Experience

When you work with Hoppy Visual Productions you are gaining over 30 years of videography experience!  You can peruse our work history, education and other professional experiences below.

WORK HISTORY

Professional
Mar. ’05-present *Owner/Photographer/Editor
HOPPY VISUAL PRODUCTION

Oct. ’98-Aug ’15 *Photojournalist/KOMO4 News
KOMO-TV Seattle, WA

June ’97-Oct. ’98 *Photojournalist/CHANNEL TWO NEWS
KATU-TV Portland, OR

Oct. ’94-June ’97 *Photojournalist/NEWS 15
KNXV-TV Phoenix, AZ

July ’89-Oct. ’94 *Photojournalist/NEWS FOUR
KXLY-TV Spokane, WA

Nov. ’87-July ’89 *Photojournalist/NEWSCENTER 7
KTVB-TV Boise, ID

June ’86-Nov.’87 *Photojournalist/CHANNEL 2 NEWS
KTUU-TV Anchorage, AK

Aug. ’85-June ’86 *Photojournalist/THE SOUTHEAST REPORT
KJUD-TV Juneau, AK

Oct. ’84 – May’85 *Photojournalist/SOUTHEAST TONIGHT
KTOO-TV Juneau, AK

Educational Background
1984- Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications and Film
University of Oregon, Eugene

1983- Northwest Inter-Collegiate Study Abroad Program
University of Cologne, Germany

1991- NPPA TV Workshop, studied as a participant
University of Oklahoma, Norman

Awards
1988 Idaho Press Club, 1st Place Sports Photography
“SAND SKIING”

1993 Gabriel Award “AMANDA’S HEART”

1995 Arizona Associated Press Broadcasters’
Association “BOAT RACERS”

1996 NATAS Rocky Mountain Region, Feature
“WOODEN ROLLER COASTER”

2001 Academy of Religious Broadcasters Award of
Excellence “NOEL”

2003 NATAS Northwest Region, Same Day News
“DID YOU FEEL IT?”

2003 Radio Television News Directors’ Association,
Feature Rep. Edward R. Murrow Award
“KRIS KIME’S LEGACY”

2008 NATAS Northwest Region, Within 24 hours
“WISH LIST”