Game direct/produce all Chicago Blackhawks home games and related United Center events. Manage the development of audio/visual elements for in-game entertainment as needed. Conceive in-game features which maximize fan experience and create sponsorship opportunities. Create and develop unique game experience ideas to promote an atmosphere of fun, energy and excitement while presenting the team in a professional manner. Coordinate the production of all pre-game ceremonies, including puck drops and other special events. Liaison with corporate partnerships, charities, ticket sales, and marketing departments to ensure all in-game commitments are scheduled accordingly and fulfilled. Work in conjunction with the National Hockey League on broadcast and league initiatives, and submit materials and promotions. Develop and prepare game scripts for all video, matrix and LED boards, as well as PA scripts for In-Arena host and Public Address announcer. Collaborate with various departments within the organization to coordinate the production of in-game features and other non-game related Blackhawks events. Perform various administrative duties, including management of in-game promotion inventory. Assist with the creative planning and execution of Blackhawks media day and video shoots. Help in the video editing process with UC Scoreboard Operations and associated vendors to meet our programming calendar. Coordinate the production and execution of United Center Atrium events during Blackhawks games and other Blackhawk events
Jan 2013 - Apr 2017
I played Chelsea Dagger A LOT and I LOVED it!
Imaging Director for MeTV Fm
Feb 2015 - Apr 2017
Großraum Chicago und Umgebung
I was the Imaging Director at MeTV FM in Chicago, responsible for writing, voicing and
producing station promos, sweepers,and commercials. I used Ableton Live and Pro
Tools daily, as well as Adobe Audition, Twisted Wave, Logic Pro, Simian, and many high
Mar 2013 - Apr 2017
Voice over talent for Radio and TV
Jeff Thomas Productions
Aug 2011 - Apr 2017
I make sound design, music beds, promo shells, and various other imaging workparts
for KillerHertz production service.
Apr 1995 - Dec 2013
Großraum Chicago und Umgebung
I was the Imaging Director at B-96 in Chicago, responsible for voicing and producing station promos, sweepers,and commercials. I also lead the CBS CHR Imaging Team, helping brainstorm creative imaging ideas and provide audio work parts for use at CBS CHR stations across the country. I used Ableton Live and Pro Tools daily, as well as Adobe Audition, Twisted Wave, Logic Pro, Audio Vault, and many high end plugins.
Jul 1996 - Jan 2001
Known on the air as Blue Mike, I generally would fill in late nights (10p-3a) or on
Night Show Producer
Jun 1994 - Mar 1995
I produced the George McFly night show as well as the Frankie "Hollywood"
Rodriguez late night show. In this position it was my responsibility to research
guests, produce music beds and show elements, run the board, and answer
request lines simultaneously.