Sean Russell is a seasoned educator that builds communities and helps small businesses and nonprofit organizations develop strategies for marketing and media production.

Fresh out of high school, Sean became a prolific voice in education, quickly gaining critical recognition as a teacher, technology director, program supervisor, and district administrator.

In addition to his commitment to education, Sean gives back by volunteering his media production and marketing expertise to nonprofit organizations that provide services to children and the arts.

With over 20+ years of media production experience, 1.5 million podcast downloads and 700+ interviews underneath his belt, Sean is also highly accomplished in the realm of entertainment. Having received his degree in Television Production from Florida International University, Sean is able to puts his marketing, video production, web design, audio production and graphic design skills to good use.

In 2017, Sean is working on launching his marketing agency, producing a documentary and television show about veganism, launching several podcasts and hosting a series of marketing workshops.


Supporting Nonprofits

Sean believes that in order to be an effective communicator, you need to share your talents with others. He does this by volunteering his services and knowledge to nonprofit organizations.

He volunteers his mornings at Silver Ridge Elementary, teaching students how to produce videos and sponsors their morning announcements. Additionally, he helps the school with technology concerns and provides free marketing support.

In 2015, Sean began volunteering with the nonprofit organization HANDY. Their mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults. In addition to providing programming consultations, Sean served on their events committee providing technical support and currently is an acting co-chair for their programming committee.

In 2016, he joined another nonprofit organization called Animal Hero Kids. After meeting their founder at a Vegan Conference and agreeing to fill in as their cow mascot, Sean was “mooved” by their mission and agreed to volunteer as their Marketing and Communications Director.

Also, that same year, Sean donated his services to the nonprofit organization, Mass District. They are a district of creatives & businesses with a vested interest in the community & economic development of Fort Lauderdale through the arts.

Entertainment Experience

In 2004, Sean dove head first into the world of Japanese animation by creating a blog called Anime 3000. Knowing little about the industry, he took his journalism background and went to work. After attending the first New York Comic Con in 2006 as press, he walked away with some valuable industry contacts. From there, he would go on to launch his first podcast in 2007 and grow that into a network of 10 shows and over 1,000 hours of audio content. Videos and articles would follow and then advertising and sponsorships. Unfortunately, with increasing popularity comes the need of additional marketing and funding. Without a clear business model, Sean found himself getting stretched too thin and the network suffered as a result. Luckily, the lessons learned from this setback helped in other areas of Sean’s life and only motivated him to retool the network for an eventual relaunch in 2017.

In the fall of 2007, Sean partnered with a Silver Ridge Elementary co-worker to start a music blog called Topspot USA. What started as a way to spotlight local South Florida talent quickly transformed into a news company, featuring the biggest names in Alternative Rock music. Armed with nothing more than a video camera, microphones and gas money, Sean traveled around South Florida and the country documenting the lives artists, producers and media personalities. During his time with Topspot USA, Sean focused primarily on the marketing, business management, web development and media production, while his partner served as the public face, graphic designer and photographer. Of course, being a team of two required cross training, putting Sean in front of the camera on occasion. His experience with Topspot USA provided a first-hand look behind the scenes in the music industry. They conducted over 300 interviews, where they began diving deep into the struggles that these artists experience. Their approach made them a favorite for a variety of publicists that frequently requested them for coverage at large events, often putting them in the same company of much larger publications.

Professional Highlights

  • Selected to become a junior broadcaster with NBC as a senior in high school
  • Hired as the webmaster for the Miami Marlins fresh out of high school
  • Worked as a production assistant with MTV for the 2004 Video Music Awards
  • Managed social media for two independent films that were theatrically released
  • Writer for Crunchyroll, Miami New Times and Hollywood Circle Magazine
  • Created the business plan and pilot program for the first school-run summer camp in Broward County
  • Responsible for overseeing Digital Communications for the sixth largest school district in the country and largest employer in Broward County
  • Selected as employee of the month for Broward County Public Schools

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Television Production from Florida International University
  • 21+ years of video production, graphic design and web development experience
  • 20+ years of customer service experience (Winn Dixie, U-Haul, Discovery Zone, World of Science, Babies R Us, Blockbuster, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 17+ years of business management experience (Winn Dixie, Blockbuster, Babies R Us, Town of Davie, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 15+ years in elementary education
  • 13+ years of audio production, having produced over 3,000 podcast episodes
  • 700+ videos produced, including interviews, public services announcement’s, music videos and commercials

After high school, Sean would go on to graduate from Florida International University where he majored in Television Production, made the Dean’s and received opportunities to work as a production assistant with MTV and as a boom operator for an independent film.

 

Education Career

After spending a decade working in the world of retail, Sean became a substitute teacher with Broward County Public Schools. What initially started as merely a financial decision quickly became a calling as he had an opportunity to work with students of all ages and exceptionalities. In typical fashion, Sean became a highly requested substitute at a number of schools and eventually limited his choices to two options. By the end of the school year, he received two full time job offers as a paraprofessional and decided to go with Silver Ridge Elementary.

As a teaching assistant, Sean was given the opportunity to transform the Fitness class from thirty-minutes of tumbling around on mats, into 30 minutes of interactive health lessons and project-based learning. During this time, he also became a sponsor for the school’s morning announcements and developed a video production course called Russell’s Roving Reporters.

At the end of his first year as a full-time employee, Sean was offered the opportunity to start a technology class in the newly constructed computer lab. More at home with the subject matter, Sean created a website, produced video tutorials and taught students how to use technology buy creating fun projects that encourage teamwork, entrepreneurship and project-based learning. He even created a puppet assistant named Chester to help keep the students entertained. During his second year as the Technology teacher, Sean was honored by the school as employee of the year and would go on to be recognized by the District as a finalist for the same award.

In January 2007, Sean was offered another promotion to serve as the school’s technology director. This role required him to manage over one million dollars in technology, plan professional development for staff and provide recommendations for future software and hardware purchases. During this time, Sean also served as a sponsor for the Safety Patrol program, a member of the District’s TLC Advisory Board, SAC Committee, and sat as the chair of the Technology Committee.

Never one to shy away from opportunity, Sean also worked for the school’s aftercare program. He started during his first year as a counselor and was promoted two years later to run the program. He would go on to serve as supervisor for seven years, where he also participated as a member of the District’s Aftercare Cadre. In 2009, Sean put together a business plan for the first summer camp program run by a Broward County School. After a lengthy approval process, the pilot was finally approved just two weeks before the camp opened its doors. This initial pilot would lead to an additional 7 years of continued growth not only for the school, but for the entire District.

In July 2014, Sean was hired as the District Webmaster for Broward County Public Schools. In this new administrative role, Sean was responsible for managing both internal and external digital communications for the sixth largest school system in the United States and largest employer in Broward County. He helped launch the first podcast produced by the District, which features the Superintendent, Board members and Cabinet leaders. In order to improve interdepartmental relations, Sean developed a District Web Committee that consisted of employees from various departments. Having been the Technology Director for seven years, Sean provided the first outreach from his department to schools by presenting at workshops. His media production background also proved instrumental in the successful marketing of the District’s 800-million-dollar bond initiative. Other accomplishments include leading web and video production for the District’s centennial celebration, management of web communications for a new internal and external web infrastructure and acknowledgement as employee of the month at the District’s headquarters.

Supporting Nonprofits

Sean believes that in order to be an effective communicator, you need to share your talents with others. He does this by volunteering his services and knowledge to nonprofit organizations.

He volunteers his mornings at Silver Ridge Elementary, teaching students how to produce videos and sponsors their morning announcements. Additionally, he helps the school with technology concerns and provides free marketing support.

In 2015, Sean began volunteering with the nonprofit organization HANDY. Their mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults. In addition to providing programming consultations, Sean served on their events committee providing technical support and currently is an acting co-chair for their programming committee.

In 2016, he joined another nonprofit organization called Animal Hero Kids. After meeting their founder at a Vegan Conference and agreeing to fill in as their cow mascot, Sean was “mooved” by their mission and agreed to volunteer as their Marketing and Communications Director.

Also, that same year, Sean donated his services to the nonprofit organization, Mass District. They are a district of creatives & businesses with a vested interest in the community & economic development of Fort Lauderdale through the arts.

Entertainment Experience

In 2004, Sean dove head first into the world of Japanese animation by creating a blog called Anime 3000. Knowing little about the industry, he took his journalism background and went to work. After attending the first New York Comic Con in 2006 as press, he walked away with some valuable industry contacts. From there, he would go on to launch his first podcast in 2007 and grow that into a network of 10 shows and over 1,000 hours of audio content. Videos and articles would follow and then advertising and sponsorships. Unfortunately, with increasing popularity comes the need of additional marketing and funding. Without a clear business model, Sean found himself getting stretched too thin and the network suffered as a result. Luckily, the lessons learned from this setback helped in other areas of Sean’s life and only motivated him to retool the network for an eventual relaunch in 2017.

In the fall of 2007, Sean partnered with a Silver Ridge Elementary co-worker to start a music blog called Topspot USA. What started as a way to spotlight local South Florida talent quickly transformed into a news company, featuring the biggest names in Alternative Rock music. Armed with nothing more than a video camera, microphones and gas money, Sean traveled around South Florida and the country documenting the lives artists, producers and media personalities. During his time with Topspot USA, Sean focused primarily on the marketing, business management, web development and media production, while his partner served as the public face, graphic designer and photographer. Of course, being a team of two required cross training, putting Sean in front of the camera on occasion. His experience with Topspot USA provided a first-hand look behind the scenes in the music industry. They conducted over 300 interviews, where they began diving deep into the struggles that these artists experience. Their approach made them a favorite for a variety of publicists that frequently requested them for coverage at large events, often putting them in the same company of much larger publications.

Professional Highlights

  • Selected to become a junior broadcaster with NBC as a senior in high school
  • Hired as the webmaster for the Miami Marlins fresh out of high school
  • Worked as a production assistant with MTV for the 2004 Video Music Awards
  • Managed social media for two independent films that were theatrically released
  • Writer for Crunchyroll, Miami New Times and Hollywood Circle Magazine
  • Created the business plan and pilot program for the first school-run summer camp in Broward County
  • Responsible for overseeing Digital Communications for the sixth largest school district in the country and largest employer in Broward County
  • Selected as employee of the month for Broward County Public Schools

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Television Production from Florida International University
  • 21+ years of video production, graphic design and web development experience
  • 20+ years of customer service experience (Winn Dixie, U-Haul, Discovery Zone, World of Science, Babies R Us, Blockbuster, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 17+ years of business management experience (Winn Dixie, Blockbuster, Babies R Us, Town of Davie, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 15+ years in elementary education
  • 13+ years of audio production, having produced over 3,000 podcast episodes
  • 700+ videos produced, including interviews, public services announcement’s, music videos and commercials

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After high school, Sean would go on to graduate from Florida International University where he majored in Television Production, made the Dean’s and received opportunities to work as a production assistant with MTV and as a boom operator for an independent film.

 

Education Career

After spending a decade working in the world of retail, Sean became a substitute teacher with Broward County Public Schools. What initially started as merely a financial decision quickly became a calling as he had an opportunity to work with students of all ages and exceptionalities. In typical fashion, Sean became a highly requested substitute at a number of schools and eventually limited his choices to two options. By the end of the school year, he received two full time job offers as a paraprofessional and decided to go with Silver Ridge Elementary.

As a teaching assistant, Sean was given the opportunity to transform the Fitness class from thirty-minutes of tumbling around on mats, into 30 minutes of interactive health lessons and project-based learning. During this time, he also became a sponsor for the school’s morning announcements and developed a video production course called Russell’s Roving Reporters.

At the end of his first year as a full-time employee, Sean was offered the opportunity to start a technology class in the newly constructed computer lab. More at home with the subject matter, Sean created a website, produced video tutorials and taught students how to use technology buy creating fun projects that encourage teamwork, entrepreneurship and project-based learning. He even created a puppet assistant named Chester to help keep the students entertained. During his second year as the Technology teacher, Sean was honored by the school as employee of the year and would go on to be recognized by the District as a finalist for the same award.

In January 2007, Sean was offered another promotion to serve as the school’s technology director. This role required him to manage over one million dollars in technology, plan professional development for staff and provide recommendations for future software and hardware purchases. During this time, Sean also served as a sponsor for the Safety Patrol program, a member of the District’s TLC Advisory Board, SAC Committee, and sat as the chair of the Technology Committee.

Never one to shy away from opportunity, Sean also worked for the school’s aftercare program. He started during his first year as a counselor and was promoted two years later to run the program. He would go on to serve as supervisor for seven years, where he also participated as a member of the District’s Aftercare Cadre. In 2009, Sean put together a business plan for the first summer camp program run by a Broward County School. After a lengthy approval process, the pilot was finally approved just two weeks before the camp opened its doors. This initial pilot would lead to an additional 7 years of continued growth not only for the school, but for the entire District.

In July 2014, Sean was hired as the District Webmaster for Broward County Public Schools. In this new administrative role, Sean was responsible for managing both internal and external digital communications for the sixth largest school system in the United States and largest employer in Broward County. He helped launch the first podcast produced by the District, which features the Superintendent, Board members and Cabinet leaders. In order to improve interdepartmental relations, Sean developed a District Web Committee that consisted of employees from various departments. Having been the Technology Director for seven years, Sean provided the first outreach from his department to schools by presenting at workshops. His media production background also proved instrumental in the successful marketing of the District’s 800-million-dollar bond initiative. Other accomplishments include leading web and video production for the District’s centennial celebration, management of web communications for a new internal and external web infrastructure and acknowledgement as employee of the month at the District’s headquarters.

Supporting Nonprofits

Sean believes that in order to be an effective communicator, you need to share your talents with others. He does this by volunteering his services and knowledge to nonprofit organizations.

He volunteers his mornings at Silver Ridge Elementary, teaching students how to produce videos and sponsors their morning announcements. Additionally, he helps the school with technology concerns and provides free marketing support.

In 2015, Sean began volunteering with the nonprofit organization HANDY. Their mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults. In addition to providing programming consultations, Sean served on their events committee providing technical support and currently is an acting co-chair for their programming committee.

In 2016, he joined another nonprofit organization called Animal Hero Kids. After meeting their founder at a Vegan Conference and agreeing to fill in as their cow mascot, Sean was “mooved” by their mission and agreed to volunteer as their Marketing and Communications Director.

Also, that same year, Sean donated his services to the nonprofit organization, Mass District. They are a district of creatives & businesses with a vested interest in the community & economic development of Fort Lauderdale through the arts.

Entertainment Experience

In 2004, Sean dove head first into the world of Japanese animation by creating a blog called Anime 3000. Knowing little about the industry, he took his journalism background and went to work. After attending the first New York Comic Con in 2006 as press, he walked away with some valuable industry contacts. From there, he would go on to launch his first podcast in 2007 and grow that into a network of 10 shows and over 1,000 hours of audio content. Videos and articles would follow and then advertising and sponsorships. Unfortunately, with increasing popularity comes the need of additional marketing and funding. Without a clear business model, Sean found himself getting stretched too thin and the network suffered as a result. Luckily, the lessons learned from this setback helped in other areas of Sean’s life and only motivated him to retool the network for an eventual relaunch in 2017.

In the fall of 2007, Sean partnered with a Silver Ridge Elementary co-worker to start a music blog called Topspot USA. What started as a way to spotlight local South Florida talent quickly transformed into a news company, featuring the biggest names in Alternative Rock music. Armed with nothing more than a video camera, microphones and gas money, Sean traveled around South Florida and the country documenting the lives artists, producers and media personalities. During his time with Topspot USA, Sean focused primarily on the marketing, business management, web development and media production, while his partner served as the public face, graphic designer and photographer. Of course, being a team of two required cross training, putting Sean in front of the camera on occasion. His experience with Topspot USA provided a first-hand look behind the scenes in the music industry. They conducted over 300 interviews, where they began diving deep into the struggles that these artists experience. Their approach made them a favorite for a variety of publicists that frequently requested them for coverage at large events, often putting them in the same company of much larger publications.

Professional Highlights

  • Selected to become a junior broadcaster with NBC as a senior in high school
  • Hired as the webmaster for the Miami Marlins fresh out of high school
  • Worked as a production assistant with MTV for the 2004 Video Music Awards
  • Managed social media for two independent films that were theatrically released
  • Writer for Crunchyroll, Miami New Times and Hollywood Circle Magazine
  • Created the business plan and pilot program for the first school-run summer camp in Broward County
  • Responsible for overseeing Digital Communications for the sixth largest school district in the country and largest employer in Broward County
  • Selected as employee of the month for Broward County Public Schools

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Television Production from Florida International University
  • 21+ years of video production, graphic design and web development experience
  • 20+ years of customer service experience (Winn Dixie, U-Haul, Discovery Zone, World of Science, Babies R Us, Blockbuster, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 17+ years of business management experience (Winn Dixie, Blockbuster, Babies R Us, Town of Davie, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 15+ years in elementary education
  • 13+ years of audio production, having produced over 3,000 podcast episodes
  • 700+ videos produced, including interviews, public services announcement’s, music videos and commercials

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Early Life

Sean Russell was born on February 17, 1982 in Miami Beach, Florida. His parents immigrated to the United States from Jamaica and both raised Sean and his older brother until they divorced in 1989. Sean watched his mother work multiple jobs while pursuing a college degree and developed a similar work ethic. As an elementary student, Sean would wash his neighbor’s cars and offer to help carry groceries up flights of stairs. In middle school student, he would recruit his friends to randomly go to local businesses to offer to hand out fliers. At the age of 13, Sean finally got his first job selling newspaper subscriptions for the Sun Sentinel. He describes his work ethic and ability to see the big picture as two of his strongest assets. These strengths are the primary reason he is consistently promoted by his employers.

His path towards becoming a media producers began in middle school. After watching Jurassic Park, Sean became obsessed with the work of Steven Spielberg. Having been a fan of his movies all his life, he began to research the skills that were necessary to become a producer. This led him to the Television magnet program at Hallandale High School. As a freshman, Sean purchased his first video camera and took advantage of an opportunity to interview local news personalities as they covered a triple homicide in his neighborhood. He would also manage to receive straight A’s and produce almost double the work of his peers, often working as a one-man team. Eventually, his work would be recognized by NBC where he would go on to serve as a junior broadcaster during his senior year.

He also learned how to create graphics on build websites during his time at Hallandale. This created an opportunity to build websites as a freelancer and eventually created a passion for business. In fact, the name of his current marketing firm was originally created as 10th grade class assignment.

Sean is often described as being ambitious and this is perfectly illustrated by his first high school internship. The directory of the Florida Marlin’s community foundation visited the school and Sean was tasked with creating a story on the event. After the project was over, he asked for her contact information and they both parted ways. The following year, he called the director after being enrolled in an internship class his senior year. His experience as an intern not only landed him a feature in the Sun Sentinel, but he also received a job as their webmaster and college scholarship from one of their players.

After high school, Sean would go on to graduate from Florida International University where he majored in Television Production, made the Dean’s and received opportunities to work as a production assistant with MTV and as a boom operator for an independent film.

 

Education Career

After spending a decade working in the world of retail, Sean became a substitute teacher with Broward County Public Schools. What initially started as merely a financial decision quickly became a calling as he had an opportunity to work with students of all ages and exceptionalities. In typical fashion, Sean became a highly requested substitute at a number of schools and eventually limited his choices to two options. By the end of the school year, he received two full time job offers as a paraprofessional and decided to go with Silver Ridge Elementary.

As a teaching assistant, Sean was given the opportunity to transform the Fitness class from thirty-minutes of tumbling around on mats, into 30 minutes of interactive health lessons and project-based learning. During this time, he also became a sponsor for the school’s morning announcements and developed a video production course called Russell’s Roving Reporters.

At the end of his first year as a full-time employee, Sean was offered the opportunity to start a technology class in the newly constructed computer lab. More at home with the subject matter, Sean created a website, produced video tutorials and taught students how to use technology buy creating fun projects that encourage teamwork, entrepreneurship and project-based learning. He even created a puppet assistant named Chester to help keep the students entertained. During his second year as the Technology teacher, Sean was honored by the school as employee of the year and would go on to be recognized by the District as a finalist for the same award.

In January 2007, Sean was offered another promotion to serve as the school’s technology director. This role required him to manage over one million dollars in technology, plan professional development for staff and provide recommendations for future software and hardware purchases. During this time, Sean also served as a sponsor for the Safety Patrol program, a member of the District’s TLC Advisory Board, SAC Committee, and sat as the chair of the Technology Committee.

Never one to shy away from opportunity, Sean also worked for the school’s aftercare program. He started during his first year as a counselor and was promoted two years later to run the program. He would go on to serve as supervisor for seven years, where he also participated as a member of the District’s Aftercare Cadre. In 2009, Sean put together a business plan for the first summer camp program run by a Broward County School. After a lengthy approval process, the pilot was finally approved just two weeks before the camp opened its doors. This initial pilot would lead to an additional 7 years of continued growth not only for the school, but for the entire District.

In July 2014, Sean was hired as the District Webmaster for Broward County Public Schools. In this new administrative role, Sean was responsible for managing both internal and external digital communications for the sixth largest school system in the United States and largest employer in Broward County. He helped launch the first podcast produced by the District, which features the Superintendent, Board members and Cabinet leaders. In order to improve interdepartmental relations, Sean developed a District Web Committee that consisted of employees from various departments. Having been the Technology Director for seven years, Sean provided the first outreach from his department to schools by presenting at workshops. His media production background also proved instrumental in the successful marketing of the District’s 800-million-dollar bond initiative. Other accomplishments include leading web and video production for the District’s centennial celebration, management of web communications for a new internal and external web infrastructure and acknowledgement as employee of the month at the District’s headquarters.

Supporting Nonprofits

Sean believes that in order to be an effective communicator, you need to share your talents with others. He does this by volunteering his services and knowledge to nonprofit organizations.

He volunteers his mornings at Silver Ridge Elementary, teaching students how to produce videos and sponsors their morning announcements. Additionally, he helps the school with technology concerns and provides free marketing support.

In 2015, Sean began volunteering with the nonprofit organization HANDY. Their mission is to embrace, educate, and empower vulnerable youth to become engaged, productive adults. In addition to providing programming consultations, Sean served on their events committee providing technical support and currently is an acting co-chair for their programming committee.

In 2016, he joined another nonprofit organization called Animal Hero Kids. After meeting their founder at a Vegan Conference and agreeing to fill in as their cow mascot, Sean was “mooved” by their mission and agreed to volunteer as their Marketing and Communications Director.

Also, that same year, Sean donated his services to the nonprofit organization, Mass District. They are a district of creatives & businesses with a vested interest in the community & economic development of Fort Lauderdale through the arts.

Entertainment Experience

In 2004, Sean dove head first into the world of Japanese animation by creating a blog called Anime 3000. Knowing little about the industry, he took his journalism background and went to work. After attending the first New York Comic Con in 2006 as press, he walked away with some valuable industry contacts. From there, he would go on to launch his first podcast in 2007 and grow that into a network of 10 shows and over 1,000 hours of audio content. Videos and articles would follow and then advertising and sponsorships. Unfortunately, with increasing popularity comes the need of additional marketing and funding. Without a clear business model, Sean found himself getting stretched too thin and the network suffered as a result. Luckily, the lessons learned from this setback helped in other areas of Sean’s life and only motivated him to retool the network for an eventual relaunch in 2017.

In the fall of 2007, Sean partnered with a Silver Ridge Elementary co-worker to start a music blog called Topspot USA. What started as a way to spotlight local South Florida talent quickly transformed into a news company, featuring the biggest names in Alternative Rock music. Armed with nothing more than a video camera, microphones and gas money, Sean traveled around South Florida and the country documenting the lives artists, producers and media personalities. During his time with Topspot USA, Sean focused primarily on the marketing, business management, web development and media production, while his partner served as the public face, graphic designer and photographer. Of course, being a team of two required cross training, putting Sean in front of the camera on occasion. His experience with Topspot USA provided a first-hand look behind the scenes in the music industry. They conducted over 300 interviews, where they began diving deep into the struggles that these artists experience. Their approach made them a favorite for a variety of publicists that frequently requested them for coverage at large events, often putting them in the same company of much larger publications.

Professional Highlights

  • Selected to become a junior broadcaster with NBC as a senior in high school
  • Hired as the webmaster for the Miami Marlins fresh out of high school
  • Worked as a production assistant with MTV for the 2004 Video Music Awards
  • Managed social media for two independent films that were theatrically released
  • Writer for Crunchyroll, Miami New Times and Hollywood Circle Magazine
  • Created the business plan and pilot program for the first school-run summer camp in Broward County
  • Responsible for overseeing Digital Communications for the sixth largest school district in the country and largest employer in Broward County
  • Selected as employee of the month for Broward County Public Schools

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Television Production from Florida International University
  • 21+ years of video production, graphic design and web development experience
  • 20+ years of customer service experience (Winn Dixie, U-Haul, Discovery Zone, World of Science, Babies R Us, Blockbuster, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 17+ years of business management experience (Winn Dixie, Blockbuster, Babies R Us, Town of Davie, Silver Ridge Elementary, Broward County Public Schools)
  • 15+ years in elementary education
  • 13+ years of audio production, having produced over 3,000 podcast episodes
  • 700+ videos produced, including interviews, public services announcement’s, music videos and commercials

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