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Dan Fenner

Profession: Imaging Consultant
Location: Minneapolis St. Paul , United States
Home base: Minneapolsi/St. Paul MN
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Last login: almost 10 years ago
Member since: 07 Jul 2005 19:07


Provides imaging/prepress consulting services for newspapers, magazines and publishers in the United States.

" Trained by Agfa at their Mortsel, Belgium headquarters in the installation and training for Agfas Newspaper imaging solution, IntelliTune.

" Worked as a consultant to Agfa at several Gannett newspaper sites.

" Expert in newspaper imaging/prepress technology including, digital photography, remote transmission, scanning, archiving and prepress operations.

" Experience with or exposure to many of the current newspaper archive systems including, IBM NICA, AP Preserver, T-One, Digital Collections, North Plains, Canto, Artesia, Phraséa, SCC and others.

" Extensive training experience in imaging/prepress operations in a newspaper environment. Have trained entire newsrooms in archive use and workflow integration.

" Experience with or exposure to many of the current newspaper pagination systems, including CCI, SII, DTI, C-Text, Unisys, Atex, Baseview, Harris and others.

" Am able to explain complex ideas and workflow to application users.

" Comfortable in the qualification, development, and closure of sales opportunities, including analyzing customer requirements, creating and executing demonstrations of the products, making presentations and answering questions on technical aspects of the product.

" Possess excellent presentation skills and the ability to directly interact with clients editorial, technical and business staffs.

1978 – 1998
Minneapolis MN
Digital Imaging Manager

" Responsible for day to day photo/prepress operations for major metropolitan newspaper with circulation of 400,000 daily and 700,000 Sunday, planned and implemented change to digital imaging from conventional darkroom production.

" Responsible for the successful implementation of Kodaks Color Management system becoming one of the first and the largest newspaper user of ColorFlow.

" Understands all aspects of newspaper production and color management.

" Responsible for selection and installation of Associated Presss Preserver archive for digital storage and retrieval of image files.

" Implemented new workflow throughout newsroom using OPI and Associated Press Preserver asset management system. Trained all editors and other users.

" Selected and tested processors, scanners, software, digital cameras and workflow, finding the best value and quality. Worked closely with manufactures to optimize performance on Associated Press, Apple, Kodak, Canon, Agfa, Noritsu, Nikon, Fuji and Autologic equipment.

" Involved in company wide technology decisions related to newsroom and prepress areas.

" Managed yearly $350,000 supply budget and over $1,000,000 in capitol purchases.


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