Qualifications Summary

Visionary Leader  •  Creative Thinking/Problem Solving  •  Ability to Give and Receive Constructive Criticism  •  Calm Under Pressure  •  Project Management Pro  •  Instinctive Decision Maker (SNAP: 98%)

Experienced Communicator  •  Public Speaking  •  One-On-Ones  •  On-Camera Interviews

Technically Savvy

  •  PC & MAC Operating Systems

  •  Adobe CS Production Premium 

  •  Final Cut Studio

  •  Multi-Media Hardware/System Installation/Operation

  •  Exp. on all Major Name Digital Cameras

  •  Artist with KinoFlo™ and Traditional Lighting Gear

Expert in Traditional, New and Social Media

  •  Writing, Film, Video, Photo  •  Online Digital Media  •  Online Marketing Strategies via Social Media  •  Branding Consistency and Importance  •  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube campaigns

Relationship Management Experience  •  Diversity Appreciation  •  Employee Relations  •  Assertiveness  •  Social Awareness  •  Cultural Awareness

Bio Byline

Duane Conder was lured to the so-called Digital Coast from Dallas, Texas by the Dot-Com bubble of 1999.

Today, he lives in Carlsbad, California with his wife of 20 years and their two children. When not spending time with them or working, he can be found multitasking these hobbies and interests:  writing, photography, gardening and enjoying music of all genres.

What Others Have Said

I will always believe you are the most talented of the bunch. You pushed me and the envelope in many positive directions.

— D. Mark Schumann, ABCPast Chair, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)Accredited Business Communicator, IABC

Over the past 20 years, I've been extremely fortunate to cross paths with a handful of creative professionals who combine an incredible work ethic and talent with a personal attitude that makes them a genuine pleasure to work with. Duane is one of these very rare finds!

— Cristi Jackson

Corporate Marketing Director

Rosewood Hotels and resorts

Dude, you make my iPhone worthwhile!

—- Maj. ButlerUSMC, Afghanistan

Project Screenings

South by Southwest


4 screenings in Austin, Tex. including festival opening night gala

Dallas VideoFest

heartBEAT, Collisions, Band, Willoughby

Fort Worth Film Festival


An Lanntair Art Centre, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

14 Days in Great Britain

New York International Film Festival


Downtown Film Festival LA

Poncho @Montreaux

White Sands International Film Festival

14 Days in Great Britain

Rock Church Sunday

David + Goliath

5 screenings est aud.: ~20,000

Maravilla Caliente

Poncho Sanchez, Keeper of the Flame

2 screenings including festival opening night gala

Awards and Honors

Gold Telly Awards

PwC Volunteerism; Cooper's & Lybrand HealthCare Compliance; Texas Scottish Rite Hospital: Works of Art

Aegis Award of Excellence

Campbell Soup: Release the Power; The CondorMedia Demo; Willoughby

Worldfest Houston Silver Award

Dr. Jonas Salk on KidsPeace®

Worldfest Houston Bronze Award

KidsPeace: Give Kids Peace; Southwest Airlines: Mind the Gap

Golden Communicatior Award

Band (rough cut); The CondorMedia Demo

Health & Science Communications Association ELMER FRIMAN Best of Show Award

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital: Works of Art


I am seeking any PR, Marketing, Communications or Business Development full-time or contract position. Any job that involves my strengths: old, new and social media knowledge, writing, producing and marketing new & traditional media content, hands-on and above-the-line media production skills as well as social and cultural awareness will be a great fit.

Online Portfolio

Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2010 - Present

CEO, Communicator and Consultant


This transmigration of my duties from the previous 20 years' work involves more Writing, Directing and Consultingin addition to running the business. Specifically, I produce/direct content (copy, photography and video) and workwith organizations to get their internal media depts into a well-rounded, smart, efficient and governed work flow. Ialso consult with clients regarding best practices use of new, traditional and social media and how best to implement this into their marketing, CRM and communications strategies.

Jun 1990 - Jul 2010

Owner, CEO

Conder Media Group, Inc.

The business was built on providing turnkey video production and marketing services to the broadcast, corporate, educational sectors. Consistent clients ranged from ABC News to Zegna.

As owner/operator of this business, my primary duties involved working directly with clients' representatives as Producer or Director in many cases; other assignments involved working as part of an existing production team as Director of Photography or Cameraman. Still other scenarios involved editing final picture and consulting with other Directors about how best to execute their story.

May 2007 - Feb 2009

Multimedia Director/Special Projects Producer

The Rock Church

While still running my own business, Conder Media Group, Inc., in 2007 I accepted this offer from the RockChurch in San Diego that made sound financial sense as well as an opportunity to help a local church and staff.

To help grow the church's media content and exposure, I Built, Directed, Managed and Lead the 6-person team responsible for creating the Rock's in-service video content for a weekly live-venue audience of ~13,000; also Directed all multi-camera events for external distribution; consulted regularly with Creative Director and HR regarding job descriptions and new hires; recommended contractors, approved budgets, held one-on-ones with team members.

This position terminated when the team became self-sustaining based on the discipleship and mentoring I had given.

1988 - 1990

Director of Photography

Phillips Productions, Inc. (WFAA-TV)

DP and editor on an award-winning, WFAA-TV syndicated program, Texas Country Reporter; traveled internationally as DP/editor for multi-camera extended interview segments in the syndicated program, Texans.

1984 - 1988

News Photojournalist


These were the three television photojournalist jobs I held while getting my degree.

Specialized in covering human interest stories and features for local newscasts; won various AP awards for series shooting and street news, was on Emmy-winning doc. unit in Florida and a regular contributor to CBS Evening News and regional news feeds CNN, NBC News Channel.


1984 - 1988


Texas Tech University

Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Television; Business Minor; heavy art/design study as well; 3.5 GPA

Activities and Societies: worked for local TV stations as News Photojournalist during this time; did video projects for the University's in-house production co., VTN; did projects with the TTU School of Art's program called "TVonTV"



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