Rich Fisher
richfisher@kentisland.org

 

 

 

TV / GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE:

1999 To PRESENT:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. (202) 482-6362
Office of Public Affairs Broadcast Studio Director
TV Production, Radio Production, Satellite Uplinking, and Media support for the Secretary of Commerce, the Census Bureau, International Trade Administration, The White House, MBDA, and U.S. Commercial Services. Write scripts, shoot and edit promotional video for social media pushing. Set-up large and small scale press events, web video content provider. Manage videographers, photographers, and editors.


1998 To 1999
United States Naval Academy / Mobile Video Services, Annapolis, MD (410) 293-5853
Production Manager / Executive Producer / Editor / Camera
In charge of all Television Productions and sports coverage at the Academy, Live News Operations in the MVS Washington DC office. Managed a small staff of videographers and editors. Worked with Public Affairs to effectively promote the Academy to the community.


1997 To 1999:
CNN NEWSOURCE / Time Warner, Washington, D.C. (202) 783-6200
Freelance: Technical Director / Feed Coordinator / Audio
Switched live in studio and field news events, Satellite Uplinking / Downlinking and live audio. Live video switching, audio, and camera operator at remote locations, often in extreme weather conditions. Live camera for studio “talk-backs” and studio set up for live interviews.


1997:
NY-1 News / Time Warner, New York City (212) 465-0111
Freelance: Audio / Robotic Cameras / Editor / Master Control
Live and live to tape switcher, audio, and cameras. Operated a commercial insertion system and satellite / fiber transmission system. Edited news packages.


1996 To 1997:
GSN / Global Shopping Network, New York City (Defunct)
Production Studio Director
Technical Director / live video switching, live audio mixing, and live camera. I was in charge of staffing the evening production crew, as well as filling in on any position that was not staffed.

 

1992 To 1996:
WLNY-TV, New York (ind.) (631) 777-8855
Technical Director / Production Supervisor / Editor / Audio
In charge of the night crew including the 10pm news operations. Switched the 10pm news live on a GVG-200 switcher, edited reporter packages, edited movies for content and length, programmed the digital ASC "Virtual Recorder" for Master Control shifts.

 


RADIO EXPERIENCE:


2015 To PRESENT:
WIYY-FM "98 Rock" (Active Rock), Baltimore, MD (410) 338-1098
On-Air Personality
Live radio personality, Remotes, and Lottery Numbers Host on WBAL-TV. Commercial production. Live appearances and talent at station appearances around the Baltimore market. Station uses Wide Orbit Software.


2008 To 2015:
WRNR-FM (Adult Album Alternative - AAA), Annapolis / Baltimore, MD (410) 626-0103
On-Air Personality
Live radio personality and live remote broadcasts. Worked Mornings, Weekends and fill-in for any shift needed. Host club appearances and talent at station appearances around Annapolis and the Baltimore market. Station uses Enco Software.


2005 To 2010:
WZBA-FM "100.7 The Bay" (Classic Rock), Baltimore, MD (410) 771-8484
On-Air Personality
Weekends, Holidays, and Fill-In Announcer for this Baltimore Market Classic Rock station. Regular morning show fill-in personality. Hosted station functions and remotes around the Baltimore market. Station used Scott Automation Software.


1998 To 2008:
WNAV-AM (Full Service), Annapolis, MD (410) 263-1430
Webmaster / On-Air Personality
Fill in Announcer and Weekend shift Announcer from 1998 to 2005 and webmaster at this community oriented eclectic Adult Contemporary radio station. Daily updates of wnav.com. Ran the board during Washington Redskins, Navy Sports and Baltimore Orioles Baseball Games.


2004 To 2006:
WCEM-FM "106.3 The Heat" (Hot A.C.), Easton-Cambridge, MD (410) 822-4800
On-Air Personality
Weekend and fill-in Announcer for this MTS owned HOT A.C. station serving the Delmarva Pennisula. Live remote appearances from station events and at advertiser functions.


2002 To 2004:
WWFG-FM "Froggy 99.9" (Country), Salisbury-Ocean City, MD (410) 860-1099
On-Air Personality
Weekend Announcer and weekday fill-in for this top-rated, fully digital state-of-the-art Country station serving the Salisbury-Ocean City market. Station uses Prophet Automation Software.


2002 To 2004:
WRYR-FM (Public Radio), Sherwood, MD (410) 867-9677
Music Director / D.J.
Volunteer host of a weekly Wednesday night alternative rock and retro modern rock show on the first LPFM radio station in the country. Solicit record labels for promotional material. Actively search for new music to be played on the station for all shifts. Write and voice PSA's that focus on the community. WRYR covers Annapolis, Kent Island, St. Michaels, Deale, and other communities along the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.


2001 To 2003:
WCEI-FM (Adult Contemporary) / WEMD-AM (Nostalgia), Easton, MD (410) 822-3301
Weekend and Fill In Announcer
Weekday fill in Announcer and Weekend Announcer for this fully digital state-of-the-art Adult Contemporary station serving from Baltimore to Salisbury, Maryland. Voice tracked on the "Media Touch" automation system.


1993 To 1997:
WBEA-FM "Beach Radio" (Hot A.C.), Long Island, NY (631) 267-7800
Announcer / Production Assistant
Worked weekends and fill-ins as an Announcer. Broadcasted live from events, clubs and fairs to promote the station. Production and dubbing.


1992 To 1993:
WWHB-FM / WNEW-FM (Rock Simulcast), New York (516) 955-0927
Production Assistant / Promotions
Produced and voiced local spots for WWHB-FM. Sold advertising on Eastern Long Island for WWHB-FM. Live broadcasts from clubs, advertiser functions, and fairs, Promoted WNEW-FM on Long Island.


1991 To 1992:
KGB-FM (Classic Rock) / KPOP-AM (Nostalgia), San Diego, CA (619) 278-1130
Board Operator / Overnight Announcer
Weekend and Weekday Fill-in Announcer on KGB. Morning Show Producer and Board Operator for the KPOP-AM morning show. Assisted at promotional events for KGB-FM.


1989 To 1991:
WRCN-FM (Rock) / WRHD-AM (Country), Long Island, NY (631) 451-1039
Fill in Announcer / Board Operator
Fill in weekday announcer with a regular weekend shift on WRCN-FM. Ran board for broadcast of NY Knicks, NY Rangers, and NY Islanders games on WRHD-AM. Weekend club promotions and live remotes. WRHD-AM is now WFTU-AM.

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Long Island University, Southampton, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts


Suffolk Community College, Selden, NY
Associates in Broadcast Communications

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE:

1999 To Present:
Kent Island Online, Designed and run this profitable website serving several Maryland communities.

1990 To 1991:
WBAZ-FM, Long Island, NY - Fill in DJ and Board Operator at this Adult Contemporary station.

1989 To 1990:
WLNG-FM, Long Island, NY – Sales, Fill in DJ and News Reader at this eclectic Oldies station.

1988 To 1989:
WPLJ-FM / WABC-AM, New York, NY - Intern and Promotions Assistant for CHR / Hot A.C. WPLJ.



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