Experience: Owner / Founder of Breaking News Video Network (BNVN): 2001 -- Present
On call freelance videographer for the Minneapolis Market, on an as needed basis for television networks such as The Weather Channel, CNN, ABC News, and Inside Edition.
Job duties include overseeing news video packages shot by BNVN freelancers of breaking news events across the country. Training of freelance videographers to shoot, edit and upload via non linear editing systems and upload packages from the field over mobile internet for local news and national news networks such as The Weather Channel, CNN, Network News Service, ABC News One, CBS New York, NBC Broadcast Ops New Jersey, King World Inside Edition and APTN London.
Designed and setup an FTP network hub server for video distribution to feed broadcast quality footage from the field to virtually any TV network around the world for the BNVN stringers.
Setup the BNVN Stock Video Archive for broadcast and non broadcast productions which is now on line at BNVN.com.
Producer for non broadcast video projects for wedding and event productions.
Freelance columnist writer covering extreme weather events from around the world.
Original Productions: 2008 / Cast and Crew
Freelance videographer in front and behind the camera for a reality show called "Tornado Road" that was produced for NBC Universal and aired on The Weather Channel in the fall of 2009. Major part was lead cast member, technical advisor, and stock footage researcher.
Oversaw third shift operations that included tracking air freight cargo, setup freight forwarding, pickup and delivery along with shipping logistics, management, employee training and business forecasting.
Education: Inver Hills College, Inver Grove Heights, MN - Commercial Aviation 1998 -- 2001
Film Awards : New York International Independent Film And Video Festival
Audience Choice For Best Documentary Hurricane Charley -- Punta Gorda Florida -- Friday The 13th August 2004. Executive Producer / Editor / Videographer.