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Background

Professional Preparation

 Advanced Radio Broadcasting, Wyoming Community Education, Wyoming, MI.

Studied for my B.A.S. in Communications w/ Radio Emphasis & minor in Advertising/Public Relations at Grand Valley State University,  Allendale, MI.

Dan O’Day – Tommy Kramer & Jaye Albright “Radio Personalities” Seminars.

Arbitron “Radio Boot-Camp”

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Ohio Center for Broadcasting                   Denver, CO

03/11-     Top rated Radio Instructor for accredited curriculum. Directly involved in the streamlining of the Audio   Production (Adobe 5.5) and Formatics programs. Consistent 100% top ratings from students and  faculty.

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WestwoodOne Radio Net                               Denver, CO

01/11 –      National Air talent for WestwoodOne Classic Rock formats. Highly requested commercial voice/production talent for PDQ Custom Commercial Production service

KKFM  98.1                                                Colorado Springs, CO

06/02 – 12/09    Assistant Program Director, Promotions Director, Music Director, 3p-7p Air talent from 6/02 to 1/09 then 7p to Mid for 2009. Dominating the 30+ audience in every shift I held ending #1 25-54 pers. for Fall Arbitron 2009. Directly contributed to keeping KKFM in the top 3 rankers for 7+ years with dominating the 30+ demographic.  Developed from scratch, or improved exponentially winning promotions keeping KKFM top of mind, and top 3 in the market, for little to no money out of operating budget as well as creating winning marketing plans for clients. Maintained consistent positive image of station with focused community involvement.

KVOR – AM 740                                      Colorado Springs, CO

03/9 – 12/09   Anchored the News for the #1 billing midday show from 10a – 2pm.

KVUU – 99.9                                            Colorado Springs, CO

04/00 – 05/02   The “Coda” in Casey, Coda & Coffey In the Morning . Colorado Springs Gazette rated Best Morning Show in The Springs 2001 beating out the Bob & Tom Morning Show.

KYXZ – 103.9                                          Colorado Springs, CO

05/99 – 04/00   Assistant Program Director, AM Drive and Music Director. Directly assisted in the launch of Classic Hits 103.9 the Eagle beating the local Heritage Classic Rock Station in the Fall ’99 Arbitron

KEGL FM                                                    Dallas,TX                                                                  

1/98 – 5/99       Weekends and swing rated #1 in target demographics. Assisted in the development of a winning Morning Show to replace Howard Stern and a part of the on-air team that permanently defeated Q102, Dallas, TX in 1998

WBAP/KNKI                                                 Dallas, TX                                                                   

5/97 – 5/99        Assistant Production Director and Studio Producer for 50K watt WBAP and creative services for the launch of KNKI. Developed into the top requested Production talent for the WBAP Sales Staff.  Occasionally filling on the Bill Mack Trucking Network.Put together production an Imaging pieces for the launch of new Adult AC station KNKI.

ABC Radio Networks                               Dallas, TX                                                                                                                                         

10/93 – 1/97     Z-Rock format. Generated 30% increase (18-34 pers.) my first book and held a National ratings average in the 20’s for 3 ½ years. Assisted in the successful format change from Heavy Metal to the first Active Rock.

WLAV AM/FM                                             Grand Rapids, MI                                                             

7/84 – 6/92       7pm – Mid / Assistant Prod. for WLAV-FM. Generating #1 ratings in target demographics.  Programmed and ran multiple special programs which ran on a weekly basis. Operations Manager for W. Michigan Z-Rock Affiliate, tripling the ratings in 6 months on WLAV-1300AM.

WYCE                                                               Wyoming, MI

09/80 – 04/83  Directly involved in the development and launch of a practical 20 hour broadcast day for Wyoming Community Radio. Taught hands-on techniques to broadcast students.

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Technical Knowledge

Experienced and comfortable with all digital editing equipment,  including, Adobe Audition, Orban DSE 7000 digital production systems with Audicy upgrades -

AudioVault, Auto Cart, Prophet, Scott and Dial Global Stroq broadcast systems

Music Master and Selector scheduling software

Yamaha SPX effects Generators, compression and dbx  channel separation

Vox Pro and 360 Systems audio record and play-back  systems

Digital Paper, Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, Power Point  Both PC and Mac literate

 Current Home Studio:

I-Mac w/ Adobe Audition CS-6 Electrovoice RE-27 Mic run through Alesis MultimixUSBFX Digital board and connected to a 10+Mgbz up load internet for fast sound transfers.