio Host
- Social Media
- Fitness Training
- Narrative Journalism
- Voice Over
- Voice Acting
- Studio Recording
- Copy Editing
- Audio Editing
- Public Speaking
- Staff Supervision