Jolene Ballard
E-Mail: oceanjole@yahoo.com

On/Camera Talent As Seen In: Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central, Sex and The City II, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Law & Order, WTNH News 8- CT Style, Hudson TV News Reporter, Fox 23, Oxygen's  "Jersey Couture", Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey", Good Morning America, Today Show, Wendy Williams, NBC NY, Good Day New York, One  Life to Live, As The World Turns, 30 Rock, Law and Order, WPLJ FM Morning Show, Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders: Making the Season 2 and much more!

Infomercial/Commercial work available upon request. 

 

Fitness:

Dance Factory, Group Fitness Instructor, Ridgefield, CT

Vision Sports Club, Group Fitness Instructor, NY

Signature Fitness, Belleville, NJ, Fitness Director
• Oversee Personal Training and Group Fitness Departments in terms of hiring, firing and training talent/independent
contractors/held staff meetings/reviews/salary increases
• Implement marketing initiatives, class schedule, community outreach, payroll, newsletters and special events. Held in/out house sales and promotions with press to generate publicity and community awareness of club
• Handle member needs, comments and administrative paperwork

Sky Club Fitness & Spa, Hoboken, NJ, Fitness Director
• Oversee Personal Training and Group Fitness Departments in terms of hiring, firing and training talent/independent
contractors/held staff meetings/reviews/salary increases
• Implement marketing initiatives, class schedule, community outreach, payroll, newsletters and special events. Held in/out
house sales and promotions with press to generate publicity and community awareness of club
• Handle member needs, comments and administrative paperwork
• Worked with cleaning staff to keep locker rooms/floor/studios/spa in immaculate condition

New York Athletic Country Club, New York, NY
▪ Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

SONY, New York, NY
• Group Fitness Instructor-/Personal Trainer

The Gym Englewood/Montvale, NJ
• Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Mercedes Benz, Montvale, NJ
• Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

CNBC and 30 Rock/NBC Studios Corporate Fitness Club New York, NY
• Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Private Home Personal Trainer
• Travel to private residences to physically train individuals/celebrities to meet personal fitness goals

CanDo Fitness, Edgewater, NJ
• Personal Trainer - promoted to Master Trainer
• Nationally Certified Group Fitness Instructor- led 10 classes weekly, prep and choreograph classes, interfaced with club
members and needs
• Elected to Marketing Task Manager- Responsible for special events and concepts to help serve the community and create
brand awareness

ABC Sports TV, NY, NY– Sports Emmy Production Planner
• Coordinator on Sports Emmys
• Handled Sports Talent for two Super Bowls and three College Football Seasons
• Interfaced with Sales, Promotions and Traffic Departments on each commercial spot aired

ABC Television Inc. NY, NY- National Sales Manager
• Led team of sales assistant on all administrative sales tasks and meetings
• Created and presented sales proposals, objectives, strategies and media planning
• Sales Director and Producer of multi-million dollar marketing events at national level
• Planned special events and media parties for clients on national level. Booked TV celebrity appearances
• Researched marketing strategies, target markets and media programs

WPLJ-FM, NY, NY- On-Air Talent:
• “Scott and Todd” Morning Show- On-Air Talent for concert and movie reviews and promotions

Columnist, Edgewater View Newspaper, Edgewater, NJ
• Write and research weekly column called “Lifestyle and Trends”
• Discuss topics regarding to living healthy and fit lifestyles

Team Continuum- Head Event Sales Planner:
• Designed interior space and “Step and Repeat” Board for paparazzi
• Handled A-List Talent
• Handled all logistics of event planning and catering, raised over $50,000 for children with cancer

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Big Brothers, Big Sisters- Volunteer:
• Prepare press releases, promotional materials and advertising copy
• Generate radio and local TV publicity, plan special events for teaching children fitness; fundraisers

Disney Outreach Program- Special Events Committee and Volunteer
• Head up Special Events Committee to generate fundraiser
• Tutor children in literacy and college preparation

EDUCATION: State University New York, Oswego, NY Oswego, NY Class of 1999
B.A. Communications (Concentration: Communications, Minor: Public Relations)

FITNESS CERTIFICATIONS: ACE, Zumba, Spinning, Les Mills: Body Pump, Cardio Striptease, Tier 1 Training.
AWARDS: Group Fitness Instructor of The Year 2008, Miss New York, Overall Fitness and Interview Award- Beauties of America National Competition, 2005 SUNY Oswego G.O.L.D (Graduate of the Last Decade), Top 40 Under 40, 2005 ABC Inc, Silver Employee Award
TELEVISION APPEARANCES: Host and Choreographer of AbCoaster Machine Cardio DVD Workout, FOX-5 News: Fitness Specialist, Golf Greenstick DVD, Co-Host “Secrets of Winning Beauty Pageants and Fitness Competitions”, Good Morning America, Good Day NY, On-Air Reporter, Hudson TV
FITNESS MODELING: Men’s Health, AbCoaster Print and Online, Golf Magazine, The Business of Personal Training, The Examiner, Nina Bucci Workout Wear Catalog and Cover Model, Lara Swimwear, Various Book Covers
CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR: ”17 Minutes to a Powerhouse Butt”, “Get It” by Real Housewives of New Jersey Cast Member, Jacqueline Laurita

Jolene Ballard
E-Mail: oceanjole@yahoo.com
Phone: 917-582-7897

Base Health Club Jersey City, NJ (03/17-present)
Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Signature Fitness, Belleville, NJ, Fitness Director (07/16-01/17)
• Oversee Personal Training and Group Fitness Departments in terms of hiring, firing and training talent/independent
contractors/held staff meetings/reviews/salary increases
• Implement marketing initiatives, class schedule, community outreach, payroll, newsletters and special events. Held in/out
house sales and promotions with press to generate publicity and community awareness of club
• Handle member needs, comments and administrative paperwork

Sky Club Fitness & Spa, Hoboken, NJ, Fitness Director (12/11-8/12)
• Oversee Personal Training and Group Fitness Departments in terms of hiring, firing and training talent/independent
contractors/held staff meetings/reviews/salary increases
• Implement marketing initiatives, class schedule, community outreach, payroll, newsletters and special events. Held in/out
house sales and promotions with press to generate publicity and community awareness of club
• Handle member needs, comments and administrative paperwork
• Worked with cleaning staff to keep locker rooms/floor/studios/spa in immaculate condition

New York Athletic Country Club, New York, NY (12/10-7/16)
▪ Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

SONY, New York, NY (12/10-7/16)
• Group Fitness Instructor-/Personal Trainer

The Gym Englewood/Montvale, NJ (7/11-12/11)
• Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Mercedes Benz, Montvale, NJ (10/10-7/16)
• Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

CNBC and 30 Rock/NBC Studios Corporate Fitness Club New York, NY (12/10-7/16)
• Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Private Home Personal Trainer (2006-Present)
• Travel to private residences to physically train individuals/celebrities to meet personal fitness goals

CanDo Fitness, Edgewater, NJ (11/06-06/11)
• Personal Trainer - promoted to Master Trainer
• Nationally Certified Group Fitness Instructor- led 10 classes weekly, prep and choreograph classes, interfaced with club
members and needs
• Elected to Marketing Task Manager- Responsible for special events and concepts to help serve the community and create
brand awareness

ABC Sports TV, NY, NY– Sports Emmy Production Planner (01/02-11/06)
• Produced Sports Emmys, editing award-winning clip reels for on-air, acceptance speeches, credit lists
• Handled Sports Talent for two Super Bowls and three College Football Seasons
• Interfaced with Sales, Promotions and Traffic Departments on each commercial spot aired

ABC Television Inc. NY, NY- National Sales Manager (01/01-01/02)
• Led team of sales assistant on all administrative sales tasks and meetings
• Created and presented sales proposals, objectives, strategies and media planning
• Sales Director and Producer of multi-million dollar marketing events at national level
• Planned special events and media parties for clients on national level. Booked TV celebrity appearances
• Researched marketing strategies, target markets and media programs

WPLJ-FM, NY, NY- On-Air Talent:
• “Scott and Todd” Morning Show- On-Air Talent for concert and movie reviews and promotions

Columnist, Edgewater View Newspaper, Edgewater, NJ (2006-Present)
• Write and research weekly column called “Lifestyle and Trends”
• Discuss topics regarding to living healthy and fit lifestyles

Team Continuum- Head Event Sales Planner:
• Designed interior space and “Step and Repeat” Board for paparazzi
• Handled A-List Talent
• Handled all logistics of event planning and catering, raised over $50,000 for children with cancer

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Big Brothers, Big Sisters- Volunteer:
• Prepare press releases, promotional materials and advertising copy
• Generate radio and local TV publicity, plan special events for teaching children fitness; fundraisers

Disney Outreach Program- Special Events Committee and Volunteer
• Head up Special Events Committee to generate fundraiser
• Tutor children in literacy and college preparation

EDUCATION: State University New York, Oswego, NY Oswego, NY Class of 1999
B.A. Communications (Concentration: Communications, Minor: Public Relations)

FITNESS CERTIFICATIONS: ACE, Zumba, Spinning, Les Mills: Body Pump, Cardio Striptease, Tier 1 Training.
AWARDS: Group Fitness Instructor of The Year 2008, Miss New York, Overall Fitness and Interview Award- Beauties of America National Competition, 2005 SUNY Oswego G.O.L.D (Graduate of the Last Decade), Top 40 Under 40, 2005 ABC Inc, Silver Employee Award
TELEVISION APPEARANCES: Host and Choreographer of AbCoaster Machine Cardio DVD Workout, FOX-5 News: Fitness Specialist, Golf Greenstick DVD, Co-Host “Secrets of Winning Beauty Pageants and Fitness Competitions”, Good Morning America, Good Day NY, On-Air Reporter, Hudson TV
FITNESS MODELING: Men’s Health, AbCoaster Print and Online, Golf Magazine, The Business of Personal Training, Nina Bucci Workout Wear Catalog and Cover Model, Lara Swimwear, Various Book Covers
CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR: ”17 Minutes to a Powerhouse Butt”, “Get It” by Real Housewives of New Jersey Cast Member, Jacqueline Laurita