AUDRA COHEN

Galloway, NJ • www.linkedin.com/in/audra-cohen/
CELL (609) 892-6097  • E-MAIL audramcohen@gmail.com


 

Highly motivated recent college graduate with a strong passion for media and broadcast production.  Skilled in communication and collaboration; fosters productive working partnerships and keenly supports team efforts.  A self-starter with a reputation for a calm demeanor, impeccable work ethic, excellent judgement, meticulous attention to detail, and a pro-active approach to meeting goals and deadlines.  Maintains active knowledge and interest in current events, politics, and public affairs. Organized, flexible, and efficient; adapts seamlessly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.  

 

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor of Arts & Science: Journalism & Media Studies

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2018

Broadcast Living Learning Community & National Honor Society

 

Relevant coursework included: Digital Television Reporting, Experimental Filmmaking, Media Ethics & Law, Animation 2D, Broadcast Writing, Writing for Media, Gender, Race, & Class in the Media, Documentary film for Writers, Public Speaking,  & Public Relations

 

Technical skills include: Adobe Premiere Pro 6 & CC, MS Office, Adobe Photoshop CC & Animate (basics), Adobe Audition CC & Paint Tool Sai


 

MEDIA EXPERIENCE

 

Longport Media, Linwood, NJ                                                                                                                                                          10/2018-present

Radio Production; Shows Produced: Joe’s Table for Two, Volume Up, Business Beats, Shore Local Live, Creating Wellness w/ Dr. Calabro

  • Produced live talk shows while operating soundboard and cueing audio during show

  • Ensured all operations were running smoothly with as few complications as possible

  • Operated tie-line system and audio system for live remote shows

  • Assisted with promoting and running merchandise during shows and events for two stations (WMGM 103.7 & KOOL 98.3)

  • Edited recorded shows and segments and promptly sent them to hosts directly after their airtime 

  • Created and recorded packages, promos, and shows to be broadcast during commercial breaks and airtime, uploading them into the server


 

RU-TV, Piscataway, NJ                                                                                                                                                                         4/2016-12/2017

Production Assistant/Entertainment Producer

Supported Rutgers University Television in the production of educational, promotional, cultural, documentary, and news segments.

  • Edited video packages and products including short-form promos and long-form multi-camera documentaries.  Selected and compiled footage for desired style and flow; added effects, music, and motion graphics

  • Researched, summarized, and transcribed news information; wrote interview questions for on-air personalities

  • Recorded on- and off-site interviews, stand-ups, and B-roll footage

  • Worked in master control room.  Monitored camera operation, ensured proper equipment function, guaranteed recording quality control, and prepared programming for playout

  • Collaborated with several departments to coordinate show schedules

  • Worked Rutgers Day, a campus wide event with live online coverage

  • Directed, produced, and managed videography for select projects.  Examples include: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpGtznG4TAw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILHXGqXyYZI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzX2VbDYWo0&t=5s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLGbxkMKvQY

 

Absegami High School, Galloway, NJ 10/2011-6/2012

Videographer

  • Recorded performances, dances, and award ceremonies, as well as indoor and outdoor sports games

  • Worked soundboard/audio mixer with supervisor during school performances and plays

  • Edited footage for the school’s daily television program.  Ensured that complete information was communicated professionally and within allotted time slot

  • Organized digital files and transferred to video


 

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Self-employed/https://audramedagalaxy.tumblr.com/, Galloway, NJ 12/2011-present

Artist: Create digital concept art and graphic design for commission and retail sale


 

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