Combining a passion for the arts, entertainment, and media.


Education

Concordia University (Montreal, QC)
2007 –
– Communication Studies BA (in progress) specializing in Video/Television

Champlain Regional College (St. Lambert, QC)
2005 – 2007
– Creative Arts DEC with specialty in Film/Video

Vincent Massey Collegiate High School (Montreal, QC)
2000 – 2005
– General Education

Work Experience

The Kelly Alexander Show (Podcast) (Montreal, QC)
Technical Producer
August 2009 – present
– Production of weekly podcast
– Jingle and production elements designer

3 Dummies Productions (Montreal, Quebec)
Director of Photography/Camera
April 2009 – present
– Composing shots and visuals
– General video assignments

MontrealMusicScene.com (Montreal, QC)
Web Coordinator, Contributor, Media Coordinator
June 2007 – present
– Update and maintain website and online graphics
– Represent organization at local events and shows
– Write, edit and post content, reviews and interviews
– Re-launch and oversee involvement in local media

Astral Media Radio (formerly Standard Radio) (Montreal, QC)
Technical Producer, Board Operator, Music Department, Promotions Department, Socan
September 2005 – present
– Taking requests and phone calls, executing logs, airing commercials and program elements, and other off air duties for CHOM FM, CJAD AM and CJFM FM
– Swing Morning Show producer for CHOM FM and CJFM FM
– Cataloguing and scheduling using RCS Selector/Linker, Music Master, and Maestro for CHOM FM, CJAD AM, and CJFM FM
– Set-up and take down promotions/remotes for CHOM FM, CJAD AM, and CJFM FM
– Reporting station activities to national regulatory bureaus for CJAD AM
– Writer of Hot Adult Contemporary weekly countdown for CJFM FM
– Swing Weekend Traffic Reporter
– General office duties

Just For Laughs (Montreal, QC)
Zoofest Assistant
June 2009 – August 2009
– Location scouting
– Online networking updates
– General Duties

Insight Productions (Montreal, QC)
Canadian Idol 6 Production Assistant
March 2008
– Set-up and take down equipment and signage / Loading vehicles
– Assist locations manager and crew
– Interact with show contestants
– General Duties

CTV Television Inc. (Montreal, QC)
Summer Promotions Assistant
June 2007 – September 2007 & June 2008 – September 2008
– Set-up and take down station promotions/events
– Interact with viewers

This Space For Rent Productions (Montreal, QC)
Media Relations, Boom Operator
June 2004 – present
– Represent company at launch parties and events
– Promote productions within local media
– Record and capture sound for company productions

Personal Skills and Attributes

– Knowledgeable in Mac and PC operating systems
– Knowledgeable in various media-based computer applications including Adobe Suite, Office Suite, Final Cut Pro, Logic, ProTools, and HTML
– Fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish

Awards and Honours

– Recipient of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Ruth Hancock Award Scholarship for 2007-2008
– Recipient of Rosemount’s Optimist Club’s “Bourse D’Excellence” for 2005
– English Montreal School Board Certificate of Bilingualism

Contact

You can reach me by e-mail at e_vargas@live.concordia.ca. Other contact information available upon request.

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