I am passionate about using my gifts, talents, and media experience to glorify Jesus while ministering to others.
Summary Of Qualifications
- Experienced On-Air Radio Personality, Program and Music Director with extensive knowledge of studio and live broadcasts, digital production and automation, and voice-overs. - Proficiency in on-air coaching, station marketing, fundraising, community outreach and ministry promotions - Proficiency in Adobe Audition, ENCO, and Scott Studios automation software - Proficiency in Mac and Windows computer environments and applications - Ability to generate creative, entertaining, and encouraging radio concepts with a friendly, personable demeanor - Ability to adapt to various on-air formats - Public speaking to audiences of varying demographics - Experience in supervision, relationship and team-building, organization, motivation, and conflict resolution
On-Air Personality, 2011 - Present South Central Media, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Host of Songs Of Worship and Praise, featuring encouraging thoughts and music. A successful, top-rated show in the Knoxville Market.
Program Director, 2001 - 2008 Foothills Broadcasting, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Overall leadership of on-air staff; Responsible for maintaining strong ties to the local community; Fundraising; Building strong team atmosphere; Choosing programming that fit lifestyle of target listener
Music Director, 1999 - 2008 Foothills Broadcasting, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Report to Program Director; Choosing music that fit lifestyle of target listener; Music Research; Reporting music playlists to trade publications and charts; maintaining Music Industry relationships
On-Air Personality, 1997 - 2010 Foothills Broadcasting, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Responsible for creating and executing a relevant, topical show geared toward target listening audience, featuring current events, station promotions, and other important content approved by Program Director
On-Air: Morning Show (3 years); Drive Time (6 years); Night Show (2 years); Specialty Shows (2 years)
Technology Supervisor, 2011 - Present Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Tennessee Valley, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - Plan and oversee programming for Radio BGC, an online radio station operated by Boys and Girls Club members. (www.radiobgc.org) - Also oversee and implement educational opportunities for club members using iPads, computers, and other career-building technologies.
Director Of Family Ministries, 2007 - Present Calvary Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - Created HDKIDS! Ministry; implemented new family-focused strategy for Babies-5th grade - Oversaw extensive elementary environment renovation - Launched weekly family worship experience (Kidstuf) - Social Media integration - Developed a strong leadership team and created effective volunteer recruiting strategies - Cast a vision that falls in line with the overall vision of the church - Established strong community partnerships with local elementary schools, and oversee - Childrens Ministry Fellowship of Knoxville (CMF), a local group of childrens leaders and pastors
Education and Training
University Of Tennessee, 1999 Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Communications, Bachelor's Degree Concentration in Broadcasting
Awards and Accomplishments
- Featured contributor to various radio trade publications - Nominated for 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Radio and Records Station of the Year (WYLV) - Voted Runner Up (Best Radio Personality) in 2009 Knoxville News Sentinel East Tennessees Best