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Some technical knowledge in connectivity, systems, cameras, image/video software. I am better at project development, scripting, organization, conceptualization. I know Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, AfterEffects, some Avid, and some others but am no real expert on them. I also have knowledge in multimedia.

Experience in the area

Wel over 20yrs of various TV/video production experience. B.S. degree in TV Production from James Madison Univ. Taught TV production at a community college for 5 yrs.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications (Radio, TV, Film); James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA

Awards and Honors

Telly Awards, Communicator Awards, Ava Award, Virginia Community College Associatiopn awards, National Council for MArketing and Public Relations Awards, CAB Award, and others.

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2017-01-12 Desktop Dsplay:

Are you talking about just using it as a computer monitor or for monitoring your video as you edit? (I do video/tv production questions....that's why I'm asking.) if you want to use it to monitor as you

2017-01-03 DV camcorders, etc.:

I would. Using them only once is best case, of course, but if you're using good quality tapes and you keep your gear in good working order, I'd think you'd be fine. We used to reuse them all the time with

2017-01-03 Importing video for dv editing:

1) You won't need Firewire. Just use the SD slot on your computer. It will be a whole lot faster.  2) Yes. It should be exactly the same as before as long as you put it somewhere that you can find easily

2016-12-31 Importing video for dv editing:

YES!!!! Tape has all but disappeared from the production industry. Shooting to memory cards (SD is the most common) is definitely the way to go. Transfer time is a lot shorter than having to dump it real

2016-12-13 Mbps:

I'm not 100% on this as I haven't dealt with 4k video before, but my thought is the smaller file size would be better. I believe the 37/50 mbps is the amount of data recorded per sec of video, meaning


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