Summary

David Duncan is an Emmy nominated Videographer, Non-Linear Editor and Television Producer. He's worked in News, Syndicated Television, and Documentaries and his commercial clients include Fortune 500 companies like STIHL-USA, DuPont, and Ranger boats amongst others. 

Shooting, writing, editing and producing for the likes of CNN, PBS, NBC, ESPN, and SPEED. David's known for his creativity and drive, and is also uniquely qualified in a sales environment, able to pitch ideas and deal directly with High Profile clients. 

"David Duncan is the best news photographer I've ever worked with." 

  • Jason Friedman, National Edward R. Murrow award winner for best news series

"David Duncan is a top notch professional and a creative talent. I always look forward to working with him."

  • Matt Barnette, Director for ESPN.com

"David Duncan has a great eye for camera work and ALWAYS gets the shot!"

  • Kristi Knight, Pullin Television -the SPEED network show PINKS ALL OUT'

Work History

Work History
Oct 2010 - Present

Producer

Seguim-Arnold Productions

Part of a small team, I am responsible for every level of production. Videography, editing, graphics, writing, pitching, etc. I've been fortunate to learn a lot in this role, from grip work and make-up to conversion and compression codecs for video.

Some of the clients I've worked with include: IBM, Delta Airways, St. Vincent/St. Joseph hospital network, and many others.

May 2005 - Present

videographer

Career Sports & Entertainment

Field shooting for ESPN2, BASSMASTER, BASSMASTER Classic, BASSMASTER Elite, Women’s BASSMASTER, etc.    •    Sports Photography for one of the largest sports networks in the world.     •    Also assist with Live Productions for ESPN.com and the ESPN2 network.

Jul 2006 - Feb 2009

Producer, Editor, Co-Writer

Hortus LTD.

Worked on two syndicated gardening shows: the High Definition P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home for American Public Television, and From the Garden with P. Allen Smith which reaches over 120 news stations. Also produced, and edited commercials spots for High-Profile clients like Dupont, Stihl-USA, Sunbrella, and Ferry Morse. 

  • Edited over 39 shows for American Public Television while helping our team to hold a market saturation of 85%.
  • Edited over 36 syndicated shows that air in multiple markets nationwide.

Feb 2005 - Jul 2006

Commercial Producer

NEXSTAR/ KARK NBC 4

Served as a one man Production crew, pitching, writing, shooting, editing, and directing commercial spots. Also worked with Promotions and served as creative advisor for the High Profile, sales driven series "Fair Factor".

  • Helped create brands and form commercial identities for local and regional clients.
  • Responsible for increasing ad revenue 30% and stealing High Profile clients from competitors.
Mar 2003 - Feb 2005

News Photographer

Nexstar/ KARK NBC 4

Emmy-nominated, David became an valued part of the news team working in daily news and Special Projects. Able to find stories in the field, he also was trusted to interview prominent state figures and sports personalities. Sent to Los Angeles to cover sports for both KARK 4 and KPOM 24.

  • Emmy nominated.
  • Shot and edited multiple Special Projects assignments, including in-depth investigation pieces on state security and the state crime lab.
  • Showed unique field shooting talent, including daily news stories and microwave live shots.

Skills

Skills

Motion Graphics

Using all the tools at your disposal is one way to set your project apart from the rest. The finished touches Motion Graphics can add to every project can mean the difference between acting like a pro, and performing like one. My Motion Graphics work has aired nation-wide by networks and companies like DuPont, STIHL, and others.   I have experience and own After Effects CS3, Photoshop, Lightroom and a variety of supported software.

Non-Linear Editing

Your finished product is only as good as the editing allows. Having played both videographer and editor roles for years, and having edited both my own and others videography, I know how important the two tie in together. The fusion of great video and explosive editing is what makes every project soar, and I have the ability and more importantly, the exprience to show I have what it takes.Speed, efficiency, and a eye for creativity sets me apart.   I've been vetted by networks like CNN, NBC, PBS and others along with Fortune 500 companies in a variety of projects.   I have years of experience with a variety of AVID systems and Final Cut, both in SD and HD. I own a Final Cut suite.

Videography - High Def and Standard

I have a creative vision, and a talent for finding that extraordinary sequence that tells the story. I'm never looking out for that perfect shot, I'm known for filling a tape full of them. Emmy-nominated, I've worked as a vdeographer in a wide variety of settings and projects: news & documentary, commercial, music video, studio and field. In each style, I believe there's always room for art. I have a passion for effeciency, speed, and the colorful brush strokes videography gives me to tell a compelling story.   I've worked for networks like ESPN2, SPEED, HGTV, and a variety of Fortune 500 companies in a variety of projects.   I have the ability and experience with a wide variety of cameras, including HD, along with supporting tools like Jibs, Dollys, and a variety of audio equipment.

Education

Education
Jan 1996 - Aug 2001

Mass Media - TV

Henderson State University