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News & Video Production Resume
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Dunkelberg Productions: Freelance Producer/Writer/Talent/Public Relations
Fort Worth and San Antonio, Texas November 1997-Present

Award-winning video productions and promotions for clients in news, online video, online communication, promotional video, community service and documentary production, including KSAT-TV, Land Rover San Antonio and USAA .  
Fleet Feet Sports San Antonio – Webmaster and Online Promotions
January, 2007 – present

  • maintain website to keep it current and in accordance with corporate guidelines
  • prepare, send and maintain email newsletters through Constant Contact
  • earned the store “All Star” designation from Constant Contact for 2008
  • prepare photos and videos for online display
  • maintain Facebook online presence

World War II: In Our Words - KLRN-TV – Producer/Narrator– World War II: In Our Words premiered in September, 2007, airing in conjunction with Ken Burns’ The War.

  • wrote and narrated three, one-hour documentaries
  • oversaw scheduling and conducted at least 70 interviews
  • acquired props for set decoration
  • obtained permissions for all music and images
  • researched and logged archive video
  • designed DVD disc labels
  • oversaw a team of up to six persons
  • provided information and images for publicity
  • coordinated with an oversight committee
  • met all deadlines

Heroes - KLRN-TV – Producer/Narrator profiling three, local, Hispanic Medal of Honor recipients. Originally a15-minute filler prepared for The War, after its premiere, KLRN ordered a full, half-hour version.

  • produced parallel to World War II: In Our Words
  • located next-of-kin of Medal of Honor recipients
  • acquired necessary permissions for historic video and images
  • wrote and narrated a 15-minute and later a 30-minute documentary
  • oversaw a team of up to five persons
  • met all deadlines

GreaseBuster Solutionsscript /voice over -

  • researched the product and turned over finished product to TriCam Video in less than a week
  • GreaseBuster is a repeat client

Big Bend 50 Ultra RunPromotional and Online Video/Public Relations

  • shot, edited and produced promotional videos for online and DVD promotional use
  • maintained media contact list and prepared news releases on race updates and results
  • provided updates to contestants prior to the race using Constant Contact

UPN-21/KXTA-TVAssociate Producer - Gimme the Mike! (two seasons)

  • scheduled interviews with all 20 contestants at their home or work all over the Dallas/Fort Worth area
  • prepared the logistics for the shoots under a strict and harsh schedule, meeting multiple deadlines
  • produced background pieces introducing contestants to viewers

Claymation - Associate Producer & Announcer - US Miss World Pageant -

  • prepared special video segments for the show, profiling contestants, pageant activities and sponsors
  • kept a challenging schedule and met all deadlines

South Texas Public Broadcasting - Producer/Host - USS Lexington: Always Ready!

  • wrote and hosted a one-hour documentary
  • clients wanted a video of ship history and serve as a tour to help meet Americans with Disabilities Act
  • scheduled and conducted interviews
  • researched history dating back to the American Revolution
  • found and got permissions for archival photographs and other material
  • earned a Silver Telly, and has been viewed on public television stations across the country
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KSAT-TV: News Reporter/Special Segment Producer, Writer and Commentator
San Antonio, Texas - November, 1991-December, 1998

  • produced and reported a sound-off and trouble-shooter segment driven by viewer interaction.
  • reported general assignments, state politics and spot news
  • extensive live coverage (particularly of natural disasters)
  • experienced in handling multiple, daily deadlines

KIII-TV: Television News Reporter
Corpus Christi, Texas -

  • conducted investigative reports in several areas, including an award-winning look at a charity bingo scam
  • live reports of Hurricane Gilbert in 1988
  • covered Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and the U.S. Coast Guard, particularly during the First Gulf War
  • extensive live shot experience and meeting multiple, daily deadlines

Texas Wireless News : Owner-Operator of Freelance Radio & TV State Capitol News Service
Austin, Texas

  • managed radio and television broadcast news service based at and covering the state capital
  • supervised a staff ranging from two to four (depending on the political season)
  • provided multiple feeds to clients, ranging from a dial-up service to customized coverage
  • Clients included KRLD-AM/Dallas, KRLD-TV/Dallas, KRNN-AM/San Antonio, WOAI-AM/San Antonio, KAMR-TV/Amarillo, KIKK-AM/Houston and others.
  • experienced in meeting multiple, daily deadlines
  • motivated staff for a quality product at all times

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2009 – Bronze Telly Award (3) – “World War II:  In Our Words”
2008 – Bronze Telly Award – “Worst President” Rally
2004 - Bronze Telly Award - Sisterdale Safari VI - Land Rover San Antonio
1999 – IABC San Antonio – Bronze Quill – One-Time Film/Video Elf Louise (for USAA)
1998 – Silver Telly Award - USS Lexington: Always Ready
1997 – The Communicator Award of Distinction-USS Lexington: Always Ready!
1997 – Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Commentary – First Place – KSAT-TV
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Best Feature (serious) – Second Place - KSAT-TV
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Best Feature (light) – Second Place (tie) - KSAT-TV
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters - Best Investigative Report – Second Place (tie) – KIII-TV
Aviation Writers Association-Best Broadcast Report (Central Div.)-KRLD/AM


University of Texas at Arlington BA Communications (Journalism)
Editor of the university newspaper – The Shorthorn


Microsoft Office, AppleWorks, Final Cut Pro Suite HD, Macromedia Studio 8, Cool Edit Pro, Net Objects Fusion 8, DigiDesign™ Pro Tools LE, Mbox, Adobe Photoshop 7, QuickTime, MGI VideoWave III (SE), CuteFTP, Captain FTP, Microsoft Vista & XP and Apple OS X.5.

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