Shannon Lockhart

Freelance Blog Writer & Television Producer

Location:Edison, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
Portfolio: Experience in broadcast positions of significant responsibility. Skilled in various aspects of broadcast journalism, writing stories, research and production, developing creative story ideas, using and confirming sources, studio and sound techniques, and related electronic media functions
• Very energetic and enthusiastic with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong internet, research and PC skills as well as knowledge of order entry and invoice processing

Career Progression:

Bloomberg Television, New York City, NY
Freelance A2 & Sliding Op (10/18/11 – Present)
• Responsible for providing guest and reporters with IFB and microphones
• Managed sliding breaks during several live shows
• Accountable for all audio equipment and troubleshooting any unexpected occurrences during live shows

Mind's eye productions, Brooklyn, NY
Intern (7/5/11 to 8/23/11)
• Location scouting for short education film.
• Assisted with casting extras for film.
• Created Google document used for feedback from educational professionals to capture authenticity for film.
• Assisted with organizing and supervising all extras.
• Responsible for all catering duties on set.

Pan Desi TV Network, Edison, NJ
Intern (2/17/11 to 3/9/11)
• Supported director daily with casting auditions/rehearsals as well as conducted them independently.
• Assisted executive producer with casting call backs, research, and booking guest.

Independent Film, Battery Park city, NY
Producers Assistant/ Props master (10/10 to 12/10)
• Gathered, organized, and supervised the use of all props while on and off set.
• Created weekly prop list breakdowns for various scenes
• Proofed scripts as well as produced scene breakdowns and tended to all producer needs.

MTV Networks, Manhattan, NY
Production Intern (Spring 2007)

• Assisted in increasing hits to the website through innovative web postings
• Commended for successfully finding large numbers of participants for an MTV Pilot.
• Responsible for assisting with posting top 5 video clips from multiple sources onto Web Junk website

Education: Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Broadcast Journalism, 5/07