Dec 12, 2023

Kevin Ashbrook

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Full time Education: Middle/High School Education: University/College Radio Religious Education Telecommunications

Personal Summary

10 years experience in teaching Theology in Catholic High Schools. 

Extensive experience in youth ministry.

Nearly nine years of experience working in TV.

Work Experience

Theology Teacher
Aug 2019 - Jul 2023 Peoria Notre Dame High School, Peoria, IL

Taught Theology Classes for High School students.  Planned lessons utilizing Powerpoint, Google Slides, and Nearpod.  Taught classes such as Scripture, Church History, Paschal Mystery, and Sacraments.

Religion Teacher/Campus Minister
Aug 2013 - May 2019 Sacred Heart of Jesus High School, Jackson, TN

Taught Theology and World History classes.  Oversaw frequent retreats and recruited guest speakers.  Began the school’s Music Club which led to the formation of a music program at the school.  Began the school’s Campus Ministry club and oversaw events such as Coffeehouse. 

Production Crew
Jun 2019 - Oct 2021 WEEK-TV (Granite Broadcasting/Gray TV), East Peoria, IL

Was responsible for timing of shows and troubleshooting on-air difficulties in Master Control.  Directed news programs which involved communication with the producers and talent.

Director of Faith Formation
Jul 2012 - May 2013 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Led parish’s Religious Education program. Coordinated with teachers of all different grades.   Oversaw Confirmation classes and assisted with RCIA.   Led High School youth group and helped to maintain sacramental records.

Youth Minister/Camp Co-Director
Aug 2010 - Jul 2011 St. Ann's Youth Ministry, Belcourt, ND

Served as Youth Minister for High School and Middle School students on the Turtle Mountain Reservation.  Led retreats including a diocesan-wide retreat.  Gave several talks and hosted many special events.  Co-directed summer camp sessions for children from 1st-12th grades.  Continued to assist with the summer camp through 2017, serving as session leader several times.

TV Engineer
Aug 2002 - Aug 2006 WMBD-TV (Nexstar Media Group), Peoria, IL

Performed a wide variety of tasks including running camera, master control, audio, and video.

Floor Director
Dec 1999 - Jun 2002 WEEK-TV (Granite Broadcasting), East Peoria, IL

Running teleprompter, giving cues to on-air talent, and typing up Chyron graphics. 

Education

M.A. Theology
Jan 2009 - May 2012 Franciscan University of Steubenville
B.A. History
Aug 2006 - May 2008 Franciscan University of Steubenville