curriculum vitae


My passion for instruction guides me. I’ve lectured and presented for 15 years in 25 different states.  I’m much more than a teacher.  I’m a manager, counselor, work-force trainer, comedian, motivational speaker &  friend.  I’m also a visual storyteller.  I shoot, write, narrate, edit, host, produce, technical direct and manage all aspects of video productions.


     Metropolitan State College of Denver

          Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communications                                  August 1995 - May 1997

     Front Range Community College

          Associate of Arts in Technical Communications                                  August 1991 - May 1995

Academic/Teaching Experience

     Video Production Coordinator/Instructor

          Emily Griffith Technical College                                                             Fall 2013 - Present

               CIS 110 introduction to computer technology

               FVM 105 video production i

               FVM 160 video post production i

               MGD 111 photoshop i

               FVM 185 documentary film

               COM 101 employment strategies

               FVM 200 video production ii

               FVM 215 video production ii

               FVM 107 studio production

               FVM 155 writing the short script

               FVM 273 professional documentary production

               BUS 110 working for yourself

               FVM 202 film/video business

               FVM 200 video production ii

               FVM 287 internship

               RTV 289 capstone

     Adjunct Instructor

          Front Range Community College                                                           Fall 2009 - summer 2013

               MGD 104 videography

               MGD 111 photoshop i

               MGD 163 sound design i

               MGD 164 digital video editing i

               MGD 204 videography II

               MGD 264 digital video editing ii

               MGD 289 capstone

Production Skills & Equipment

     Video Cameras - Canon XA-10, Canon Vixia, Panasonic AG-AC90A, Sony XD-cam, Canon 70D (DSLR)  

     Studio Productions - TriCaster 800 Video Switcher, ETC Element Light Board, Mackie Audio Mixer

     Software - Final Cut 7, Final Cut X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects

Continuing Education

     Broadcast Educators Association, Las Vegas                                                          2014-2016 

     Teach 1260 Teaching the Adult Learner, Emily Griffith Technical College            2016 

     2 + 2 Conference, Pueblo Community College                                                        2013-2015

     Professional Development Day, Emily Griffith Technical College                           2013-2016

     EDU 225 Effective Teaching, Front Range Community College                              2012

     Teaching with technology conference, Front Range Community College              2010-2013

Honors and Awards

     National Press Photographers Association Video Editor Of The Year                    2001,2007, 2009, 2010 

     National Press Photographers Association Jim Gordon Editor Of The Year          2009 

     Moviemaker list of 50 best blogs for movie makers for The Edit Foundry            2010

     National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Recipient                     2001, 2005, 2008, 2010

     Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards Recipient                                            2001, 2005, 2010


     President - Colorado Professional Videographers association                               January 2015 - present

     National Press Photographers Association Video Editing Chair                             January 2013 - present

     Secretary - Broadcast Educators Association 2 year/Small college division        April 2016 - present

     Public Affairs Officer - Lexington Division Sea Cadets                                           October 2014 - present

     Colorado Community College System Discipline Chair for Video                           January 2016 - present

Emily Griffith Technical College Committees

     Professional Development Committee                                                                   September 2014 - present

     Instructional Master Planning Committee                                                             August 2014 - present

     Student Accountability Committee                                                                         April 2015 - present

     Mission Statement Re-Draft Committee                                                                 October 2015 - present

Video Professional Experience/DPStv

     Program Producer, Eg Trekking Careers                                                               July 2015 - Present                                

          Producer, On-camera talent, videographer, writer, narrator, editor of 30 minute show profiling successful graduates

     Videographer, Editor                                                                                              July 2013 - Present                                

          Shoot and edit video segments for DPStv

Professional Experience/Freelance

     Owner Thunderhead Media                                                                                    February 2012 - Present

         Client list includes; Davita Healthcare Partners, American Sheep Industry, Ignite Boulder, Lamb Weston, Root Sports, Mountain Time          Media, Return Path, Altitude Digital, China Art Search, YMCA of Boulder County

     Freelance Video Editor                                                                                           August 2003 - February 2004

          Video Editor programming Discovery Health Network.  Edited, I Lost it! & After Obesity: the Final Cut

Professional Experience/Newsroom editor

     Ch2/Fox 31 News       Denver, CO       April 2008 - July 2011

     CBS4 news                  Denver, CO       February 2004 - March 2008

     9NEWS                        Denver, CO       March 1999 - March 2003

     KPHO-TV                     Phoenix, AZ     March 1998 - March 1999

     KMGH-TV                    Denver, CO       March 1998 - March 1999

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