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Alex Birsh's Resume

Alex Birsh's Resume

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ALEX BIRSH

515 West End Avenue, Apt. 8A, New York, NY 10024 Cell Phone: (646) 641-6882

Alex.Birsh@gmail.com Demo Material: AlexBirsh.com
WORK EXPERIENCE:

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Productions Logger for Major League Baseball Productions

April 2012-Present

Logged tapes from shoots for Major League Baseball Productions and the MLB Network

Worked as productions logger on the show The Franchise: A Season with the Miami Marlins on Showtime. Prepped video and audio to be edited by chief editors on staff, working extensively with Final Cut Pro. Assisted with the production of the shows Yankeeography, Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary, MLB Player Poll

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Reporter for Main Street Connect

August 2011- April 2012

Works as a reporter for TheDailyBedford.com, writing about the local community. Topics covered include town government, local profiles, regional sports coverage, and more. Wrote 3-5 stories a day, with an average of 350-400 words per story. Acts as a photographer and videographer for the website, edited video on Final Cut Pro

Broadcaster on ESPN RADIO for the Keene Swamp Bats of the New England Collegiate Baseball League

Summer 2010-11

Did research for and performance of play-by-play and color on-air duties of broadcasts for the 42-game regular season schedule on ESPN RADIO 1220 AM in Keene, NH

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Writes and performs advertisements for local radio stations Provides material for the team blog (ksbnotebook.wordpress.com) Selected to broadcast NECBL All-Stars vs. Team USA game at Fenway Park on June 27th, 2011 Selected as All-Star Broadcaster of the Western Division in 2011 Summer 2009

Broadcaster for the Holyoke Blue Sox of the New England Collegiate Baseball League • Traveling Broadcaster for the Holyoke Blue Sox for the 42-game regular season

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Wrote game summaries after every Blue Sox game to be used for the team website and local media Wrote and performed 30 commercials that were on the air for the Blue Sox Worked as the Public Address announcer when needed Summer 2008

Video Reporter for Playbill.com

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Wrote and narrated 11 weekly recaps of the Bro1adway Show League for videos found on Playbill.com Held over 100 interviews with the players and coaches in the Broadway Show League Assisted in editing on Final Cut Pro

The softball league has existed for over 50 years, and it is comprised of those who work on Broadway and Off-Broadway shows.

SKILLS/STRENGTHS:
• • • • • • • • • Final Cut Pro Motion 4 Shooting video ENPS Performing voice over/narration Can film, report in, and edit news packages Can obtain and conduct interviews on-camera or over radio Writing for print/online media Reporting and anchoring on-camera Reporting over radio or via podcast Performing play-by-play and color commentary of sporting events

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RELATED SCHOOL EXPERIENCE:


Co-Founder and Director of the Quinnipiac Bobcats Sports Network QBSN was given the “Best New Organization Award” by the Administration in the Spring of 2011 • Created advertisements and got sponsors for the QBSN

Fall 2010- Spring 2011

Created and monitored the website www.theQBSN.com

EDUCATION:
Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT Broadcast Journalism, Sociology Minor (Dean’s List for Junior year, 2009-2010) 2007-2011

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