Ryan Witkemper

Freelance Video Producer & Video Editor

Location:Jackson, Ohio, United States
2 Skills
Ryan Witkemper


2008- Mar 2012 Ohio University
Bachelor of Science in Communication
Media Arts and Studies
Concentration: Video Production Minor: Film
Overall GPA: 3.44 Major GPA: 3.50

Professional Experience

Ultimate Fighting Championship – Assistant Editor:
Creating Fighter Highlight Reels for each fighter following every UFC Event.
o Creating clips of each fighters best highlights and creating an AVID timeline sequence that is added to each fighters HDCAM tape of overall Highlights
o Capturing and creating external Dulce drives for editors to create Show Opens, Broll packages, and features.
Other requests ranging from but not limited to: Footage pulls, PR Reels, Fighter Appearance Reels, Broll packages, Fighter Highlight Videos, and other event requests done in Final Cut Pro 7.

Freelance Videographer for Merlin Productions in Dayton, Ohio
Part of a project team for companies including The TV Guide Channel, Dr. Phil,
The Ohio State University Medical Center, Kroger/General Mills, JP Morgan & Chase, as well as local clients in the Dayton/Cincinnati/Columbus Area.

Freelance Videographer for Mayor/Comedian Drew Hastings in Hillsboro, OH.
Freelance video/editing projects ranging from: Drew Hasting’s Summer of Love,
The Festival of the Bells, Town Hall Meetings, Public Service Announcements, and Comedy Sketches.

Freelance Videographer for Reel Time Productions
Produced, filmed, and edited short commercials and ads for local companies and
businesses in Southern Ohio.
Extensive experience for the past 5 years with Final Cut Pro 7
4 years of camera experience ranging from Panasonic P2, Sony EX1, Canon
5D/7D, and RED ONE.

Internship with NBC News Specials in New York City
Assisted with the Production of Special Reports including:
o 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Special & Education Nation Summit
o Presidential Press Conferences
o Special Reports on Amanda Knox Trial, Steve Jobs Death, Conrad Murray
Trial, Death of Khaddafy, and The Penn State Scandal.
Provided project support duties including:
o Dubbing & Archiving Tapes, working with Editors on Plaza Loops/Reels and Obits, providing BROLL clips for special reports, researching projects, making anchor notes, logging tape & live events, and recording live events.

Member of a Production Team at Ohio University
Worked on a short film entitled Death of the Cool as a Gaffer, which was screened
in Los Angeles as well as New York City in 2011. In August of 2011, it won Best
Student Film in The Sacramento International Film and Music Festival.
Assistant Director/Lead Gaffer on a web series entitled Party Heroes.
Worked on a short film in 2011 entitled A Campaign that Failed as an Assistant
Producer and Chief Lighting Technician/Lighting Director.

Personal Attributes
Sound communication skills
Very good people skills
Excellent independent & team worker
Diverse work in all film crew positions for the past 5 years
Experience in all aspects of film production (Pre-Production, Production, and Post
Skills (2) Rating
Video Production
Video Editing