Summary

I'm a "production worker" with a variety of experiences including camera operation, utility, and PA work. I've worked on live sports, documentary, network docudrama, reality TV, commercials, weddings, training, music videos.

Credits

7/16 – 7/16

Production Assistant Boise Boys Pilot

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — High Noon Entertainment Details
7/16 – 7/16

On set PA, helped haul gear, run errands, pick up/ship packages,order/retrieve meals, coffee, hold bounce card, swap batteries, etc.

6/14 – 6/14

Production Assistant I'd Kill For You

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY — Reality/Doc (TV) — NBC Peacock Productions Details
6/14 – 6/14

Assist director during set up, recording of interviews; make runs for production including lunch; shoot b-roll; navigate local area with director to acquire b-roll

1/11 – 4/13

Camera Operator Arena Sports, Events

Live Event — Matthew Knight Arena Details
1/11 – 4/13

I was part of the in-house video board crew; I've operated hard and hand held cameras during basketball, volleyball, and gymnastics, as well as special events like convocation and the Dalai Lama. I've also done plenty of utility work and camera shading.

1/10 – 12/10

Camera Utility Espn College Football And Basketball

ESPN/ESPN2 — Sports (TV) — ESPN 3D Details
1/10 – 12/10

set up cameras and cabling for live sport television broadcasts; manage cable for camera operators during production; proper wrapping techniques; set up and strike; I've worked several positions at several venues, mostly college football and basketball

11/07 – 6/08

Camera Loader (JVC GY-HD100 series) Little People Big World 3

TLC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Gay Rosenthal Productions Details
11/07 – 6/08

Watched all raw field tapes (HDV) for digital defects, create sub-master tapes from Firestore drives when originals had defects; created hard drive backups of all raw footage; also organized, labeled, documented my work and shipped originals from Oregon to Los Angeles.

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Education

Class of '06

Pacific University

MAT
Class of '01

University of Oregon

BS Journalism and Communicaton

My Gear

  • Canon XH-A1
  • Panasonic AG series
  • Panasonic HMC series

Affiliations

  • Idaho Media Professionals
  • Mid Oregon Production Arts Association
  • MOPAN
  • OMPA
  • Oregon Media Production Arts Association

Skills

  • camera operation
  • editing
  • PA
  • reading
  • shooting video
  • teaching
  • typing
  • utility
  • video operator
  • writing