Jamaal Simmons

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Position
Digital Media Producer
phone
850-645-2610

Jamaal has had a passion for video production since his freshmen year at the University of South Carolina.

He started his video production career as a Production Assistant for Gamecock Productions for two years, in which he helped stream/shoot varsity athletic events and produce game highlights and much more. Then Jamaal began freelancing for Ming Entertainment Group LLC as a Utility Grip for sporting events televised by ESPN. He worked events such as The Masters, The Paul Finebaum Show, college football and basketball games. As Jamaal continued his freelance work; he accepted an internship with Monumental Network in the summer of 2014 in Washington, DC as a Video Production Intern. Monumental owns and operates three professional sports teams: the Washington Wizards, Capitals and Mystics. Jamaal helped edit and film segments for shows such as Monumental Today, Wizards Magazine, and Mystics Magazine documentary series. Jamaal has also worked at his university’s television station as a Multimedia Correspondent. He worked 59 shows with a crew of 26 and played different roles each day: director, producer, camera operator, reporter, video editor, etc. In addition, he has worked for the Lakeland Flying Tigers (High-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers) as a Video Operator for the baseball games. Lastly, Jamaal worked with the Orlando Magic as a Broadcast Production Intern where he assisted with various Broadcast and In-Arena video features and Marketing promos as needed.

Jamaal has earned his BA in Broadcast Journalism at the University of South Carolina with a minor in Sports Management, and an MFA in Film Production from Full Sail University.