Christopher J. Deddens 

 Carmel, Indiana       317-640-8899             ch[email protected]         www.linkedin.com/in/chris-deddensradioguy     

ON AIR/PRODUCTION

SKILLS

  •  Radio producer editor
  • Internet radio station owner
  • Multi-faceted voice talent
  • Traffic reporter/radio DJ
  • Time managment
  • Dependability
  • computer savvy

​WORK EXPERIENCE

Love & Compassion Internet Radio

Owner/Founder                                                       Carmel, Indiana                       05/2009-present

 Composed a website that show cases my career in radio along with music samples from radio stations around the United States. Featured also highlights from the Branson Gospel Groove talk show. Some talk segments, however, are personalized show prep material evolving around social media, the internet, and artist information.

  • Produced award-winning Branson Gospel Groove with listenership over 54,000 with stations wanting to air the show.
  • Pick up 350 to 500 new listeners per month on average.
  • Highlight the music ministry of Heart To Heart, known today, as one of the top independent Gospel groups with Dove and Grammy nominations and recipients of other awards also.
  • Promote the "music profile" of those guests who appeared on The Branson Gospel Groove.

The Wake Up Morning show                            Franklinville, NJ                    10/2020 - 12/03/2020

WPOP Internet Radio

Please note:  Although I was contracted to get paid, I never did. Because of this, I resigned 12- 03-2020

 As Morning radio personality, my cohosts and I created a full time, informative, and entertaining radio show that reflects the nostalgic memories listeners can enjoy while listening to the Super Hits of the '60's, 70's, and 80's. I was also involved with area  remotes along with visiting area businesses trying to generate sales leads.


        • Familiarity with audio console needed for on-air broadcasting

        • Preparing an informative, entertaining & nostalgic radio morning show that attracts listeners

        • Knowledgeable about the music of the ‘60’s, ‘70’s, and ‘80’s

        • Relevant current events for interesting conversation with fellow cohosts that listeners would find                     relatable 


                

Assistant Production Director                                 Indianapolis, Indiana                          07/2018-2019

Catholic Radio Indy

Scheduled and produced local and national programs into the weekday and weekend program logs after

downloading from the Internet. Other duties include audio console operation of these programs along

with necessary editing. Record commercials for area churches and underwriting businesses.  

  •  Listeners grew in their Catholic faith with Biblically-based Catholic programming.
  • Adobe Audition proficiency in editing, recording programs, and commercials.
  • Knowledgeable in Podcast downloading, editing, and recording.   

Volunteer TV Production Team                             Carmel, Indiana                                   12/2017-7/2018

Northview Church

Operated TV shader camera in order to bring the highest quality video for church congregants to enjoy

on the jumbo TV monitors.

  • Supported the behind-the-scenes assembling of the church telecast.
  • Worked with a dynamic evangelistic TV production team.
  • Provided an outlet for personal faith strengthening.

Staff Announcer                                                         Branson, MO                                     10/2009-01/2012

Branson Radio Live

Prepared a written script identifying shows guests/bios and sponsors

  • Assisted in the behind-the-scenes production of the show.
  • Highlighted internationally-recognized Branson entertainers further strenghening their popularity.
  • Artists include the likes of Chubby Checker and Tony Orlando.
  • Facilitated opportunities for lesser-known area talent to have some notoriety. 

 Staff Announcer/PSA Director                              Blue Earth, MN                                     10/2002-3/2009

Minnesota-Iowa Christian Broadcasting

Developed a full time 4-8pm Contemporary Christian music show that included some board

operation during network programming. Wrote and produced commercials/PSA for non-profit

organizations that advertised on KJLY. 

  • Obtained proficiency in multi-track recording and audio board operation
  • Established community relationships with non-profit organizations.
  • Implemented music selection, radio DJ, and production skills.
  • wrote, recorded, and produced spots for area non-profit organizations

Part Time Staff Announcer                                        Lexington, KY                                        08/2001-10/2002

WGKS Radio

Programmed 3 hour Soft Rock music show that included show prep material generated from social media,

the Internet, and artist information.

  • Engineered music selection and radio DJ.
  • Displayed skills as an audio board operator.
  • Demonstrated computer savviness.

Part Time Reporter                                                    Lexington, KY                                         08/2001-10/2002

Metro Traffic

Compiled informative traffic information for safe driving around the Lexington area.

  • Operated audio board
  • Utilized Internet and computer
  • Assembled valuable traffic information

Full Time Announcer                                                  Brookhaven, PA                                        03/1995-07/2001

WVCH Radio

Recorded and edited computer and satellite programming in addition to writing and producing station promos

and commercial copy for clients.

  • Facilitated audio board operation.
  • Exhibited computer skills.
  • Supplied written and recorded information helpful to the listener and clients.


                                                                        EDUCATION & TRAINING

RADIO/TV ON-AIR/PRODUCTION

Brown Institute                                                 Fort Lauderdale, Florida


RADIO BROADCASTING

Jones College                                                     Jacksonville, Florida