Chicago-based, incredibly detailed and reliable self-starter, camera operator/editor (AVID, Premiere) with MFA in Documentary Media degree from Northwestern. Seeks freelance or contract camera and editing positions in the Chicagoland area.


5/15 – Current

Producer/Director/Camera/Sound/Editor – Deborah Libby (self)

5/15 – Current

Produced, directed, shot, and edited (AVID) a 26 minute documentary on the modernization of indigenous plant medicine shamanism. Shooting locations included the jungles of Iquitos, Peru and Chicago, IL.

7/15 – 2/16

Assistant Camera (Canon C100) – AOK Productions

7/15 – 2/16

Second camera operation

6/15 – 8/15

Post Production Intern – Trinley Pictures

6/15 – 8/15

Assistant editor and producer intern on Emmy-nominated series Notes From the Field tv, which airs on over 70 PBS member stations. Duties included archival research securing of images through Library of Congress and other regional archives, editing of images in Photoshop, recording voiceovers, and timeline editing in Final Cut Pro X.


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Class of '16

Northwestern University

MFA in Documentary Media
Class of '02

Central Washington University

BFA in Graphic Design

My Gear

  • Zoom H4n
  • Tripod
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • monopod


  • CSS
  • WordPress
  • Avid
  • Producing
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere Pro
  • Editing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Basecamp
  • Project Management
  • Camera Operator
  • Cinematography
  • Lightroom
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Canon C100
  • InDesign
  • HTML
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • Sharepoint
  • Interactive
  • Microsoft Project