Eric Hulsizer

 Eric Hulsizer
Seminole Campus
UP 310
Instructor, Temporary Credit

EricW. Hulsizer   


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Career History

Communications Station Manager PCC-TV, Pinellas County Government   2005-2010           

¨    Spearheaded live remotes over internet for Disaster Advisory Committee and other remote meetings

¨    Suggested storm surge awareness practices that helped PCC-TV to receive a major national award

¨    Created County news brief program Inside Pinellas Today which aired three times per week

¨    Lead team that responded to channel change on Bright House - reimaged station name and purpose

¨    Opened Pinellas County’s YouTube channel and assisted in other Government 2.0 initiatives

¨    Key Player in eTownHall, Pinellas County’s first electronic town hall meeting

¨    Upgraded PCC-TV’s nonlinear edit system to an Avid based system

¨    Motivated and evaluated 12 employees in meeting the goals of Pinellas County Communications


Photojournalist/Producer, WFLA - NewsChannel 8, Tampa, Florida  1985 - 2005

Photographed, produced and edited news stories and special projects.

¨    Produced award-winning investigative reports working with lead reporter, sources and community contacts and using key research, surveillance and interview techniques

¨    Produced weekly in-depth consumer report segments for highly popular “8 on Your Side” series

¨    Independently produced destination features for "Live at Five"

¨    Produced three-part series reports every two weeks

¨    Provided live coverage for daily morning show working out of a live truck

¨    As Chief Editor, managed seven editors, edited stories for two broadcasts daily, generated story ideas, coordinated microwave and satellite usage, developed and managed budgets

Videographer/Editor, WCJB – TV, Gainesville, Florida

Videographer/Editor, WUFT – TV, Gainesville, Florida 


U.S. Army Photographer (Honorable Discharge)


Technical Skills

¨    Digital Editing and Acquisition Systems:  Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premier, After Effects, Photoshop, P-2, ENPS

¨    Extensive use of many ENG cameras     t Helicopter video and still photography (camera and gyro cam)



Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

U.S. Air Force School of Photography, Lowry AFB, Denver, Colorado, six-month training course



2011 National Hurricane Conference Outstanding Achievement  Public Outreach eTownHall: Surviving the Storm.

2008 & 2009 National Hurricane Conference Outstanding Achievement for Public Awareness (PCC-TV)

2010, 2008 & 2007 Governor’s Hurricane Conference Public Information Award

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2009 & 2010 Telly Awards for Programming (PCC-TV)

2005 Emmy Nomination for Florida Folk Festival (PCC-TV)

2004 Society of Professional Journalists Atlanta Chapter Green Eyeshade Award “2nd Place Investigative Television”

2003 Society of Professional Journalists Atlanta Chapter Green Eyeshade Award “1st Place Non-Deadline Reporting”

2000 & 2001 The Florida Bar Association, "Grand Prize Television"

1995 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters, "Outstanding Achievement - Light Feature"

1994 Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, "Angel Award"