Hello, World! 

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My name is

 Peter ‘Tear-Drop’ Mercedes-Phipps.

I am a Caribbean-born,

New York City bred,

multifaceted creative.

I’d like to humbly welcome you to

teardropisfrom.NYC,

my independently owned

& run micro start-up,

based in New York City.  

Established in 2015,

teardropisfrom.NYC

 focuses in purveying

quality live entertainment,

 expert independent consulting

& the best in digitally produced media content.

Inhabiting the realms of entertainment, education, hospitality and media production, I have over a decade of experience

working with & providing professional services nationally & internationally for

governmental + non-governmental entities,

sororal + fraternal organizations,

non-for-profits + corporations,

educational institutions,

individuals + independents,

& many others.

Please continue to scroll down to view my entire digital portfolio.

If you have any questions about

 booking + rates, consultation requests,

sponsorship + partnership + collaboration interests, or simply want to say hello,

click here for my contact info.

Thank you for visiting!

Yours Truly,

Peter ‘Tear-Drop’ Mercedes-Phipps

The Professional Human

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What is it that I do?

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Create + Curate digital media content

Tutor + Educational instruction

Live event & On-air hosting

Independent consulting

DJ + Model + Vlog

 Eat cookies

Live life

What work have I done?

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DJ & Hosting

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My Resume 

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My Clients

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My Headshots 

 

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My Media

How I can be reached?

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Email

Peter@teardropisfrom.NYC

Phone

+13479038477

 

Contact me!

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Where am I now?

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Harlem,

New York City

My post of the day

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#QuoteOfTheDay: Pablo Picasso

Last updated: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

My Social Media

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Twitter

Youtube

Facebook

Instagram

Soundcloud

Google Maps

Snapchat: Tear-Drop

Periscope

Mixcloud

Medium

Linkedin

Reddit

Vine

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Donations help me with

 maintaining the website & also

 providing for the occasional snack or two.

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This site created by me, Peter ‘Tear-Drop’ Mercedes-Phipps, and its content, unless otherwise noted, is licensed under a

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Based on work at http://teardropisfrom.nyc

 teardropisfrom.NYC

is not affiliated nor endorsed by

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA),

 its subsidiaries, or its affiliates.

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My Resume

Education

B.A.. :

Humanities & The Arts

CCNY Class of 2012

Major:

Communications

Advertising + Public Relations

Minors:

Quantitative Reasoning

Theatre

Skills

Professional conversationalist

Effective under pressure

Highly expressive

Hyper-creative

Strong leader

Technical knowledge

Open Broadcaster Software

Google Apps for Work

Microsoft Office Suite

Ableton Live Suite

Traktor DJ Studio

Adobe Audition

Sony Vegas Pro

Blackberry OS

Ubuntu Linux

Android OS

Windows 7

Wirecast

Audacity

Mac/iOS

GIMP

Languages known

&

 Fluency

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English:

Native

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Español:

Near-native

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Português:

Upper Intermediate

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Français:

Lower Intermediate

Work experience

  • Assisted in guiding other media consultants, such as graphic designers, videographers and web developers in the creation and production of content

Social Media Assistant + Digital Media Producer + Host

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute 

East Harlem, NYC

2016 - Present

  • Partook in the marketing and outreach of events using traditional and digital methods

  • Hosted the Center’s Grand Opening Weekend Celebration festivities live On-Stage + Online via Facebook Live

  • Undertook daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities

  • Generated, edited, published and shared daily content that helped build meaningful connections with digital audiences, encouraging community members to take action

  • Formulated and taught mathematics + ELA lessons based on New York State common core curriculum

Lead Teacher

82nd Street Academics 

Queens, NYC

2016

  • Assisted with classroom management for fellow teachers during summer program

  • Provided additional homework help and tutoring for students in need

  • Featured as on-camera host for video segments

Host + Vlog Consultant + Digital Media Producer

Harlem Focus 

Harlem, NYC

2015

  • Produced short-form videos for online viewing

  • Provided consultations for creation of more engaged media content

  • Welcomed and checked in guests to hostel

Guest Services Specialist

Hostelling International New York

Upper West Side, NYC

2015

  • Used multilingual skills when needed to instruct visitors how to better navigate neighborhood and city

  • Translated guests comments, gripes and concerns to hostel management

Digital Media Producer

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

East Harlem, NYC

2015

  • Produced video segment for Center’s educational initiative

  • Gave tours of sporting facility to groups of up to 40 people

Walking Tour Guide

The Madison Square Garden Company

Midtown, NYC

2013 - 2015

  • Translated tours when needed for international groups in French, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish

  • Handled private tours for special guests including members of the press, government dignitaries, celebrities, and other V.I.P.'s

Digital Media Producer

U.S. Embassy

Ottawa, Canada

2014

  • Assisted in digital media production of content for the Embassy's Youtube Channel

  • Managed club’s social media outlets during yearly international tournaments

DJ + Host + Social Media Manager

New York City Team Handball Club

Hell’s Kitchen, NYC

2012 - 2014

  • Played music during matches and provided live entertainment as master-of-ceremonies

Host

CCNY’s Got Talent

Upper Manhattan, NYC

2010, 2011, 2012

  • Served as official host for the City College of New York's annual talent competition

  • Served as official DJ and host for events

DJ + Digital Media Producer + Brand Representative

Party Virus Productions

Upper Manhattan, NYC

2009 - 2012

  • Assisted with event planning and logistics

  • Produced digital content for event promotion

Host

Relay For Life: CCNY

Upper Manhattan, NYC

2008, 2009

  • Co-hosted Relay for Life at the City College of New York and assisted in raising funds for the American Cancer Society’s City College Chapter

  • Facilitated workshops for station members on equipment usage, communication over radio, and life skills

DJ + On-air Personality + Host + Brand Representative

WCCR-AM City College Radio

Upper Manhattan, NYC

2006 - 2012

  • Hosted on-air and online radio variety show

  • Emceed events within the City College of New York

  • Created and implemented math lessons for junior high school students.

Math + Science + Engineering Instructor

Harlem Center For Education

El Barrio, NYC

2005 - 2012

  • Provided mentorship and individualized assistance to students in need

  • Increased students’ statewide math test scores from low 1s and 2s to high 3 and low 4s.

  • Organized video catalogs via Filemaker Pro

Video Production Intern

Sony/BMG

Midtown, NYC

2005

  • Created DVD compilations for inclusion in artist reels

  • Contacted coastal offices to maintain workflow of video projects

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DJ & Hosting

Locales I’ve featured in:

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My Clients

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My Headshots

Height:

1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)

Weight:

82 kg (180 lbs)

Build:

Slender

Hair:

Black

Eyes:

Brown

Shoe size:

14 (US)

Waist:

34-36 (US)

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Visual edit: Peter Mercedes-Phipps

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from New Visual Collective

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Visual edit: Peter Mercedes-Phipps

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Image courtesy of Philip Swindall

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Image courtesy of  Argenis Apolinario

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