MARIEL SYKES CLARK
MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER - A highly talented television and multimedia producer in New York City with more than eight years experience writing and producing for television and the web. Recent work has appeared in The New York Times and on Discovery Network, Food Network, Oxygen and A&E, among others.
TELEVISION AND DOCUMENTARY EXPERIENCE
Producer, Knoxville, Tenn., November ’04 – August ’08
Episode Producer, Jupiter Entertainment - Credits: How Stuff Works for Discovery and Snapped
for Oxygen Network. Booked all interviews (including ones conducted in prison), produced
single and multi-camera shoots of interviews, talent and b-roll. Responsibilities included writing show
segments and post-production.
Coordinating Producer, Jupiter Entertainment – Credits: Biography for A&E and Live Through
This for Fuse Networks. Coordinated all production logistics: managed budgets, booked interviews, produced
shoots, supervised edit and post-production.
Producer/Writer, Rivr Media – Credits: Catalog This! and Mail Order Makeover for FLN.
Produced multi-camera shoots, casting, wrote complete episodes and supervised edits.
Associate Producer, Rivr Media – Credits: Six Months for A&E and All Star Kitchen
Makeovers for Food Network. Booked interviews, produced segments, assisted edits, coordinated post-
production and network deliverables. Received the New York Festivals Silver Award for All Star
Kitchen Makeover: Emeril Lagasse.
Television News Reporter, Fox 28, South Bend, Ind., and ABC 6, Billings, Mont., Jan. ’02 – Oct. ’04
Reported, shot, wrote and edited breaking news and feature stories. Focused on covering
education and agriculture.
Freelance Production Assistant, Atlanta, Ga., August ’01 – December ’01
P.A. on Good Eats, a top-rated cooking-science show on Food Network.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, N.Y., expected May 2009
M.S. in Journalism, Digital Media concentration.
Coursework includes new media (honors) and sports journalism. Published article about a female jockey
and her father in The New York Times on March 27, 2009. Produced a multimedia master’s project about a
New York public high school step team. The project, www.StepBrooklyn.com, features video, text and
University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 2001
B.A. in Journalism, Minor: Art History, Magna Cum Laude.
Received the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Don Elliot Heald Scholarship,
awarded for professionalism, experience and scholastic achievement. Studied Italian art
history and photography - study abroad, Cortona, Italy.
SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Video: Proficient shooting and editing high-definition digital video (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier).
Web: Multimedia authoring using Flash, HTML, Dreamweaver and Photoshop.
Multimedia: Experienced in creating audio slideshows with digital SLR cameras and Soundslides.
Social networking: Very familiar with services and applications including Twitter, Facebook, and Blip.tv.
Other: Basic Spanish. Avid runner and certified advanced open water scuba diver.