Cameron D. Parker
University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Masters in Media Communication, May 2012
(Thesis requirement left for graduation)
Master Thesis: Images of Masculinity in the Jersey Shore – Director Jack Banks
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Bachelors in Communications, December 2003
Areas of Interest
Sports Journalism Popular Culture
Sports Media Gender issues in Media
Issues in New Media Politics/Current Events
Critical Race Studies Media Criticism
Cultural Studies Qualitative Research Methods
Production, ESPN, Bristol, CT, 2004 – present
•Produce highlights, montages and teases, analysis video, features and SOT’s. Executed many high level projects. Super Bowl highlights, MLB Playoff highlights, NBA Playoff highlights, ESPN Top Plays. Strengthened production on remote/travel NBA productions by interviewing professional players for show needs and features. Helped successfully launch SportsNation through creative ideas and segment production. Experience with using social media to enhance production value. Manage multiple rundowns. Coordinate with various Producers needs for daily studio shows. Initiate and complete projects that enhance programming.
MS Office Teleprompter
Professional Presentations SAP
Quantel Font/Graphic support
Final Cut Pro ENPS
Computer Savvy Interviewing
Mendez, J. and Parker, C. (2011, February). Waiting for the “Fantastic 4”: The reality behind television’s new reality series School Pride, paper presented at the Southeastern Association of Educational Studies Conference, UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Parker, C. (2011, April). Women in power and sexuality re-presented through the voice of Glee: Different perspectives or more of the same, poster presentation at the Eastern Communication Association Conference, Arlington, Virginia.
Parker, C. (2011, April). Money, power, revenge: Gossip Girl’s shopping guide to happiness, paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Conference, Arlington, Virginia.
Parker, C. (2011, April). Race, nationality, and cultural representations of new television shows: Who has the power? Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Conference, Arlington, Virginia.
Mendez, J. and Parker, C. (2011, November). “The problems are complex, but the steps are
simple. “Critically examining the (mis) representation of school reform in media and popular
culture, paper presented at the American Educational Studies Association in St. Louis, Missouri
Parker, C. (2011 November). Masculinity and police dramas. Hegemonic vs. counter hegemonic representations, paper accepted at National Communication Association Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Eastern Communication Association (ECA)
National Communication Association (NCA)
National Society of Leadership and Success
2004 Emmy Award Winner for SportsCenter production
Available upon request