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I am currently working as a Videoconference Engineer at Partners Healthcare supporting telemedicine and distance education projects on a national and international level.
Before I started working at this job I worked for several years performing audiovisual setup and support for corporate and social events.
Alyssa is the chief engineer and an audio producer at AudioLink in Watertown, MA, a voice over studio. She also owns her own business called Alyssa Dumas Recording, specializing in stereo recordings for recitals, concerts, and auditions for students. She also still plays flute with the New England Flute Orchestra.
Full Audio Alchemist.
I currently work for a company called Game Creek Video. We are a Sports Production and Broadcasting company responsible for putting on many of the largest sporting events in the country from our multi-million dollar mobile production studios. I was hired mid-2013 in the companies new ‘Apprentice Program’. In addition to learning the basics of the broadcast industry such as equipment maintenance, cable construction and industry conventions, we were schooled in the full technical aspects of the trucks and how to run them as an EIC (Engineer in Charge). Since those days in the companies shop in Hudson NH, I have worked alongside the brilliant staff here at Game Creek to Engineer events such as the 2103 Stanley Cup, 2013 World Series, Super Bowl XLVII and NASCAR on Fox. Broadcast Engineering is a field that is constantly evolving and brimming with exciting technical innovation. Being an integral part of this industry along with working along side the most highly regarded broadcast engineers and TV crews in the country has been a very rewarding and fulfilling experience.
Previous to Game Creek Video, I was an Assistant Sound Designer / Re-recording Mixer at an Audio Post Facility in Burbank, CA called Oracle Post. I worked closely with clients such as HBO, E!, Disney and Nickelodeon to create their specific auditory experiences. Alongside the audio team at Oracle, I was responsible for creating sound effects, music editorial, dialog editorial, as well as foley effects for shows such as Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar and E!’s Ice Loves Coco.
Broadcast Engineering Highlights:
NFL Super Bowl XLVII on FOX – 2014
NASCAR Sprint Cup on FOX – 2014
NHL Stanley Cup – 2013
MLB World Series – 2013
MLB ALCS/ALDS on TBS – 2013
Post Production Engineering Highlights:
Nickelodeon: Penguins of Madagascar – Assistant Sound Designer
Disney: Disney Winter Fairies shorts – Assistant Sound Designer
HBO: “Vogue” – Assistant Re-recording Mixer
E!: Ice Loves Coco – Assistant Re-recording Mixer
Spike: Worlds Worst Tenants – Assistant Re-recording Mixer
Annoying ‘Price Saver’ Walmart commericals – Senior Turd Polisher
After finishing up this years 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup on Game Creeks FOX Trucks, I will be taking over the ESPN College Game Day truck ‘Larkspur’ as EIC for the 2014 season and moving forward.
“Lost Souls” – Undocumented Migration Project (release date tba)
Boom Operator on a documentary about migration from Central America to the United States. Recently returned from a shoot in Chiapas, Mexico.
After graduating in 2008, I went out to Los Angeles, CA to pursue an internship that led me to working for three months in a post production sound facility for TV and Film. I then returned to the Boston, MA area and begun working part time at WBUR (NPR Radio at Boston University) as a studio technician, where after 9 months I was offered a full time position as Assistant Chief Engineer.
After 4 years at WBUR, I left my position and returned to Los Angeles, CA to work pursue a different career as a freelance production assistant and location sound / boom operator for 8 months. After trial and error I landed back in Boston at WBUR in late 2013.
I have completed numerous remote broadcasts for WBUR all across Boston and different areas of Massachusetts.
I’ve also completed work in the Los Angeles, CA area in boom operating and sound mixing.
In 2013, I completed a post production mix on a 55 minute long documentary titled “Fighting For Peace” regarding the civil war in El Salvador in the 1980′s. This production was submitted to the 2013 Sundance entry.