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Twin Cities / Minneapolis - Talented Shooter/Editor Available

Michael Ussby 8 years ago
Michael John Uss
5240 W 102nd St
Bloomington, MN
(651) 472-3533
michaeluss@yahoo.com

Summary

Worked in television news as a photojournalist for 7 (seven) years, including two years in Minneapolis, the thirteenth-largest market in the country
Strong production skills, a knack for unique ideas, dedicates everything to achieving what a client sets out to accomplish
Worked for ESPN X-Games as a freelance production assistant. Includes the Summer, Winter, and Global X-Games
Nominated for a 2006 Midwest Regional Emmy Award "Bug-Chasing" Shooter/Editor
Winner of Turnhere, Inc.Video of the Week for "Amerispec" Shooter/Editor (04/10/09) & "Steele-Jonas Highlight Reel" (06/15/09)
Produced a three-video summary of Minneapolis for HGTV/Frontdoor.com

Skills

Trained with Sony XDCAM, DVCPRO, Beta and Sony P2 cameras
Trained on Avid Media Composer, Boris AVX 5.0, and Adobe Photoshop CS3
Acts as both shooter and producer on shoots
Maintains freelance video production business (http://www.miniapplevideo.com)

Experience

Freelance Video Shooter/Editor
University of Minnesota St. Paul, MN 2008 - Present
Worked with the School of Pharmacy and the School of Dentistry on video assignments. Acted as a producer, shooter, and editor on both projects.

Photojournalist
KSTP-TV Channel 5 Eyewitness News St. Paul, MN 2006 - 2008
Shot and edited local news stories on Avid Adrenaline HD systems. Independently set up live spot-news microwave shots. Coordinated story shoots. Produced story ideas.
Worked with reporters and producers to hit deadlines each day.

Photojournalist
WKOW Newschannel 27 Madison, WI 2003 - 2006
Shot and edited local news stories on Avid News Cutter. Independently set up live spot-news microwave shots. Coordinated story shoots and hit deadlines every day.

Production Assistant
ESPN Summer/Winter/Global X-Games Los Angeles/Philadelphia/Aspen/San Antonio
January 2002 - 2004
Logged and selected shots for tease segments. Worked with editor and producer in Avid editing suite.

Education
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse LaCrosse, Wisconsin
Bachelor of Communication Arts (Broadcasting Emphasis) May, 2001

References

Jacob Portnoy
Media Projects Developer (Reports-To) University of Minnesota (612) 625-4523

Lindsay Radford
News Director (Boss) KSTP-TV (651) 642-4523

Joe Caffrey
Chief Photographer (Reported-To) KSTP-TV (651) 470-5354

Tim Sherno
News Reporter (Co-Worker) KSTP-TV (612) 860-0860

Eric Andersen
News Photojournalist (Co-Worker) KSTP-TV (612) 978-0759







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