THOMAS  KENYON

Proactive NewYorker/Texan,
with a ton of heart, that aims for high achievable goals.
Digital Video Producer

(832)  715 – 6473

tk@thomasmkenyon.com

 

Highly successful television professional with vast experience in the production of visual storytelling. Experience working closely with executives and senior staff to analyze network needs, with exceptional strengths in problem solving, managing professional staff, exceeding expectations and program development. Demonstrated success with diverse responsibilities, managing multiple projects and leading teams.

Background includes strong studio and technical skills and online video experience.

Proficient with Akamai, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro Suite, Adobe Premier, HTML5, CSS, mcp.anvato.com and Kulabyte.

Core competencies include:

– Editing/Producing
– Production Scheduling
– News Management
– Planning
– Video Production
– Advertising / Commercials
– Vendor Management
– Training
– Audience Centric Approach

 

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

FOX SPORTS
June 2010 – Present

Digital Video Producer, FOXSportsSouthwest.com (December 2015-Present)

– Find and edit video content for use on websites and with social media.
– Track down video feeds and supply feed to be ingested and cut.
– Post effective viral content to Facebook.
– Master publishing steps and save time within deadlines.
– Self taught Avid Media Composer and utilized within 48 hours.

Video Operator, FOX TV Everywhere Operations (May 2013-December 2015)

– Monitored video across FOX Sports Go and for quality control and event time adjustment.
– Worked with Akamai’s CDN (Content Delivery Network) for live streaming.
– Assisted with administering incoming/outgoing internet stream/feeds with programming supervisor.
– Constructed dynamic routing HTML video stream monitor pages.
– Successfully initiated HLS and HDS feeds in Akamai for various regional websites.
– Arrived at a solution with the team from FOX Sports Southwest for transmitting multiple video feeds.
– Helped to discover proper communication means for live streaming an event on FOXSportsSouthwest.com.

Final Cut Pro Editor, SportsNow / FOX Sports Regional Websites (June 2010-June 2013)

– Hired after being an intern for two months.
– Created manually the points of all live streams with Flash Live Streaming through Akamaiís CDN.
– Maintained and edited clips for over 15 regional sports websites across the country.
– Utilized Final Cut Pro Editor to edit clips and used Akamai to facilitate live streaming.
– Brainstormed and initiated idea to get FOXSports.com’s lower-third graphics to match on FOX Sports Regional Websites.
– Constructed dynamic HTML video stream monitor pages that can be routed.
– Captured and cut feeds from game trucks and studio feeds for creating clips on the internet.

SPORTVISION, The Woodlands, Texas
October 2013 ñ December 2014

Freelance Down And Distance Operator

– Assisted with college football game video coverage.
– Handled miscellaneous related production duties as assigned on time and within guidelines.

STUDENT WORK EXPERIENCE

HUNTSVILLE CABLE CHANNEL 7
Studio Production Director
News Producer

 

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

 

Administrative Duties
Advertising
Akamai
Avid
Broadcast
Broadcast Media
Camera Work
Commercials
Digital Media
Digital Video Production
Editing/Producing
Final Cut Pro K
ulabyte
Management
News Management
Operations
Planning
Production Scheduling
Project Management
Television
Training
Vendor Management
Vendor Relations
Video Video
Editing
Video Post Production
Video Production
Videography
Web Content Management


EDUCATION

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Huntsville, Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, Broadcast Production, 2010

ASSOCIATIONS

TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL
Spring, Texas
Member, 2013-Present
Competent Communicator, September 2014
Successfully Speaking, September 2013
Verbal Expressions, December 2015

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