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Alex Schmidt

100 Bushwick Avenue, Apt. 2R, Brooklyn NY 11206

(315) 420-4100

aschmidt47@gmail.com

http://flavors.me/AlexSchmidt/

Professional Experience

Assistant Editor, Jest.com Connected Ventures/IAC – New York City – February 2012 to Present

Assistant to Tom Arnold Two Dog Limit Productions – Los Angeles – February 2011 to February 2012

Writers’ Production Assistant Franklin & Bash – TNT/Sony TV – Los Angeles – July 2010 to January 2011

Editorial Intern, CollegeHumor.com Connected Ventures/IAC – New York City – Summer 2009

Cameraman independent documentary production – New York City – Summer 2009

Web and Development Intern, Assistant to Company Director Pace News Limited – London – Fall 2008

Skills & Abilities

Office Skills: MS Office, FinalDraft, LexisNexis, scheduling, rolling calls Media Skills: Photoshop, FCPro, Avid, AfterEffects, Blender, proficient in lighting and filming on Panasonic DVX100A and other digital camera equipment General Skills: stand-up comic, published humorist (see website for links) and produced playwright, improviser, film and theater obsessed, Internet-savvy

Organizations

Stand-up comedy – Los Angeles and New York – ongoing Upright Citizens Brigade Theater – Advanced Study – 2010-Present Reading To Kids – Volunteer, Los Angeles Elementary – 2010-2012

Education

Syracuse University – S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications - 2010 B.A. – Television Radio Film/History (Drama minor), summa cum laude London Semester Abroad (Fall 2008), Los Angeles Benchmark Trip (2010) Full Honors (2010), Wortman Scholar (2010), Kappa Tau Alpha (2010)