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Ben Murphy

5143 School House Road, Bettendorf, IA 52722

Cell: (563) 468-1798

ben.murphy@drake.edu

www.linkedin.com/in/ben-murphy-209681271 

Work Experience:

Li’l Mississippi Mini Golf Course, Davenport, IA (2019-2021) – Mini Golf Attendant

  • Handled customer financial transactions, answered their questions, and served food/drinks to them. Responsible for ensuring financial records were correct each day. Performed various landscape maintenance tasks, such as plant care and pulling weeds, and cleaning the facility. Often independently opened and closed course. 

Crow Valley Golf Club, Bettendorf, IA (Summer 2023) – Halfway House Cook/Server

  • Prepared drinks and cooked food for club members. Provided great customer service while interacting with members. Ensured timely food and drink restocking.

PGA Tour Live, John Deere Classic, Silvis, IL (July 2023) – Camera Assistant

  • Assisted cameraperson at this PGA Tour event broadcast by ESPN+ by assisting with equipment handling, such as tripods. Responsible for setting up shot tracer equipment during filming.

Drake University, Des Moines, IA (2022-Present) – ESPN+ Cameraperson

  • As part of ESPN+ broadcast teams, I have operated cameras during a variety of Drake sporting events and assisted other camerapersons. This requires technical expertise, working in a fast-paced environment, and strong teamwork. 

 Education:

Drake University, Des Moines, IA (2022- Present)

·       Majoring in Digital Media Production

·       3.83 GPA through freshman year

·       Anticipated graduation date: May 2026

Pleasant Valley High School, Bettendorf, IA (Graduated in May 2022 with 3.63 GPA)

Activities:

Drake Broadcasting System Club (2022-present)

  • Performed various broadcast tasks, including camera operation for productions.

Pleasant Valley High School Golf Team, Bettendorf, IA (2018-2020)

Skills/Attributes:

Hard-working, trustworthy, good time management, works well with others, friendly, knowledgeable with electronic devices/technology, and shows passion in everyday activities.