Freelance Presentation Designer & Event Planner

Location:Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Karen Trombley

Objective: To use my skills as an audio visual technician/supervisor, Communication skills, as a Supervisor, event coordinator, PowerPoint 2010 creator, social media skills, as you see fit within your company

Currently: Attending MOTT Community College, Flint, MI chasing after a Communications Technology Degree

2012 - Present WOMC Radio, Ferndale, MI

On the air weekends, board operation, promotions

2011 Event Technology Supervisor at Marriott Detroit, MI Supervised four to sixteen technicians at a time in the set up of conference events in 100,000 feet of space daily. Guided and assisted technicians in the setting up of microphones, Polycom phone use, laptop connections to internet, Extron connections. With Excel recorded use of rented equipment to stay within budget, formed relationships with vendors, managed freelance talent when needed for larger events. Record keeping of events to discern and evauluate progress. Logged and maintained time sheets, invoices, and vendor information and reported to management. Worked with minimal supervision when planning and executing events. Continued use of Outlook 2003, Excel 2007, and Powerpoint 2010 / 2003 programs.

2010 - 2011 On - Air at WRSR 103.9 THE FOX, Flint, MI On air personality, wrote copy and recorded commercials with Neve mixing board and Audiovault for radio broadcast, went live for station promotions, when going live set up banners, consulted with client for execution of event.

2008 - 2009 Audio Visual Supervisor, Motor City Casino, Detroit, MI
Supervised two to six technicians at a time to carry out live events. Completed Motor City Casino supervisor training for customer service satisfaction. Tracked and managed vendor labor, equipment invoices for management approval, and coordinated banquet event orders for technicians to stay informed, TV voiceover for Casino promotion, Continued use of WORD 2007, Excel 2007, Powerpoint 2003. Started out as audio visual technician and learned the Yamaha M7CL 24 track mixing board for live bands, ran Crestron light and audio mix for banquet space, set up microphones and 400k LCD projectors for conferences, set up every aspect of a band in bar on 16th floor of hotel and on live stage, troubleshot TV issues in hotel. Followed through on union standards. Obtained Level 2 gaming license.

2002 - 2008 On- Air at WCSX, Detroit, MI On - air personality, assisted production coordinator on MAC with Protools, ran digital board in air studio, production library keeper, professional liaison between departments, live promotional appearances, Continued use of WORD 2003, Excel 2003, and Outlook 2003, distribution of media in different formats such as mp3, cd, .wav and executed on deadline.
2002 - 2006 Sound Engineer at Harmonie Park Recording Studio, Detroit, MI Filled in for secretary and coordinated talent, library keeper organizing media, recorded and maintained live and post sessions for clients on a Neve mixing board, filled clients needs from in to out the door of a session, voiceovers
Education: 1990 Specs Howard School Of Broadcast Arts
FCC License, broadcast studio operations, broadcast writing

2003 Recording Institute Of Detroit
Certified Sound Engineer, Music Theory

2013 MOTT Community College, Flint, MI
Communications Technology Associates Degree

SKILLS : People person, broadcasting, providing customer service excellence, PowerPoint 2010, Extron, live sound, social media, Crestron, audio editing with Protools and video editing with Final Cut Pro, audio visual in a conference setting, voiceovers, ability to be on time, Communications