GAIL L. DIXON-McBRIDE
Columbia, MD 21045 | - kineticwave@verizon.net – 443-742-5669

SUMMARY

Radio Production Broadcast Specialist/Talk Show Host

Broad background expands Radio Announcing/Content, News and Feature Writing.

Thrives in creative, entrepreneurial and fast-paced work environments.

Strong background in Social Media Marketing, Client Promotion, Branding and Blogging.

 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

 
  Radio Production

  Talk Show Host

 Audio Editor      

 Interviewer/Reporter
     Promotional Writer/Editor

 Voice Over Talent/Announcer


 EXPERIENCE

 01/2011 to Present


Internet Talk Show Host/ Announcer/Producer/Editor
GLD Productions Unlimited - Columbia, MD


 Hosts, Writes, Produces, Edits and Publishes a weekly health and wellness and business radio talk show for P.I.H. Radio.net


Interviews sponsoring guests for the Partners in Health and Biz weekly talk show.

 Produces a 30 to 60 minute weekly live and podcast radio show.

 Creates 30 and 60 second client MP3 radio commercials.

 Produces MP4 and Youtube client videos. 
 
01/2009 to 01/2013


Project Support Specialist
Engineering Xpress Plus - Columbia, MD

Updated company websites and answered incoming calls, utilizing
excellent communication skills.

Business Card, Website Design and Copywriting.

Provided expert-level administrative support to allow company president
freedom to travel, showcasing managerial responsibilities with minimal
supervision.

Executed expert knowledge of bookkeeping, record storage and
                                 documentation retrieval.                                                       
                                                 
 

01/2006 to 01/2009 

            

Publisher/Writer/Editor
TIDAL WAVE CONSULTING GROUP - Columbia, MD


Published a quarterly builder/architect magazine.

Wrote monthly editorial columns to capture the interest of readers.

Interviewed builders and architects for the cover stories.

Hired and managed writers, photographers and graphic designers.

Sold all adverting space to complete monthly production.

Efforts resulted in maintaining long-term clients and adding new ones.

01/1999 to 01/2006   

          

Newspaper Publisher
KINETICWAVE, LLC - Columbia, MD


Published a monthly business newsmagazine circulated throughout the

Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area for seven years, growing it in
revenue 20 percent per year.

Supervised and managed a staff of 10 employees to include photographers and writers, thereby enhancing increasing publication quality and demand.

Coordinated printing specifications and guidelines to graphic designers and printing
 crew, which produced beautiful quality publications.

Hired and supervised distribution managers, resulting in organized and timely delivery.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
 
Bachelor of Arts: Mass Media Arts Mass Communications

HAMPTON UNIVERSITY - Hampton, VA

Mass Media Arts Mass Communications Portfolio: www.partnersinhealth.biz

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, Microsoft Word, Publisher, Salesforce

 ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

First in graduating class to publish Builder/Architect magazine and receive the
highest completion cash bonus.

Licenses - Licensed Health and Life Insurance Producer