Cora A. McCollough

Cora McCollough - (336)-264-4811

Personal Statement
Aspiring film editor, writer, and producer with a love for scriptwriting, cinematic criticism, ethical journalism, and uncovering the latest stories. Over four years of producing and editing in Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, and Final Draft using industry-standard film equipment. Task-oriented with a keen eye for detail, a focus on original storytelling, and a high work ethic. Have sequenced hundreds of video clips for projects, organized call sheets, crew tasks, and anticipated film equipment needs at a moment’s notice.

Technical Skills
Equipment - Canon 80D, Canon C100, Helios Lights, Zoom H4N Pro, Sennheiser Lavaliers
Software - Adobe Creative Suite, Final Draft, Celtx, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Bachelor in Fine Arts, Film and Video Production, minor in Creative Writing 2023
Associates in Art, Alamance Community College, Graham, NC
Honors: Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Director - Take the Reins (News Interview) (2023)
- Directed and wrote questions, keeping the target audience in mind.
- Conducted interviews with less than a twenty-four hour notice.

Producer, Key Grip, and Writing Consultant - 5 Cards to Live (Narrative Short)(2023)
- Served as a writing consultant, proposed shot ideas, and assisted with a scheduling plan.
- Loaded and unloaded various props for the set, setting up in a quick and efficient manner.

Producer - The Back Hallways (Narrative Short) (2022)
- Set up various scenes, equipment, and wardrobes for the actors.
- Communicated quickly and effectively between multiple individuals.

Director - Soarin’ Sixties (Documentary) (2021)
- Checked out equipment, double-checking it before leaving the premises.
- In charge of audio, cinematography, questions, and editing of the footage.

Noteworthy Skills
Adobe Creative Suite, Editing, Producing, Scriptwriting, VR, and Directing. Communication, Writing Consultation, Driven, Task-Oriented, and Empathetic.

Demo reel:
Scripts available upon request.

Timothy E. Pyles

Timothy E. Pyles

Lynchburg, Virginia / / (434) 944-4637


·         Deep passion for Live and Local radio with some voice tracking experience, able toconnect with listeners through multiple platforms… on-air, on-line, and in person,includingbeingcapableofhandlinglistenersrequests forspecialsongs

·         Strong Knowledge of on-air program formats including live programs regardingmusic, and guest interviews, and also able to use broadcasting equipment and  perform minormaintenance

·         Expertise in preparing program scripts by performing detailed research about theselected songs and forming questions for celebrity/guest interviews. Also, delivered compelling and interesting content in an efficient manner

·         Good organizational and communication skills



Bachelor of Science in Communications, Liberty University, Lynchburg,Virginia, December2012, Concentration:Radio Broadcasting


Applications: Adobe Audition, Audio Vault, Smart Caster, Scott System, Arrakis-Digi Link


Evening Radio Announcer, Thumb Broadcasting - Bad Axe, MI                                                 October 2020-July 2021

·         Voice Track Announced weekday evening and Saturday afternoon air shift on Country AM and Classic Hits FM stations

·         Prepared each day’s music for the FM using Music Master music scheduler software

·         Occasionally announced local weather forecast, and news stories

·         Wrote and recorded commercials for local advertisers

·         Downloaded, recorded, and edit commodities, and weather for local region.

·         Uploaded, and edited locally produced weekend program from cd or mini disc

·         Downloaded, edited, and re-uploaded, two weekend network programs to run in the appropriate days and times

RadioControlBoardOperator, ThreeDaughtersMedia,ForestVirginia                                         May2018 May 2019

·         Operated radio control board for local and regionalsportsplay-by-playgamebroadcastsincludingqualitycontrol    

·         Administeredradiocheckstomakesurebroadcast isdisplayedandheardcorrectly

·         Usedquickcuestoadjust thebroadcast inrealtime


MusicDirector/VoiceTrackAnnouncer, WAMVRadio, AmherstVirginia                                          May2012-February2018

·         ChartedandupdatedthemusiclibraryaccordingtoSingingNewsMagazineradiocharts

·         Addednewmusicintorotationaspostedonthecharts

·         Operatedcontrolboardforlocalweeklyhighschoolathleticgames

·         Voice trackannounced occasional airshifts

·         Servedasanambassadorfortheradiostation, andmaintainedapositive approachable attitudewhileinteractingwiththeaudience


Assistant StudentManager, LibertyUniversity/WQLURadio,Lynchburg,Virginia          September2010-December 2012

·         Responsible for operations of student radio station, including managing 15-20 studentworkers,in variouscapacities

·         Hosted and produced live weekend Classic CCM music program including, programprep, song selection, handling listener phone and social media requests, scheduling andconducting occasional guest interviews by phone or in studio

·         Established a strongrelationshipwithlisteners byprovidingentertainingandinterestinginformation

·         Board operated some college basketball play by play game broadcasts including qualitycontrol and audio elements, administered radio checks to make sure broadcast isdisplayedandheardcorrectly

·         Usedquick cuestoadjustthebroadcastinreal time

·         Assisted the sales team in selling airtime, by producing and editing corporate sponsorpromos,programpromoteasers


Utilities Worker, Cintas Corporation, Bedford, VA, September 2021 – Feb. 2023

·         Worked in various positions and departments in the plant as requested by 2nd shift production supervisor.