- An award-winning versatile lighting director and videographer
- Responsible for multi-camera setups and operation of robotic cameras, pedestal studio production, and DSL photography
- Certified by the FAA as a Commercial Drone Pilot
Studio Lighting ●ENG Lighting ●Video Control ●Camera Operation ●HD Cinematography ●Team Management
Studio and ENG Lighting: HMI, LED, and tungsten fixtures using DMX control also knowledgeable about a variety of moving light fixtures
Video Control: Sony, Grass Valley, Panasonic, and Ikegami
Cameras: Sony, Ikegami, and Grass Valley, GoPro, DSLR, and HD video drone
Robotic cameras: Panasonic, and Telemetrics
QC video: (SD, HD, and PAL) using Waveform Monitors and Vector Scopes
Able to color correct studio monitors
Premiere Pro, Adobe Illustrator, After Effects, Photoshop, and Final Cut Pro X
Proficient with iNews and NPS
Knowledgeable about frame rates and broadcast standards
Mac OS X, Windows
FREELANCE STUDIO MEDIA TECH I, TEAM PEOPLE contractor for UNTV, NYC: June 2019 – Currently
Duties include Robotic Cameras, Video Operator, ENG Audio, and Media Ingest.
VIDEOGRAPHER/VIDEO EDITOR, TEA TREE MEDIA, MIDDLETOWN, NJ; August 2011- Currently
Currently responsible for video editing, producing video animations for a small boutique editing house using Final Cut, Avid, Premiere Pro, and After Effects. I recently obtained an FAA certification as a Commercial Drone Pilot.
LIGHTING DIRECTOR/VIDEO OPERATOR, Media Links TV, WASHINGTON, DC; December 2011- March 2018
I Controlled video and lighting for an international television news network. The broadcast is in English and Mandarin and is composed of a total of five hours of programming. Additional accomplishments include building and equipping an ENG-style interview room in the building of CGTN America.
LIGHTING DIRECTOR, ABC NEWS, WASHINGTON, DC; April 1997 – August 2011
Supervised and directed crews to ensure the quality of lighting, audio, and video control, in both field and studio settings of ABC News programs, including World News Tonight, Nightline, Primetime Live (3 camera setup), Good Morning America, 20/20, This Week with Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts (7 camera setup). Lighting Director and Lighting Designer for the first live-broadcast Internet video show, Sam Donaldson @ ABCNews.com.
UNTV, New York, NY, ABC News, Washington, DC ESPN, Washington, DC, Pardon the Interruption, Around the Horn, and Highly Questionable CBSNews, Washington, DC
2001 Peabody Award and The DuPont Columbia Award – ABC News: Coverage of September 11, 2001
BA Communications and Theatre, Western Colorado University, Gunnison, Colorado
Sony PXW-X70 video camera; Nikon D7100 still camera w/ three lens: 18-55mm, 55-200mm, and 28-200mm; GoPro Hero 3; Camera tripod for all cameras; Bi-color LED light panels with stands (4); lav. Mics (2), a handheld “stick” Mic, an on-camera mic, and an HD camera drone.
Demo Reel: vimeo.com/437103241