Zachary N. Dallas

 

E-mail: zach@zachdallas.ca

Phone: 778-888-4494

About Zach

 

Zach Dallas is a media and communications professional based out of British Columbia, Canada. 

 

Zach is currently looking for new opportunities in the media industry. 

Education

 

Royal Roads University

Victoria, British Columbia

Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communications

2014 - 2015

 

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Burnaby, British Columbia

Diploma of Technology in Broadcast and Media Communications - Television

Graduated with Distinction

2012 - 2014

 

Employment

 

CKPG News

The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group

Prince George, BC

August 2015 - present

ENG Camera Operator and Editor - Capturing video and audio in the field and studio, editing news stories for three daily newscasts. Operating live streaming equipment on location. Managing feeds from regional and international broadcast partners. Management of video server and video logs. Responsible for safe operation and routine maintenance and appearance of company vehicle.

 
Commander Warehouse Equipment, Ltd.

Surrey, BC

2012 - present

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Assistant - Researching, writing, and revising corporate health and safety materials. Liaising with third-party HSE auditing companies. 

 

Global BC

Corus Entertainment (Previously Shaw Media)

Burnaby, BC

2013 - 2015

Television Assistant (TVA) - relief camera operator, and set up and strike crew for the Variety Show of Hearts Telethon, BC Children's Hospital Miracle Weekend Telethon.

 
CTV Vancouver

Bell Media

Vancouver, BC

January 2014 - July 2014

Freelance Backfill Lighting, Video, and Microwave Technician - Lighting and video for CTV Morning Live, tuning incoming microwave signals from microwave trucks.

Internships

 

Global BC

Corus Entertainment (Previously Shaw Media)

Burnaby, BC

April 2014

A four-week internship as part of my final semester at BCIT. Shadowed ENG, microwave, and satellite operations.

 

 

CTV Vancouver

Bell Media

Vancouver, BC

September 2013

A three-week internship as part of my third semester at BCIT. Shadowed various roles within the station including control room, studio, ENG, microwave and satellite truck operations, and news desk. 

 

Volunteer Work

Scouts Canada - 2019 Pacific Scout Jamboree

Public Relations Team Lead

February 2017 - Present

Responsible for organizing managing Public Relations Team staff and liaising with internal department heads, Scouts Canada staff, and external suppliers. Responsible for designing key messaging and promoting the event through web and print. 

Scouts Canada - 2015 Pacific Scout Jamboree

Co-Publicity Team Lead, Newspaper Publisher, and Co-Webmaster

May 2014 - July 2015

Responsible for organizing managing Publicity Team staff and liaising with external suppliers. Resposible for the overall look and feel of the daily camp newspaper The Lighthouse. Also responsible for creating and distributing content through the jamboree website, and liaising with other departments for promotion of events and activities. 

 

Scouts Canada - 6th Peace Arch Group

Group Youth Commissioner

2012 - 2016

Served as a representative for the youth (age 5-28) within the group. Liaised with adult leaders to ensure program quality. 

Scouts Canada - 98 Nicomekl Group

Group Communications & Events Officer

2012 - present

Recorded and distributed meeting minutes. Distrubuted other event materials to the group. Administered the group's social media channels. Lead coordinator for the yearly Beaver and Cub, and Spark and Brownie Santa Breakfast. Tasks included registration, volunteer scheduling, promotion, and liasing with Scouts Canada and Girl Guides of Canada groups and parents.
 

Scouts Canada - 2013 Canadian Scout Jamboree

Editor-in-Chief of The Newsasaurus

January 2013 - July 2013

Editor-in-Chief for the daily camp newspaper distributed to 6250 participants and volunteers for six days. Tasks included newspaper staff scheduling, paper layout and design, and liaising with prining company. 

 

Beach House Theatre Society

Lighting Operator and Junior Lighting Designer

2012, 2013

Lighting operator for the 2012 season show "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Junior lighting designer and lighting operator for the 2013 season show "Twelfth Night".

 

Scouts Canada - 2011 Pacific Scout Jamboree

Newspaper Publisher

October 2010 - July 2011

Design and Layout Editor for the daily camp newspaper distributed to 3400 participants and staff for six days.

Skills

 

Software

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Final Cut Pro

Adobe Premier Pro

Avid Media Composer

Wordpress

Search Engine Optimization

 

Hardware

OS X & Windows Operating Systems
DSLR Cameras
ENG Style Cameras
Various Microphones and Audio Capture Devices

Various Lighting Devices and Accessories

Live Streaming Devices

 

Visual

Strong visual composition skills

Strong knowledge of lighting techniques

 

Soft Skills

Very organized and aware of time management

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Awards

 

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award

Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

Queen’s Venturer Award

Chief Scout’s Award

Certifications

 

Class 5 Vehicle License

CAVCO Personnel Number

2010 - present

2010 - present