Jim Frisby

Freelance Television Producer & Budgeting Freelancer

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Location:Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
Phone: 8137702239
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jimfrisby
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PROFILE
• Twenty years management experience, including project management and consulting within various business settings, as well as experience in employee relations, training, and development
• Managed career development, workload capacity planning, targeted projects, reporting and timely communication of more than 250 employees
• Bachelor of Science in Communications with a Minor in Video Production – Liberty University 1993
• PC literate with working knowledge of MS Office Suite and FrontPage
• Proficient in Final Cut Pro and all Adobe CS4 applications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jewelry Television – Knoxville, TN – November ’10 to Present
• Direct a staff of production personnel in a national retail television environment
• Develop and implement strategies to maximize viewership and sales
• Assist in personnel scheduling, including location shoots, live show coverage and vacations
• Develop in-house training programs for new and existing employees

Bluewater Media – Clearwater, FL – January ’10 to November '10
• Directed a staff of 5 production personnel in a start-up retail television environment
• Provided technical support for all of the broadcast related equipment required to produce all live programming
• Assisted in personnel scheduling, including location shoots, live show coverage and vacations
• Developed in-house training programs for new and existing employees
• Fostered long term relationships with vendors, clients and co-workers

HSN – St. Petersburg, FL – January ’98 to November ‘09
• Directed a staff of 25 production personnel in a high volume, fast-paced retail television environment
• Created employee incentive, development, and task-monitoring programs
• Production Manager over two national retail networks – Both operational 24/7
• Ensured customer satisfaction by inspiring and leading a knowledgeable and courteous staff
• Successfully completed several in-house training programs
• Cultivated and maintained excellent working rapport with other departments and personnel
• Effectively planned and scheduled crew members and equipment to accommodate daily requests

City of Ames – Ames, IA – May ’97 to January’98
• Updated and implemented job-specific policies and training
• Acted in absence of production manager, effectively owning increased responsibility
• Maintained day-to-day operations of multi-user public access facility

WOI-TV – Des Moines, IA – July ’96 to May ‘97
• Assisted in annual budget development
• Recruited trainees via in-house job postings, advertising campaigns, and job fairs
• Updated training manuals; coordinated and oversaw internal training courses
• Maintained knowledge of changing labor and safety regulations
• Implemented policies and training
• Reviewed, updated, and presented wage and salary structures
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Television Production
Budgeting