Neil Blake

Last updated on 03/09/16

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Credits and Employment History

NEIL BLAKE
Email: NBlakeJr@gmail.com

Credits: 1999-2016
NB Event Productions, Weekly with Ed Gordon, Moms and The City, The Debrief with David Ushery, The Rundown, Daily Connection, LX NY, News 4 You with Perri Peltz, Olympic Zone with Len Berman, News Forum, John Edward Cross Country, Live At 5 HD, News 4 NY HD, Today In New York, Spike Lee 20th Anniversary Cruise Celebration, Current Affair 2, CBS Sports, Judge Mills Lane Show, CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade, WCBS Noon News, Shipmates, Iyanla, Style Court

Experience
Mar.1988-April 2003
Associate Director, Fox Television, New York
Rolled all show tapes during live programs, tapings and rehearsals. Interacted with technical director, stage managers, tape and audio operators in maintaining continuity. Gave production studio time cues and coordinated talent on remotes. Directed promos, live news updates and post- production sessions. Administrated broadcast routine via master control. Assigned primarily to A Current Affair from November 1990-May 1996. Credits included; Good Day New York, Good Day First Edition, Good Day Wake Up, Fox News, Fox News at 10, Fox Sports-Master Control, Midday News, McCreary Report and Children’s Miracle Network Telethon.

Dec.1986-Mar.1988
Producer, National Broadcasting Company, New York
Worked closely with the producer on all aspects of coordinating the television program “Positively Black”. Involved with pre-production, field remotes, studio and post production. Coordinated all research, guest pre-interviews and appearances. Scheduled facilities and manpower. Coordinated monthly schedules and shooting itineraries. Wrote scripts, promos and press releases.

Jun.1987-Nov.1987
Associate Director, National Broadcasting Company, New York
Interacted with technical director, stage managers, and audio operator in maintaining continuity. Gave production studio time cues. Directed control studios for sporting events. Administrated broadcast routine via switching central system. Credits included: NBC Nightly News, News 4 New York, Live at 5, Another World, Strictly Business and NBC Sports.

Jan.1983-Feb.1987
Director, WNYE-TV, New York
Directed Long Island University NCAA regular season and playoff basketball & Soccer telecasts.

Sep.1981-Feb.1982
Production Assistant, Gerber Carter Inc
Assisted the producer with the overall production of the nationally syndicated talk show “Todays Black Woman”

Education

Long Island University Brooklyn Center, New York

B.A. in Media Arts, June 1986