Scott Lee

Freelance Television Producer & Script Writer

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Location:Kissimmee, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/scottlee
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SCOTT LEE • Orlando, Florida

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Helped to give birth to the Golf Channel on January 17, 1995; sat in PC when the switch was flipped and have been delivering solid stories in a variety of formats ever since
• Lead Producer, Big Break NFL and Big Break Myrtle Beach; held the reins on Golf Channel’s longest reigning Original Program and helped steer it to continued popularity through 23 seasons

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Producer, GOLF CHANNEL, Orlando, Florida Original Programming (2006-2015)
Big Break, Golf Channel reality competition series and top-rated original franchise for 23 seasons
• Lead Producer, Big Break Myrtle Beach (2014), Big Break NFL (2013); developed series storylines and challenges, cast series, co-managed crews of 10 cameras or more, produced talent; posted several episodes and oversaw segment/story producers to maintain story integrity
• Segment/Story Producer, Big Break The Palm Beaches, Florida (2015), Big Break Greenbrier (2012) and Big Break Atlantis (2012); conducted player interviews and contributed to storyline concepts and management, produced 8 episodes in total, including the Greenbrier finale
• Story Producer, Big Break Mexico (2013), Big Break Indian Wells (2011), Big Break Dominican Republic (2010); conducted player interviews and generated series narratives
• Conducted multiple home visits and “day in the life” features for contestants, including management of projects at international venues, with international crews
Golf Channel’s Top-10 series, a documentary compilation/countdown series, 2009-2010
• Produced/directed multiple episodes and assisted with numerous others; produced approximately 100 features, coordinated and supervised stylized interview shoots
• Wrote content for features and for host introductions and on-camera segues

The Turn, a weekly golf instructional magazine, 2007-2008
• Co-Producer; co-conceptualized/developed series, including format and content
• Wrote and supervised scripts and scripted elements
• Regularly traveled to PGA TOUR events and worked with world-renown golf instructors to re-enact top shots of each week and teach viewers how to play those shots
• Directed multi-camera crew in fast-paced ENG environments and fed raw materials to home office for rapid turnarounds to air

How Low Can You Go? reality series, 6 episodes, 2006
• Segment Producer; managed one of three participant’s story lines and character arcs
• Organized b-roll shoots in field and in studio

Associate Producer, GOLF CHANNEL, Orlando, Florida Golf Central (2003 – 2006)
• Reformatted nightly line production of Golf Central for the Golf Channel UK’s audience.
• Determined program content for international consumption (i.e. Asian Pacific Rim, Middle East, etc.)
• Produced features, coordinated graphics, developed story ideas and conducted statistical research
• Trained new production staff members and interns in all facets of Golf Central production

Video Producer, BLUEMOON PRODUCTIONS INC., Toronto, Ontario (2001-2003)
• Produced/directed corporate videos and radio commercials for clientele including: Nike Canada, Labatt Breweries of Canada Limited, Volvo Canada and Aventis Pasteur Limited; Cultivated and managed business relationships
• Created production schedules, constructed budgets and generated project quotations
• Booked crews and talent, organized and oversaw video shoots on location and saw projects through to finish by supervising edit sessions and final product delivery in numerous formats

Associate Producer, GOLF CHANNEL, Orlando, Florida Viewer’s Forum/Leaderboard Report (2000-2001)
• Line Producer, Leaderboard Report, coordinated production team, created show lineups, wrote scripts, prepared and checked statistics, ordered graphics and timed Leaderboard Report, a live-to-tape, graphic-and-analysis-intensive, weekly golf update program
• Regularly produced “Drive Through History” and “Hammer Time” segments, including several installments of the “Intern Boy Saga”
• Coordinated live satellite interviews for Viewer’s Forum, a live, weekly discussion, debate and call-in show. Booked and confirmed guests, traveled to tournament sites, secured locations and worked with camera, audio and truck technicians on site

Freelance Producer, ESPN, Orlando, Florida Bryant Gumbel Celebrity Golf Tournament (1999)
• Headed one production unit in various locations and environments, supervised and instructed crew in coverage of golf tournament, delegated duties, conducted interviews and assisted Senior Producer

Associate Producer -- Features, GOLF CHANNEL, Orlando, Florida Golf Central (1999-2000)
• Wrote and produced teases and features for Golf Central, a Cable ACE award-winning, live, nightly news program devoted to the sport of golf
• Contributed to the development of, and regularly wrote/produced, several weekly, sponsored features (including "Hot Shots", "Putt of the Week", and "Stat Crunch")
• Worked in ENG production, covering numerous events from various field locations
Intern/Production Associate, GOLF CHANNEL, Orlando, Florida Golf Central (1995-1999)
• Participated in the launch of The Golf Channel, the world's first and only 24 hour all-golf cable network, on January 17, 1995
• Logged tournament coverage and produced highlights
• Performed research to obtain golf scores, statistics, and information for graphic coordination and script writing
• Developed ability to perform effectively under deadline pressure

EDUCATION
Pennsylvania State University • graduated August 1995
Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast-Cable Communications