Terry Gangstad

Freelance Radio Producer & Audio Book Producer

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Location:Bellevue, Washington, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/terrygangstad
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Terry Gangstad
4263 141st Court SE Bellevue, WA 98006-3054
Home (425) 865-9365 Cell (425) 829-6324
E-Mail terryg@creativeoasis.com Web site www.creativeoasis.com

Experience:
o Management – Budgeting / Employees (1-4)/ Communications
o Audio – Editing/Sound Effects/Mixing/Sound Enhancement and Reinforcement
o Radio – On-air / production / programming / Marketing
o Internet – Web development / Podcast / Streaming/ HTML-CSS
o Writing – Commercial and Branding Copy / Comedy
o Sales and Marketing – Radio Account Executive
o Engineer – Studio Design / Equipment maintenance
o Video – Television Commercial / Internet Marketing / Podcast
o Studio – Design / Engineer / Producer

Skills:
o 15+ years of production, project and resource management experience in media production and image presentation development.
o A proven track record showing a strong ability to manage production projects and meet final budget goals.
o Client management and needs assessment.
o Work with creative team to develop project outlines and needs.
o Direct management of project production coordinating needs and talent.
o Manage all aspects of production: initiation, planning, execution.
o Proactive to resolve issues and conflicts before they become a problem.
o Manage budget and expenses
o Coordinate communication between project, client, and management.
o Maintain relationships with clients following completion.
o Experience working on multiple engagements with competing deadlines.
o Complete knowledge of industry standards, budgeting, management, communication, and media software and design tools.
o Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills
o Ability to recognize talent and how to properly use it within specific projects
o Proven organizational, planning and production management skills
o Bachelor’s degree in Communication.
Employers:
BOOK BUDDY DIGITAL MEDIA – SEATTLE WA Sound Design 5/11 to present
EDITING AND CLEANING BACKGROUND NOISE ON RECORDINGS, SELECTING AND PLACING SOUND EFFECTS WITHIN STORY-LINE, AND QUALITY INSPECTION OF FINAL PROJECT FOR AUDIO BOOKS PRODUCED BY BOOKBUDDY DIGITAL MEDIA. CONTACT – NIKKI RAMSAY

AMERICAN VOICE CORP. – MIAMI FL Audio/Video Producer 5/02 to present
WRITE, RECORD, AND PRODUCE VARIOUS AUDIO AND VIDEO PROJECTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH INTERNATIONAL VOICE TALENT, NICK MICHAELS. PROJECTS INCLUDE DEEP END RADIO, AN ONLINE AND SYNDICATED RADIO MUSIC SHOW, MAJOR MARKET RADIO IMAGING AND TELEVISION COMMERCIALS, IN CHICAGO, LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO, AND MORE. CONTACT – NICK MICHAELS NICKMICHAELS@BELLSOUTH.NET OR 305 667 1136

KISW/KMTT/KNDD – SEATTLE WA Radio Production Manager 9/99 to 5/02
IN THE LATE 90S, CORPORATE BEGAN MERGING MULTIPLE RADIO STATIONS INTO ONE BUILDING. AT THIS POINT, I WAS PUT IN CHARGE OF AND MANAGED THE PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT FOR THREE OF SEATTLE’S MUSIC STATIONS. I WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BUDGET AND TWO FULL TIME EMPLOYEES. ALONG WITH OVERSEEING THE PRODUCTION OF COMMERCIAL AND IMAGING PIECES FOR ALL THREE STATION, I ALSO DID DAILY STUDIO MAINTENANCE, COPY WRITING, AND DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATION AT MANAGEMENT AND CORPORATE MEETINGS. I HELPED WITH THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION OF OWNERSHIP OF KISW FROM NATIONWIDE TO ENTERCOM… AND HELPED TO BRING THREE COMPETING MUSIC STATIONS AND THEIR STAFFS TOGETHER TO WORK AS A TEAM. I ALSO WON SEVERAL AWARDS FOR MY RADIO PRODUCTION PIECES. CONTACT – CLARK RYAN (NOW AT KGON PORTLAND 503 223 1441)

KISW - SEATTLE, WA Radio Production Manager 3/89 to9/99
I MANAGED THE PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT FOR SEATTLE'S MAINSTREAM ROCK STATION. ALONG WITH PRODUCING COMMERCIAL AND IMAGING PIECES, I ALSO DID DAILY STUDIO MAINTENANCE, COPY WRITING, BUDGETING AND DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATION AT MANAGEMENT AND CORPORATE MEETINGS. I SUCCESSFULLY IMAGED KISW IN THE 90S AS THE MAINSTREAM ROCK STATION IN SEATTLE. WE WERE IN DIRECT COMPETITION WITH KXRX AND EVENTUALLY DROVE THEM OUT OF THE MARKET. I WON MANY AWARDS FOR MY CREATIVE PRODUCTION AND IMAGING WORK. I WORKED WITH THE SALES STAFF MANY TIMES TO DEVELOPE AND FOSTER ADVERTISING CLIENTS. THERE WAS NO WAY TO MEASURE THE MONETARY IMPACT OF MY WORK, BUT THE OVERALL RATINGS, HISTORIC IMAGE, AND ADVERTISING VALUE OF KISW IN THE 90'S WAS A DIRECT REFLECTION OF MY QUALITY PRODUCTION, CREATIVE IMAGING, AND ABILITY TO BE A TEAM PLAYER. CONTACT – BEAU PHILLIPS (NOW AT DIAL GLOBAL – NEW YORK CITY 212 429 2926)

OTHER EARLIER EMPLOYERS:
KHOP - STOCKTON, CA Radio Production Manager/Morning show sidekick-producer 5/87 to 3/89
KTAC/KBRD - SEATTLE/TACOMA, WA Radio Production Manager 5/84 to 5/87
KEDO/KLYK - LONGVIEW/KELSO, WA Program Director 6/83 to 5/84
KEDO/KLYK - LONGVIEW/KELSO, WA Account Executive 5/82 to 6/83
KKSN - PORTLAND, OR Radio Production Manager 4/81 to 4/82
KGAR - VANCOUVER, WA Announcer 6/80 to 4/82
KRDR - GRESHAM OR Announcer 6/80 to 4/82
KEDO/KLYK - LONGVIEW/KELSO, WA Radio Production 9/79 to 5/80
KGHL - BILLINGS, MT Announcer 9/76 to 8/79
KOYN/Y-93 - BILLINGS, MT Announcer 10/74 to 5/76
KEMC - (Public Radio) BILLINGS, MT 10/73 to 5/78

Independent Projects:

GANGSTAD PRODUCTIONS INC. – BELLEVUE WA Various Audio Contract Work 5/02 to present
MANAGE, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE AUDIO AND VIDEO STUDIO, SERVICING SEVERAL CONTRACTS WITH CLIENTS ACROSS UNITED STATES AND CANADA. DUTIES ALSO INCLUDED MANAGING AND PROGRAMMING AN ONLINE RADIO STATION. DURING THIS TIME, I PROVIDED RADIO IMAGING FOR KNX/KFWB IN LOS ANGELES HELPING TO MOVE BOTH STATIONS FROM 1.5 RATINGS TO 4.5 ... IN LOS ANGELES, ONE POINT IN THE RATINGS IS WORTH MILLIONS OF ADVERTISING DOLLARS. I DID THE SAME FOR KCBS IN SAN FRANCISCO HELPING THEM MOVE FROM 2 POINTS TO 5 POINTS IN THE RATINGS.
OTHER CONTRACTS INCLUDED:
B98/KOOL/RIVER/BEAR – KALISPELL, MT
KDUX – ABERDEEN WASH
WINQ/WZBK/WKBK – KEENE N.H.
KFWB/KNX – LOS ANGELES, CA
WMGX/WGAN/WZAN/WYNX – PORTLAND MAINE
KCLB – PALM SPRINGS
ROCK 94.5 – SPOKANE WA
WHMP – NORTH HAMPTON MASS
KTYD – SANTA BARBARA, CA
BOB RIVERS SHOW – SEATTLE WA (KZOK…NOW WITH KJR)

Other Specific Skills:
MANAGEMENT – Direction and management of Voice talent, Problem solving, Brainstorm facilitator, Department head, Budgeting and Organizational skills…
VIDEO/AUDIO EDITING - Digidesign ProTools, Mackie HUI interface, Cool Edit/Audition/SoundBooth, Sound Forge, Adobe After Effects, Apple Motion, SoundTrack, Logic and Final Cut Pro
STUDIO MULTI-TRACK ENGINEERING (ANALOG) - Otari 24 track / Soundcraft and Mackie sound boards
SOFTWARE – Fluent in both Mac and PC, MS Office, Toast, Digidesign Pro Tools, Website design: Html, XHTML/CSS/Flash, Itunes RSS.xml podcast, and youtube
COPYWRITING - Commercial Radio and Television Imaging, Industrial audio, National Radio Comedy
VOICE TALENT - Radio, Industrial, Television, Software (Nintendo Mario Golf) and CD-ROM

Education
MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY AT BILLINGS Bachelor of Arts Degree, Communication, 1978
NEW CITY CSS Graduate, Customer focus Selling/Creative Problem Solving, Brainstorm training 1991

Examples
WWW.CREATIVEOASIS.COM
WWW.DEEPENDRADIO.COM
WWW.MICHAELSANDGANGSTAD.COM
GANGSTAD MEDIA DEMO DVD Available upon request.