Mike Raye

MIKE RAYE

12640 Red Hawk Drive Frisco, Texas 75034 mraye@mac.com Home: 972-712-5656 iPhone: 972-832-8953

PROFESSIONAL BIO

Seasoned media and communications professional with over 30 years of proven success in multimedia and network television news production, including editing, writing, producing, lighting, audio design and videography, in the field on international assignments, as well as studio settings. (CNN Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, the Americas), ABC News, CBS News

Extremely proficient communicator with high- technology sales and training experience. (Apple Inc.) Versed in a variety of television genres, from spot news to documentaries to educational programming, and the promotion of these to national and international audiences

Creative and innovative, Emmy Award-winning talent; Apple trained and Pro Certified, including iLife, iWork, the Final Cut Studio suite and Aperture 3. (Cupertino, CA.)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Awarded the 1992 National News and Documentary Emmy for work in Somalia, contributed to 1991 Soviet coup coverage that was awarded the George Foster Peabody Award for Excellence in Journalism and Rwandan refugee crisis coverage awarded the Sigma Delta Chi Award Contributed to numerous projects that were awarded ACE awards for cable television news production excellence (CNN)
Two time Telly Award winner (American Heat - FETN) for excellence in educational television Certificate of recognition from Apple CEO Steve Jobs for five years of service
Named to the Texas Association of School Boards Media Honor Roll by Frisco ISD (2005) for “providing valuable information to the community” for Frisco Enterprise coverage Selected for and 2006 graduate of Leadership Frisco community service organization

WORK EXPERIENCE

London, Berlin, Rome, Moscow, Paris, Tokyo, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Amman, Damascus, Kuwait City, Belgrade, Zagreb, Atlanta, Dallas, Oklahoma City.
Apple, Inc. Retail Store R008, Willow Bend (Plano, TX) and Apple corporate - Creative, Mac Specialist
CNN (Cable News Network) - Editor, Field Producer, Director, Gaffer, Videographer, Sound Recordist.