News Photographer/Camera Operator
NBC NewsChannel
Washington, DC
Dec. 1993 to present

Daily hire ENG photographer and studio camera operator Washington bureau servicing NBC News and all NBC affiliates. Cover national and international breaking, features, hard-news, and special events for live broadcast, VOSOTs, and packages with reporters and on own.

• Covered the 54th, 53rd, and 52nd Presidential Inaugurations.
• Covered President Ford's and President Reagan's funeral.
• Live shots for September 11 aftermath at Pentagon.
• Generic live shots for all stations in studio and remote uplinks.
• Live camera for Network and cable programming.
• Cover major national election returns.

Special Projects Manager
Creative Video of Washington
Arlington, Virginia
Sept. 2001 to Sept. 2008

Worked directly with new and existing clients to determine actual production needs, draft budget estimates, locate appropriate resources, and supervise entire project. Performed critical roles (technical and supervisory) on productions for associations, government agencies, broadcasters, production companies, corporations, webcasters, and news bureaus. Other roles included that of Director of Photography helping organization improve EFP tool inventory and techniques. Advised staff on administrative procedures, freelance recruiting, equipment acquisition, facility organization, and company's website content.

• Lead implementation of high definition P2 technology.
• Updated stock library with high definition material including time lapse.
• Designed and built these systems:

News Photographer
NBC4 (WRC-TV) local
Washington, DC
Sept. 2001 to Dec. 2006

Daily hire ENG photographer for WRC-TV, a major market local news station with several daily newscasts. Covered breaking, features, hard-news, and special events for live broadcast, VOSOTs, packages, and/or series with reporters and on own.

• Covered the 55th Presidential Inauguration.
• Live cut-ins for the annual Health & Fitness Fair.
• First TV photographer on scene of deadly tornado that devastated LaPlata, Md. in April 2002.
• Sample: Tobacco Barns, Cicada music.

Field Operations Manager
Asgard Entertainment DBA Team Video International
Washington, DC Aug. 2000 to Aug. 2001

Coordinated personnel and equipment for EFP, ENG, and multi-camera remote productions.

• Located and booked all internal and external resources to fulfill client requests.
• Counseled clients to make the best use of resources.
• Coordinated maintenance and acquisition of top-flight production gear.
• Managed crews working on full-scale productions.
• Participated in critical roles on crews of field productions.

Owner/Production Manager
In House Media Associates
Arlington, Virginia June 1992 to Aug. 2000

Developed thriving crewing service following years of being a successful freelance television technician. Fulfilled crew requests for production companies, government agencies, broadcasters, associations, corporations, webcasters, and news bureaus doing productions in the Washington, DC region. Actively recruited the best independent television professionals. Service folded into Team Video from Aug. 2000 to Aug. 2001 and is now a part of function with Creative Video. Worked many assignments in various roles including photographer, director, TD, A2, field audio, and crew chief.

Earlier employment