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					                                                                   Craig A. Shannon
                                                                craigashannon@gmail.com  323.351.7340

WORK EXPERIENCE____________________________________________________________________

Freelance Creative                                                               Dec 2009 – Present
    BRAVO: Creative Consultant/Project Manager for Top Chef University: The Online Cooking School.
    ABC FAMILY: Writer/Producer/Editor of promos for original series and movies

Lifetime Television Networks – Los Angeles, CA                                    March 2009 – Nov 2009
Senior Writer/Producer/Editor (Marketing)
     Write, produce, and edit promos for original movies and series on two television networks – Lifetime
        and Lifetime Movie Network
     Campaigns include The Nora Roberts Collection, Sherri, Drop Dead Diva, Rita Rocks, Project
        Runway, Falalala Lifetime, Natalee Holloway, etc.
     Produce presentation tapes for Advertising Upfronts, Television Critics Association, and press tours.

Bravo On-Air Promotion - Burbank, CA
Senior Writer/Producer/Editor                                                        April 2007 – March 2009
Writer/Producer/Editor                                                                  Aug 2003 - April 2007
     Create and execute launch/topical campaigns for a Bravo’s highest rated programs - including
        Project Runway, Top Chef, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, Shear Genius, Make Me a
        Supermodel, Work Out, The A-List Awards, Hey Paula!, Project Greenlight, etc.
     Generate and pitch concepts for $100,000-500,000 film and hi-def talent shoots (including set
        design, wardrobe, props, scripts). Coordinate all creative aspects of the shoot and be lead creative
        director on set.
     Lead brainstorms for show titles, taglines, guerilla marketing ideas, and new media ideas
     Manage and oversee all radio production
     Spearhead projects for integration between on-air, bravotv.com, and Bravo-To-Go

The NBC Agency - Burbank, CA                                                       April 2003 – July 2003
Writer/Producer/Editor
     Work on special projects and presentations for the NBC networks (including the presentation used in
        the merger meetings between NBC and Universal)
     invent concepts for the promotion of the 2004 Olympics and NBC’s 2003 Fall Lineup

MSNBC Creative Services - Secaucus, NJ                                               Jan 2002 – March 2003
Associate Writer/Producer/Editor
    Write, produce, and edit topical promos for various MSNBC programs
    Write tease copy for the #1 news website in America

EDUCATION___________________________________________________________________________
The George Washington University - Washington DC                                                1998-2001
Bachelor of Arts     Major: Electronic Media Minor: Psychology
Cumulative GPA: 3.6/4.00
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Winner of
the Presidential Academic Scholarship, Dean’s List (Spring ’99, Fall ’99, Fall ’00, Spring ‘01)

RELEVANT SKILLS                                         _____________________ _____ ____________
     AVID, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, some HTML, internet research, and a
        multitude of other computer programs
***please take a look at some of my work on my website at www.craigashannon.com***

				
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