Ernie Scatton

Freelance Audio Editor & Podcasting Freelancer

Location:Oak Park, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Ernie Scatton

Employment History
March 2014 – Present FM 87.7 The Game/720 WGN Radio, Chicago, IL
Imaging, Production, and Voiceovers
? Produced all opens, rejoins and production pieces for daytime programming on 87.7 FM
? Filled in as Host on 87.7 The Game
? Production and Commercial Voiceovers on 87.7 The Game & 720 WGN

Commercial Voiceover-Producer/Remote Engineer
August 2013 – March 2014 ESPN 1000, Chicago, IL
Engineer remote broadcasts, Freelance Voiceovers, Temporary Commercial Director
? Thorough understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
? Responsible for quality and integrity of incoming and outgoing signals
? Managed and coordinated onsite production elements to ensure highest level of broadcast quality
? Ability to work independently with a high level of reliability
? Worked at a premier level of technical complexity under pressure

Commercial Voiceover-Producer
November 2012 – March 2014 98.7 ESPN New York
Voice/produce commercials and special projects for station
? Voiced special projects for station i.e Superbowl Vignettes
? Remotely produced commercials for station
? Helped with imaging of station
? Provided voice for Brooklyn Nets, New York Jets, New York Rangers, New York Mets, New York Knicks and the New York Giants

Education Director
June 2010-May 2013 Illinois Center For Broadcasting, Chicago, IL
Oversee all aspects of the Education Department, Responsible for hiring/firing Instructors and Grad Assistants, Internship Coordinator for State St. Campus
? Collaborated with executive leadership and faculty to create learning development activities
? Maintained in-depth knowledge of full portfolio of ICB program offerings for this market
? Recruited potential students and faculty to expand university size and meet university goals
? Aided in learning events, small group instruction and faculty introductions.
? Collaborated with ICB financial aid staff to support student scholarships and fellowships.
? Engaged students in application, financial aid and scholarship processes to meet goal of 100% graduation
? Strong computer skills with to include MS Office products and other common software (Internet browsers, etc.)

Commercial Producer/Voice-Over artist
September 2009-November 2012 WSCR 670 The Score, Chicago, IL
Voice and produce commercials to air on station, Responsible for individual show production
? Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations.
? Support multi-transmission live environment.
? Work with clients to deliver voice-over creative that delivers effective and on-target message.
? Proficient in use of Pro Tools, Adobe Audition and Adobe Premier
? Ability to self-prioritize to meet tight deadlines
Commercial Director
June 2001 – September 2009 ESPN 1000, Chicago, IL
Responsible for all commercial production on-air, Responsible for daily production used on shows, Oversaw internship program
? Assisted in content and preparation of all commercial material
? Provided support to business channels to ensure commercial commitments, risks and liabilities were identified and mitigated.
? Suggested improvements and revisions to commercial copy to better deliver on client objectives
? Installed and performed preventive maintenance on the station's control consoles, boards, recording equipment, microphones, and a wide variety of other station equipment and electronic systems.
? Responsible for scheduling studios, arranging recording sessions and directing programs
? Reviewed contractual agreements for potential problems and suggested resolutions to those problems
? On-air production for Chicago Bulls, White Sox, Rush, UIC Flames, Notre Dame Men’s basketball games
? Developed key business relationships with clients and vendors

Operations Manager
January 1998 - June 2001 Burns Vet Supply, Elk Grove Village
Responsible for day to day operations of warehouse
? Oversaw daily operations of medical, dental, and veterinary warehouse
? Managed staff of 12
? Responsible for hiring and firing of staff
? Maintained payroll
? Oversaw inventory numbers

Receiving Manager
March 1992 - January 1998 Bed Bath & Beyond, Various locations
Receiving Manager in multiple states
? Selected and trained all receiving staff
? Responsible for daily operations in receiving
? Responsible for reconciling store returns
? Oversaw and reconciled inventory in stockrooms and topstock
? Opened 14 stores nationwide

Oak Park & River Forest High School – 1984-1988
United States Navy 1989-1992
June 2001-May 2002 Illinois Center for Broadcasting, Lombard, IL
? Radio/TV Broadcasting Certificate
? Student of the Year/Intern of the Year
Available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Audio Editing