Curriculum Vitae

Education

Professional Certificate, Marketing – University of Western Ontario, 2016 – Present

Master of Arts, Popular Music And Culture – University of Western Ontario, 2010 – 2012

Diploma, Public Relations – St. Clair College, 2007 – 2009

Bachelor of Arts [Honours], Communication, Media & Film – University of Windsor, 2001 – 2006

Employment

Box Office and Volunteer Coordinator, The ARTS Project, 2016 – Present

Production and Marketing Coordinator, Aeolian Performing Arts Centre, 2013 – 2015

Charts Editor, National Campus Radio Association, 2009 – 2013

Music Director, CHRW 94.9 FM, 2013

Media Lab Technician, University of Western Ontario, 2012 – 2013

Library Assistant, University of Western Ontario, 2012

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Western Ontario, 2010 – 2012

Music Director, CJAM 99.1 FM, University of Windsor, 2007 – 2010

Teaching Assistant, University of Windsor, 2005 – 2006

Volunteer Activities

Juror, FACTOR (Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings), 2014 – Present

Volunteer, Home County Music and Art Festival, 2016

On-Air Programmer, CHRW 94.9 FM, 2013

Faculty Council Representative, University of Western Ontario, 2011 – 2012

Juror, Polaris Music Prize, 2007 – 2010

On-Air Programmer, CJAM 99.1 FM, 2002 – 2010

Publications

“Rap is easy, career is the hard part:” Analyzing Success, Longevity and Failure Within the Framework of the Hip-Hop Career, Master’s thesis, 2012

Presentations and Guest Lectures

“The Role of Technology in the Development of the Hip-Hop Career,” Popular Music in Society (MIT 2350), University of Western Ontario, 2012

“Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller and the New Hip-Hop Career,” Graduate Student Lunchtime Series, University of Western Ontario, 2012

Curatorial Duties

National Campus Radio Conference, June 9 – 14, 2008, Windsor, ON

Booked five evenings of live musical entertainment featuring national recording artists such as: Wye Oak (Merge Records), Pontiak (Thrill Jockey Records), Osbourne (Ghostly International), Ceremonial Snips (Union Label Group), Brutal Knights (Deranged Records), and Invincible (Emergence Music).

A number of local musicians were interspersed as supporting acts, including: Dresden Sky, Field Assembly, Fiftywatthead, The Golden Hands Before God, Kero, The Locusts Have No King, Miclordz & Sauce Funky, Mike Huckaby, NOT_digital, Orphan Choir, Perilelle, Ron Leary & Kelly “Mr. Chill” Hoppe”, Tara Watts, This Is Me As A Woman, What Seas What Shores, and Yellow Wood.

Awards

Best Music Variety Program, 2010 Jammy Award

Interviews

Eric Howden of Raised By Swans, 2010

Bry Webb of Constantines, 2009

Mark Mullane of The Got To Get Got/North of America, 2009

Jason Haberman of The Paint Movement, 2009

Matt, Emilor & Zen of Devil Eyes, 2009

Maya Miller of The Pack A.D., 2008

Brandy Zdan & Dave Quanbury of Twilight Hotel, 2008

Chris Levoir of The Mark Inside, 2008

Caleb Stull of Parlour Steps, 2008

Matt Rickle of Javelins, 2008

Bibliography

Talbot, Adela, “Student Drops a Beat on Hip-Hop Careers,” Western News, October 2012

Mersereau, Bob, “The Top 100 Canadian Singles,” University of Toronto Press, September 2010

Dalson Chen, “CJAM Always Striving to Improve,” The Windsor Star, September 2009

Magnus Thyvold, “Year-End Picks: I Am Collecting Beautiful Things,” !earshot, December 2008

Andrea Keelan, “Eye On The Arts: Chris White,” The Lance, October 1, 2008

Magnus Thyvold, “Program Profile: Everything’s Different,” !earshot, May 2008

Magnus Thyvold, “!earshot Picks for 2007,” , !earshot, December 2007

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