Broadcast Engineer for Stadium control rooms, OB Mobile Units, and studio production. Experience working within a variety of television and live broadcast workflows including (but not limited to):
    •    Grass Valley K-frame switchers, LDX camera chains 
    •    Sony XVS/MVS switchers, HDC and PTZ cameras
    •    Ikegami, Cannon, Panasonic camera and video systems
    •    Black Magic ATEM switcher, routers, control panels, cameras, media converters, recorders
    •    Ross Video Acuity/Carbonite switchers, Xpression graphics, Abekas Mira replay
    •    Evertz Magnum video router, Dream Catcher replay, MVP mutiviewers
    •    AJA media converters, frame syncs, digital recorders, openGear frames
    •    Daktronic LED control, timing systems
    •    QSC Q-Sys audio/video solutions
    •    Calrec Artemis, Yamaha QL1 and other audio consoles
    •    RTS, Clear Comm, and Reidel communication system configurations 
    
Knowledgeable of various video IP based workflows, fiber optic maintenance, SMPTE standards, LED wall configurations/maintenance, IP based Dante audio systems, wireless RF and microwave frequency coordinations, patch room campus integration, and other broadcast related system integrations.

Reese Wexler

Reese Wexler
reesewexler@gmail.com

(818) 261-5606

       


  Work Experience


Broadcast Engineer — Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment (Los Angeles, CA) 1/2019 - present
    •    Broadcast support for various stadiums and venues around Los Angeles

    •    Venues include: LAFC's Banc of CA Stadium,  USC Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and SoFi Stadium.

    •    Responsibilities include: Control Room Engineering, A/V technician, IPTV management, LED Board technician


Broadcast Engineer — AEG/Staples Center & LA Live (Downtown LA) 11/2016 - present 
    •    Broadcast support for LA Live campus including Staples Center and Microsoft Theater.
    •    Set up press monitors and cameras used during NBA and NHL games.
    •    Troubleshoot broadcast related issues around the campus.

    •    Control Room Engineering
    •    Working in the patch bay to understand campus connectivity and systems integrations. 


EIC — Insomniac Events (Los Angeles, CA) 2020
    •    Designed and implemented multi-cam studio for 24/7 live stream to Twitch and Youtube
    •    Managed studio workflow from studio engineering and content creation to simulcasted linear playback on channel. 
    •    tv.insomniac.com


West Coast ​Operations Manager — Clark Media (Castaic, CA)6/2018 - 3/2019
    •    Inventory management for warehouse and 53’ 4K production trailer
    •    Assist in configuring 53’ 4K production trailer
    •    Prep packages for dry hire equipment and fly pack rentals
    •    East/West coast communications 
    •    Shipping coordinator
    •    Quality Control

   
QC Shop Tech/Sales Assistant — Bexel (Burbank, CA) 6/2016 - 6/2017 
    •    Assisted costumers in TSS warehouse store front.

    •    Managed Bexel's eBay account.
    •    Consignment equipment inventory management. 
    •    Assisted with organization of TSS department's asset liquidation auctions hosted by Bexel, The Vitec Group, and JosephFinn.  
    •    Pulled equipment for packages.
    •    Quality control for broadcast equipment. 
    •    Assisted with initial in shop builds with clients.
    •    General equipment maintenance and organization around the warehouse.

Audio Shop Tech — Clair Broadcast (Los Angeles, CA) 2014 - 2016
    •    Pulled audio equipment for packages.
    •    Assisted with initial in shop builds for productions.
    •    Transferred inventory from one warehouse to a new warehouse.
    •    Handled check in for returning packages.
    •    Quality control for all audio equipment.

Audio Mixer/Boom Op This Just In (sitcom) — Associated Television International — 5/2016

Audio Mixer/Boom OpThe Online Date (short film) Directed by Jimmy Matlosz — 3/2016

PA USC Ostrow Dentist School PromotionalC-2K Production — 2/2016 


Sound Mixer Sweeney House DocumentaryNepotism Film — 2/2016


Audio Utility  — Jason Bourne 5 — Director Paul Greengrass — Universal Pictures — 1/2016 
    •    Ran audio cables and placed antennas when needed.
    •    Helped to set up the audio department's mixing cart.
    •    Coordinated audio with video village.
    •    Made sure timecode was synced between cameras and audio equipment. 
    •    Generally made sure all audio department equipment was in proper working order and always ready to begin shooting. 

Tech Assist  — The Real World season 31 — MTV — Bunim-Murray Productions — 9/2015 - 1/2016
    •    Technical and artistic help during house build, shoot, and strike.
    •    Set up of surveillance system, control room, and tech room systems. 
    •    Recorded surveillance footage to Sony PDW-F1600 recording decks. 
    •    Rigged transportation lighting.
    •    Digital media management.
    •    General troubleshooting of equipment. 
    •    Mixer (Sound device 664).
    •    Camera Op (Sony PDW-F800).

Audio UtilitySteve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge 3 — CMT — 51 Minds Entertainment — 6/2015 - 8/2015
    •    Established frequency allocations for mics.
    •    Mic-ed talent and placed plant mics.
    •    Set up wireless Comtek system comms system.
    •    Placed various antennas when needed.
    •    Took care of other such tasks to ensure the audio department was always ready to go. 

Audio Utility Freakout — ABC Family — 495 Productions —  7/2014 - 12/2014
    •    Mic-ed talent and placed plant mics.
    •    Set up and break down the audio department's control station when moving locations.
    •    Generally made sure all audio gear was in proper working order.

Technical Engineer — Horde Theatre Group (Los Angeles, CA) 2012 - 2015
    •    Developed and executed any elements sound, lighting, and set design for the productions that were required for the company’s performances.


          EDUCATION


Lafayette College (Easton, PA) 2011-2015 — B.A. Film and Media Studies/Theatre Minor


Campbell Hall High School (Studio City, CA) 2005-2011