Josh Cohen

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

Location:Ambler, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
Josh Cohen

Accomplished Video Producer and Editor with over 25 years’ experience in production. Managed numerous TV commercials and corporate videos from initial concept, through development to final production. Adept at managing large teams and production crews. Known for ability to juggle numerous projects and react quickly to new situations and deadlines.

Software: Avid, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, Motion, After Effects, Microsoft Office Suite, MS Word, Quark Express, File Maker, Adobe Photoshop, DVD Authoring, and Video Encoding and Conversion software.
Management and other related Skills: Budgeting, Coordinating, PR, Script Revision, Concept Development, Scheduling, Time Management, Creative Direction and Vision, Teacher/Trainer, Persuasive Communications Skills, Problem Solving, Team Work, Brand Development, Advertising, Thrives under pressure

D4 Creative Group, Out of The Blue Productions, Mitlas Productions, AT&T, Aqua, Comcast, Motorola, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Classic Photo and Video, HM Royal, High-Heels and Bananas, First Montauk, Time Warner Cable, Personalized Video Productions, and more…


July 2010 - Present
Video Creative Services, Glenside, Pennsylvania
Avid Editor, Final Cut Editor, Motion and After Effects editing, Coordinator, Producer
•Manage production work flow and scheduling for creation of personalized videos; “This is your life” videos, bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, birthdays, corporate and meeting videos
•Create/Write scripts for these specialty videos
•Editing with Avid, Final Cut, Motion, Adobe Premiere, Motion and After Effects
•Set-up videos for projection at special events

October 2012 - January 2014
School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cinematography Teacher
•Teach basics of Video Production, Script writing and planning, Designing video storyboards, Recording and Shooting, Editing, and Sound Mixing
•Familiarize students with Editing with using various software (AVID, Final Cut, and Premiere)
•Encoding & Exporting using various types of Video compression

November 1996 – July 2010
D4 Creative Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Avid Editor, Coordinator, Producer
•Manage post-production work flow and scheduling
•Non-linear editing with Avid Media Composer
•Coordinate and supervise production of national and local television commercials
•Responsible for duplication, video compression, and encoding
•Design video storyboards and oversee video editing to ensure client satisfaction
•Participate in the creative development of advertising campaigns
•Archivist, responsible for backing up all finished TV spots
•Supervise tape library
•Prepare rough layouts for print advertisements and direct mail pieces
•Act as a liaison between company and affiliate stations
•Proficient in MS Word, Quark Express, File Maker, Adobe Photoshop, and Avid

July 1995 - October 1996 and October 1990 –July 1993
WIP-AM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Program Producer, Engineer
•Developed and researched topics for daily sports radio talk show with proven success through significant ratings increase
•Produced and engineered network radio for Philadelphia sports teams
•Produced and board operated air shifts for studio and remote broadcasts
•Acted as liaison between sales department and talent
•Trained and supervised producers
•Represented the station at remote broadcasts

B.A., Communications, 1988
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing