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    Curriculum Vitae

    Michael R. Nutt, born July 30, 1979 in Jackson, MS


    M.S., Information Science, expected completion May 2011
    School of Information and Library Science
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership, 2008
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    School of Social Work

    B.A., Communication Studies, 2004
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Media Studies/Production emphasis
    cumulative GPA 3.57; major GPA 3.93

    Employment and Work History

    Research Assistant, August 2010-present
    Carolina Digital Library and Archives
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Developing information architecture, wireframes, and CSS for new digital humanities project Commemorative Landscapes
    • Marked up editorial content for Driving Through Time, a geospatial digital humanities project
    documenting the construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway
    • Georeferenced historical maps

    Information and Technology Resource Center Lab Assistant, August 2009-July 2010
    School of Information and Library Science
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Supported school currently ranked #1 by US News and World Report
    • Provided technical solutions for faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate student desktop computing problems
    • Assisted with re-design of

    Multimedia Technician & Lab Manager, August 2005-August 2009
    Communication Studies Department
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Supported undergraduate Media Production program for 800-student department, third largest department in the College of Arts and Sciences
    • Trained faculty and students to use media production equipment
    • Managed and repaired $.5M equipment inventory
    • Supervised two student employees in an equipment room that checks out 1938 pieces of equipment per semester
    • Increased students' digital camcorder usage by 24%

    Assistant Manager/Disc Jockey, June 2002-February 2008
    WXYC, Chapel Hill, NC
    • Served as Special Events Director
    • Interviewed, hired, trained, and mentored new DJs
    • Wrote articles for In/Audible magazine
    • Wrote reviews for rotated albums
    • Hosted regularly scheduled variety show

    Reporter, September 2004-May 2005
    WCHL, Chapel Hill, NC
    • Produced daily What You're Saying series
    • Researched, reported, and produced 2-3 stories daily for morning news show
    • Conducted and edited interviews

    Field Representative, August 2004-April 2005
    Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC
    • Secured recording contracts with bands playing at Cat's Cradle
    • Recorded live concerts
    • Marketed and sold eMusicLive products

    Administrative Assistant, March 2004-May 2004
    Center for Educational Development and Informatics
    School of Dentistry, UNC-CH
    • Executed digital transfer of film slides
    • Managed front reception desk

    Intern, May 2003-August 2003
    Merge Records, Durham, NC

    Lead Grocery Clerk, June 2000-2002
    Weaver Street Market, Carrboro, NC

    Head Waiter/Corporate Opener, September 1999-June 2000
    Amerigo, Jackson, MS
    • Supervised morning wait staff 5 days a week
    • Trained and counseled new servers
    • Evaluated restaurant operations
    • Directed new wait staff for the opening of a new Amerigo restaurant

    Professional Skills

    Audio/Video Equipment

    Four years of professional experience repairing, maintaining, and operating:
    • Sony, Panasonic, and Kodak high definition cameras
    • Sony and Canon miniDV cameras
    • Sennheiser, Audio-Technica, AKG, Shure, Electro-Voice microphones
    • Fostex, Tascam, Marantz digital audio recorders
    • Lowel, Mole-Richardson, and Kliegl studio and field lighting equipment
    • various digital SLR cameras, Super 8mm cameras, 16mm film cameras and projectors

    Multimedia Software

    Adobe CS4 suite, Apple Final Cut Pro Studio Suite, Apple iLife suite, Digidesign Pro Tools,
    Audacity, Handbrake, MPEG Streamclip, ffMPEGx, Toast

    Additional Computer Experience

    Mac OS X, Windows XP, UNIX, XHTML, CSS, WordPress, TikiWiki CMS, Joomla!, Drupal,
    Microsoft Office Suite, Access, Visio, Swift Publisher, Blogger, Google Apps, Java, XML

    Honors and Awards


    Scholar, Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory Scholars program,
    Juror, Carolina Film Festival, UNC-CH
    Recipient, Friend of the Department Award, Department of Communication Studies, UNC-CH
    Juror, Student Documentary Contest and Screening for fellowships to Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, UNC


    Juror, Advanced Projects Course, Department of Communication Studies, UNC
    Juror, ScreenArts Annual Student Film Festival, UNC
    Juror, Eva Marie Saint-Jeffrey Hayden Media Award, UNC


    Juror, ScreenArts Annual Student Film Festival, UNC
    Juror, Eva Marie Saint-Jeffrey Hayden Media Award, UNC


    James C. Lampley Award for Excellence in Multimedia, UNC-CH


    Employee of the Month, Weaver Street Market, Carrboro, NC


    Finalist, National Merit Scholarship, Murrah High School, Jackson, MS

    Publications and Web Projects

    Community Collecting
    December 2010-present
    • Project manager for collaborative research project to envision a community-owned social archive site for sharing and preserving the digital stories of Orange County, NC
    • Administrator and webmaster for WordPress-based site
    • Blogger

    Carolina Digital Story Lab
    May 2010-present
    • Administrator, webmaster, and designer of WordPress-based website for official UNC student group
    • Blogger
    • Social media manager

    Historic Parrish Street
    Fall 2010
    • Web editor for site developed using Main Street, Carolina digital humanities content management system
    • Delivered product for Durham Office of Economic and Workforce Development
    • Produced through Dr. Bobby Allen's AMST 890: Virtual Cities class

    School of Information and Library Science website redesign
    May 2010-August 2010
    • Moved content from static HTML to Drupal-based redesign of SILS website
    • Developed information architecture for IT Services category
    • Integrated social media presence in new site
    • Delivered social media policy recommendations for SILS

    radicaLISm: the zine of radical library and information science
    February 2010
    • Editor-in-chief
    • Author, The Creative Commons License Is For Rich People

    HASTAC Scholar blog
    August 2009-present
    • blogger for the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory

    Growing the New Technopolis
    • Contributing blog author
    • Website goal is to promote scholarship, civic engagement & social entrepreneurship through technology integration
    • Writing team includes Doug Edmunds, Assistant Dean for IT at the UNC School of Law and Robert Bradley, Director of Technology Integration at Tennessee State University
    December 2007-2010
    • Creator of web project to explore community development through the intersection of wikis and documentaries
    • Administered TikiWiki CMS based website
    • Authored On Wikumentary blog

    Nutt, M. and Schwartz, G. (2008). The Story Economy: Digital Storytelling in Community and Economic Development. 5th Prato Community Informatics & Development Informatics Conference 2008: ICTs for Social Inclusion: What is the Reality? (ISBN 978-0-9581058-4-2). Caulfield, East Australia: Centre for Community Networking Research.

    Nutt, M. and Kirven, K. (2007). Carboy: A Five Gallon Bucket of Homebrew for the Masses. Self-published zine.

    Nutt, M. (2004). West Coast Waves. In/Audible, vol. 3, Fall.

    Stewards of the Land
    May 2002-April 2003
    • Audio producer for 5 profiles of organic/sustainable farmers
    • Recorded oral histories

    Exhibits, Screenings, and Invited Talks


    Community Collecting: Building a Social Archive Site, invited presentation
    2011 DigCCurr Public Symposium, "Curate Me: Stewardship of Personal Digital Archives"


    Guest, Music Manumit podcast
    Episode 101220 "Buyer's Guilt"

    Organizer and Moderator, YouTube and Test Tubes: Digital Storytelling in the Sciences
    • Screening and discussion of five student-created videos about science research at UNC
    • Official event at UNC Science Expo, capstone of the state-wide North Carolina Science Festival

    "A Slow Finger"
    WXYC Locally Produced Digital Music Showcase, C.H.A.T. Festival, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Running time: 3:54
    Media: digital audio

    C.H.A.T. Festival, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Running time: 4:41
    Media: high definition digital video, super 8 film, miniDV, document scans


    Fire! Patty Learns What to Do, 3:20, Super 8 film and audio, Attack of the 50' Reels, Carrboro, NC


    Acquisition, 4:00, audio, ScreenArts Annual Student Film Festival
    The Body Electric, 15:20, audio, Johnston Center Multimedia Festival


    Stewards of the Land, multiple audio documentaries, Century Center, Carrboro, NC
    Stewards of the Land, multiple audio documentaries, Central Carolina Community College, Pittsboro, NC

    Scholarships and Grants


    $1500 APPLES Act Out! Social Entrepreneur Fellowship (adviser on Social Media Stories application)
    $750 Scholarship Award, Epsilon Chapter of Beta Phi Mu (International Library and Information Studies Honor Society)


    Michael Hooker Fellowship, School of Information and Library Science, UNC-CH


    $500 International Conference Award, Center for Global Initiatives, UNC
    $500 Staff Development Grant, Department of Communication Studies, UNC-CH


    $1790 Escheats Grant, UNC-CH
    $2000 Pell Grant, UNC-CH
    $650 Tuition Grant, UNC-CH


    $500 Tuition Grant, UNC-CH


    $500 Tuition Grant, UNC-CH


    $3275 Presidential Scholarship, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

    Community Involvement


    Founder, Carolina Digital Story Lab
    • Started UNC student group to increase student and community digital media literacy through digital storytelling and service projects


    Volunteer, Growing Healthy Kids Project, Carrboro, NC
    Volunteer Board Operator, Golden Hours Radio
    Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland, OR

    Professional Affiliations


    Member, UNC General Alumni Association
    Member, American Society for Information Science and Technology
    Participant, Community Informatics Research Network


    Member, ScreenArts Executive Committee, UNC-CH
    Member, Interdepartmental Communication Committee, Weaver Street Market, Carrboro, NC

    Created by: Mike last modification: Friday 25 of February, 2011 [03:44:47 UTC] by Mike

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