Resume

Michael J. Kellam II
P.O. Box 193, Mead, CO 80542
970-535-4493
Michael@KellamMedianull.com

Education:

B.S. Radio-Television-Film
The University of Texas at Austin, 1991

Qualifications/Skills:

  • producing, directing and coordinating multiple video, film and web media projects
  • proficient in writing, editing and consulting
  • Extensive experience with computer based edit systems including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid
  • creating motion graphics using After Effects; some experience with Apple Motion
  • designing and manipulating graphics in Photoshop
  • studio and location lighting (Mole Richardson, Lowel, HMI Lighting)
  • A good eye for photography and experience with a broad range of HD and SD video cameras.
  • DVD Production (DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Encore DVD)
  • Able to effectively operate studio and field production equipment including switchers, cameras, audio, character generators, lighting, camera control units, capture devices and tape machines and test equipment including waveform monitors, vectorscopes and routers.
  • Experience with broadcast television, documentary production, education programming, church production and public affairs
  • managing people including training, mentoring, hiring, firing and handling performance issues
  • budgeting, data analysis and resource allocation
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • excellent problem solving skills
  • web publishing and developing media for web applications
  • web video and audio streaming (Quick Time, Windows Media)

Awards:

  • One Regional Emmy (Craig’s Story), One Regional Emmy Nomination (Black And Gold)
  • 8 Telly Awards (including Black and Gold and Antiques Roadshow Wichita: Behind the Scenes)
  • Aegis Award

Employment Experience:

CEO/Media Producer and Publisher

January 2006 to Present
Kellam Media and Publishing, Inc.

Duties: Internet marketing, writing articles, print editing, graphic design, typesetting, managing web site (www.LivingOnADime.com), contract video production, producing video programs including “Old Cowtown Museum” (which aired regionally on Public Television) and publishing twice-weekly newsletter. Published 5 books and over 35 e-books including the “Dining On A Dime Cookbook”. (We have been publishing frugal living books and a web site since 1999.)

Television/Video Producer

May 2006 to June 2011
KPTS Public Television, Wichita, KS

Duties: Producing, directing, shooting and editing live, studio and field produced programs for statewide and local delivery including Kansas Week, Ask Your Legislator, On The Record, Sunflower Gardener, Black and Gold: Remembering the WSU Plane Crash, Antiques Roadshow Wichita: Behind The Scenes, the annual Governor’s State of the State Broadcast and others; post production with Final Cut Pro and After Effects.

Television/Video Producer

May 2003 to January 2006
New Spring Church, Wichita, KS

Duties: Producing Answers For Life television program for national and local distribution, directing 3 multiple camera shoots per week; recruiting, scheduling and supervising production crew, producing field based promos and short special interest videos

Production Director

April 2001 to January 2004
KPTS Public Television, Wichita, KS

Duties: Producing and directing live, studio and field produced programs for statewide and local delivery; supervising production department involving complete reorganization, hiring and firing, budgeting, budgetary analysis and allocation, crew training and delegation

Video Producer

July 1996 to August 1998, July 1999 to October 1999
Washington State University Extended Degree Programs, Pullman, WA

Duties: Producing and directing documentary style distance learning courses for video and web delivery; training and supervising studio crew and support personnel

Television Producer

August 1997 to July 1999
Northwest Public Television (PBS), Pullman, WA

Duties: Directing and editing PBS network and local programming including the PBS programs Scheewe Art Workshop, Fly Tying: The Angler’s Art, Dutch Oven and Camp Cooking and Jenkins’ Art Studio.

 

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