Laura P. Eshelman
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EMPLOYMENT

Video Producer, Project Manager, and Storyteller
As a detailed-oriented self-starter, I find creative solutions to problems and manage teams to produce compelling video content. I look forward to connecting!

Skill Highlights
• 7 years of video production experience in branded content, content marketing and social media content
• Develop successful production practices
• Direct productions and drive creative storytelling
• Detailed management of project budgets and timelines
• Provide exceptional client service

SENIOR VIDEO PRODUCER, SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE

NEW YORK, NY
SEPTEMBER 2015 – PRESENT
Produce custom cross-platform branded video content, Facebook video, social media content and innovative, content marketing campaigns
Create original and repurposed video content utilizing our digital teams, linear networks, talent and production companies
Evolve editorial calendar and video sales offerings to answer to our clients’ needs
Manage budgets from $10k-500k across different projects for Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and DIY Network
Clients include: Land Rover, McCormick, Walmart, Amazon, Target, Korbel, Classico, Bush’s, Johnsonville, French’s and more.

VIDEO PRODUCER, MASHABLE STUDIOS

NEW YORK, NY
AUGUST 2015 – PRESENT
Produce branded video content from conception to completion, creatively ideate videos and web series, direct shoots, negotiate talent deals, create timelines and manage budgets from $20-$400k. Clients include: Kia, PepsiCo, Cathay, MasterCard, Capital One, Wells Fargo, Visa, Wheat Thins, American Greetings, and DoubleTree by Hilton

VIDEO PRODUCER, RFI STUDIOS

NEW YORK, NY
JANUARY 2014 – AUGUST 2015
Manage video projects including creation of budget/scope, hire crews, direct productions, work with editors to shape story, liaise with digital and social teams to produce compelling web content and create pitch videos to share with potential clients. Clients include: MetLife, MJFF, EngenderHealth, Cengage, Showtime, Amgen, Novartis, and Pfizer

PRODUCER, SNIPPIES

NEW YORK, NY
DECEMBER 2011 – DECEMBER 2013
Produced 15-20 engaging videos per month from conception to completion, managed budgets from $10k-40k and assigned videographers in 300 global markets; Clients included: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Hyundai, PepsiCo, P&G, LinkedIn, Grey, UM

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, The Takeaway WNYC

NEW YORK, NY
AUGUST – DECEMBER 2011
Booked guests for nationally-syndicated talk show, wrote scripts, conducted pre-interviews, pitched and published segments

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE ASSISTANT, MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

EXTREMADURA, SPAIN
AUGUST 2010-JUNE 2011
Taught English classes using multimedia resources to engage 440 students across 22 classes, aged 12-18 and created a culture blog

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, KBIA 91.3

COLUMBIA, MO
AUGUST 2009-JANUARY 2010
Launched and produced a live, interactive community talk show, generated story ideas, interviewed guests, researched audience trends

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, HIGH NOON ENTERTAINMENT

DENVER, CO
MAY-AUGUST 2009
Searched casting videos for dynamic characters, pitched ideas for future episodes, assisted with studio and on location shoots

VIDEO EDITOR, MSN UK

LONDON, UK
JANUARY-APRIL 2009
Filmed, edited, and uploaded original content, met with channel
editors to brainstorm and execute new ideas for the video channel which received over 20 million video views per month

SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro
Mac OS & Windows, Microsoft Office
DSLRs, HD video cameras
Familiar with different codecs and video formats

EDUCATION

University of Missouri School of Journalism-Columbia, MO
Media Convergence

AND MORE…

Past-President of the Mizzou Alumni Association New York Metropolitan Chapter