ENG Resume Tape





Networks I've Worked For:

Big Ten Network ESPN Plus ESPNU ESPN 360 FSN
Multiple NCAA men's and women's sports
NCAA football and basketball
NCAA basketball
NCAA basketball and football
NCAA football and soccer, IHL Hockey, IFL
Fox Soccer CBS Sports HOI WXIX
MLS soccer
Jeep King of the Mountain
ENG news and sports
NCAA basketball
Fox 59 CSN Barack Obama CSTV ESPN
NFL football
NCAA football, basketball and soccer
Presidential Announcement
NCAA baseball
WPBA Billiards
Freelance ENG
news and sports
Newsmakers, NCAA Hockey, ENG
NCAA Hockey
NCAA Basketball
NCAA Football Scoreboard
MWL Baseball
MWL Baseball Scoreboard
NCAA Hockey
IHSA Football (tape op)
IHSA Baseball, Softball
NCAA Baseball
WOOD TV Fox 17
Wedding Videos
ENG, Event Video
Corporate Video
Media Coordinator
Media Technician
News Photographer
American Sports Network CBS Sports Network      
NCAA Hockey NCAA Hockey,
NCAA Football

Nick Ponton Resume (.pdf)

Work History...

Media Technician
WOOD-TV                                            June 2011-Present
    -ENG shooter.  Shot video, edit stories for daily newscasts
    -Operate ENG and DSNG live trucks
    -Troubleshoot equipment in field and in the office
    -Trained new photogs on equipment and techniques
    -Worked as One Man Band when reporter unavailable.

News Photographer
Fox 17 -WXMI                                     April 2011-May 2011
     -ENG shooter. Shoot video, edit stories and operate live truck

Media Coordinator
WOOD-TV                                           June 2010 - April 2011

     -Editor for nightly newscasts. Pulling feeds and editing raw video.
     -ENG shooter. Shoot video, edit stories and operate live truck

Freelance Camera Operator
Big Ten, ESPN, and other Reg. Groups   Feb 2004 - Pres.
   - Hired to shoot multiple different sports all over the Mid West
   - Work with new directors and crews each week to produce high quality
      sports content
   - Adapt to changing circumstances in a live sports atmosphere
   - Meeting tight deadlines.

Blogger/Food Writer
Mid-Michigan Dining/SW Michigan Dining April 08-Present
  - Design blog layout within Wordpress template
  - Write reviews and post news on local restaurants and food news
  - Photograph buildings and food to compliment article
  - Use social networking/Web 2.0 to promote site.

Freelance Web Designer/Webmaster
Various Websites Nov. 98 - Present
  - Design simple websites for private and public use
  - Design and maintain official website for Village of Ashkum, IL
  - Update regularly and write all copy
  - Promote via social networking/Web 2.0

Camera Operator
Lansing Lugnuts                     March 2009 - Sept. 2009
   - Operated Camera for Toronto Blue Jays Class A Affiliate
   - Worked with other press box crew to promote Lugnuts

News Photographer
WHOI - TV                       Dec. 2002 - March 2008
Award winning photojournalist responsible for daily news gathering
   - Working alone and with reporters
   - Frequently dealing with PR reps. and members of the community
   - Generating story ideas
   - Mentoring younger reporters, photographers, and editors
   - Meeting tight deadlines
   - Making contacts in the community
   - Frequently working with News Director to generate news content
   - Working on award winning documentaries

Camera Operator
Renaissance Audio Video             July 2005 - March 2008
Assisted well respected production company with multi-camera shoots
   - Set up and operated audio and video equipment on location.
   - Assisted with camera placement

Production Assistant Intern
Fox Sports Net Chicago                 Jan. 2002 - May 2002

See More ENG Examples

Forty hour a week intern assigned to FSN Chicago newsroom
   - Logged and edited highlights for pre- and post-game shows
   - Assigned special video highlight packages for NBA and NHL broadcasts
   - Edited VO and VO/SOTS for nightly shows