JOHN KEVIN MEADORS
2035 BOWIE ST. AMARILLO, TEXAS 79109
(806) 640-8483 • JKMKEVIN@YAHOO.COM
MEDIA CONSULTANT, IN-HOUSE EDITOR
Multi-award winning Editor/Consultant excelling in high-pressure, deadline-driven television and documentary pre- and post-production, including for ABC’s Nightline, Good Morning America, and World News Tonight.
• Firsthand experience as the Director of local newscasts..
• Won awards ranging from an Emmy to a Peabody.
Video Editing • Video Production • Pre- & Post-Production • Client Relations • Staff Supervision
News Director • Documentaries • Marketing • Television Production
KFDA-TV, A CBS, a affiliate, Amarillo, Texas • 2011-Present
Full editing responsibilities for the number one HD station in the market. Shows included are the 5pm, 6pm, 9pm and 10pm newscast.
• Work with producers and reporters on content for newscast, including packages, voiceovers and sound bites.
ABC BROADCASTING, New York, New York • 1998-2010
Direct editing and playback for top-rated network shows, including Nightline, Good Morning America, World News Tonight, World News This Weekend, and World News Now.
• Edited packages and voice-overs for access by local stations through NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News.
WFSB-TV, a CBS affiliate, Hartford, Connecticut • 1996-1998
Orchestrated marketing pre- and post-production for WFSB. Served as editor for projects produced for internal clients, such as the sales department.
• Edited numerous documentaries and in-house specials.
KVUE TV-24(ABC affiliate), Austin, Texas • 1989-1996
Performed dual roles, including as director of the 5 p.m. newscast. Oversaw pre-production for the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Coordinated station pre- and post-production marketing pieces. Edited packages for external clients as well as the sales department.
• Fulfilled a role as editor of multiple internally produced specials and documentaries.
Note: Additional work history includes Technical Director at KAMR TV-4.
Associate Degree in Radio, Television & Radio, Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas
Grass Valley Editor Training School, Grass Valley, California
Certified EVS Operator
Peabody Award • Alfred I DuPont (2) • Emmy Award • Emmy Nomination • Videographer Awards (2)
Best of Gannett Awards (6) • Texas Associated Press (2) • National Walmart Awards (2)
Avid Adrenalin • Media Composer • Newscutter XP • Interplay • EVS • Adobe