Resume and Equipment

David D. Pena

♦ Southern California ♦ (619) 847-3573 ♦ ♦


Videographer / Photographer / Editor / Production

Video Production / Delivering Results


I have worked in the News industry for over 5 years at ABC, FOX and Telemundo affiliates. My work has been seen on CNN, Fox News and PBS. I also have produced hundreds of Commercial Videos for various companies. Areas of production: lighting, Sound, Grip, Editing, and Graphics are my fine points and highly experienced in digital workflows for images and videos. Almost twenty years of experience in Video as well as excellent communication and leadership skills. Live Truck Experience.

Professional Experience

San Francisco CA 2009-Present

  • Produced Hundreds of commercial spots for various companies

  • Video Production for Yelp and Groupon

Nashville TN 2010-Present

  • Videographer and Editor for video ad production.

  • Video Production for Groupon, DexMedia, Yelp, YP and Zillow

Valley Chronicle
Hemet, CA 2012-Present
Videographer/Commercial Video Production

  • Produce Commercial ads for local Internet News Source

  • Video Production Consultant for The Valley Chronicle

  • News Video Production for local news.

TTV Media
Palm Springs, CA 2007-2009 Production Director/Videographer/editor

  • Videographer and Editing

  • Commercial video Production

  • Field Productions

News Channel 3 ABC News, Fox News, Palm Desert, CA 2005-2007
Videographer/ Live Truck Operator/ Editor

  • Nominated for Local Emmy. National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

  • Trained new photographers and editors.

  • Documentary Videographer and editor

  • Bilingual Video Journalist. For Telemundo

KZSW - Television Channel 27/10, Hemet, CA 2003-2005
Chief Videographer/ Video Production Manager

  • Community Broadcasters Association (CBA) Award for News Editing

  • Field Video Production

  • Produced “It’s A Jazz Life” Smooth Jazz TV Show (Shoot and Edit)

  • Produced a joint production with local radio station KATY 101.3 FM

  • Help Build KHEM/KZSW TV from the ground up. Original KHEM

  • Designed and built News Studio Lighting for KZSW-TV Temecula

  • On Air Graphics for Newscast

Job Skills

  • Videographer

  • Video Editor, Graphics

  • Final Cut Pro, Avid and Adobe Premiere

  • Experienced team leader with the ability to initiate and manage effectively

  • Analytical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills and strong technical experience.

  • Planning, Execution, organizing and extensive New Production Development

  • Excellence Personal Communication skills

  • Conflict resolution

  • Adaptability and tolerant to stressed situations

Other Skills

  • Camera: DVCPRO, HD

  • Non-Linear Editor (Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Premiere)

  • ENG Microwave Live Truck Operator, Live Shots

  • Commercial Advertising Production 

  • Bilingual - Spanish (Speak, Read and Write)

  • Macintosh and Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Entourage)

  • Photoshop, After Effects, Live Type, Motion, Soundtrack Pro etc.

  • Computer Graphics

  • Video Production Technician (Sound, Lights, Directing, Post)

  • Photography SLR and DSLR (Digital and Film)

Production Work

KESQ-TV Morning News


KZSW News at 6


Neighborhood Newsroom


Sports Illustrated and

Action Video

Local News Stringer/Videographer

SmartShootYelp Video Production
StudioNowAOL Video Production
Bie MediaVideo and Photo production
DexMediaCommercial Video Production
Media Distribution ServicesCommercial Video and Photography
PFI ProductionsDocumentary Film
Idearc MediaCommercial Spots
Patch AOL StudioNowWeb Video Production
SuperMediaVideo and Still Photography
TurnHereMedia Commercial Production
Trifecta MultimediaMedical Video Production
Live with Steve SpitzTalk Show
It's a Dog's WorldReality Show
Spotlight on the DesertMagazine Show MY13
A Jazz life Smooth JazzLifestyle TV Show
United States Tennis Assoc.Sports
Kid's Sports News NetworkSports


Nominated for Local Emmy (NATAS) - 2006 Feature News Report

Community Broadcasters Association - 2004 (CBA) Award for News Editing

Owner - Pena3d Video Productions Riverside County CA



• Nikon D5600 DSLR
• Panasonic HVX-200
• Phantom 4 Pro Drone
• GoPro HD camera and Mounts
• Sennhieser G3 EW-100 Wireless Lavs
• Sennhieser ME-66 Shotgun Microphone
• Shure Handheld Microphone
• 32" Slider
• Lowel Tota/Omni Light Kit
• Flo. Soft Box
• LED Light Panels
• Reflector and Stand
• Manfrotto 502 Fluid Head/Libec TR-30 Tripod 
• Tripod Dolly
• Teleprompter iPad

Still Photography:

Nikon D-5600 DSLR  
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8
Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 wide
Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 Prime
Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-6 Zoom
Bounce Flash with Soft box


Mac Power PC G5 Computer MacBook Pro
Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro

References are available on request.

Relevant Skills

∙ 18-years in Videography, Video Editing, Interviews                                               Sports, Commercial, Documentary and Aerial Video/Photo

∙ Camera Operator DVCPRO, HD, Beta Cam. DV Cam, 
∙ Familiar with various  Media Formats and Codecs
∙ Non-Linear Editor (Final Cut Pro, Avid  Adobe Premiere)
∙ ENG Microwave Live Truck Operator, Live Shots
∙ Commercial Ad Production (shooting, editing, sound)
∙ Bilingual - Spanish (Speak, Read and Write)
∙ Macintosh and Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, )
∙ DVD Authoring (iDVD, DVD Studio Pro)
∙ Photoshop, After Effects, Live Type, Soundtrack Pro etc.
∙ Computer Generated Graphics
∙ Riverside County News Credentials, 
∙ Video Production (Sound, Lights, Directing, Post)
∙ Equipped with a HVX-200 camera, sound and lighting
∙ Nominated for Emmy (NATAS) - 2006 Feature News 
∙ Community Broadcasters Association (CBA) - 2004 
∙ Photography and Aerial Video and Photography

Providing Video and Photography Service:

Commercial Video for Web and Television • Interviews • Event Video • Documentary • Sports • Schools and Churches • Legal • Restaurants • Auto Shops and Dealerships • Retail Stores Medical and Dental Offices • Law Firms • Beauty Salon and Spa • News and Television shows Product Demos • Real Estate Sales • Hotel and Resort Video • Music • Photography • Editing

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