James Shea

James Shea

Elmsford, NY, US



Self-motivated, determined college graduate with extensive background in Information Technology and multimedia with technical support, troubleshooting, and media production expertise.


WOR Radio, New York, NY, US, News Desk Assistant/Freelance Writer

• Responsible for the audio and digital production of the station’s hourly news program
• Conducted several interviews for broadcast
• Maintained station’s website by updating stories and articles
• Wrote articles relating to the New York metro area

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012

Micro Center, Yonkers, NY, US, Digital Imaging Associate

• Received extensive training from Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Apple and other vendors
• Promoted to General Sales Lead on September 1st, 2010
• Managed general sales team in meeting their sales goals

May 2010 - Nov 2011

CBS Radio, New York, NY, US, Account Executive

• Closed new and direct advertising business for the station
• Gained experience in using media research software from Arbitron, Ando Media, and other programs
• Helped organized promotional and marketing campaigns such as “Value Saving Coupons” and “CBS Radio Expo NY”
• Helped develop client relationships for the company from the local market

Jul 2008 - Sep 2009

WRHU-FM, Hempstead, NY, US, Producer/On-Air Host/Engineer

• Hosted several WRHU programs such as, “Jazz Café”, “Newsline” and “The Aggressive Edge”
• Produced “The Aggressive Edge”, a non-commercial radio show
• Organized activities for the station including on-campus recruitment and Election Night
• Hosted on-air performances and interviews on the “Aggressive Edge”

Apr 2006 - Jan 2007


Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, US, Masters, Internet Technology

Major: Internet Technology with Concentration in eCommerce

May 2012 - current

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, US, Bachelors, Creative Writing

Major: Creative Writing
Minor: Journalism

Sep 2003 - May 2008