Thomas A. Cashman
2817 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202
(503)232-2162 home (541)409-6018 cell
Excellent communicator with positive attitude and attention to detail. Advanced skills with DV authoring. Creative, tenacious and solution oriented.
Chronological work history:
March 2001 - Present
Spot news gathering in Oregon, Washington and N. California. Long hours of boredom and driving punctuated with the mad rush to deliver time-sensitive content. Operation and maintainance of professional broadcast camera. Also: editing event and industrial video using Premiere 6.0. Interfacing with news desks and producers. Clients include KGW, KOIN, KPTV, KATU, NNS and CNN. Footage has been aired to local, national and international audiences.
March 2000 - June 2001
Cyclmallusa.com, Sales Manager. Portland, OR (877)292-5311
E-Commerce. Responsible for processing of secure order forms originating from E-commerce sites: www.cyclemallusa.com, www.vtwincruiser.com. Additional duties included: input on site design, sales focus and streamlining the processing of orders.
December 1999 - May 2000
Natural Data, Beaverton, OR (503)626-2800
1st tier technical support (call center) worked as agent of Natural Data for a major computer manufacturer. Job required advanced knowledge of Windows 98, Internet Explorer and Outlook Express. Worked through a variety of technical issues with customers via telephone.
February 1999-December 1999
PDXnet.net/No Moving Parts, Portland, OR (503)234-6410
Web resource for Portland, OR artists and musicians. Designed html 4.0 compliant web pages and authored streaming media while effortlessly covering the telephones. Applications used: Arachnophilia, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere 5.0 on Pentium based system running Windows 98.
September 1998 to February 1999
Production Assistant/Staff Photographer, Anodyne Magazine (out of business)
Portland, OR based art and culture magazine. Used OS/2 based system for graphic design, also wrote reviews of books, movies and music. Applications used: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Quark Express.
December 1989-December 1993
US. Army, Infantry
Assigned positions included: machine gunner, rifleman, Bradley driver, S-3 (training and operations) clerk, Military Operations On Urbanized Terrain (MOUT) trainer and Bradley Gunner. Deployed to Saudi Arabia for Desert Storm with 1-7 Infantry, attached to 1st Armored Division. Unit served with distinction as VII Corps spearhead into Iraq. Re-deployed to Iraq with 1st Cav Division in 1992 to train Kuwaiti forces, as well as serving as a ready-reactionary force for potential search and rescue missions deep into Iraqi. Completed 200 hour Primary Leadership Development Course at Non-Commissioned Officers Academy located in Fort Hood Texas. Discharged honorably with the rank of Specialist/E-4 at end of enlistment.
Thomas Stillwell-Producer KOIN 6 News (503)892-6552
Michele Kaeder- PDXnet.net/No Moving Parts, Web Designer (503)230-9278
Mike Butterworth-Creative Consultant/Advertising (503)860-6793