seasoned broadcasting professional eager to contribute exceptional communication skills and depth of industry knowledge towards actively supporting a progressive organization seeking a driven and productive team member
ø offer numerous years of experience in broadcasting and hosting live events; successfully steer all aspects of operations and production
ø demonstrated ability to cultivate dedicated audiences from diverse backgrounds; develop and maintain expansive listenership
ø dynamic communication, presentation, and relationship management skills
ø consistently recognized by media outlets for exceptional performance
media services manager, radio jamaica limited insert date (1996?) c present
radio host c blue monday , radio 2 fm, jamaica 2000 c 2005
program director, radio jamaica limited 1987 c 1996
disc jockey, radio jamaica limited insert dates
program manager, fame fm 1984 c 1987
~ additional experience ~
host, ocho rios jamaica jazz festival 1996 c present
host, jamaica jazz & blues festival, rose hall, montego bay, jamaica 2002 c present
certified umpire, international tennis federation, jamaica 1994 c 2005
spokesman, the don topping thing caribbean tour insert dates
spokesman, jamaica tourist board usa promotional tour 1973 c 1974
freelance voiceover talent, various advertising agencies insert dates
actor c night club mc, live and let die (film) 1973
actor c dj, the harder they come (film) 1972
liner notes author, volume ii by billy vernon and the celestials, west indies records, jamaica limited 1969
liner notes author, take me back by keith stewart, west indies records, jamaica limited 1967
liner notes author, yellow bird by billy vernon and the celestials, west indies records, jamaica limited 1966
house mc, yellow bird night club, montego bay, jamaica 1966 c 1968
mc, billy vernon and the celestials tour 1964 c 1966
~ career highlights ~
- emceed stage productions for prominent musicians including barkays, michael bolton, jerry butler, james carr, chilites, jimmy cliff, tyrone davis, the dells, ronnie dyson, king floyd, marvin gaye, jackson 5, chuck jackson, nora jones, margie joseph & blue magic, alicia keys, gladys knight & the pips, john legend, little anthony & the imperials, bob marley & the wailers, les mccann, the moments, jackie moore, diana ross, lou rawls, joe simon, stylistics, carla thomas, tig family staple singers, nancy wilson, stevie wonder, betty wright, and many more
- consistently maintained number 1 disc jockey in the caribbean ranking during tenure with radio jamaica limited; created syndicated programs on radio trinidad (port-of-spain, trinidad), barbados rediffusion (bridgetown, barbados), and radio demarara (georgetown, guyana)
- recipient of numerous awards including dj of the world award, rediffusion worldwide competition (1976); host of the year swing award, swing (1975 c 1976); dj of the year dyna award, dynamic sounds (1972); dj of the year swing award, swing magazine (1971); and musicman dj of the year, star newspaper (1969)
radio broadcasting certification, new york school of announcing and speech, new york, ny
general certificate of education; with distinction in english language, cornwall college, montego bay, jamaica
human relations and effective speaking, dale carnegie, kingston, jamaica
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i am in the process of relocating to the orlando area and am seeking a challenging career opportunity as a insert job title and am submitting my resume for your review. in advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
as demonstrated in the accompanying resume, my professional qualifications include more than 40 years of experience working in a broadcasting and public speaking capacity. i ve served as an emcee, festival host, disc jockey, program director, and media services manager, and have had the pleasure to work with some of the most well-recognized names in jazz and blues. i have effectively applied my skills and knowledge toward increasing and retaining international audiences, as well as toward coordinating all aspects of broadcasting operations. to complement this background, i offer radio broadcasting certification from the new york school of announcing and speech, a degree from cornwall college, and studies in human relations and effective speaking with dale carnegie.
as an employee, you will find me to be a driven team player committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior performance. i am confident that i could be a valuable asset to your firm, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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i would like to thank you for providing me the opportunity to interview with you and discuss the insert job title position currently available with your company. having gained a deeper insight into the job requirements and your objectives, i am confident you will find me a valuable asset in achieving your goals.
as discussed, i am an enthusiastic, disciplined team player eager to launch a successful career as a dedicated member of your staff. i believe you will find my dynamic communication skills vital to your operations and look forward to contributing to your success.
should you have any additional questions, or to discuss future employment opportunities, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. again, thank you for the enlightening interview. i look forward to your response.
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