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:
• Productions Logger for Major League Baseball Productions • 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 Caught Looking, Yankeeography, Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary DVD, MLB Player Poll, This Is Baseball Reporter for Main Street Connect • 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 • Did research for and performance of play-by-play and color on-air duties of broadcasts for the 42game regular season schedule on ESPN RADIO 1220 AM in Keene, NH • 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 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 • 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 Video Reporter for Playbill.com • 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. April 2012-Present

August 2011- April 2012

Summer 2010-11

Summer 2009

Summer 2008

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

RELATED SCHOOL EXPERIENCE:
• • • Associate Producer, Anchor, and Writer for Q30 News weekly telecast 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 • Created and monitored the website www.theQBSN.com Fall 2009 - Spring 2010 Fall 2010 - Spring 2011

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

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