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Casey M.

Seattle, WA, USA

$640 - $1440 / Day

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Top Services

  • Executive Producer

  • Audio Storyteller

  • Social Media Producer

Equipment

Video

  • 4K video camera
  • Multiple cameras

Audio

  • External recorder

Miscellaneous

  • Live streaming equipment

About Casey

A media professional with more than 17 years of experience finding, crafting and editing stories -- including work in newspapers, radio, television and online news. As Executive Producer for Digital Media, I managed a team of five producers and four digital assistants creating content that recruits viewers to KIRO 7’s digital platforms, including our website, Facebook page, channels on Amazon Fire and Apple TV, and the KIRO 7 News apps. That role included creating and editing video for each of our platforms, planning and executing social media strategy, and coordinating all livestreams. Doubled KIRO’s daily traffic average in the first year, launched KIRO’s Smart TV apps and our Roku platform became the top local news station on that platform worldwide. Awards include a 2014 Emmy Award for political coverage, a 2017 Emmy for team coverage and a 2018 Emmy Award for crime coverage. As a reporter, I was among the handful selected to transition the Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper into Seattlepi.com. Roles were often self-initiated, including video and audio projects. I also oversaw the vast P-I archives and coordinated the partnerships that led to preservation at the Museum of History and Industry and the Seattle Public Library’s Seattle Room. As a reporter at the P-I’s print edition, I crafted thousands of stories by building a network of diverse sources, including confidential sources, public officials, law enforcement officers, sports figures, historians, archivists, and trusted community leaders. After the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, I was selected along a handful of Hearst journalists to tell the stories of Sandy Hook. Stories ran in the network of Hearst Newspapers and news websites, and my contributions included text, video and photos. Additional experience includes a nightly news segment on KIRO Radio, a Seattle history podcast for Seattlepi.com, work at KJR AM and FM in Seattle, overseeing the KIRO 7 archives and creating a partnership to digitize and preserve those through the University of Washington Special Collections. Undergraduate degree is in Business Administration – Marketing.

Top Projects

  • Seattle Supersonics 1979 NBA Championship: 40 years later

    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Audio Storyteller
    • Transcriber
    • Social Media Producer
    • Executive Producer

    Uncovered archive video and audio, conducted interviews and edited a presentation for the 2019 Sports Star of the Year Banquet honoring the 40th anniversary of the Seattle Supersonics 1979 NBA Championship. Handled all elements of the video creation, including audio editing, color correction and producing the one-minute version for social media platforms.

  • Remembering Paul Allen

    • Video Editor - News
    • Audio Storyteller
    • Social Media Producer
    • Executive Producer

    When Paul Allen’s death was unexpectedly announced in 2018, I proactively put together this video with my colleague, Steve Raible, who was friends with Allen as the Voice of the Seahawks. Other than setting up the camera, I handled all elements of this video: conducting the interview, editing the interview, mixing the sound, finding all the archive footage, finding the royalty-free music. The video, from start to finish, was completed in just under seven hours and shared across KIRO 7's platforms.

  • Seattle Rewind: A Seattle history podcast

    • Audio Storyteller
    • Executive Producer

    Seattle Rewind was a weekly culture and history audio podcast that I produced in 2010 with Feliks Banel for seattlepi.com. I assembled vintage photo galleries, and we collaborated on web stories and scripts for the finished audio pieces that Feliks voiced. While the complete series is no longer available in its entirety on the web, a copy of the complete series is available through the Seattle Public Library's Seattle Room.

  • A Terrifying Ride With Ted

    • Content Strategist
    • Executive Producer

    I was the executive producer for the seven-minute Emmy Award-winning story about a woman who survived a ride with Ted Bundy as a 22-year-old. The survivor, Sotria Kritsonis, had not shared her story previously. My EP work included incorporating all archive material in the piece, including police evidence film that had never been seen publicly.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Executive Producer
  • Fixer
  • Content Strategist
  • Podcast Producer
  • Social Media Producer

Production Support

  • Audio Storyteller
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News
  • Transcriber

Casey's Clients

  • KIRO 7/Seattle Sports Commission
  • KIRO 7

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