Kevin M. Kirk

programming - on air - production - Voiceovers

Broadcast and Audio Engineering

Program Director & Morning Host at New Northwest Broadcasters - Klamath Falls, OR


  • Programmed the #1 radio station and hosted the #1 morning show in the market.
  • Developed and executed family friendly programming, and directly interfaced with listeners.
  • Brought the station into the online social media sector, including Facebook, Twitter, Streaming audio, and studio video.
  • Established strong client relationships by creating highly successful ad campaigns, and developed strong ties to the community via involvement in area events and fundraisers.



Owner & Chief Creative Officer at Klamath Audio - Klamath Falls, OR

  • Wrote and executed the business plan for a successful, full-service advertising and marketing agency.
  • Designed, built, and maintained the studio facility, computer systems, and local area network.
  • High level audio restoration and transfer, video production and editing for television commercials.
  • Commercial copywriting, voice overs and full spot production, radio voice overs and imaging, narration for video and printed materials for podcast.



Owner, Senior Partner & Chief Engineer at Bro2 Studios - Albany, OR


  • Cowrote and executed the business plan for a small, full service recording studio specializing in audio recording and restoration, and video transfer.
  • Researched, acquired, installed, tracked and maintained all company assets.
  • Set up and engineered recording sessions. Assisted in mixing and mastering sessions.
  • Designed and built the interior of the company facility, oversaw day-to-day operations, developed and maintained all branding and marketing.



Imaging Director & Air Talent at Clear Channel - Albany, OR


  • Afternoon Drive talent for number one radio station, KRKT, in Albany, #1 midday talent for KFLY in Eugene, and weekend air talent for The River in Portland.
  • Oversaw all on-air imaging for KEJO and KTHH, produced radio spots.
  • Liaised with the sales team to create successful marketing campaigns.
  • Maintained programming and sales computer systems and networking.



Production Director & On Air at Cumulus Broadcasting - Eugene, OR


  • Oversaw commercial production for all six Cumulus Eugene stations.
  • Liaised between traffic/sales and programming concerning production issues, attended meetings with clients as creative consultant, assisted the sales department in creating ad campaigns for clients.
  • Created and implemented production logging and distribution procedures.
  • Wrote, voiced and produced local spots.
  • Hosted the #1 evening show.



Production Director & On Air Talent at Citadel Broadcasting - Spokane, WA


  • Oversaw commercial production for all four Citadel Spokane stations.
  • Liaised between traffic/sales and programming concerning production issues.
  • Created and implemented production logging and distribution procedures.
  • Wrote, voiced and produced local spots.
  • On air talent for KDRK, and board operator for KGA.



Management Experience


General Manager & Marketing Director at Seasons Change, LLC - Klamath Falls, OR

  • Conceptualized, wrote, and produced all radio and television advertising.
  • Developed and maintained company’s online presence, including SEO, and social media.
  • Handled lease negotiations for retail location, researched and hired trade professionals, and oversaw retail location renovation project.
  • Researched and acquired product lines, and secured and managed inventory.
  • Coordinated and attended industry trade shows.


Operations Manager at Strands Labs - Corvallis, OR

  • Developed, maintained, and executed test plans for various software products and websites, and coordinated testing efforts with individuals involved in software testing.
  • Oversaw all corporate facility function, security, and constantly evolving layout.
  • Researched, acquired, installed, tracked, and maintained all corporate hardware, software, A/V equipment, and video conferencing tools, and provided desktop support to 100+ national and international employees.
  • Liaised with the building owner on a regular basis concerning corporate needs, maintained vendor relations, coordinated and attended industry trade shows.


Community Outreach


Patrol Deputy & Public Relations at Klamath County Sheriff's Office - Klamath Falls, OR


  • Sworn patrol deputy.
  • Successfully oversaw the start-up and development of the volunteer units’ online presence.
  • Responsible for volunteer units’ PR launch - the largest in agency history, leading to a marked increase in volunteer numbers.


Chair and Manager at Write In To Re-Elect Tim Evinger - Klamath County, OR


  • Created and managed all aspects of a Political Action Committee.
  • Researched, vetted, and appointed committee members including Treasurer and Street Team.
  • Instrumental in successfully raising nearly $11,000 in campaign contributions.
  • Oversaw all aspects of marketing and brand management of the PAC.



Set, Sound, Lights, Stage at Albany Civic Theater - Albany, OR


  • Assisted with set design and construction.
  • Assembled collections of sound effects for various productions, and installed a computer system for playing sound effects.
  • Ran lights and/or sound for various productions.



Fire Fighter & First Responder at Klamath County Fire District #4 - Klamath Falls, OR

  • Handled fire and medical calls.
  • Participated in weekly training exercises.
  • Oversaw department public relations.



Education

The New England Institute of Art
Diploma, Radio, Communications & Marketing, 1994 - 1995
GPA 4.0, Dean’s ListType your paragraph here.