Name Jay Thomas
About Summary:

- Developed & produced Bruiser TV, a weekly televised wrestling/sports entertainment program for the ABC affiliate in the Lima, OH market from June 2010 through March 2013 & "For The Record", a weekly package for the local NBC affiliate profiling the week's releases in home entertainment running from May 2007 through September 2007

- Led a highly motivated and driven team to achieve an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana for Bruiser Wrestling Inc. - Featured in the August 2007 & October 2008 CD edition of "Radio & Production" magazine

- Experience in "Dave Scott Systems", "Prophet/NexGen", Media Touch, "Adobe Audition/Cool Edit Pro", "Adobe Premiere", Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects,ENPS, the XDCAM & GoPro Formats, & the Aja Ki Pro video system


Experience:

Owner - National Championship Wrestling LLC 2013 Present (Lima, Ohio)

Production Assistant - Block Communications, Inc 2006 Present (Lima, Ohio)

Executive Producer Bruiser TV / C.E.O. - Bruiser Wrestling Inc.
2010 2013 (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
* Led Bruiser Wrestling Inc to acquire an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana
* Cut costs for live event presentation, changed product presentation to a more family-friendly/mainstream TV-PG product & ran an extremely efficient staff, increasing TV commercial revenue by 50% within 12 months and increasing live event attendance by 35% within 18 months
* Developer & head creative writer for all televised and streamed video presentations branded "Bruiser TV"
* Organized and executed multiple successful fundraising events involving Bruiser Wrestling talent and promotions within the states of Ohio and Indiana

On-Air Talent/Production - Maverick Media 2006 2009 (Lima, Ohio)
* Produced/wrote for "SPORTSWRAP With Wandell & Williams" on ESPN-940 AM
* Fill-in afternoon drive for WFGF-Froggy 93 (Country) during Spring 2006 Arbitron ratings period & on-air talent for WWSR-Star 92.1 (TOP-40/M)
* Imaging producer for WWSR-Star 92.1 (TOP-40/M) & WDOH-Lite Rock 107.1 (AC) * Developer of on-line interactive video content for station website(s)

Producer/Writer - Speed Of Sound Production 2004 2007 (St. Louis, Missouri)
* Developed start-up on-air production for Central City Christian Radio based out of Phoenix, Arizona
Writer/Producer - Sports Talk Radio (WIMA) - Clear Channel Communications 2002 2006 (Lima, Ohio)
* Produced & wrote for "SPORTSTALK with Koza", a local sports show on WIMA-1150 AM (TALK)
* On-air talent for WZRX/X-107.5 (ACTIVE ROCK) and WLWD/Wild 93.9 (CHR) * Imaging producer for WIMA-1150 AM (TALK)

Assistant Director - TV 67 INC. 2004 2005 (Lima, Ohio)

Floor Director - Block Communications, Inc 2002 2004 (Lima, Ohio)

Music Director/Assistant Program Director - WLJM Radio/Forever Broadcasting 1996 2002 (Lima, Ohio)
* Became youngest music director in company history
* Achieved highest TSL rating for WLJM during the Spring 2001 Arbitron rating period
* Number one rated 7p-12a evening program in F25-54 during Fall 2000/Spring 2001 Arbitron rating period(s)
Website URL
Category Program Directors and APDs
Nationality United States
Contact Details
Email jaythomasproductions(at)yahoo.com
Cell Phone No. 4197929293
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[Location]
City / Town Lima, OH
Street Address 1128 Knollwood Drive
Province / State Ohio
Country United States
[Availability & Optional Preferences]
Zip / Post Code 45801
Available to Start 2013-Oct-24
Location Preference Anywhere the wind blows
[Education & Experience]
Positions Interested In? Mornings, Mid-Days, Afternoons, Programming, Production, Promotions
Highest Education High School
Education Summary
Work Experience Experience:

Owner - National Championship Wrestling LLC 2013 Present (Lima, Ohio)

Production Assistant - Block Communications, Inc 2006 Present (Lima, Ohio)

Executive Producer Bruiser TV / C.E.O. - Bruiser Wrestling Inc.
2010 2013 (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
* Led Bruiser Wrestling Inc to acquire an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana
* Cut costs for live event presentation, changed product presentation to a more family-friendly/mainstream TV-PG product & ran an extremely efficient staff, increasing TV commercial revenue by 50% within 12 months and increasing live event attendance by 35% within 18 months
* Developer & head creative writer for all televised and streamed video presentations branded "Bruiser TV"
* Organized and executed multiple successful fundraising events involving Bruiser Wrestling talent and promotions within the states of Ohio and Indiana

On-Air Talent/Production - Maverick Media 2006 2009 (Lima, Ohio)
* Produced/wrote for "SPORTSWRAP With Wandell & Williams" on ESPN-940 AM
* Fill-in afternoon drive for WFGF-Froggy 93 (Country) during Spring 2006 Arbitron ratings period & on-air talent for WWSR-Star 92.1 (TOP-40/M)
* Imaging producer for WWSR-Star 92.1 (TOP-40/M) & WDOH-Lite Rock 107.1 (AC) * Developer of on-line interactive video content for station website(s)

Producer/Writer - Speed Of Sound Production 2004 2007 (St. Louis, Missouri)
* Developed start-up on-air production for Central City Christian Radio based out of Phoenix, Arizona
Writer/Producer - Sports Talk Radio (WIMA) - Clear Channel Communications 2002 2006 (Lima, Ohio)
* Produced & wrote for "SPORTSTALK with Koza", a local sports show on WIMA-1150 AM (TALK)
* On-air talent for WZRX/X-107.5 (ACTIVE ROCK) and WLWD/Wild 93.9 (CHR) * Imaging producer for WIMA-1150 AM (TALK)

Assistant Director - TV 67 INC. 2004 2005 (Lima, Ohio)

Floor Director - Block Communications, Inc 2002 2004 (Lima, Ohio)

Music Director/Assistant Program Director - WLJM Radio/Forever Broadcasting 1996 2002 (Lima, Ohio)
* Became youngest music director in company history
* Achieved highest TSL rating for WLJM during the Spring 2001 Arbitron rating period
* Number one rated 7p-12a evening program in F25-54 during Fall 2000/Spring 2001 Arbitron rating period(s)
Experience Years 11+ Yr
Salary Range 25-30,000 starting
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