Briar Patch Media is an award-winning video production and post-production company, located in the Baltimore / Washington, D.C. Metro area. Our professional team of producers, voice over talent and technical staff are able to provide script to screen services both locally and throughout The United States. We will create your script, digitally capture your interviews and B-Roll, and then narrate and edit your video. And we do not stop there. We will continue to provide support when the project is finished, by transferring your files to a DVD, portable hard drive or to various social media sites. We also offer short term and long term archival storage solutions at reasonable rates.
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|Person||Mr. Jonathan St. John|
|Address||8054 Andiron Lane|
|Phone Number||(443) 499-2767|
Mr. Jonathan St. John
Jonathan St. John is a seasoned, award-winning Video Editor. During a career spanning three decades, Jonathan's experience includes long and short form videos and commercials for broadcast and corporate clients. He has also spent many years editing National news packages and features.
Jonathan began his editing career with the successful Rascals Comedy Hour, which aired weekly on New Jersey local cable television. While working with Romano & Associates, he worked on many projects, including Little League Baseball, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Oral Health America's National Spit Tobacco Education Project (NSTEP).
Other prestigious clients relied on Jonathan's skills and experience, including the Late Dr. C. Everett Koop, for his smoking cessation video, Ray Meyer and Normal Siegel for their 1994 election campaigns in Oneida County, NY.
Jonathan's tenure at CNN involved him in numerous stories. Most memorable were the 9-11 Attack on America, Hurricane Katrina, The DC Sniper, South Asia Tsunami and the 1999 Baseball Hall of Fame. He continued his news editing experience with Fox Business Network, covering the election of our first African-American President and the 2008 Financial Crisis in addition to many other important events in our Nation's history.
Emmy Award: 9-11 Coverage
Peabody Award: Hurricane Katrina Coverage
Alfred I. duPont / Columbia Award: South Asia Tsunami Coverage
Telly Award: Corporate Video Editing
I worked closely with Jon for almost 8 years. He was my editor and technical go-to guru. Jon could crash (ie: meet) a deadline like no one else I've ever worked with. He understood the importance of video to a story, could handle the pressure of an ever changing breaking news environment and always had a smile on his face. Jon never got overwhelmed and was an absolute joy to work with. He understands the need for a smooth symbiotic relationship between the producer and editor and that's how I always felt about our working relationship. We were a smooth crisp team. Our partnership was very collaborative even under the most challenging story conditions. When a deadline was given (whether that deadline was an hour, four hours or all day) Jon would exceed it.He always finished with more than enough time to make changes based on producer notes. He is funny, smart, quick and ultra-talented.
Professional , high quality work... pleasure to work with!
I worked very closely with Jonathan St John for 7 years in my roles as Assignment Editor and Senior Assignment Editor
at Fox Business Network. He's extremely well versed on all aspects of television operations, studio management, logistics
and video editing. He can move tv crews around with ease and knows how to make the most of the resources
available to him. He gets things done under high pressure while keeping his cool. He's calm, remains friendly at all times,
and accomoplishes his goals in an efficient manner. He is a pleasure to work with.