Deric Tibbs

Freelance Video Editor & Journalistic Videographer

Location:Weehawken, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
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Dependable video editor and media management. Sound managerial and business judgment. Dedicated and experienced in news programming, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to provide responsible and dependable leadership. Motivated team player with strong analytical and decision making skills. Committed to professionalism.


Manhattan Edit Workshop New York, New York 04/08 – 5/08
Final Cut Pro 200
Avid Media Composer 101/110

Hunter College/New Horizons New York, New York 03/00 – 09/00
CE Courses Included:
Web Programming MS Access (Advanced) MS PowerPoint (Advanced)
P.C. Hardware MS Excel (Advanced) MS Visual C++ 6.0

Bronx Community College Bronx, New York 09/85-06/89
Major: Biology
Minor: Psychology


Final Cut Pro 200, Avid Media Composer, DVD Studio Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Live Type, Microsoft Word 6.0, Excel 5.0, PowerPoint 4.0, Access 2.0, MS Outlook 2000


BET New York, New York
FCP Editor/Multiplatform News Coordinator: Feb. 2008 – Oct. 2011
? Directly report to Vice President of News & Public Affairs

• Producer and editor of Centric’s Culturelist, News Web extras, HOTC Webisodes, BJG, Reed Between the Lines & Did You See That? for network air & online streaming.
• Responsible for researching, creating, producing and editing news and music content for online streaming.
• Assisting Sr. Streaming Media Manager in trouble shooting technical issues.
• Responsible for the proper use of broadband media player; mov and flv extension files for HD and standard format (16:9 and 4:3).
• Responsible for media management: log and capture original footage, naming conventions, organizing clips, slates, sequences and bins; backing up projects and files for edit.
• Responsible for all exporting, outputting and QuickTime files.
• Coordinate and oversee show website, and assist in keep a pre-established post system running
• Responsible for submitting creative briefs for the cropping of Home page, V2, Segment, and all Image packages for the use of online.
• Responsible for overseeing the creative structure and design of DVD labels and covers.
• Record keeping and storage of all show specials transferred to disc.
• Restoring sequences and media from project archives & deleting dated media
• Responsible for laying off and ensuring successful batch export of finished sequences to encoding drop box for online publishing.
• Responsible for submitting show special dubs from Avid or tape-to-tape and label dubs and masters
• Responsible for creating edit sheet, write main and segment teaser text for key word search terms and publishing for each show featured online.
• Manage and create show message boards, blogs and links.
• Creative development; pitch, research, write, and create show stories and concepts that air on Network
• Responsible for keeping account for daily news brief distribution.
New York, New York
Executive Assistant Oct. 2005 – Feb. 2008
? Directly report to the Vice President of News & Public Affairs

• Track production expenses, travel costs, crew equipment, and casting and coded invoices, expense reports and staff timesheets.
• Coordinate Talent, Executive Staff & Production Crew travel for the entire NYC, DC & LA News department team.
National & International travel.
• Assist in the reconciliation of production expenses, vendors, petty cash and show budgets accounts payable/accounts receivable
• Responsible for providing administrative support and office management to the News & Public Affairs department NYC & DC News Bureau.
• Process outside invoices, maintain financial files and legal records for contractors

BET New York, New York
Administrative Assistant Sept. 2000 – Oct. 2005

? Directly report to the Senior Executive Producer , Senior Creative Director and Music Video Director

Efficiency Manager for the following shows in New York: 106 & Park, 106 & Prime, Access Granted, Blueprint, Testimony, Studio to the Stage, On & Off, Grown Folks, BET Start, BET Now, BET Late, The L-Bow Room, BET Style, The Student Center, Bobby Jones Gospel, Lift Every Voice, Video Gospel, BET.COM, Cita's World, Rap City, Hits on the Street,
BET: The Next, Uncut, Midnight Love, BET INY, Video Soul Gold, Top 25 Countdown, Video Links and AM @ BET

Administrative Management
• Design BET’s Production Digitizing, Inventory, Editor’s and Producers forms for network
• Responsible for aiding as liaison to the Office Manager, Unit Manager, Fashion Director and Head Security in the steady flow of operations
• Design and maintain music show count database (spreadsheets and formulate) to record weekly show count (MS Excel)
• Help troubleshoot software computer application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and e-mail) upon request and make service calls to photocopier vendors and building management
• Schedule meetings, arrange trips, conference calls, administrating presentations, expense and budget accounts, aid in handling makeup and hairstylists, interviews and travel
• Distribute staff mail, faxes and incoming/outgoing deliveries
• Create all show budget cost for Access Granted, Blueprint, Testimony, and Studio to the Stage
• Create all Program Request sheets and show descriptions for Access Granted, Blueprint, Testimony and Studio to the Stage
• Screen all music show specials that require music clearance
• Create edit and maintain database for the entire music department of BET (MS Access)
• Responsible for maintaining and generating music play list for 18 music shows: (Over 10,000.00 video play list database - using Excel and Access)
• Design, create and maintain information video database for the music department using Excel and Access
• Collection of music submission forms for record keeping

BET New York, New York
Administrative Assistant Sept. 2000 – Oct. 2005

• Administer proper usage of Car Vouchers for BET’s on-air personalities and executive staff
• Design and create Excel spreadsheet database for Petty Cash
• Process all freelance timesheets
• Assist the Senior Executive Producer in creating formats for budget reports
• Assist the Senior Creative Director in enrollments of freelance and monthly contractors
• Assist the Senior Creative Director in handling payments, vendor returns, credits, matching, and reconciling invoices. Prepare vendor invoices / AP Vouchers for signatures and prompt payment
• Manage submission and preparation process for the network for the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

College Internship Coordinator
• Responsible for handling and distribution of BET’s Internship packet for the New York office
• Receive all applications and information for internship enrollment
• Submit all completed intern paperwork, interview, select, and effectively managed their daily activities
• Supervise interns and oversee the distribution of work assignments
• Organize and facilitate the orientation of new interns