Education/Professional Development:
South Plains College Levelland, TX
Major - Telecommunications
Minor Television Production
May 1983
Professional Training
National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) training.
Member of NPPA.
Experience: Hermosa Studios Rockwall, TX 2005 2010
Studio Manager
Studio Director
Technical Director
Chief Videographer
Lighting Director
Quality Control Director
Manage tape duplications and shipping.
Studio and field trainer.
Advisor for purchasing equipment
Freelance Videographer 2004 Present
Garnervision
Desperados Games
COPS
Freelance Lighting Director 2004 Present
Music Videos
Infomercials
Medical Programs
Primedia Digital Productions Carrollton, TX 1993 2004
Videographer
Responsible for production budgeting, audio, lighting, and production of corporate video shoots (both studio and on location).
Have been on over 200 ride-alongs with Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement.
Involved with 26 Primedia corporate television networks, such as FETN (Fire & Emergency Television Network), LETN (Law Enforcement Television Network), American Heat, HSTN, Speed Channel, OLN (Outdoor Life Network), and Discovery Channel.
With FETN, I was the sole videographer allowed to shoot inside the Pentagon 90 minutes after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. CNN, FETN, LETN and American Heat all used my footage. The FBI also used the footage as official crime scene evidence.
With HSTN and The Discovery Channel, I spent one month traveling the Amazon Rain Forest documenting the life of a Shaman (healer).
For NASA and FETN, shot documentary on space travel, including interviews with John Glenn, Wally Schirra, Bruce Melnik, Jim Lovell and others.
With FETN and American Heat, I worked alongside the firefighters and smoke jumpers in the California and Colorado wild land fires.
Pearle Vision Aurora, Colorado 1989 1993
Lab Manager/Optical Technician
Determining the needed surfacing of lenses by using mathematical formulas.
Surfacing lenses
Grinding lenses
General management of lab.
KLBK Television Station (CBS) Lubbock, TX 1982 1989
News Photographer and Studio Cameraman
Audio and Video Technician
Master Control Switcher
References: Furnished upon request

Key Skills

Field Photog , either 1 man band or part of team.( video, audio, lighting, directing )
Studio Cam Op. or Director
Post Production technical Director/Director.
Final Cut Pro

Educational Details

Asso. Degree in Television Production- South Plains College, Levelland, Texas
Member NPPA

Acceptable Locations

DFW Metroplex

Desired Salary

Neg.

Total Experience

27 years

Year of Birth

1960, male

Currently Employed

No

Name & Surname

William DeWeese

Phone Number

972 978-1434

City & State

Little Elm, Texas

Zip Code

75068

Street Address

209 Tanglewood Pl.