SETH MICHAEL KEEVER

SETH@SETHKEEVER.COM

EMPLOYMENT

2/2006-Present WRTV-TV (ABC) Indianapolis, IN Promotion Editor Write/produce, shoot and edit daily topical promotion for evening and late newscasts. Produce and edit a variety of station image spots, proof of performance campaigns and PSAs. Create and maintain assorted web ventures including TODDandTRISHA.com and rtv6blogs.com. Localize ABC network graphics package annually. 1/2004-Present Independent Freelancer Indianapolis, IN Graphic Designer, Chyron Developer, Editor, Web Designer Developed database-linked graphics for use during live sports broadcasts for the Ball State Sports Network. (7/08) Designed and coded NewsLinkIndiana.com’s last major redesign. (10/05) Created television graphics package for WIPB-TV’s Voices In Mystery. (5/05) Created graphics packages for Ball State programs, including Connections Live, Cardinal Sports Live and NewsLink @ Nine. Designed and coded numerous class-orientated web pages for faculty. 5/2003-5/2006 NewsLink Indiana – WIPB-TV (PBS) Muncie, IN Television Graphic Designer, Editor, On-Air Director Oversaw the online convergence of NewsLinkIndiana.com and the Ball State Daily News. Designed several television graphics packages (approximately every 4 months); including opens, bumps, templates and font assets. Created unique graphics for each broadcast, including OTS/FS graphics and package pre-pros. Directed NLI News Briefs on a ParkerVision Studio system. (04-06). As Graphic Designer and Lead Editor, created a special 30-minute magazine show titled NewsLink Indiana Magazine, for air on WIPB-TV (PBS). (07/04)

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RELATED EXPERIENCE

10/2005-Present Freelance / Television Sports Production Indiana Chyron Duet Operator, Font Assist, Clock/Score Operator Regional freelancer working on broadcasts for FOX Sports, Metro Sports, ESPN360, ESPNU, ICN, and Pacers Sports and Entertainment. 11/2004-5/2006 University Teleplex / WIPB-TV (PBS) Muncie, IN Production Student Responsible for videotaping University classes and special presentations. As well as creating DVD’s and DVD templates for the aforementioned projects. Font Assist/Operator during live basketball games broadcast on the Ball State Sports Network. Designed the show open for The Tim Buckley Show (05-06), a weekly interview program aired during the college basketball season on WIPB-TV. 8/2004-8/2005 Connections Live – WIPB-TV (PBS) Muncie, IN Art Department Director, Production Advisor Designed television graphics package; including opens, bumps, lower thirds, full screens, slates and animations. Advised student production crew on equipment and operations facilities. Provided control room and studio assistance during live 30-minute broadcasts. 8/2002-4/2005 NewsLink @ Nine/NewsCenter 43 Muncie, IN Art Department Director, On-Air Director Designed television graphics package; including animations for slates, opens, bumps, full screens, and over-the-shoulder graphics; as well as lower thirds and broadcast templates. Directed 30-minute newscasts using ParkerVision Studio. 1998-Present High Street U.M.C. Muncie, IN Audio Engineer Oversee setup of weekly services for individuals and musicians. Mix both in-house P.A. audio (w/ Soundcraft K2, 40 input mixer) and radio broadcasts (w/ Mackie, 16 input mixer) on WXFN 1340AM.
EDUCATION

2002-2006 Ball State University Muncie, IN Received Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications (Production Option, Multimedia Emphasis). (05/2006) Cummulative GPA: 3.180 Telecommunications GPA: 3.614 5/2005-7/2005 TEC de Monterrey Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico Completed Spanish language immersion program. Cummulative GPA: 4.000.

E-MAIL • SETH@SETHKEEVER.COM INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Control Room Hardware/Software: Chyron Duet; Lyric (Certified) ParkerVision Studio Tektronix (GVG) Profile Video Disk Recorders Graphic Design/Animation Software: Adobe Photoshop; After Effects (w/ Zaxwerks, Light Factory plugins) Video Editing Software: Avid XPress DV/Pro; NewsCutter XP; Liquid 7 Chrome Grass Valley NewsEdit Final Cut Pro/HD Audio Editing Software: Cool Edit Pro 2000/Adobe Audition Pro Tools Post-Production Video Delivery Software: DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Encore DVD Windows Media Encoder Newsroom Management Software: Avid iNews Experience with linear editing. Expert in the following computer applications/systems: Microsoft Windows 95/98/XP/2000/2003; Office 2003 Suite Mac OS9/OSX

AWARDS/HONORS

December 2006 – 6 News On Your Side Employee of the Month (WRTV) Fall 2005 - Winner, Student-Created Promotional Material, ACM SIGUCCS Spring 2004 - Sophomore of the Year Award, BSU TCOM Spring 2003 - Freshman of the Year Award, BSU TCOM Spring 2002 - Comcast Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Recipient Spring 2001 - Participant, Hoosier Boys State
REFERENCES Available upon request

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