Utilize my extensive, natural talent and passion for conversation, music, and pop culture to pay the rent. Seek out any industry innovations with potential appeal to wide audiences to pay the bills.
Producer, 105.5FM WNSP (The Sports Station) Mobile, AL — August 2009-Present Producing/engineering almost all live in-house broadcasts and remote sportscasts while providing on-air commentary. Writing, editing, and otherwise producing imaging and promotional recordings, and voicing commercials.
Music Director, 97.1FM WJGR(The Prowl) Mobile, AL — May 2014-May 2015 Seeking out and reviewing all new music. Taking several initiatives, falling within several departments, to prepare for a transition to terrestrial radio.
Disc Jockey, 97.1FM WJGR (The Prowl) Mobile, AL — January 2014-May2015 Love the music. Know the music. Preach the music.
Host, 90.7FM WVUA (The Jake and YHWH Show) Tuscaloosa, AL — August 2007-June 2008 Providing entertaining commentary on breaking news stories, performing original comedic segments, conducting interviews with locally and nationally recognized musicians, actors, civic leaders, filmmakers, academics, and artists, along with standard DJ duties.
Production Director, 90.7FM WVUA (The Capstone) Tuscaloosa, AL — June 2007-June 2008 Writing, producing, recording and voicing all promotional, underwriting, legal ID, and public service recordings. Training staff in use of all production equipment and software. Designing promotional campaigns.
Music Director, 90.7FM WVUA (New Rock) Tuscaloosa, AL — August 2005-January 2006 Remaining in contact and good standing with record company representatives, reviewing all new music presented to the station for airtime approval.
Operations Assistant, 91.3FM WUAL (Alabama Public Radio) Tuscaloosa, AL — August 2004-November 2005 Editing and producing radio broadcasts and web content.
University of South Alabama 2013-2015 Assisted in establishing my hometown's first college radio station to broadcast in several years. Completed coursework regarding formal radio education. University of Alabama 2004-2006 Attempted a degree in the Academic Study of Religion in order to start a cult, but I spent all my time at the radio station, and it just seemed easier to do from there.
Quick study with any software and familiar with several editing and broadcasting softwares including Adobe Audition, Propellerhead Reason, OMT iMediaTouch, Audacity, and Rivendell
Tolerant to pressure, enjoy solving unexpected problems, and incapable of anything other than enthusiasm and ambition for all tasks
Always capable of formulating at least three options.