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Professional History

WOOD-TV8 Promotions Producer


Created promos, commercials, and feature stories for news, sports, web, and weather for broadcast. Videographer, video editor, and motion graphic designers for promos, human interest stories, and Weather Experience digital videos (2021 Regional Emmy Winner Project).

Ryan Simmons Video LLC Owner/Founder


Create relationships with clients, conceptualize video, shoot video for events/promotions, conduct interviews, lighting, audio mixing, b-roll, edit videos and audio using Adobe Premiere, create motion graphics with After Effects, and revise videos for clients. Manage and log media library. Produce instructional videos for YouTube Channel. *Freelanced for clients until LLC was official. Clients vary from non-profits, marketing, public relations, and pro-sports.

Career Dress Digital Media Specialist


Create promotional social media videos utilizing Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and Adobe Media Encoder. Helping generate traffic to Career Dress social media channels as well by developing strategies for SEO and creating their LinkedIn page.

WXMI FOX 17 Videographer/News Editor


Utilize Final Cut Pro X. Responsible for putting together VOs, SOTs, SOTVOs, NATVOs, news packages, and headline packages for the 6:00pm, 10:00pm, and 11:00pm newscasts, weekdays and weekends. Blitz Editor: Edit “hit zone” packages, “sounds of the game” packages, “blitz boss” highlights. File highlights received through FTP. ENG skills to assist with editing and developing news stories.

Bronco Productions Technical Director, Camera Operator, and Post-Game Editor


Technical Director: Switchboard operator for Ross Carbonite, Tricaster, and Mica Broadcast Pix for stadium video board, ESPN3, and NCHC live stream.
Camera Operator: Handheld and wide camera. Sony cameras.
Post Game Editor: Utilized Adobe Premiere CC. Camera Operator for post- game interview. Use journalistic skills to produce soundbites from players and coaches.

Resume: CV
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