Resume

Matthew Schroder
matthewdschroder [at] gmail [dot] com
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WORK HISTORY

GRADUATE TEACHING FELLOW – SEPT 2015 to CURRENT
University of Oregon School of Journalism & Communication – Eugene, OR

Assist in class instruction for Gateway 1, 2 and 3 sections (JRN 205, 206, 207). Facilitate instruction for two lab sections containing 16 students each. Work with students picking community issues related to class instruction. Teach students audio, photographic and video production including equipment operation and usage of editing software. Act a go-to person between the student and the instructor of record. Grade assignments and keep attendance. Facilitate quizzes and tests.

OPERATIONS & TRAFFIC COORDINATOR – SEPT 2011 to JUL 2015
KUAC 89.9 FM/HD 1, 2 and 3 – Public Radio – Fairbanks, AK

Work with all departments to support radio content deployment to the station’s website (fm.kuac.org), including converting and posting audio files for public radio affiliates. Collaborate with station news department on story ideas and operational details relating to news. Upload and verify news content and troubleshoot issues that may arise with the Web site.

Compile program and operational logs using ProTrack traffic software. Work with station development to enter client information, underwriting and promotional schedules and verification of announcements aired. Take corrective action to remedy deviations from daily logs. Build a range of reports (affidavits, spot inventories and client renewal reports). Maintain and ensure the overall reliability of four radio automation systems using iMediaTouch and ENCO software. Maintain and troubleshoot all computer and audio equipment related to radio operations.

Write, record and schedule required station IDs, promotional announcements, underwriting, public service announcements, music beds and program content. Assist with training station operators. Coordinate and monitor Public Radio Satellite System (PRSS) and Content Depot to schedule and ensure recording or download of radio programs (including pledge drive and holiday programming). Evaluate programs for technical quality. Monitor Public Radio Satellite System (PRSS) and Content Depot messaging system for information relevant to programming. Assist in setting up and running sound for live remote broadcasts.

Fill in in the absence of the Director of Programming & Operations. Maintain on-call availability for troubleshooting operational problems.

MORNING EDITION HOST – SEPT 2011 to JUL 2015
KUAC 89.9 FM/HD 1, 2 and 3 – Public Radio – Fairbanks, AK

Host, produce and operate the board for morning air shift which includes NPR’s Morning Edition and PRI’s Here and Now. Operate the board for local newscasts and read news features when required. Deliver accurate weather forecasts, air quality reports and road condition reports. Cover other programming shifts as needed. Contribute to a wide range of membership campaigns including serving as on-air host, pledge producer, voice talent and interviewer.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – MAY 2009 to MARCH 2011
KDLG 670AM/89.9FM – Public Radio – Dillingham, AK

Update and maintain station Web site (kdlg.org) and social media pages. Hire, supervise, direct and coordinate paid on-air staff and station volunteers. Manage on-air sound according to community and station standards. Edit public service announcements for sound, message and brevity. Schedule programming (news, public affairs, music) and coordinate ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and SoundExchange reporting. Ensure station operations are in F.C.C. compliance at all times, including maintenance of the station’s public file. Perform music direction for the station. Develop and implement community outreach projects. Serve as station representative to the community advisory board. Maintain computer automation and perform computer support and server maintenance. Teach broadcasting to high school students. Be on-call 24-hours-a-day.

GENERAL MANAGER – AUG 2008 to MAY 2009
KSUA 91.5FM/Television – University of Alaska Fairbanks – Fairbanks, AK

Develop and maintain the station’s presence on the Web, including concept design, implementation and operation. Update the station’s social media pages. Supervise, direct and coordinate paid staff and a large base of volunteers. Establish and maintain internal station policies. Develop and track a station budget. Ensure station operations are in F.C.C. compliance at all times, including maintenance of the station’s public file. Be on-call 24-hours-a-day. Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with A.S.U.A.F (the student government and station license holder), university administration, university Board of Regents and F.C.C. officials. Attend all oversight board meetings and submit regular reports concerning budget and general station operations. Be a public representative for the station. Develop alternative income sources.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – AUG 2007 to AUG 2008
KSUA 91.5FM/Television – University of Alaska Fairbanks – Fairbanks, AK

Develop and maintain the station’s presence on the Web, including concept design, implementation and operation. Update the station’s social media pages. Supervise volunteer disc jockeys, provide training on studio equipment, provide feedback for improving shows and news content, maintain broadcast quality according to F.C.C. standards and arrange the station’s programming schedule around volunteer applicants and other audio sources. Maintain station streaming.

WEB SITE MANAGER – OCT 2005 to APR 2007
Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks– ASUAF. – Fairbanks, AK

Research and develop original Web site concept design. Maintain and provide access to multiple databases, such as a legislation database, user database and content management system database. Maintain current organization information such as departmental events, staff, rules of procedure, bylaws and other information deemed necessary by the organization. Work with organization leaders and student senators to promote the Web site. Recommend changes to and working within a budget set by organization leaders.

MORNING NEWS EDITOR – WEB ASSISTANT – SEP 2000 to JUN 2003
KXL AM – Portland, OR

Write and produce local, national, sports and weather stories for on-air anchors and the station’s Web site. Edit audio relating to news stories. Research and follow up on story leads. Phone screen for weekend talk shows. Run the board for talk shows before and after the news. Set up and strike promotional events.

WEB DESIGNER – PROGRAM ASSISTANT – SEP 1999 to JUN 2002
KDOX(KMHC) COLLEGE – GRESHAM, OR

Design and implementation of station Web site. Supervise student disc jockeys, teach new students the basics of organizing their shows and how to run studio equipment. Work with the production director and music director on formatting a proper sound for the specific format of the station. Schedule student shows and enforce station, school and F.C.C. policies.

EDUCATION

B.A. Degree – Broadcast Journalism – University of Alaska Fairbanks – Fairbanks, Alaska – MAY 2009

A.A.S. Degree – Radio Broadcasting – Mt. Hood Community College – Gresham, Oregon – JUN 2001

Certified in sales from the Oregon Association of Broadcasters – DEC 2000

AWARDS

2009 Goldie Award – Alaska Broadcasters Association Student Division – Producer Radio Live Sports Event

COMPUTER SKILLS

Functional knowledge of D.O.S., most Windows and Linux operating systems, Adobe Audition, Pro-Tools Audio, Final Cut Pro, Audio Vault, iMediaTouch, PRSS ContentDepot, HTML, CSS, PHP, Perl, Javascript, Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, Apache Web server, MySQL Database servers and language, Drupal, Joomla, PHPNuke and WordPress content management systems.

WEB SITES & SOCIAL MEDIA

http://www.atigun.com
(Personal Web site)

http://www.atigunbooks.com/
(PHP practice site)

http://www.twitter.com/atigunalaska

http://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewdschroder/

REFERENCES

References can me made available upon request.

About the Author

There is no shortage of science fiction reading here. No lack of appreciation for beards, love of coffee or obsession over blueberries.