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LAUNDIA BLAIR
Nationality:   Jamaican

Email:             [email protected]

Mobile:           (876) 542-8646

Address:         02 Oakland Avenue

Passagefort

Portmore

 

 

CAREER OBJECTIVE

Until such time that I may achieve my short-term goal of completing my BA Degree, I commit to utilizing my professional skills and experience to achieving the company’s goals in the areas of communication, coordination and office administration.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE_________________________________________
January 2009 – March 2010 & November 2016 – Present: Production Coordinator, Television Jamaica

 

Duties included but were not limited to:

 

Standard administrative duties
Planning and organizing various live and recorded studio and outside broadcasts
Communicating on a daily basis with key production personnel i.e. Production managers and all crew members in preparation for a given programme/broadcast
Booking all relevant personnel needed for multiple productions
Planning, organizing and arranging the movement of crew members, equipment and supplies to and from various locations
Coordinate welfare related matters for crew and guests
Preparing work schedules outlining productions and events on a daily basis
 

 

September 2006 – Present, Floor Manager, Television Jamaica

 

Duties include but not limited to:

 

 

●I have direct responsibility and supervision over an 8-member team and all visitors to the television studio.

●Planning and successfully executing live and recorded television programmes with my team daily.

●Enforcing all rules and regulations while ensuring compliance from all individuals under my command.

●Ensure all health and safety regulations are met

 

 

 

 

 

June – November 2006   Production Assistant, Television Jamaica

 

Duties included but were not limited to:

 

Escort and inform visitors and guests of all company protocols.
Provide craft service (including purchasing and sourcing items) for up to a 110-member team.
Handling a low to medium-sized budget.
 

 

July – August 2006- Producer (Watch N’ Win)

 

Duties included but were not limited to:

Produce a summer programme along with features, suitable for children under 12 .
Prepare and edit television scripts.
Ensure the well-being and safety children 12 years and younger; before, during and after production.
 

February 2008 – March 2010, Technical Director/Vision Mixer, Television Jamaica

 

Programmes included Eye on Sports, Smile Jamaica: Its Morning Time, Prime Time News, Religious Hardtalk, Profile, Coverage of various Sporting and Cultural Events

 

Duties included but were not limited to:

 

Serving as chief of a technical crew, ranging from 8 to 30 members.
Operating a video switcher while ensuring all vision sources are maintained at Broadcast quality.
Train staff on equipment use.
 

 

October 2012, Editor, Buzzz Magazine (November-December Issue)

 

Duties included but were not limited to:

● Writing stories for the magazine

●Meeting deadlines.

● Assigning stories/articles.

● Editing written material while ensuring information is accurate.

● Conducting continuous research to drive the development of the magazine.

● Conducting interviews

 

 

April 2010 – November 2015; Producer, Radio Jamaica 94 FM

 

Duties included but were not limited to:

 

Clearing copyrights and enforcing media laws.
Having responsibility for the audio content of broadcasts on multiple platforms.
Managing the logistics of getting people, resources and equipment together at the right place and time.
Sourcing relevant resource material and conceptualizing ideas for radio broadcasts
Creating and voicing scripts and audio promos
EDUCATION________________________________________

CARIMAC; UWI, Mona 2003 – 2007 (83 Credits Attained)
BA Degree in Media & Communication (Television)
COURSES INCLUDED:

□Advanced Broadcasting Skills

□Introduction to Broadcast Media Management.

□Advertising and Copywriting

□Media Ethics & Law

□Deconstructing the Culture of Sports

□Recent Philosophy

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES_____________________________________________
Scheduling

Organizing

Record-keeping

Problem solving

Inventory control,

Office administration procedures

Typing

Resourcefulness

Verbal and written communication

Interpersonal

Professional Phone Manner

Work very well under pressure

Knowledge of Basic camera operation

Vision-mixing

 

Interests:

Event coordinating, project management, radio and television production, video editing, voice-over acting.

 

REFERENCES:
 

Derrick Wilks (JP/Broadcaster)

32 Lyndhurst Road

Kingston

876-926-1100

 

 

Markland Edwards (JP)

02 McPherson Drive

Braeton

St. Catherine

876-399-1100

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