PAT A. PEARSON
email: patp@dwarfdesignsonline.com

Skills

  • Experienced, educated, creative, and mature. Excellent communication and public relations skills; keen organizing ability, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. A good teacher.
  • Professionally experienced in media communications specifically related to television and film production, with expertise in promotion and publicity on a global scale.
  • Computer-literate, skilled in PC Windows with experience in Microsoft Word and Corel Word Perfect; expertise in graphic programs from Corel, Paint Shop Pro, and Adobe products; adept in HTML construction, with thorough knowledge of the Internet.

Education

CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
www1.cpcc.edu/
1969-1973
Charlotte, NC
Degree: Associate in Art
WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY
weber.edu
1996-1998
Ogden, UT
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
major: Communications emphasizing Broadcasting minor: Office Technologies
(designed web site for the Communication Dept)
graduated December 18, 1998

Experience

  • DWARF DESIGNS
    1996-present
    Global Self-employment
Marketing my own art works for publication, including the development of a client list and professional presentation portfolio. Dwarf Designs also develops web sites for film companies and their products, and handling a series of online promotional efforts on their behalf, including film festival entry and subsequent publicity during festivals and public appearances. Primary client and reference source can be seen at Paul Johansson Online (http://www.pauljohanssononline.com). Current (and ongoing) project is the development of the Dwarf Designs Trivia Calendar, both in digital and hard copy format.

  • OGDEN/WEBER APPLIED TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE
    www.owatc.com
    2006-2008
Business Technology Instructor, Substitute
  • CONVERGYS
    www.convergys.com
    Feb 2005-Dec 2006
Sales and Service Rep II: Interface with customers via inbound calls. Responsibilities include processing customer orders and sales; providing and receiving various information; up-selling client products plus handling miscellaneous customer service and general information calls.

  • STREET Magazine
    www.streetmagazine.net
    2003-2004
Calendar Editor responsible for developing community events listings for both hard copy and online publication; web site designer; office support.

  • ARTSTOP: OGDEN
    www.artstopogden.org
    2003-summer season
Office support coordinating event registration, promotion and publicity, recruitment of volunteers; developing web site; office technical advisor. Part-time.

  • SUNDANCE INSTITUTE
    www.sundance.org
    December 27, 2000-January 28, 2001
Seasonal position for the duration of the Sundance Film Festival in ticket sales/customer service; heavy phone lines; challenging situations to aid in customer satisfaction.

  • CHAPELLE LTD: The Vanessa-Ann Collection
    www.chapelleltd.com
    1995-1996
Staff cross stitch designer converting patterns for publication.

  • DIMENSION CABLE
    (now Cox Communications)
    www.cox.com
Traffic Coordinator in the development of the Media Sales Department. Handled packaging of sales presentations; prepared and maintained sales contracts; worked closely with Operations and Traffic from other stations; compiled daily Traffic Logs; recorded affidavits; prepared and maintained billing and monthly statements; receptionist and secretary for two sales persons.

  • KVVU-TV
    (then Carson Broadcasting)
    www.kvvutv.com
    1976-1983
Program Assistant: Responsible for scheduling series episodes and monthly movie calendars (30 films per week); maintained program contracts; distributed materials and schedule information to all in-house departments and all support media (such as TV Guide); wrote copy for teasers and other promotional spots as needed; scheduled guests for local talk shows as needed; worked closely with distributing companies in ordering, shipping, promoting, and compiling monthly program affidavits; handled programming calls and comments. Public Service Director: Total maintenance of the Public Service Department; developed clientele from non-profit organizations (both local and national), dealing with special community events to on-going promotion; proposed storyboards, scheduled production and crew for taping in-studio and remote locations; worked closely with Operations and Traffic in scheduling of Public Service announcements when necessary; two years leading a station Explorer Post for high school students, teaching them the basics of television operation and assisting them in the production of a series of half-hour programs. In 1980, I was coordinator for a news report covering the MGM Grand Hotel fire, which involved working closely with Independent Network News (now CNN) in hosting a reporter from Los Angeles and hiring a production crew from KVVU, as well as assisting onsite in compiling the report for telecast on INN.

  • CONSOLIDATED ENGRAVERS
    1973-1976
Graphic artist preparing designs for textile manufacturing of cloth products.

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