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CHARLES E. NIXON cn13b05f2@westpost.

net Objective: Seasoned broadcast executive seeking to obtain a position that will utilize my expertise in the fields of news and entertainment television engineer ing, production and systems operations aSkilled in taking a concept through the project management cycle, from planning stages a" content development, selecting appropriate personnel, establishing bu dgets and timelines - to implementation and launch aProficient in managing all aspects of television production operations aAdaptable, creative, innovative & detail oriented, with exceptional strategic, conceptual, analytical and execution skills BROADCAST EXPERIENCE: 1/07-Present - Engineer-In-Charge, McNeil/Lehrer Productions, Washington, DC

aPrimary interface for all studio, field and post production technical operation s for clients: Miller Center of The University of Virginia Debates, a series of 9, live-to-tape, on location, debates for the PBS network, and STEM -The Digital Town Hall, web-cast for Intel and Burston-Mueller 11/02-3/09 - Engineering Manager, WETA - PBS Channel 26, Washington, D.C. aThe primary interface for all studio, field and post-production technical opera tions for clients; The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Washington Week with Gwen Iffel , The National Journal, Flashpoints USA, In Performance at The White House, 2008 Democratic National Convention aSupervision of transmission operators and operations for the WETA production sw itch, including all standard and high-definition satellite/fiber ingest and poin t-to-point transmissions with the PBS Technical Operations Center. Managed all S D and HD temporary constructs and maintenance documentation involving third-part y vendors aResearched, consulted and implemented all technical equipment purchases for WET Aas Production Center; part of the team that transitioned WETA to High-Definiti on broadcasts, field and post production aSupervision of a staff of thirty-two: IBEW staff and free-lance technicians aAugmented WETA staff technicians with free-lance personnel

09/99-11/02 - Production Manager, WHUT-TV, Washington, D.C. aExecutive producing responsibilities for Evening Exchange, WHUTas flagship on a ir broadcast aDeveloped annual, budget for production, In charge of project financial stewar dship and logistics aCollaborated with producers in selecting & setting up required technology, sche duling & deliverables. aOccasional program producing & directing functions

aResearch & consultation for all equipment acquisitions required for editing, fi eld and control room operations aSupervision of a staff of twenty technicians, augmenting with free lancers upon need

RELATED EXPERIENCE: 01/10-Present - TV Lab Technician, Prince Georges Community College, Largo MD. aFaculty advisor for student newscasts and field productions aOperate/maintain the Communication & Theater Departmentas TV/Speech Lab aAdminister the Speech Oral Diagnostic Test (SODT) to students 06/95-9/99 - Production Manager/Advertising. TCI Media Services, DC/Baltimore, M D aSupervised a staff of three technicians while interfacing with and providing pr oduction services for a staff of 9 Washington and 15 Baltimore account represent atives. This included, but was not limited to the creation of tailor-made advert isements, infomercials and local original programming aConstructed two analog and three digital editing suites in the Washington, D.C. DMA. aMet prescribed budgetary goals for each market Supervisory Technician, Fairfax County Department of Consumer Affair, Fairfax Ct y, VA aThe set-up, operation & trouble-shooting of A/V & television equipment for the Fairfax County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisor Conferences Producer/Director/Editor. WTMW-TV14, Arlington, Virginia aOperation of the Utah Scientific, PNS 2000, production switcher, SONY audio boa rds SONY edit (analog) systems, TEKSKIL Teleprompters and SONY DX-30, studio con figuration, digital cameras. ` Bench-Equipment Supervisor/Technician, Projection Video Services, Springfield, Virginia. aSupervised the pre & post testing of all A/V equipment rentals; instructed fre e-lance, technicians in the operation of video cameras, teleconference systems, studio lighting and audio boards Production Manager/Director, US National Parks Services, Washington, DC a16mm film: aBorn of Fire, Born of the Sea: Hawaiian Volcanoes,a shot on locatio n in Hawaiian Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Special Projects Producer/Director, WHMM-TV32, Washington, D.C. Producer/Director, W*USA-TV9, Washington, D.C. (News)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Engineer-In-Charge, Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House (2009),PBS Engineer-In-Charge, The NewsHour with Jim Lehreras coverage of The 2008 Democrat ic National Convention in Denver. PBS Engineer-In-Charge, McNeil/Lehrer Productions, Miller Center of The University o f Virginia Debates, a series of 9 live-to-tape, on location debates for the PBS network Engineer-In-Charge, In Performance at the White House Salutes The Thelonius Monk Jazz Institute (2006), PBS Engineer In Charge, FlashPoints, USA , 3 one hour, on location, primetime, docum entary programs for PBS (2003/04) Production Manager/Director, US National Parks Services, aBorn of Fire, Born of the Sea: Hawaiian Volcanoes,a (1991) CMX Editor, US National Parks Services, aTheodore Roosevelt: The Sagamore Hill Y ears,a Oyster Bay, N.Y. (1991) video Producer/Director/Editor, The AIDS Satellite Television Network, satellite telec onferences (1990) Road Manager, aJulia & Companya - Richard Pryoras, aLIVE,a Tour & Film (1983) AWARDS: Recipient of 6 local EMMY AWARDS while at WDVM/W*USA -TV for producing, writing and directing aIn Our Lives,a a weekly television series and several PSA campaig ns EDUCATION & TRAINING: University of Maryland University College, Communications, BA candidate CETA Training- THIRD WORLD CINEMA, NY, NY - News/Broadcast Production Training Intensive, 1975 -1977 Howard University, Technical Theater, 1973 REFERENCES: Linda Winslow, Executive Producer, PBS Newshour (703)998-2102 Renu Thomas, V.P. Production Operations, ABC News, NY, NY (212)456-0441 Gigi Hinton, Chief of Communications, The Brookings Institute, Wash.,DC (202) 2 02-797-6268 Frank Fitzmaurice, Director of Technology, American University School of Communi cations (202)8852027