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 Collin Kushner
(949) 680-7518 | ckushner1@gmail.com | Los Angeles, CA 90025
 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Emmy Award-Winning content creator with 10+ years of experience in the video space 

  • Expertise in all facets of video production: Producing, Writing, Videography, Editing

  • Creating video content that elicits engagement, evokes emotions & inspires meaningful change

 

EXPERIENCE

Video Content Creator/Editor                                       09/2018 - Current

Yahoo! Sports – Los Angeles, CA

  • Produce, write and edit video content for Yahoo’s website, app and all social media platforms

  • Effectively manage 15-20 time-sensitive video assignments per week, meeting all deadlines seamlessly

  • Led on-site video coverage from the 2024 Men's Final Four in Arizona, directing a team of five & creating premium sports content that garnered over 2 million views

  • Led on-site video coverage for the 2020 CFP National Championship Game in New Orleans, directing a team of four and creating premium sports content that garnered over 3 million views

 

Video Content Creator/Editor                                       09/2018 - Current

Collin Kushner, INC – Los Angeles, CA                                           

  • Craft impactful visual stories customized for small to medium-sized enterprises, resulting in a 77% improvement in their online presence across various digital channels

  • Produce and Host – "Hey, Where'd You Go?" – a monthly podcast dedicated to exploring the distinctive journeys of former collegiate and professional athletes, achieving 3,000 downloads across 26 episodes

 

TV Sports Anchor/Reporter                                            07/2016 - 08/2018

News 15 (KADN/KLAF-TV) – Lafayette, LA                                

  • Produced, pitched and developed the station's first Emmy Award-Winning feature – "Four Juwuan" – which received 535 shares, and 19K views on Facebook

  • Wrote and produced  7-10 stories per week, across multiple platforms, with an emphasis on emotional and comedic driven narratives   

  • Strategized and built a personal brand on social media –“#BOOMSAUCE”– which initiated daily social conversations and generated story leads, sparking 110% growth across my platforms  

  • Secured over 50 exclusive stories by leveraging distinct connections within the local community

 

AWARDS

  • 2017 Suncoast Emmy Award Winner: “Four Juwuan”

  • 2018 Suncoast Emmy Award Nominee: “E. Mouton – A father and son story"

  • Arizona State Hockey Div. 1 Award: “The Collin Kushner Award for Hardest Worker”

    • First player in ASU hockey history to have an award named in their honor

 

REFERENCES

  • Evan Doherty: Executive Producer at Yahoo! Sports, (408) 482-3605 

  • Farrah Reyna: former News Anchor at News 15, (337) 789-1089

 

SKILLS

Adobe Premiere Pro + Photoshop | Professional Video Cameras | Effective Communication | Critical-Thinking |

Active Listening | Creative Writing | Time Management | Leadership

 

EDUCATION

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Bachelor of Arts: Broadcast Journalism and Mass Communication, 2013

  • Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ

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