Kendall Grant

Freelance Audio Editor & Video Editor

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Location:Hyattsville, Maryland, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kendallgrant
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Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
$35
Rate/Hr
Kendall M. Grant

EDUCATION:

Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences Tempe, AZ
Audio Recording and Production Diploma 2001

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Leidos (formally know as SAIC) Reston, VA
Multimedia Specialist 2011 to Present
· Provide support to various videoconferencing and multimedia technologies for executive levels.
· Videographer for Classroom and field around the DC Metro area
· Adobe Premiere Editor
· Voiceover personality for video recording
· Set design for classroom simulation
· Still Photographer for school events
· Maintain all equipment in facilities in conference and training rooms and perform preventative maintenance when required.
· Coordinate with departments for recording company meetings and videos.
· Manage efficient working of multiple projects at a given time.
· Monitor technical issues and resolve them it efficiently.
· Transfer video files for intranet broadcast
· Provide VTC support

KMG Media Productions LLC Hyattsville, MD
Audiovisual Specialist/CEO 2010 to Present
· Provide audio-visual support for various venues including conferences, concerts, and other events
· Operate cameras, audio, lighting, and other media equipment.
· Provide live sound to various venues
· Troubleshoot and conduct pre-event testing and setup audiovisual equipment.
· Provide technical direction for live multi camera video recordings
· Edit video for post-production
· Organize, shoot, and edit wedding video and utilize video cameras, still cameras, DVD authoring, and printing.
· Record post-production voice-over for broadcast and other recordings

Omniplex Security Services Chantilly, VA
Access Control Officer 2008 to 2011
· Ensured that staff were signed in and out of the building
· Screened customer’s surveillance systems for security purposes
· Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevented passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
· Wrote informative reports to update management on all security matters.
· Exercised sound judgment and maintained confidentiality at all times.
· Effectively handled typical, medical, and crisis situations efficiently

Inter-Con Security Inc. Alexandria, VA
Security Officer 2008 to 2008
· Patrolled and monitored grounds, facility, and exterior doors of customer’s building
· Ensured that staff were signed in and out of the building
· Screened customer’s surveillance systems for security purposes
· Communicated effectively and collaboratively worked in a team
· Write informative reports to update management on all security matters

Youth Connex Inc. Burtonsville, MD
Radio Production Director 2007 to 2008
· Recorded all programs for broadcast each week
· Programs for broadcast each week aired on Praise 104.1fm& Heaven 1580 am
· Broadcast each week around the world from oneplace.com
· Produced Commercials for broadcast
· Ensured that all segments producers work is ready for broadcast
· Ensured that all shows are received by the radio stations on time

AT&T Government Solutions Herndon ,VA
Audiovisual Technician 2007 to 2007
· Maintained customer’s VTC network

Verizon Business Reston, VA
Audiovisual Installation Technician 2006 to 2007
· Pre-wired, installed, and maintained customer’s VTC and TV grid systems
· Provided onsite customer support

WAVA 105.1 FM Arlington, VA
Control Board Operator 2003 to 2007
· Executed daily operations by monitoring WAVA-FM , WITH-AM and XM Satellite Station
· Operated radio transmitters and maintained the operation log transmitter power for the FCC every two hours
· Adjusted controls to maintain constant sound modulation and ensured that transmitted signal remained sharp and clear

Omniplex Security Services Chantilly, VA
Access Control Officer 2006 to 2006
· Ensured that staff are signed in and out of the building
· Screened customer’s surveillance systems for security purposes
· Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
· Wrote informative reports to update management on all security matters.
· Exercised sound judgment and maintain confidentiality at all times.
· Effectively handled typical, medical, and crisis situations efficiently

Immediate Connections Inc Washington, DC
Audiovisual Technician 2003 to 2006
· Supported personnel engaged in controlling and maintaining lights, audio, and video equipment for client in corporate events at Washington, DC area Hotels
· Operated audio & lighting consoles for customer’s corporate events
· Set up and tore down audiovisual equipment before and after events

US Investigations Services Mc Lean, VA
Security Monitor 2005 to 2005
· Guided contractors to their assigned areas of the customer’s building
· Monitored all the contractors’ activities while on the property
· Reported all security violations to my supervisor

Swank Audiovisuals Washington, DC
Audiovisual Technician 2003 to 2004
· Supported personnel engaged in controlling and maintaining lights, audio, and video equipment for client in corporate events
· Planned and arranged for special effects requested by the client
· Operated computer for meetings and assisted clients with MS Power Point presentations
· Notified supervisor in writing of equipment failures
· Set up and tore down audiovisual equipment before and after events
· Ensured that client signed for their bill

Pal-Tech, Inc Arlington VA
Audio Specialist 2002 to 2002
· Controlled audio equipment and regulated volume level and quality of sound during recordings
· Set up microphones and directed workers in placing microphones in locations that ensured quality of sound reproduction
· Cut microphones in and blended output of individual microphones by adjusting volume, fader, and mixer controls
· Structured and maintained a studio schedule using MS Excel
· Designed and printed labels for various language programs that were recorded

WGTS 91.9FM Takoma Park, MD
Control Board Operator 2000 to 2000
· Selected CD recording to be played based on program specialty
· Aired other matters of interest to audience, such as weather, time and traffic conditions
· Wrote entries in log providing information on all elements aired during broadcast, such as musical selections and station promotions
· Adjusted controls to maintain constant sound modulation and ensure that transmitted signal was sharp and clear
· Wrote discrepancies on operation log for engineer to review

QUALIFICATION SUMMARY:
· Excellent working knowledge of Windows Vista and Windows XP& 7 Operating Systems
· Excellent customer service skills
· Excellent working knowledge in the setup and use of audio equipment: soundboards, microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers, and related equipment.
· Skilled in all aspects of sound production and technical direction for radio and special events, including recording, dubbing, editing
· Radio experience includes voiceovers, commercials, public service announcements (PSAs)
· Proficient in Adobe Premier CS5, Adobe Audition, Photoshop, and Sound Forge
Skills (2) Rating
Audio Editing
Video Editing