John A. Calhoun

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

1767
Location:Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Phone: 513-628-4285
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/johnacalhoun
0
Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
JOHN A. CALHOUN
john7calhoun@gmail.com
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WORK EXPERIENCE

April 2011 - Present
Ohio Center for Broadcasting
6703 Madison Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45227

VIDEO PRODUCTION/EDITING INSTRUCTOR
Duties Include: Teaching classes on Television Broadcast, News Production, Commercial Production, Editing.
Equipment Used: Avid, Final Cut Pro, Newtek Tricaster, various studio equipment.
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November 2002 - April 2009
UndergroundZone Ministries
1140 Smiley Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45240

EDITOR, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION, CAMERA OPERATOR
Duties Include: Editing “The Zone” weekly television show which airs locally on WCPO-TV ABC 9 and also on 200 stations and 100 countries via satellite, Supervising technical aspects of production, camera operator, lighting, jib operator, graphic design, voice-overs, equipment purchases.
"The Zone" won the NRB (National Religious Broadcasters) Award for Best Music Video Program in 2008.
Equipment Used: Final Cut Pro Studio, Photoshop, Sonicfire Pro 4, After Effects, Studio Artist. I am familiar with standard ENG style Sony BetaCam ENG
and DV cameras, Jimmy Jib crane with electronic pan/tilt controls. I have also used the Panasonic HVX-200 and Canon 5D and 7D.
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November 1999 - November 2002
Shin-Ken Design, Inc.
300 Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203

EDITOR
Duties Included: DVD authoring, editing corporate demos, commercial spots, informational videos, camera operator, graphic design, voice-overs.
Equipment Used: Final Cut Pro, Accom Stratasphere, MediaPress hardware encoder, Sonic DVD Fusion, After Effects, Photoshop, some Illustrator.
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November 1996 - May 1998
Lightborne, Inc.
212 East 14th Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45210

SR. ASSISTANT EDITOR, MACHINE ROOM SUPERVISOR, VIDEOGRAPHER
Duties Included: Preparing edit sessions, signal routing, commercial dubs, Junior Editor, tape library, managing machine room, shooting product shots.
Equipment used: Avid 9000, Medialog, Photoshop, After Effects,
FileMaker Pro, D1, D2, Digital Betacam, DAT, 1 inch, Beta SP, 3/4”,
Sony IDO dub rack, and others.
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June 1993 - January 1997
WCPO-TV Channel 9
500 Central Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Duties Included: Studio camera operator, teleprompter operator,
floor direction, stage/set building, lighting.
Equipment Used: Ikegami studio camera, teleprompter, IBM computer.
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June 1991- June 1992
WKRC-TV Channel 12
1906 Highland Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Duties Included: Studio Camera Operator, teleprompter operator,
floor direction, Chyron, audio, videotape, master control.
Equipment Used: Sony studio camera, Sony and Ampex 1 inch VTRs,
Sony Betacam SP VTRs, Sony Betacart, Chyron.
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December 1990 - October 1995
Cincinnati Community Video
2114 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR
Duties Included: Programming and monitoring 4 on-air public access
cable channels, recording satellite down links, assisting in department policy development, maintaining program guides and message boards,
creating channel graphics.
Equipment Used: Alamar MC-2055, Commodore Amiga 2000HD,
New Tek’s Video Toaster, Drake ESR 1324 Earth Station Satellite receiver, and others.
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MILITARY SERVICE

United States Air Force Reserve
February 1982 - February 1988
Jet Engine Mechanic - Aircraft: F4-D - Powerplant: J-79
Honorably Discharged
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing
Videography