My road in life has been direct.
Got a Job as an RA.
Got an internship at the National Geographic Channel.
Transferred to my dream college after sophomore year.
Got a job after graduation at Nat Geo.


Production Technician

Watch shows that come in from production companies & determine what needs to be fixed for broadcast

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Environment & Nature
Communicating / Sharing Stories

Day to Day

I come in at 7:30, greet my coworkers and start working on file-flow conversions to convert shows for US and international broadcast. Then I go to my edit suite and watch National Geographic shows all day, filling out edit reports on what needs to be fixed. Sometimes I help screen shows in the final stage after edit, before they go to broadcast.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Start making videos as often as you can. You will get better & better over time.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Parents:

"You won't last two weeks in college, you end up right back here living at home for the rest of your life."