Belinda Marie Rao

205 Falcon Drive ! Little Egg Harbor, NJ ! Phone: 609-202-8664 ! Email:

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY –West Long Branch, NJ Production Services Sept. 2013 - Present

• Camera Operator for on campus productions such as, President Interviews • Associate Producer, overseeing productions, attending meetings, managing budgets, and assigning crew positions

HAWK TV – West Long Branch, NJ Production Director
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July 2013-Present

Responsible for overseeing and coordinating all “in-house” productions from pre thru post production Supervising crews, controlling flow of equipment, maintaining schedules Responsible for training staff on use of cameras, editing equipment, and studio equipment

MONMOUTH PARK – Oceanport, NJ Graphics Operator

May 2013 – Present

• Responsible for updating daily racing information and cuing up corresponding graphics during races and replays • Maintain lower-thirds, racing odds, the outcome of the races, and creating graphics for Handicapping Seminars

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– Newark, NJ

Jan. 2013 – May 2013

Facilitate the filmmaking process by providing location photos and permit information for film/TV/commercial/still productions to producers/directors/locations managers Assist in maintaining the in office database (Oracle), general clerical duties (e-mailing, answering phones)

HAWK TV: “Weather You Heard” – West Long Branch, NJ Executive Producer/Director/Editor

Jan. 2012 – Present

• Co-Founder of Monmouth University’s first weather segment, “Weather You Heard” • Responsible for technical aspects of production in studio, in addition to directing the show, and editing

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY – West Long Branch, NJ Peer Learning Assistant
• • • To support the First Year Seminar Class entitled Mass Media and Pop Culture Assist the professor and act as a role model/mentor to first year students Help students with adjustments, learning and self-exploration during first year

Aug. 2013 – Present

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY – West Long Branch, NJ Communication Department - Equipment Depot Assistant

Jan. 2013 – Present

• Assist in monitoring student use of field cameras and equipment • Responsible for distribution and returns of equipment, general maintenance of cameras

MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY - West Long Branch, NJ Anticipated Grad Date: Spring 2014 Bachelor of Arts in Communication (focus in Television, Minor: Screen Studies/Interactive Media)
Honors: Dean’s List (all semesters); Current GPA: 3.7; Member of Chi Alpha Epsilon (EOF Honor Society); Member of Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Honor Society)

Cameras: Working knowledge of Sony EX1 and EX3, Panasonic HPX370 Editing Software: Working knowledge of Avid, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and Final Cut Pro Systems/Applications: Windows and Mac OS, proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) Other Skills: Fast learner, keen eye for detail, extremely organized, reliable, punctual, positive attitude, effective communicator, works well under pressure