Jesse McDonald

Freelance Audio Editor & Advertising Videographer

Location:Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 Skills
1/10 Jubilee Ave, Broadbeach, QLD 4218 | (C) 61416477588 |

Professional summary
My back ground over the last 15 years involves a multi task of skills. I've produced 50 TV shows to air
around the nation on digital 44 from night fill at Woolworths and a Croupier at Jupiters Casino.

During the last seven years i have travelled to Europe filming and editing. I have learnt to be a
communicator, a social media nerd, ability to produce and host 69 half hour TV shows, a dad, a
husband, a nervous wreck at times, have understanding to be patient and that the result desired will
be achieved with patience and hard work.
l Sound editing
l Television and print journalism l Social media
l Control room floor l Digital video production process
l Field production l Valid passport
l Social media l Deadline-driven
l Works well under pressure l Collaborative
l Skilled multi-tasker l Fast learner
l Self-starter l Budgeting
l Flexible schedule
l Leadership
l Final Cut pro
l Reliable
l Drive left & Right sides
l Cash handling
l Communications
Work history
Jupiters Casino Apr 2000 - Jun 2004
l Cash handling Dealing with customers Held casino license RSA certificate Responsible Gold Coast
service of gambling.
Business owner/ Director/ Producer
Racing in Paradise Mar 2005 - Current
l Produced/ hosted fifty half hour TV horse racing show Blinkers Off (Racing in Digital 31 Brisbane
l Videographer.
l Editing/ Filming.
l Corporate events inclusive.
Night Fill
Woolworths Mar 2010 - Jul 2012
Duties were to stock shelves at Woolworths Mermaid Waters
Camera operator Sky Channel
Beaumont pty ltd Feb 2010 - May 2012

Duties were filming races live for Sky Channel from the Gold Coast Racecource and Brisbane Race club.
Job description
Racing In Paradise Apr 2004 - Current
I have been a currently self employed for the last 10 years with casual work when things have slowed

During the last eight years i have travelled Europe filming for Sirecam, Lion Nathan, Doctored pictures part of
my contract has been in Europe filming and editing for major thoroughbred auction houses.

Produced and hosted 69 TV shows that have aired on digital 44 over the last three and half years. The
show has aired in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Description of that work has included all social media, working with sponsors to fund the airtime, building
the shows websites and producing the content and guests.
High School Diploma:
Vaucluse High 1992
House captain of Maquarie House. Vaucluse NSW
Cricket captain of year 10 and 11 division 1.

Participated in many school fund raising activities from the start to end of my schooling career.
Major accomplishment
My biggest accomplishment has been during the last four years, where i set out to produce a TV show. Off my own initiative i have self taught myself and built
contacts within the network industry, I have produced 69 half hour shows to air in Sydney,
Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide with an averaging audience of 20,000.

During this process Ive dealt with general mangers of Tattsbet, marketing leaders from the Magic Millions
and the Brisbane Racing Club amongst the few.

During the course of the show i have learnt to Build and design the shows website handle all social
media handles and constantly meet deadline for the networks.

Ive learnt a lot from this process and demonstrated that you can do anything if you put your mind to it.