Osman Saad Noor // @OzzyForMayor

Producer, ESPN's The Undefeated; Washington DC; 04/2015 - Present

  • Produce, direct, edit and film web videos on tight turnarounds
  • One-man-band multiple shoots in various locations
  • Responsible for publishing 50 digital videos in 9 months
  • Created a segmented, weekly, sketch series with former NFL player Domonique Foxworth
  • Wrote approximately 50 sketches
  • Filmed interviews with public figures ranging from Loretta Lynch to Rakim
  • Developed an expertise with Canon cameras and industry-standard equipment
  • Help direct and develop The Undefeated's social media strategy

Associate Producer, Al Jazeera America, "America Tonight"; Washington DC; 05/2015 - 04/2015

  • Line produce
  • Script anchor intros and teases
  • Produce packages for the daily program 
  • Produce packages for the web
  • Pitch multi-platform content
  • Develop sources for package features
  • Produce segments
  • Help edit day-turn packages
  • Shoot protest footage
  • Select B-roll
  • Conduct archival video research
  • Produce live news hits for presidential debates and State of the Union

Associate Producer, Al Jazeera America, "The Stream"; Washington DC, 05/2013-04/2015

  • Responsible for pitching roughly 75 stories covered by The Stream
  • Research and write deadline-driven articles incorporating social media discussions
  • Produce The Stream's second screen mobile application
  • Manage The Stream America's social media accounts and interact with our online community
  • Incorporate community feedback into web-only video content
  • Collect video comments and social media posts to anchor discussions for every episode
  • Research and archive social media discussions related to show topics
  • Promote TV show on various social media platforms
  • Create shareable graphics
  • Produce show segments
  • Use iNews to write teases and segments
  • Research and book guests
  • Identify B roll and soundbites

Co-Producer/Editor/Director, "Eviction Day"; Ventura, California 06/2012-09-2012.

  • Created a short documentary within an unfamiliar team setting under a tight deadline
  • Identified, booked and interviewed documentary subjects
  • Shot and edited the documentary using industry-standard equipment 

EDUCATION                                                                                    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

                                                                                                           B.A. COMMUNICATION AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, MAY 2012

SKILLS                                                                                               PHOTOSHOP, AVID, ADOBE SUITE, iNEWS, SOCIAL MEDIA,  

                                                                                                           CANON 7D, SONY FS100, CANON C100, LIGHTING