Resume

Zachary C. Newton

Elaborate Vision, Shared Passion

Perfecting visual engagement and understanding powerful storytelling has been my goal in practicing the art of video and marketing. Listed below are my past experiences and examples of my work that exemplify the powerful skill set I have to offer that transfer into effective social and marketing engagement for any industry.

Professional Profile

  • Social media and brand promotion experience designing web first news application
  • Skilled in advanced video production techniques and practices
  • Ability to work and produce under pressure, serving as director for live TV broadcast
  • Excellent efficiency and time management developed through innovative projects

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts – Journalism and Technical Communication            December 2012

Minor in Business – Administration

Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

Global Study – Semester @ Sea                                                              Summer  2011

Global business marketing, Global Studies, Music of the World

University of Virginia, The MV Explorer – Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Croatia, Morocco

 

Work Experience

Front Range Media – Fort Collins, CO

  • Digital Media Producer
  • Video Editor, Producer and creative specialist
  • Data, project, creative and team management

Zach Newton Productions – Colorado

  • Owner and operator producing web and TV advertisements for small business’
  • Lighting, audio, writing and developing scripts for online sales and promotion

Rocky Mountain Student Media Corporation – Ft. Collins, CO

  • Online Content Coordinator for new online web-media project at collegian.com
  • Developed web first content strategy and audience growth strategies
  • Station Manager for CTV, managing over 120 news and sports broadcast productions
  • News producer for 16 nightly news broadcast shows, edit, direct
  • Live television experience including on-location and on-set productions

 

New Belgium Brewing Company – Ft. Collins, CO

  • Audio and visual technician for Clips of Faith, traveling beer and film tour

 

Internship Experience

Serac Adventure Films – Boulder, CO

  • Edited and filmed professional productions from around the world
  • Traveled to New York City to create spot for Outdoor Nation event in June 2010

 

Outside Adventure Film School – Boulder, CO

  • Instructor and intern training and producing on outdoor film techniques
  • Worked closely with new filmmakers to establish and train effective video techniques
  • Trained on numerous cameras and the Final Cut Pro editing system

 

Hammond Communications Group – Denver, CO

  • Production assistant and camera operator – 2011 NCAA March Madness Tournament
  • Worked closely with industry professionals to broadcast live HD sports content

 

Awards

  • Eagle Scout and a member of Order of the Arrow – July 2008
  • Student Emmy Award – Spring 2012
  • Broadcast Educators Award “Best Technical Production” – Fall 2010
  • Nominated for the Denver Press Club Scholarship – March 2012