I currently work at Fox 17 News in Grand Rapids, MI as a Photojournalist. I work primarily with lighting and camera. I am interested in working for any Michigan-based productions.


8/14 – 8/14

Grip (Dolly Grip) Project Zemph

Film (Short) — Independent Film Details
8/14 – 8/14

Set up lighting for various scene's. Ran/wrangled electrical cord. Operated camera dolly.

2/14 – 3/14

Grip (Dolly Grip) C.O.R.P.S.E. Incorporated

Film (Theatrical) — Grand Valley State University Details
2/14 – 3/14

Set up/tore down lights. Operated dolly during certain shoots. Wrangled wires and chords

1/14 – 2/14

Key Grip Still

Film (Theatrical) — Grand Valley State University Details
1/14 – 2/14

Worked with Gaffer and DP to set up lights, block windows, and determine how much electricity was available in each shooting location.

11/13 – 11/13

Production Assistant Food Court Wars 2

FOOD — Reality/Doc (TV) — One Potato Two Potato/Rumpole Details
11/13 – 11/13

Passed out and explained release forms to public participants, loaded/unloaded equipment from production vehicles, set up and tore down sets in the casino and and bar venues.

9/13 – 9/13

Production Assistant – Walmart (Fresh Over commercial)

Commercial/Ad — VIMBY Details
9/13 – 9/13

Built and dressed the "food stand" set, sorted out food props, and worked with casting to collect participants willing to be in the commercial.

1/13 – 4/13

Director (Writer/Editor/Camera) The Ninth Vote

Film (Short) Details
1/13 – 4/13

Worked in nearly all aspects of production (3-man micro-crew). Organized production meetings and interviews, operated camera and audio equipment, and edited the final cut of the film.

5/12 – 5/12

Second Assistant Director Grand Rapids Christian Elementary School LipDub — Internet — N/A Details
5/12 – 5/12

Worked a specific section choreographing students and teachers. Area was "sports themed", so I was also in charge of collecting various props for the talent to use.

6/11 – 6/11

Second Assistant Director Traverse City LipDub — Internet — FishSoup Films Details
6/11 – 6/11

Responsible for a specific section of the route with several PA's working under me. Worked together to contact multiple people and organizations willing to be in the lipdub and choreographed their movements.


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Class of '13

Grand Valley State University

Film/Video Production

My Gear

  • Acer Aspire E5-57350TV Notebook
  • Canon T3
  • GoPro Accessories
  • GoPro Hero 1
  • mini tripods
  • smartphone tripod mount


  • West Michigan Film/Video Alliance


  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premeire Pro Cs6
  • Camera Operating
  • Creative Writing
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut 7
  • Final Cut X
  • Performing Arts
  • Professional Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • Screenwriting
  • Script-writing
  • Sony Vegas
  • Theatre
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography