MARY PAT SAMPSELL

 

 773.627.8021 cell

Chicago IL 60646   

www.mpsampsell.com   

mpsampsell@me.com

 

Executive Producer

 

Creating Impact-Driven Campaigns for Corporate Organizations

A talented executive producer with experience in TV, digital content, and event marketing. Manage projects ranging from multi-million-dollar budgets to leaner projects for digital web, pro bono, and internal project needs. Build strong bonds with client and agency teams. Develop innovative solutions across multi-channel platforms, meeting diverse challenges. Appeal to an audience by delivering optimal creative results.  

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

REMEDY AGENCY, Chicago, Il.

Freelance Producer

April-October 2018

 

Produced 2018 Rush Hospital Campaign. Relaunch included TV, web, print, and radio. Oversaw Director search, Editorial search, Talent negotiations, music/mix, finishing, trafficking. Prepared schedule, bids, and estimates. Worked with agency, client and production teams through pre-production, shoot and post-production, achieving superb results.

 

SEARS HOLDINGS CORP., Hoffman Estates, IL                      

Executive Producer of Television and Digital Content

 April 2013-April 2018

 

Produced 100+ Digital Videos with Havas Agency. Responsible for procuring all product, props, wardrobe for production company and agency. Oversaw production from creative development through the finish. Established cost-effective production contract with an in-house production facility, resulting in huge savings

 

Lead pre-production, shoot and final edits for 4 on-air Wheel of Fortune show. Collaborated with Sony Pictures and Sears business units, providing all product and props for Santa Cruz and Sony stage shoot.

 

Worked with Havas, Draft FCB, McGarry Bowen, Extreme Reach, BBS Consulting, DeWitt Stern, and IMX on consolidating business’, amending Statement of Works and Contractual Agreements.

 

Broke Guinness World Record for 475 Sears Employees dressed in Superman Costumes. Produced Atrium Event and video for this Sears Father’s Day Campaign event.

 

REMEDY AGENCY, Chicago, Il.

Freelance

Jan-April 2013

Collaborated production with Remedy, Presence Healthcare, and One Productions. Produced TV and Radio, procuring 25% Illinois tax credit to an agency.

 

SPM AGENCY, LaGrange, IL 

Freelance Producer

Sept 2011-Dec 2012

 

Produced TV, Web, Radio, and Print for University of Iowa Hospital, UC Davis Health Systems, and Meriter Hospital. Created impactful campaign results with challenging budgets.

                                               

DDB Chicago, Chicago, Il.

Senior Producer, DDB Chicago

2000-2011

 

Lead production for creative teams on Emerson, Anheuser-Busch theme parks, Bel Brands, Safeway, and New Business. Volunteered for Off the Street Club and American Cancer Society.

 

Head of Production,  Beyond DDB Chicago

1989-2000

 

Administered all production needs for TV, DRTV, and Promotional material for several reputable clients including Anheuser-Busch, State Farm, Discover Card, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, Clorox, JCPenney, The Home Depot and Chicago Bears. Hired freelance producers and business managers as needed for productions. Developed strong bonds with client and agency team.    

 

AWARDS

 

Effies, Hugo, Tempo, Telly, Reggie,

Eddie Robinson Coach of Distinction Award for State Farm, 3 consecutive years

 

EDUCATION

 

LAS Bachelor Degree, Individual Plan of Study Degree, Combined Engineering & Music, University of Illinois, Champaign

FCC First Class License, Omega School of Communication affiliated with Columbia College, Chicago

Mother McAuley Alumni Association

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