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Chris Sabo

Assistant Director of Multimedia Marketing at Ohio University

Akron, OH, USA
With an intense desire and passion, I pursue every opportunity that will help me to become a more well-rounded professional. With this persistence, my intentions are to secure a position within the sport or entertainment industry doing video related work. Please do not hesitate to contact me. I have additional samples of my work that I completed while interning at NFL Films. Thank You.

Work Experience

The University Of Mississippi

Producer/ Director

- Creates documentary projects and institutional productions.
- Responsible for meeting production deadline and for final product.
- Schedules the production in terms of pre-production, production and post-production.
- Assists with establishment and maintenance of an orderly equipment room.
- Establishes and maintains a systems for checking equipment out to students for approved projects.
- Supervises/directs production staff (Editors, Videographers, Student Interns, Writers, etc.).
- Takes an active role in video production training and academic curriculum by directly working with students in classroom settings
June 2013 - Present Oxford, Mississippi, United States

NFL Films

Producer Department Intern

-Used creative and technical editing skills to create sound on tape pieces NFL Network’s show Playbook.
-Researched content an exclusive NFL Films on-line database.
-Assisted and observed in the preparation, of a typical NFL Films on-location shoot.
-Aided segment producers by listening to their footage needs, researching it, and obtaining it for them.
May 2010 - August 2010 Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States

Ohio University

Assistant Director of Multimedia Marketing

- Generated content for Ohio University's athletic websites including game recaps, player profiles, and highlight films.
- Constructed weekly highlight films to be shown to the football team before games.
- Filmed meetings, practices, and games for the Emmy nominated original documentary series "Relentless."
- Design, build, and upload player profile pieces to Ohio University's website.
July 2012 - 2013 Athens, Ohio, United States

The University Of Akron

Assistant Director of Video Operations- Graduate Assistant

-Coordinated the taping of practices and games for film study.
-Imported, logged, and organized practice and game footage to an in-house network.
-Fabricated highlight-based videos and created weekly DVD cutups for players and coaches.
-Shot each game from the sideline for highlight purposes.
July 2011 - May 2012 Akron, Ohio, United States

Storied Rivals Sport Media L.L.C.

Camera Operator, Videographer

- Drives on-location to shoot sporting event
- Captures footage that can be used to tell a story about the game and its surrounding environment.
August 2012 Ohio, United States

2 The Moon Media

Editor, Camera Operator

- Partnered with the CEO and media team to discover, define, and execute the vision of the final product.
- Received footage to edit into commercial based products.
- Built graphics that helped to enhance the product and make them esthetically pleasing.
March 2012 Akron, Ohio, United States

Cleveland Area Golden Gloves

Co-Producer, Camera Operator, Editor

- Met with the marketing director to discuss the needs and wants of the organization.
- Filmed in the boxers at weigh-ins, in their locker rooms, and at ringside to capture footage to be used in promotional videos.
- Created motion graphics, led the musical production process, and edited sequences for production.
January 2012 Brook Park, Ohio, United States

Friday's Finest Highlight Company (Personal Endeavor)

Creator, Producer, Editor, Camera Operator

-Uploaded, logged, and selected season footage for the construction of highlight films for potential college student-athletes and local high school clients.
-Created professional video products that were used for college recruiting purposes, or as a family keepsake and remembrance.
November 2007 Akron, Ohio, United States

Hiram College

Content Producer for the Department of Admissions and College Relations

-Constructed multiple promotional videos on student-life aimed at potential Hiram students.
-Sent videos to potential incoming first-year students and uploaded them onto YouTube for promotional purposes.
2007 - 2011 Hiram, Ohio, United States

Hiram College

Content Producer for the Athletic Department (Football and Basketball)

-Developed concepts for promotional highlight films telling the story of the team’s season.
-Introduced and presented my films to potential athletes during off-season recruit visits.
October 2007 - May 2011 Hiram, Ohio, United States

Hattie Larlham

Camera Operator

-Filmed the secondary camera while receiving instruction from the producer via headset.
-Helped with the set-up and breakdown of the shooting location.
-Duties included running audio wire, setting up cameras and tripods, and hanging backdrops and lights.
May 2009 - August 2009 Hudson, Ohio, United States

The Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium

Aquatic Manager, Life Guard, and Water Safety Instructor

-Directed and oversaw the daily operation of a staff of seven lifeguards.
-Functioned as the first link in the Emergency Action Plan and first responder in aquatic emergencies.
-Taught public and private swim lessons to children from ages two to 50.
-Checked for proper levels of pool chemicals to ensure patron safety.
-Handled patron relations related to the aquatic facility and its employees.
September 2004 - July 2011 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States

Hiram College

Softball Field Crew Chief

-Managed a crew of six work-study employees.
-Coordinated, scheduled, and approved work time with head coach and athletic director.
-Prepared the stadium and playing surface for intercollegiate competition.
February 2007 - May 2011 Hiram, Ohio, United States

Education

Hiram College

Bachelor of Arts

-Cumulative GPA: 3.73 / 4.00 Magna Cum Laude
-Dean’s List 2007-2011
-Communication Department Honors
-Recipient of the 2011 National Collegiate Athletics Association Jim McKay Scholarship
-Participated in the 2011 NCAA Sports and Entertainment Summit
-Lambda Pi Eta member (The Official Honor Society of the National Communication Association)
August 2007 - May 2011 Hiram, Ohio, United States

University Of Akron

Master of Science

-Cumulative GPA: 4.00 / 4.00
-Member of the Sport Science Academy
-Steering Committee Planning Member for “UA 5K” Homecoming Road Race
August 2011 Akron, Ohio, United States

Awards

National Collegiate Athletics Association

Jim McKay Scholarship

2011

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, DV Sport,