I have over 15 years of experience in broadcasting and post production. My experience includes tape operation, master control, graphics operator, editor and videographer. I have extensive knowledge of Sony HDCAM and Panasonic DVCPROHD tape decks, most forms of tapeless acquisition formats and I am proficient with Avid, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier NLE software. I am also familiar with Photoshop and After Effects graphics software as well.
1998-2001 Avid Editor, World Championship Wrestling
I produced short format time critical features for WCW’s mobile productions and operate and maintain full-featured Avid Media Composer 9000 for field use. My skills included maintaining and trouble shooting a full featured edit suit for the field and juggling the production needs of several producers in a timely manner.
2001-2002 Avid Editor, Connecting With Kids Network
I was the senior Avid editor in charge of educational documentaries and feature packages. My kills included using the Avid Media Composer toolset, After Effects and Photoshop.
2002-2006 Avid Editor, Hallbrook Productions
My primary responsibilities included editing a nationally televised racing series and corporate and commercial work. My skill set included the Avid Xpress and Media Composer Adrenaline toolsets along with Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and various Plug-in and effects packages that include Boris FX, Sapphire and Trapcode.
2006-Present Editor, Chet Burks Productions
I am currently a senior editor and technical supervisor here at CBPTV. My responsibilities include editorial support for several Speed Channel racing series and television shows and craft editor for several Discovery HD Theater series. I am also in charge of configuring and maintaining our nonlinear editing systems which consist of Apple workstations running Final Cut Studio 3. I also am also a videographer.