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Bachelor of Science - Communications in Media Studies
Northern Illinois University - 2011

On Camera Talent


2016-2017 Host "The Stache" (Vail Resorts, Heavenly Mountain Resort)
• Spokesperson for Heavenly Mountain Resort's digital media outlets focusing on enhancing guest experiences
2016 Lead Reporter (Mountain Resort Television, My21)
• Hired and Managed news station staff in the planning, production and presentation of news segments
• Designed and reconstructed news platform to create a consistent format that was integrated company wide
2013 Co-Host "Best of XFO" (Comcast Sportsnet)

• Highlight XFO and MMA fights for an action packed, high intensity show

2013 Host (Rant Sports)

• Rewrote top sports news articles into a peice that best reflected my personality
2012-2013 Spokesmodel (Downes Pool Company)

• Memorized script for on camera shooting
2009-2014 Personality (WGN)

• Play along with script, personality acting
2011-2012 Lifestyle Host (JBTV)

• Researched events, teams, bands before interview to optimize time by asking intriguing questions
2009-2012 Personality (Foxy Forex)

• Read script from teleprompter, personality acting

Independent Contractor (2006 - current)

2015 Cadillac Racing Team, Event Manager (EEI Mobile)
2014-2016 Cadillac Special Events, Product Specialist (Intersport)
2014 GM Auto Show Circuit, Cadillac Product Specialist (Gail & Rice)
2013 GM Auto Show Circuit, Chevy, Buick, GMC Product Specialist  (Gail & Rice)
2012, 2013 Chevy Racing Team, Chevy Product Specialist  (Productions Plus)
2010 Mitsubishi Midwest Tour, Asst. Marketing Manager  (Legacy Marketing)

• Manage a team of 10+ throughout the event

• Execute large scale events across the country to clients satisfaction

• Maintain expert knowledge on the product
• Demonstrate versatility of the product and how it can meet the consumer’s needs
• Responsible for set up and tear down of footprint

2010-2012 Marketing Assistant (Lightning Man Promotions Ltd)

• Assist in developing event content, sourcing talent and necessary resources
• Manage talent, stylists and wardrobe and provide direction of talent throughout the event experience

2010-2012 Event Coordinator (

• Assist in driving awareness and community enrollment in this action sport focused live event and marketing entity
• Assist in event activation and planning including Pro level demonstration tour hostess/MC
• Assist in organizing the Weekly, Monthly marketing campaigns
• Ensure protocols for waivers and other compliance needs are met for opt in participants

2006-2010 Marketing Assistant (

• Promote grass roots events and contests featuring wakeboarding, snowboarding, motocross, and snow cross
• Leverage both live and digital strategies and tactics to stimulate awareness and attendance
• Document activations and update digital outreach mechanisms in a timely fashion
• Assist sponsors with onsite set up of retail and consumer interactive environments
• Assist in maintaining PR, sponsor and athlete outreach materials

2008 Production Assistant (Clear Channel Media, WJRR, Orlando FL)

• Managed weekend programming utilizing existing audio files ensuring proper formatting and time slot
• Assisted with record label communication to optimize station added value opportunities
• Responsible for monitoring programming to ensure every paid ad slot broadcast at the correct time
• Managed onsite promotion during Vans Warped Tour featuring live remotes, contests and giveaways
• Executed numerous additional live remotes from venues and retail locations
• Interviewed and recorded listeners/artists about hot topics for program insertion to radio and internet
• Researched and assisted with implementation of a children’s musical instrument foundation at the station

2006-2010 Marketing Assistant (Liquid Sports Online)

• Assist with execution of biannual online catalog development, photoshoots, product sets etc.
• Assisted in ad design/layouts which appeared in Alliance Wakeboard Magazine and other watersport periodicals
• Assist with seasonal buying and merchandising for male and female summer and winter action sport apparral



​ Spokesmodel (2007-2014)

2012, 2013 Downes Pool Company
• Appeared in commercials broadcast on major Chicago networks as well as the company’s corporate video and website.

2007-2009 MasterCraft Boat Company
• Appeared in the MasterCraft Boat Company 2008 and 2009 National Catelogs/DVDs
• Onsite spokesperson and hostess for Mastercraft Boat Company during the Chicago Boat and RV show annually

2008-2010 Three time finalist in Chicago Loop Rock Girl contest
• Top 3 and top 8 out of over 200 contestants
• Mastered self promotion through multiple pillars of social networking, television appearances, design and distribution of flyers, online advertising and on-location appearances
• Made multiple live appearances where both strong physical and audible stage presence was imperative

Zephyr Cover Resort (web)
Carpetland USA (TV)
Downes Pool Company (web, TV)
GoFish Aquariums (TV-Tanked:Discovery Channel)
MAXIM Superbowl event (web, magazine)
Fear City Haunted House (web, radio, TV)
MasterCraft Boat Company (web, posters, product, catalogs and dvd)
Liquid Sports Online Pro Shop (wakeboard magazine)
2008-2010 3 time Chicago Loop Rock Girl Finalist (web, radio)

Other experience
• 15yrs bar/restaurant/customer service industry
Most current below:
• 2015-current Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe (Bartender)
• 2014 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, REHAB pool party (Bartender)
• 13yrs Promotional Campaigns / Trade Shows
• 11yrs Marketing Research and Digital Advertising
• 11yrs Event Planning / Coordination
• 11yrs Social Networking
• 12yrs Brand Spokesperson
• 5yrs Event Host/MC
• Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint
• Pro Tools (audio editing)
• Adobe Photoshop (photo editing)
• Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, iMovie (video editing)
• Wix / Wordpress (website design)
• MAC and PC Proficient

©2017 Nicole Marsel

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