Videostories Jay Canode

Jay Canode


Southwest U.S. freelance videography, D.P. ,documentary, journalism, Aerial Video camera operator.












Equipment Experience:


2001-Present                 TerraVision Media                                     Paonia, CO
Freelance Videographer/Photojournalist/ DP

Producer "Assignment Earth" Environmental News Reports airing on PBS nation wide

Producer/Director for independent feature length documentary Locavore: Local Diet, Healthy Planet

Contract videography assignments for independent and national media firms: CBS, CBC, BBC, MTV, VH1, ET, Spike, Verizon, Syndikast, Go Media, Media Solutions, Southwing Films….

Production and videography for regional and national organizations (HD, SD) and still photo: ASU School of Sustainability, Foundation for Blind Children, Anytown USA, BLM/USFS….

Currently producing independent news pkg’s and series for national distribution. Remote operated Aerial Video/Photo.


Sony F900, Beta SPSony EX1-3, V1-U, Panasonic Gh3 DSLR, Canon 5d,7d,Varicam 2700, HPX900, HDX-900, HVX200, DVX100, DVCPRO, Sony EX1-3, V1-U,Adobe Premiere Aerial Video capable utilizing DJI Phantom 2 with 3 axis stabilised Gopro Hero 3+.




1997-2001 KTVK Ch 3  Phoenix, AZ
News Photographer/producer
Daily news photographer/producer/editor
Covered entire northern half of AZ for busy top rated PHX television station with daily live shots and reporter collaboration. Specialized in “one man band” style reporting, often being sent into intense situations. Frequent CNN special assignments: Columbine shootings, Rosarito Mexico Massacre, POTUS, Super Bowl, World Series…



1994-1996   KPHO Ch 5   Phoenix, AZ
News Photographer/Editor
Shot and edited news for several daily news programs in competitive PHX market.
Linear and NLE systems
Beta SP/ Digital Beta


1990-1993 KYMA Ch 11 Yuma, AZNews Photographer/editorShot and edited for evening news in small but busy border town market.
Frequent assignments in Mexico




1993-1996   Northern Arizona University  Flagstaff, AZ
B.A., Visual Arts-Photography.

1990-1993  Arizona Western College  Yuma, AZ

A.A. Radio Communications



Equipment List STD:



Panasonic GH3 DSLR, HVX-200  full camera pkg, High-Definition DVC-Pro, DVcam/ miniDV videotape capability,  P2 capable, Lighting and grip equipment, Adobe Premiere Pro NLE laptop computer edit capapbility. Timelapse, steadycam, slider.


Rate Schedule:











Day Rate based on a 9 hour day, on location (100 mile roundtrip travel distance) w/above equipment pkg:                                                                  $650
½ Day Rate based on 4 hour day,  W/equip pkg:      $400
Day Rate as above W/O equipment pkg:                     $400

NOTE: I will consider sliding scale rates for humanitarian, environmental, or non-profit projects as well as purely creative endeavours.

½ Day Rate W/O equipment pkg:                                   $250

HD day rate (operator only):                                              $600                                                                      

Overtime rate:                                                                    1.5x hourly rate
Travel rate:                                                                          .44/mile
Add edit pkg:                                                                     +$150/day

 Rates negotiable depending on assignment.


Jeff Cooper- Syndikast
PO Box 1125
Mayer, AZ 86333
Fax (866)400-8985

Ken Sauls- Southwing Films
PO Box 435
Silverton, CO 81433

Aspen Pro Media- Rob & Elise Wilson
P.O. Box 1811
Flagstaff, AZ 86002