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1990-        Freelance videotape editor as P D Post Productions, Inc. (my own company) in the Chicago area with agencies, post facilities and companies including Advocate Health Care, AAOMS, AAOS, American Farm Bureau, American Hospital Association, Ameritech, Amoco, Amphion Productions, Arthur Andersen, Bankers Life and Casualty, Bayer, Career Education, Clearbrook, Cohen Communications, Corporate Communications, Dallas Cowboys, Erwin Media Group, Exclaim, FIRM Associates, FMC Corporation, Frame One, Hospital Research, Industrial Performance Group, Lutheran General Hospital, Kemper, McDonalds, Media Solutions, Motivation Media, Motorola, Natural Ovens, Northern Illinois Gas, Patay and Associates, Phil Gordon Productions, Pocketcard, Prime Cut, Print Video Interactive, Recon Optical, ReelImages, Rightangle Video Productions, Rob Orr Productions, Quaker Oats, Scott Archer Productions, Sierra Productions, SourceLine, Square D, TechnoTribe, The Finishing Group, Thermos, Triton College, Underwriter's Laboratories, United Airlines, Video Design Productions, Vision Video, Visions Multimedia, Waste Management, Word of Mouth Communications, Zurich-American, etc.



1987-1990 Videotape editor at CinemaVideo Center in Chicago with agencies including, AGS&R, Ron Ascher & Associates, Al Brown & Associates, Closer Look Video Group, Communications for Management, Guzik Productions, Haddon, Advertising, Hewitt Associates, Major Media, McCann-Fogg, Val Mrak Productions, Peregrine Productions, Production Associates, Total  Media, Video Design Productions, etc.

1985-1987 Videotape editor at Channel One Film & Video in Colorado Springs with agencies and companies including Digital, Frankel Manufacturing, Hewlett-Packard, Kaman Sciences, R&D Systems, R. C. Crandall & Associates, Renaissance Films, etc.

Creator/producer/editor of a musical Holiday video for shut-ins and a home video product.


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1990-         Freelance videotape editor as P D Post Productions, Inc. (my own company in the Chicago area with post facilities including CinemaVideo Center, Frame One, Orbis Productions, Post Pro, Renaissance, Del Hall Video, Lighthouse Productions, Edit Express, AfterImages, Rightangle, etc.

1987-1990 Videotape editor at CinemaVideo Center in Chicago with agencies  including Campbell Mithun-Esty (Corona Beer, Kroger Food Stores, etc.), Leo Burnett USA (Maytag, etc.), J. Walter Thompson (7-11, etc.), W.R. Powers Advertising (Al Piemonte, Arrow Chevrolet, etc.), Unimar Advertising (Jewel Food Stores, etc.), BBDO Chicago, Burrel Advertising, Chase-Ehrenberg, A. Eicoff & Company, Peat Marwick, DDB Needham Worldwide, etc.




1985-1987 Videotape editor at Channel One Film & Video in Colorado Springs with agencies including W. B. Donar, etc., for local and regional spots, three of which won "Addy" awards for editing from the Pikes Peak Advertising Federation.



1990-        Freelance videotape editor as P D Post Productions, Inc. (my own company) in the Chicago area with WFLD-TV32 (FOX), WMAQ-TV5 (NBC) on program and news promos, Harpo Studios on several "Oprah Winfrey" programs and roll-ins, and technical director with Square D and Ameritech on broadcasts.

1987-1990 Videotape editor at CinemaVideo Center in Chicago with a pilot for  "On TV", an "At The Movies" type show for television movies and programs.

1985-1987 Videotape editor/director at Channel One Film & Video in Colorado Springs with Monument Productions on "Hit City", a half-hour nationally syndicated  soul-oriented music video show aired in fifty-three markets (including the top14).



1983-1985 Director/technical director/CG/audio (simultaneously!) at KHQA-TV in Quincy, Illinois for television newscasts, sports programming and features,  public affairs programming, commercials and promotions.

Master control for local and network programming. 

Creator/producer/director/CG/audio/editor  of a pilot half-hour local music show called "The Tri-State Top Twenty".



* Currently a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser in the State of Illinois since 2001.

* Authored a book about freelancing, currently in search of a publisher.

* Received training in effective speaking and human relations from Dale Carnegie course in 1990.





* Five years of college radio announcing experience with three different stations including several managerial positions, one year serving as station manager of 14 self created departments and over 70 staff members.

* Completed several Master of Business Administration courses at Quincy College Quincy, Illinois, and Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois.

* Received Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication (Electronic Media Emphasis) from Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, in 1982.

* Obtained Second Class Radiotelephone License (now a General Radiotelephone License) through training at the Institute of Broadcast Arts, Chicago, in 1981.

* Received Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Triton College, River Grove, Illinois, in 1980.

* Obtained rank of Eagle Scout with Silver Palm in 1977 in Boy Scouts of America, Troop 51 (Chicago).

* Born October 12, 1960, married November 24, 1990.

Three children - one boy born 5/25/94 and twin girls born 9/30/97.