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CURRICULUM VITAE
Robert Owen Briggs
421 Roanoke Dr.
Martinez, CA 94553-6240
(925)937-5207(o) or (510)612-5215(c)
http://www.valleymedia.com  and mailto:bobriggs@valleymedia.com

 

 

EDUCATION

January-March, 1996 - Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Masters course work, Airport Management

 

 

 

San Francisco State University, BA in Broadcast Communication Arts and Major course load in Political Science Pre-Law.
• Instrumental in starting Television Center, a student production and programming center to create student based television content for campus wide distribution
• President’s List and Cum Laude

 

 

EXPERIENCE

June 1980 to Present, Valley Media, Owner. Producer, Director, Stage Manager, Writer, Editor, and Technical Director for linear and live or live to media, DVD, and web delivery.

 
  • Comcast Hometown Network High School Football and Basketball, Producer and Director; Multi-Camera Sports Production
  • College Football Hall of Fame, Line-Producer, Director and Stage Manager; Multi-Camera awards production for broadcast and stage
  • Delta Leadership Meetings/Atlanta Image Arts. Line Producer/Stage Manager for Delta Airlines and Atlanta Image Arts: multi camera live vent
  • Georgia Music Hall of Fame/Atlanta Image Arts, Broadcast Producer/Director for Georgia Public Broadcasting and Atlanta Image Arts: multi camera live broadcast
  • The Peabody Awards/Atlanta Image Arts, Video Director and Stage Director, for PBS, the Bravo Channel, Georgia Public Television, A&E, and Atlanta Image Arts; multi camera live event
  • The Clinton Global Initiative, Senior Director for prestigious international commitment based charity organization; multi camera live event and webcast
  • Ask Chuck, Director, quarterly investor event with Charles Schwab from different cities around the country including question and answer period; multi camera live broadcast
  • Adobe/Carlstrom Productions, Director, a quarterly meeting for all employees that includes management of capture and encoding for Windows web distribution; multi camera live event
  • Cadence/Tim Fink Productions, Video Director, annual special event, Austin Texas; multi camera live event
  • Salesforce.com/TenCue Productions, Video Director, multiple events that included management of capture and encoding for Quicktime, Flash, and Windows web distribution; multi camera live
  • Comcast SportsNet/San Jose State University, Producer, “The Dick Tomey Show”, a weekly show featuring Head Football Coach Dick Tomey
  • KTVU, Channel 2, Assistant Director/Director, news at 6 and 10pm; multi camera direction and format preparation
  • Sabre/Moving Arts, Director, “Spin Day Celebration” from Texas Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, international broadcast; multi camera live
  • KQED, Director, “Independent View”, Emmy winning regional and national program about the independent film industry including interviews, film reviews, and discussions with critics and financiers; multi camera live
  • KQED, 2nd Unit Director, “News Hour with Jim Lehrer”, national news program from PBS with inserts from San Francisco; multi camera live
  • Moving Arts, Director, business conference series featuring Cadence Design and Nortel Network; multi camera live
  • Atlanta Image Arts, Stage Director, Director, and Editor for conference series with Delta Tau Delta; stage direction, editing, and single camera direction
  • Technology Education Network, Director, business television series “Spotlight Microsoft”, “Ten Tech Live”, and “Nurture Selling”; multi camera live
  • KQED, Director, youth and young adults music program, “Musical Encounter” with Conductor Michael Tilton Thomas; multi camera direction
  • KQED, Director, “Q”, a daily variety show based in San Francisco; multi camera direction
  • KCSM, Director, music program “Left Coast Jazz”, a pilot for a music series; multi camera direction, graphics, script preparation, and editing
  • KQED, Director, relief for “This Week In Northern California”; multi camera direction
  • Hewlett-Packard, Director/Writer/Producer, business training program series, “CZ Authorization Training”; multi camera direction, graphics, script preparation, and editing
  • Broadstar Entertainment, Technical Director/Director, a musical revival of Woodstock with many of the original groups; technical direction and multi camera directing
  • Telstar, Director, entertainment industry daily program “The Hollywood Reporter Show”; multi camera director
  • Sun Television, Director of Photography and Director, for a program series “Hollywood on Horses” covering popular personalities and their involvement with horses; DP, director, and editor
  • Joanie Greggains Productions, Technical Director and Director, for a daily series “Morning Stretch” about aerobics, diet, and health; multi camera TD and director
  • Richard Hittleman Productions/KTEH, Director, for a daily strip series “Yoga and Meditation with Richard Hittleman” on PBS; multi camera direction and editing
 

There are many single camera and other multi camera jobs which cover the breadth of broadcast work: freelance director of news for KGO and KPIX in San Francisco; a political series for election coverage at KTEH; single camera commercial work for Macys, Sears, Montgomery Wards, Furniture USA, and many other clients; sports; and, dramatic behavioral video training aids for American Consulting and Training

   
 

Sellpoint, Inc., Production Manager, Director, Writer, Editor, Graphic Artist, and Voice Over Talent.  Sellpoint provides direct marketing support with video and Flash tours of products for Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Toshiba, Altec-Lansing, WiLife, and SanDisk

   
  KICU (KGSC), Director and Assistant Production Manager, doing news, commercial, public service, entertainment, and special projects; multi camera live and film commercial production, editing, quad tape operation, and stage management
   
  General Electric Cablevision Cable Channel 6, Peoria, IL, Production Manager/Program Director, built literally from the ground up to a virtual broadcast station programming 20 hours a day with an average of 6 hours per day of original programming; multi camera live, single camera commercial, traffic creation, program creation, production process and system design, studio design and studio construction
   
AWARDS

• 1984, ABC Coverage of the 1984 Olympics of Los Angeles, Technical Award, Emmy.  This was a generic award for the technical crew; camera, tape, technical directors, audio, graphics, and engineering
• 1974, NCTA National Award, GE Cablevision, for local origination programming, political coverage

 

• 1973, NCTA National Award, GE Cablevision, for local origination programming, special interest
• 1972, NCTA Honorable Mention award, GE Cablevision, for local origination programming, political coverage

 

• 1972, NCTA Honorable Mention award, GE Cablevision, for local origination programming, special interest
• Illinois Education Association, Special award of merit

   
MEMBERSHIPS • Bay Area Freelancers Association/IATSE Local 119, Sports Television
• Directors Guild of America, inactive
   
PROFICIENCIES

• Tape/Slow Motion operator.  EVS, multiple tape formats and disc recorders
• Technical Director, with knowledge of numerous switchers and video scalers
• Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Color, and Compressor
• Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver)
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

   
PERSONAL

• Private Pilot, single engine
• Photographer and Musician (keyboards and percussion)

 

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