2011-Present: FCP instructor for Dirck Halstead’s Platypus Workshops on documentary production. For a schedule of Platypus Workshops go to the Digital Journalist web site.
2001 - Present: Instructor, Digital Media Academy at Stanford University's summer program for Digital Media in the Classroom, iLife applications and Final Cut Pro. Teaches around the country in schools and conferences these courses as well as Apple's Video Journalism program.
1991 - Present: Cameraperson/Producer, South Coast Productions
1991 - 1998: Freelance Cameraperson for ABC News' PrimeTime Live, 20/20, World News Tonight's Cutting Edge, CBS News' 48 Hours, Street Stories, 60 Minutes, KRON-TV, CBC (Canadian) Journal, Midday, Venture
1982 - 1991: ENG Technical Director/Cameraperson, ABC News Network Bureaus, New York and Philadelphia
Responsibilities: All aspects of field operations including all ENG equipment; camera, lighting, and field audio; for live shots as well as regular news story assignments, including documentaries for PrimeTime Live, Nightline, American Agenda, and Burning Questions.
Extensive experience in undercover photography.
Assigned to the 1988 US Presidential campaign for ABC News
Assigned to the 1984 Winter Olympic Games, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia for ABC Sports
1979 - 1982: Engineering Technician, WJZ-TV, Baltimore, Maryland
Responsibilities: ENG Van Technician; responsible for all aspects of field operations: all ENG equipment, lighting and field audio, for live shots as well as regular news assignments. ENG editor; edit news stories, features, special series, commercials, promos.
EDUCATION: Prince Georges College, Largo, Maryland; R.E.I., Fredericksburg, Va.
LICENSES: FCC First Class License (October 1976)
MEMBERSHIP: IATSE, NABET/CWA, IBEW, Executive Committee Member, NY Television & Radio Working Press Association; Founder & Editor, Newsletter Soundbites 1985-1988
AWARDS: 1986 Front Page Award for Distinguished Journalism; 1987 Pinnacle Award; Monte Carlo Silver Dove; NEA Award; Ohio State Gold Medal; Columbia International Film Award; Chris Award, Photographer for these national Emmy award-winning stories: in 1988 (Burning Questions), 1989 (American Agenda), 1992 (48 Hours), and the IRE Award, 1989 (Primetime Live)
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