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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.A. in Communication Studies – Media Studies and Production, May 2014

Minor in Medieval and Early Modern Studies



Audio Engineer and Editor, Run and Drum Media, February 2015-Present

  • Produced and edited over 200 podcast shows and interviews to date

  • Work with clients to edit raw podcast audio files for verbal stumbles, dead air, and cohesive content

  • Conduct remote recordings to then edit and deliver in podcast format

  • Interact closely with clients to ensure their satisfaction with product, delivery, and timeliness

  • Set up ways for clients to host files online and generate RSS feeds compatible with services like iTunes

  • Record audio for clients and deliver a final product usable for various applications including video projects


Freelance Videographer and Editor, Various Clients and Locations, March 2013 - Present

  • Work with various clients, including university departments, to produce and edit video content

  • Work closely with production teams to meet deadlines and meet client expectations

  • Lead videographer, lighting designer, and non-linear video editor for industrial and publicity video projects

  • Use HD camcorders and DSLR cameras to capture content


Accounting/Student Manager, RAM Shop – Student Stores, Chapel Hill, NC, January 2011 – July 2014

  • Approved invoices for payment, totaling up to $250,000.00 weekly from 10-15 vendors

  • Operated as liaison between store accounting office and the student sales floor staff

  • Audited inventory and paperwork for distribution of over 4,000 computers in Summer

  • Arranged payment for computer insurance plans, up to $100,000 monthly


Station Engineer, UNC Student Television, Chapel Hill, NC, January 2012 - May 2014

  • Worked with station manager and contractors to maintain and update studio and equipment

  • Utilized studio equipment to manage file archives and broadcast shows on 24 hour student network

  • Managed yearly budget of $50,000 for equipment, studio upgrades, and services

  • Used technical and logistical skills to propose purchases to board of directors and acquire them

  • Served on board of directors of a recognized nonprofit organization


Assistant Producer, Off The Cuff – UNC Student Television, Chapel Hill, NC, January 2012 - May 2014

  • Helped with scheduling meetings and logistics for filming

  • Collaborated with peers to come up with produce comedy sketches on film

  • Used HD cameras and editing software to put sketches together to be aired



"The Learning Leader Show with Ryan Hawk" - A podcast studying the art and science of leadership by interviewing world class leaders.

  • Audio editing, assembling audio elements, and mastering

“Primaries” -A man sets out to say goodbye to three things that he loves

  • Editor, audio editor

“Mixed Metaphors” -A man confronts his own fears and anxieties in an odd way

  • Editor, audio designer

“North Carolina Brews: A Craft Community” -Documentary on the craft brewing community in central NC

  • Editor, cinematographer

“Fight Club Jumbling Towers” -Off The Cuff episode where two friends relieve some stress

  • Editor, cinematographer, actor, assistant producer

“P.S.” - A Neo-Noir project in which a detective battles his own sanity when working a case

  • Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, lighting

“UNC Auxiliary Services Informational Video” - Details various UNC departments

  • Editor

“The Samaritan” - The guilty conscience of a man makes him paranoid in an old building.

  • Editor, cinematographer, director, script adaptation, lighting



  • Full Frame Documentary Film Festival - Fellowship Recipient 2014

  • Editor and audio designer for “Mixed Metaphors,” selected for 2014 Triangle Campus Film Festival



  • Proficient with non-linear video editing software Final Cut Pro 7/FCP Xand Adobe Premiere

  • Proficient with Panasonic Canon EOS Rebel t5i, HPX series, Canon 5D, Black Magic Cinema, and Sony EX1 cameras

  • Proficient with audio recording and editing software Cubase LE and recording hardware

  • Experience with QLab live production software and live audio equipment

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite

  • Beginner in Spanish




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