RESUME

 CareerHighlights

  • Over 10 years of experience in the broadcasting and media industry, both on-air and behind the scenes
  • Over four years of experience in project and transition management
  • Extensive experience in content development, programming and production
  • Highly developed skills as an on-air and on-stage presenter
  • Well-versed in Chicago, Canadian Press, and Broadcast News style guides
  • Authored hundreds of articles, interviews and posts for multiple print and web-based platforms
  • Excellent writing, public relations, time management, multitasking and leadership skills
  • Proficient with MS Office, IBM Lotus Notes, Adobe Creative Cloud, and WordPress

RelevantSkills

MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL

  • Coordinated the development of Knowledge Transfer (KT) plans for multiple accounts to facilitate employee training across IBM teams
  • Created and maintained process documentation and weekly KT reports for management
  • Programmed music, production and promotional material on a daily basis as Q107’s Music Scheduler
  • Booked, coordinated and conducted on-air and online interviews, performances and special features as both producer of The Kim Mitchell Show and a show host on Classic Rock Q107
  • Trained staff in music programming and technical production for Corus Entertainment

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Wrote and edited scripts and promotional copy for live broadcast and online release
  • Composed accurate interdepartmental correspondence in a timely and efficient manner
  • Created reports and presentations on IBM project development implementation and success
  • Excellent ability to connect with/entertain the public
  • Proficient research and editing skills

COMPUTER SKILLS AND SOFTWARE

  • Created PowerPoint charts and graphs for presentations on KT plan development and post-plan effectiveness
  • Designed daily reporting strategies for trainers and trainees using Excel and Lotus Symphony for data collection and group analysis
  • Produced audio clips and full recordings of interviews, musical performances and live broadcasts for on-air and online distribution

WorkExperience

IBM Canada, Markham
Project Support Specialist, October 2011 – Present

JW Media, Toronto
Freelance Writer/Editor/Web Consultant, April 2011 – Present

Classic Rock Q107, Toronto
On-Air Host, September 2005 – March 2011
Writer, Q107 Rock Report & WTF?! with Jason Ward blogs, January 2008 – March 2011
Producer, The Kim Mitchell Show, October 2004 – October 2009

Talk Radio AM 640, Toronto
Technical/Chase Producer, 2004 – 2005

Lucire.com (Fashion Magazine)
Photographer, Fall 2002 – Spring 2003

Bright Anvil Studios, Toronto
Editor/Writer, 1998 – 2000

Education

Editing Certificate, George Brown College, Toronto. 2015
Radio Broadcasting Certificate, Humber College, Toronto. 2003
Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science, University of Toronto. 2002

VolunteerExperience

Master of Ceremonies, Ontario March of Dimes’ Rock for Dimes, 2009-2010
Auction Prize, Shelterbox Fundraiser for Toronto Twilight Rotary Club, 2009

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