Multimedia + Event Producer
My work is dedicated to creating and delivering underrepresented stories, uniting people through art and providing tools/resources that are necessary for social change. For 7 years I’ve been producing and editing multimedia, creating events that uplift the narratives of people from marginalized communities and conducting workshops to the youth centered around multimedia, creative writing, entrepreneurship, and community organizing.
Adaptable, “take-charge” event planner with a talent for special-event management and a focus on outstanding customer experience. Trusted as a “go-to” event specialist by influencers, nonprofits, universities, businesses and local organizations.
7 Years of experience leading all stages of innovative, branded and revenue-generating events exceeding client and employer expectations. Produce memorable, premium-quality functions for intimate gatherings and large crowds, including:
Fundraisers, Conferences, Art Exhibitions, Small-Medium Concerts/Showcases, Cultural Celebrations, Grand Openings, Music Festivals, Film Screenings, Influencer Panels, VIP Client Experiences, Product Launches, Media Events, Team Retreats, Board Meetings, Multimedia Workshops, Banquets
Event Production & Management
Conference & Meeting Planning
Strategic & Contingency Planning
Social Media Marketing
Vendor & Talent Negotiations
Brand Strategy Alignment
Venue & Travel Coordination
Budgeting & Cost Controls
Client & VIP Relations
Sol Collective - Arts and Cultural Center
Multimedia Director + Event Specialist, 2015 to May 2018
Produced multimedia in the hundreds reaching thousands of people globally and coordinated small to large artistic and cultural events throughout Northern California as well as SXSW in Austin, TX.
Video + Event Producer, 2012 to Current
Developed video content and at-capacity experiences for Universities, Influencers, Globally Known Brands, Small Businesses, and Organizations.
Became an in-demand event producer at Sol Collective and for myself. Transformed client visions into crowd-pleasing events that were executed exceptionally, within budget leading to national and international praise.
Organized and managed all aspects of dozens of acclaimed special events. Examples include:
Branded Experiences for clients and Sol Collective’s programming including wellness, cultural arts, and social justice which led to record-breaking community turnout, an increase in annual funding and local to national media attention.
Major fundraisers (concerts, block parties, banquets, etc.) alongside Sol Collective generating funding for organizations and other nonprofits to develop programming.
Art, film and music experiences with Sol Collective and for clients throughout California, Canada, and Austin, TX attracting capacity crowds and boosting brand awareness for an increase in revenue and crowd base each year.
Multi-day conferences, retreats and workshops for local organizations, universities, and international influencers.
Demonstrated attention to detail, organizational strengths and advanced skills in negotiations and cost-cutting strategies to deliver events that consistently exceeded client expectations.
CSU — Sacramento, CA l BA in Sociology
Additional clients and collaborators:
Roc Nation Sports, SXSW, Sacramento Kings, Dropbox, Lyft, Stanford, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, CSU Sacramento, California History Museum, The California Endowment, Crocker Art Museum, Sons and Bros, Housing California, Obama’s My Brothers Keeper, City of Sacramento, Jakara Movement
Highlight of Media + Events
Poets Of Color(Event + Video Series)
A theatre-style showcase of poets I produced and curated. This sold out gathering brings about 500 attendees each year and was also celebrated as one of the best events in 2017 in the city of Sacramento according to Sac News + Review. Learn more.
Whose World Is This(Video Series)
“Whose World Is This” is a series I direct, produce, and edit. The project is focused on the experiences of immigrants all around the world. The stories of immigrants are often untold and this series allows immigrants to take ownership of their stories by sharing a multitude of experiences. Currently in production, the series and exhibition which brought statewide attendee has been covered by Huffington Post and the interviews will be published in a book in the fall of 2019. Learn More.
Voting Results California (Video)
Created a voting results infographic-styled video for The California Endowment. The video reflected historic statistics such as voting turnout, new members of the Senate, and increases in various counties across the state. The one minute video was used specifically for Facebook and Instagram including sponsored content which brought in thousands of views across social media platforms. Watch Here.
Do More Good(Podcast)
Produced The Social Changery’s Mental Health Mini-Series which explores the complex ways that mental health intersects with a variety of topics, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and technology. Hosts Nicole and Lisa to take a deep dive on mental health and learn how you can #DoMoreGood. Listen Here.
Rock Your Life(Podcast)
Produced over 30 episodes of “Rock Your Life. Wellness specialist, Nora Finch dives into the importance of adding wellness to your daily routine. The show invites professionals from various fields as she along with the guests discuss intersections between career and self-care. Her goal is to empower and offer a toolkit for optimal living. Listen Here.
Experience, Express, Exhale(Podcast)
Produced over 20 episodes of, “Experience. Express. Exhale.” which serves as a space to normalize discussions of mental health and wellness. These segments are meant to inspire young men and women of color, to share tough conversations, and learn from one another through vulnerability. Listen Here.