Jim Powell, CEV





Independent Contractor

92 Redstone Way, Birmingham, Al   35215    Jim@JimPowell.com    (205) 706-4697



  Communications Experience
2014-Present    Contract project manager, producer and technical director for ICC-ES Committee Hearings.  A multi-camera, multi-microphone venue production providing video for location projection, recording and Internet Broadcast.  See it.

2007-2014    Contractor to the International Code Council as video engineer and video equipment operator in technical support for broadcast video to the Internet and recording of yearly building code hearings.  I also provided the maintenance, reconfiguration and other support to production equipment.  

See it:  ICC Atlantic City     ICC Hearings
  1984–Present      Electronic media technical contractor providing services as an electronic media engineer.   Also proficient as a project manager, video producer, studio and location operations technician and technical director, and video photographer for advertising, corporate marketing and training, broadcast, kiosk and Internet Broadcasting.  (Customer verification upon request)
Prior to 1984    Broadcast television engineer in Louisville, Ky (WLKY); Broadcast radio in programming in Louisville, KY (WINN); Nashville, TN program and engineer (WENO); Akron, OH program and engineer (WSLR); Cedar Rapids, IO (KHAK) and Birmingham (WYDE) working as an on-air talent, copywriter, and salesperson. In addition, my responsibilities included being a Program Director, Music Director, and Operations Manager.
Levy Advertising 1989 -1995  (Independent Service)
AE (Advertising Executive) - Independent contractor providing production, media evaluation and placement, and other customer relations services for The Pants Store and Fix Play Displays
Super Value Stores Corporate Office, Anniston/Oxford 1987-1989  (Independent Serivce
AE – Independent contractor providing writing, producing, evaluation and placement for radio in 3 states where Super Value (a grocery distributor) had customer locations.   Western Supermarkets were the local Birmingham locations supplied by Super Value
Kent State University - Telecommunications (Mass Communications)
United Electronics Institute, Electronics Technology (Diploma)
RIAA Recording Industry Association of America  -  multi-channel audio recording (Certificate)
International Film and Television Workshops, Rockport, Maine  -  Creative Corporate Television Workshop - completion
SONY Workshops – intensive creative camera course - completion
MCA-I Conferences - yearly conferences with workshops and seminars dealing with media management,
electronics technologies, Web design and creative concepts and writing.
AudioBooks Workshop, Los Angeles, CA - individual training for effective and believable
communications in audiobooks production - completion.   Taught by Frank Muller.
Southern Home Building - standard building practices of residential building. (Certificate)
Dale Carnegie - management (Certificate)
Industry Participation
MCA-I (Media Communications Association-International)    Presently a member of the National Board of Directors and Chairman of the Internet Video and Wireless Committee.   Since 1988, I have been a local and national leader.  In addition to most local chapter offices, I have been Regional Vice President and was the National Nominations Committee Chair for 1999.  Program and Speaker Chair for the 2009 Professional Conference in Las Vegas.  Other positions:   National Board Director, National Secretary.
I have also shared my production and communications business knowledge in lectures at the MCA-I International Conference, InfoCOMM and many ITVA/MCA-I Chapters.
SBE  Society of Broadcast Engineers (member)
Certification  Certified Video Engineer  (SBE)
(Broadcast Engineer):  FCC General Radio Telephone First Class   #P6-6-29041  Also known as GROL
Specialties Video Photography, TriCaster Operation, Voice-Over performance
Golden Reel  (MCA-I)   ICC President Dupler.  A corporate video program documenting the year in review for ICC President Dupler and presented at the annual conference.  See it.
TELLY Silver (top award) for the documentary, "Children of the Storm:  Hurricane Katrina, Through the Eyes of Children Survivors"
See clips:   Full 53 minute program     Darrell's Story     A Brief Review
TELLY and Videographer awards for "The Arnolds of Owen County," a documentary concerning a family that settled a large portion of Northern Kentucky in 1800.
TELLY Award, Cindy and a Videographer Award for "Space Camp/Aviation Challenge" for production and videography.
ITVA AiME Award and The Communicator's Award for performance in NAMB's "Missions-in-Motion."
  Contact:    Jim@JimPowell.com     


Jim Powell

(205)  706-4697

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