Summary

I’m a camera operator and award-winning TV journalist able to work on tight deadlines with both small and large crews. I have professional experience in Asia, Central America, and throughout the USA.

Credits

6/17 – Current

Camera Operator (Canon C300, Canon 5D, Gopros) Rock the Park 4

ABC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Tremendous! Entertainment Details
6/17 – Current

Camera operator in charge of timelapse photography, landscape, b-roll, and other special cams

7/17 – 7/17

Producer/Shooter Untitled Sizzle Reel

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (TV) — KO Productions Details
7/17 – 7/17

I was called to produce and shoot several scenes from a sizzle reel for an upcoming international reality series set in San Francisco, Idaho, and Greece. I blocked the scenes, ran sound, and delivered footage to the company, KO Productions.

4/17 – 4/17

Camera Operator (Sony PXW-FS7) Skin Tight 2

TLC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Megalomedia Details
4/17 – 4/17

Working as 'B' cam for a Skin Tight episode, we traveled to Salt Lake City for a bodybuilding competition, including cinema verite shots, interviews, and b roll of bodybuilding athletes in Utah.

4/17 – 4/17

Camera Operator (Sony PMW-300) 90 Day Fiance

TLC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Sharp Entertainment Details
4/17 – 4/17

As camera operator for the 90 Day Fiance followup "Where are they Now?" I traveled to Rexburg, Idaho to shoot a day-in-the-life scene with a young couple featured on the show. We used Sony PMW-300 cameras, Canon 5D DSLRs, and performed OTF interviews and shot scene verite.

4/17 – 4/17

Camera Operator (Sony FS5, Sony A7SII) Sizzle Reel

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (TV) — HD Entertainment, Inc. Details
4/17 – 4/17

I worked with HD Entertainment to create a sizzle reel focusing on an entrepreneur in the Pacifiic Northwest. We used a Sony FS5 and two A7SII cameras to shoot a quick proof of concept in two days.

3/17 – 3/17

Camera Operator (Canon C300) Untitled 1

DISCOVERY — Reality/Doc (TV) — ITV Studios/Leftfield Pictures Details
3/17 – 3/17

I worked as a "B" camera and 1st AC doing pickups and interviews for the first season of an untitled Discovery Channel network show focused on custom cars in the Pacific Northwest.

7/16 – 2/17

Camera Operator (Canon C300, 5D, GoPros) Rock the Park 3

ABC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Tremendous! Entertainment Details
7/16 – 2/17

I was able to perform scene work in rural Alaska, Washington, Oregon, New Mexico and Texas as camera operator and AC for Rock the Park. We explored glaciers, mountains, rivers, deserts, and other extreme areas. I also shot b-roll of landscapes, animals, and performed timelapse photography.

10/16 – 10/16

First Assistant Camera Mountain Life 2

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Warm Springs Productions, LLC Details
10/16 – 10/16

As Assistant Camera / Camera C for Mountain Life on HGTV, I prepped and tested Panasonic AG-HPX610PJH ENG cameras, Sony Fs5 and Fs700 cameras, 6D, GoPros, and others. I shot 'C' camera during interviews, and also shot interiors of homes on the Sony Fs5 and DJI Ronin gimbal.

Media

  • My Reel

  • Montana - Sea of Clouds

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Education

Class of '03

University of Minnesota

B.A. - English Literature, Philosophy

My Gear

  • Canon Lens kit
  • GoPro 3
  • GoPro 4
  • Lights
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
  • Shoulder Rig
  • Slider
  • Tripod
  • Wireless Lav

Skills

  • Adobe Premiere
  • aerial photography
  • Audio
  • Avid
  • DSLR cameras
  • ENG cameras
  • Story production
  • Writing