Chicago, IL 60613
*AIR Board Member A young, passionate, emerging leader; experienced media maker; looking for opportunities to collaborate, grow, and help build something amazing. Luis Antonio Perez began as a host-producer at Chicago Public Media's Vocalo in 2007. At Vocalo Luis produced and hosted daily talk show programming, was instructor of the Vocalo radio storytellers workshop, and served as interim managing director. He is also an award winning performer and audio/video producer. Working behind the camera Luis has worked on over 30 short films as cinematographer, editor, producer, and production manager. In 2007, Luis directed and produced the latest installment of the legendary Chicago Hip-Hop freestyle battle documentary known as Rhyme Spitters. Radio Work: Daily news talk show producer and host at Chicago Public Media. Acquired a programming sensibility aimed at capturing younger and more diverse audiences. Experience with live broadcasts and long-form storytelling. Proficient audio engineering, audio editing, guest booking, and idea generation. Work style: Highly communicative, processes thinker, comfortable with uncertainty, embraces change. Top Assets: Experienced producer of many kinds of media storytelling, strong leadership, passionate team member, excellent editorial judgement, high technical agility, experienced host, natural storyteller, media geek, likable individual. Ideal Jobs/Workplaces: Buzz Feed Audio, Panolpoly, Midroll, Slate Podcasts, Earwolf, NPR. Extras: Formerly a video producer/shooter with experience in live events management and film production management. Graduated top of class in entrepreneurship & media management program at Columbia College Chicago. Amateur photographer, willing to exchange work for learning experiences.
Luis is a member of the AIR Board of Directors, an AIR New Voices Scholar alumni (2011), the first New Voices captain (2012, 2013), and a 2015 AIR Entrepreneurial Fellow. Luis was also a 2014 NEA Media Arts Panelist and was once a substitute host for NPR's Latino USA.
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Acting, Arts reporting, Commentary/editorials, Consulting, Documentary production, Field Recording, Interviewing, Mentoring, Multimedia, Music programming, News Reporting, Non-English Languages, Other, Post production, Print Reporting, Program development, Promotion and Marketing, Public Radio, Sound Editing and Mixing, Tape Syncs, Voiceover
Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro, Hard Disc/Flash recorder, Other, Pro Tools, Recording Studio
Professional Media Experience:
Audio Art, Community Radio, Editorial work, International Reporting, Mobile media development, Multimedia production, On-air talent, Other, Podcasting, Print Media, Radio Documentary, Radio Drama, Slideshow production, Social media strategy, Television