Gary Burckhardt
Multi Media Video & Still Professional
My career objective is to link businesses to customers and employees through multimedia.
I have 20 years of award winning photojournalism, video production and editing experience. Conceiving and creating video segments for deadline driven corporate businesses and news organizations. Experience with interviewing, field shooting, storytelling, and educating through video and audio. Proficient with non-linear editing systems. Remote and studio lighting expertise. I'm also an accomplished still photographer. 
Multimedia technical expertise: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Adobe Photoshop, Macintosh and Windows platforms. Proficient with social media.
Digital Media Producer, Videographer, Editor, Photographer and Photo Re-Touching and managing my own business at FINIPIX.
June 2008 - Present 
Corporate Video Production

•Produce, direct, shoot and edit web videos for a variety of corporations
•Work with client to ensure timely delivery of desired products
•Clients include Merrill Gardens, Trupanion, Xumak, IBM, Guidant Financial. Blue Harbor Senior Living, A Place for Mom, Bowie Salon, R.D. Merrill Company, Lenny Wilkens Foundation and St. John School Seattle.

News Photojournalist/Freelance at KING TV
March 1998 - November 2012 (14 years 9 months)

•Shoot and edit video for a wide variety of news and sports
•Communicate with assignment desk, producers and field staff throughout the day to ensure timely, accurate delivery of news stories
•Provide content for news programs through community involvement and connection to current events •Responsible for “live” element of assigned stories
•Work independently or with various professionals within the news organization and public
•Operate “live” vehicles & equipment as warranted
•Keep current through training with newsroom technology and operations equipment •Committed to ethics and objectivity when gathering video/audio for assigned news stories

News Photojounalist at KREM TV
November 1993 - March 1998 (4 years 5 months) 
News Editor/Videographer at KRDV TV
January 1992 - November 1992 (11 months)

Washington State University
BA, Broadcast Communications, 1987 - 1991
Activities and Societies: Edward R. Murrow School of Communications, Delta Sigma Phi

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