Hello, World! 

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My name is

¬†Peter ‚ÄėTear-Drop‚Äô¬†Mercedes-Phipps.

I am a Caribbean-born, 

New York City bred, 

multifaceted creative.

I’d like to welcome you to

teardropisfrom.NYC,

my independently owned & run

micro start-up based in New York City. 

Established in 2015,

teardropisfrom.NYC

 focuses in providing

quality live entertainment, 

 expert independent consulting

& the best in digitally produced media content.

I have over a decade of experience within the fields of education, entertainment, hospitality, radio broadcasting, and digital media production,

providing professional services

locally and worldwide.

Clients include:

governmental + non-governmental entities, 

sororal + fraternal organizations,

non-for-profits + corporations,

educational institutions, 

individuals + independents,

creatives + artists, 

and many others.

I invite you to continue scrolling and/or swiping all the way down the page to view my

digital portfolio + scope of work.

If you have any questions about

 booking & rates, consultation requests,

sponsorship + partnership + collaboration queries,

click here for my contact info. 

Thank you for visiting

teardropisfrom.NYC.

That final dot at the end of the sentence above is strictly for formalities. ūüėÖ

Wishing you peace and positive vibes.

Humbly Human,

Peter ‚ÄėTear-Drop‚Äô Mercedes-Phipps

The Professional Human

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What is it that I do?

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

+16469223961

 

Contact me!

I do reply

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Where am I currently?

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Harlem,

New York City

My post of the day.

 Last update: 01:51 04-Jan-2018

View current archive here.

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Throwback from my awesome trip to Prague!

(May 2017)

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Youtube

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Periscope

Mixcloud

Medium

Linkedin

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Vine

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Donations help me with

 maintaining the website, and

 provides for the occasional snack.

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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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Espa√Īol:

Near-native

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Português:

Upper Intermediate

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Français:

Lower Intermediate

Work experience

  • Assist 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

  • Actively setup and program marketing and outreach of events using traditional and digital methods

  • Helped host major events and served as Emcee at the Center, on-stage + online broadcasts: CCCADI‚Äôs Grand Opening Weekend Celebration + Preview Reception; The Art of Justice.

  • Perform daily administrative tasks to ensure functionality and coordination within the Communications department

  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content that promotes: building meaningful connections with digital our audiences; encouraging community members to take action; informing of the Center‚Äôs in-house + affiliate events; educate on social justice issues; and to discover more about the Arts within the African Diaspora

  • 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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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

Harlem, 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

Harlem, NYC

2009 - 2012

  • Assisted with event planning and logistics

  • Produced digital content for event promotion

Host

Relay For Life: CCNY

Harlem, 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‚Äôs 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

Harlem, 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‚Äô 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:

85 kg (187 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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Selfie + visual edit: Peter Mercedes-Phipps

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Selfie + visual edit: Peter Mercedes-Phipps

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of the New Visual Collective

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Visual edit: Peter Mercedes-Phipps

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