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Elaine Hurd

8485 Brandonhill Ct. Cincinnati, OH 45244 T: 513.235.8043 W: elainehurd.wordpress.com E: elainelax22@gmail.com
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Education Ohio University University of Stavanger
Work Experience

Athens, OH 2009-2013 Stavanger, Norway 2013-2014

B.S. Media Arts & Studies 2009-2013 Major: Audio-Music Production Minor: Music; GPA: 3.76/4

Music Production and Recording Program __________________________________________________________________________________________ Spor 5 Jazz Club, Recording Engineer Stavanger, Norway 2013-present

• Responsible for recording concerts and assisting the FOH engineer.
Pro Tools Instructor • Developed a four-week curriculum teaching introductory Pro Tools skills and functionality. Sam Ash Music Stores, Sales Associate • Exceptional knowledge of all products in the Recording and Technology department. • Provided excellent customer support for products both in person and over the phone.
Cincinnati, OH 2012-2013 Cincinnati, OH 2012-2013

Media Equipment Room, Equipment Technician Athens, OH 2010-2013 • Maintained Ohio University Media School’s audio and video equipment • Prepared equipment for audio and video shoots for students, made repairs when necessary. WOUB Wired for Books, Engineer & Production Assistant Athens, OH 2012-2013 • Coordinated with team of five engineers to record, edit, and mix the audio book, “The Ransom of Red Chief”. • 2013 First Prize Winner - Ohio University Student Expo (Presented by Elaine Hurd and Andrew Montesano). Rax Trax Studios, Intern Chicago, IL June-August 2012 • Set up sessions for artists and assisted during sessions, helped sessions run as smooth as possible. • Created stems, tuned vocals, and edited sessions for staffed engineers. Dark Horse Recording Studio, Intern • Set up and assisted staffed engineers during sessions. • Maintained daily operations at the studio, answered phones and handled booking calls.
Nashville, TN 2011-2012

Gamestop, Sales Associate Athens, OH 2010-2013 • Provided excellent customer service and informed customers about the electronic gaming industry. Atrium Cafe, Manager Athens, OH 2009-2011 • Created schedule, ordered stock, trained new employees, created menu, and oversaw daily operations. Northern Kentucky University Radio (WNKU), Intern Highland Heights, KY 2008-2009 • Edited and recorded various radio shows and interviews, created transcripts of past radio shows. • Conducted on-air interviews and assisted on live on-air studio sessions. • Distributed marketing materials and helped organize fundraising events. Midland National Insurance, Sales Assoc, Claims Rep and HR&L Rep
Amelia, OH 2007-2009

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Sales: Organized lead sheets for other Sales associates and worked heavily in Excel. Claims: Answered phone calls and handled client insurance claims. Human Resources: Filed outstanding paper claims into the new online database.

Elaine Hurd
8485 Brandonhill Ct. Cincinnati, OH 45244 T: 513.235.8043 W: elainehurd.wordpress.com E: elainelax22@gmail.com ___________________________________________________________________

Credits Recording Engineering Angel Marie & the Tennessee Werewolves Ian Lesage Jakaro Federation of the Blind Newsletter ‘11 Jenna Christine Stavanger Symphony Orchestra Stavanger Symphony Ensembles (various) Stavanger Men’s & Women’s Choirs Nils Henrik Asheim Siddis Brass ‘13

Weinerfest ‘13 Bjergsted Jazz Ensemble Sonder Shotgun AG3 Stavanger Big Band Sunday Foil Olav Larsen & The Alabama Rodeo Stars Tone Salomonsen

Field Recording & Post Production Editing / Mixing Federation of the Blind Newsletter ‘11 (Ohio) WOUB Public Media ‘12/’13 TV2 SUMO ‘13 (television - Norway) Siddis Brass Competition ‘13

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Career Skills • • • • • • • • • 3+ years experience in modern and classical recording techniques including mic selection, placement, mixing, editing, mastering, as well as capturing and mixing Foley into sound design. 3+ years experience as Freelance Audio Engineer, Producer, and Musician. AES member and regular attendee of AES and NAMM conferences. Narrated, Engineered and Produced an audio newsletter for the Federation of the Blind of Ohio. 12 years experience playing the piano and viola, 8 years Symphony Orchestra experience with viola, 3 years experience in touring with an African Dance and Drumming Ensemble. Working knowledge of MIDI and Macintosh sequencing software, Windows, MS-DOS, Pro-Tools, Logic, and Ableton. Experience with installing both digital and analog studio equipment. Console experience : Neve 5088, 48 channel SSL 4000G, Trident Series 80 desk with Martin Sound ACX 24channel side car, Digidesign C|24 housed in Argosy Series 90 Desk, Soundcraft (various), Yamaha DM2000. Strong work ethic, highly motivated, and self disciplined.