Dalkema

Freelance Video Editor & Audio Editor

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Location:Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/dalkema
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DAN ALKEMA

6831 NW 43rd Terrace, Coconut Creek, FL (954) 495-0907 dalkema@juno.com

OBJECTIVE
A position utilizing over 20 years in post production with ability to edit quality television shows, and multi format distribution.

Experience
• Skilled nonlinear and linear editor using Final Cut Pro, Avid, Sony, Ampex and CMX editing equipment
• Effectively used Photoshop, Motion, and Smart Sound to enhance productions
• Researched, implemented and managed corporate network system and all new technology
• Edit National and International television shows, DVDs, corporate videos, training tapes, and commercials (National, Regional and Local)
• Accomplished in training new Editors, customer service; duplication and business operations

Employment
SENIOR EDITOR 2001-2010
Information Television Network Boca Raton, FL
• Final Cut Pro and Avid Symphony skilled editor
• Edit 30 minute health shows for PBS, Discovery, and NBC’s Patient Channel
• Edit hour specials for PBS on multiple subjects, corporate videos, and Nat’l TV spots
• Knowledge of DVD Studio Pro, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Motion and Smart Sounds
• Initiated PAL versioning process
• Developed Quality Assurance procedure to ensure client satisfaction
• Received over 24 National, awards for editing

POST PRODUCTION MANAGER/EDITOR 1998 – 2000
Alton Entertainment Miami Beach, FL
• Edited nationally syndicated half hour show; “Main Floor” rated #1 in New York
• Edited video news releases
• Conceptualized and developed the look of the open, bumps, teases and close of show
• Hired and managed editors and voice over talent

POST PRODUCTION MANAGER / SENIOR MANAGEMENT 1996 - 1998
Lawrence Productions, Incorporated Galesburg, MI
• Promoted to Corporate Manager of Post Production, Engineering and Building maintenance
• Developed and maintained budgets for Post Production, Engineering, Building, and Software
• Trained, managed and supervised contract personnel

SENIOR EDITOR 1990- 1998
Lawrence Productions, Incorporated Galesburg, MI
• Avid 8000 and 1000 Media Composer skilled editor
• Effectively hired, trained, supervised, and developed editors on Avid 8000, 1000 MCs and Audio Vision
• Edited corporate videos, training tapes, commercials (National, Regional and Local) and CD - ROM media
• Integrated Photoshop, AfterEffects and Illustrator into Post Production network
• Developed Quality Assurance procedure to ensure client satisfaction
• Designed edit suites including furniture, lighting and salt water aquarium
• Received over 80 local, regional and state awards for editing


POST PRODUCTION MANAGER/EDITOR 1988 - 1990
Such Video, Inc. East Lansing, MI
• Edited Michigan State University’s sports recruiting tapes, and the weekly football coach’s show with George Perles, aired nationally
• Edited videos for Michigan’s: Secretary of State, Agriculture Department, Health Department, Department of Transportation, Department of Education, and Corrections Department
• Edited training videos for Ford Motor Company, Oldsmobile and Cadillac
• Received over 20 regional and State awards for editing

SENIOR DIRECTOR/EDITOR 1986 - 1988
WWMT-TV Kalamazoo, MI
• Directed and Edited commercials and corporate videos
• Created graphics for productions

DIRECTOR/ GRAPHIC ARTIST 1983 - 1986
WUHQ-TV Battle Creek, MI
• Edit commercials
• Directed evening news, created daily graphics for news, designed news set

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR 1979 - 1983
KMVT-TV Twin Falls, ID
• Produced, Directed, Edited weekly agricultural show
• Directed evening news and local public affairs shows

WRITER/ PRODUCER 1978 - 1979
Nora Lam Ministries San Jose, CA
• Writer, Producer, of weekly international religious television show aired in Taiwan
• Produced, Directed, Engineered daily radio program short-waved into China

EDUCATION
BACHELORS DEGREE IN BROADCASTING 1975 -1977
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI

ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN JOURNALISM 1973 - 1975
Grand Rapids Junior College Grand Rapids, MI

FIRST CLASS FCC LICENSE 1978
San Francisco, CA
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Audio Editing