I'm Jessica Chen. I’m a video editor and producer currently in NYC. I've worked on narrative and documentary features as well as short films, commercials and various video projects. Find me on Twitter and Instagram.
Most recently: I spent a year in Amman, Jordan as an independent video journalist for the AP and for the UNHCR Middle East North Africa media team, covering stories of Syrian refugees in the region
Past: A comms officer for Qatar Foundation International, a multimedia editor for the Crimes of War Project, an investigative fellow for a national security reporting project done with The Washington Post, an intern with ABC News, an articles editor at Entrepreneur.com, and a pro audio sales associate at Guitar Center
I have reported all over the world, including Egypt, Jordan, Hong Kong, Germany, Macedonia and the Czech Republic.
2015, The Art of Editing Course Completion, The Edit Center
2014, NPPA Shoot and Edit Completion, News Video Workshop
2011, M.S., Journalism, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
What’s in my Bag:
Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Photoshop, Canon EOS Mark III and Mark II, Wireless lavaliers, Shotgun mics, Lenses: 24-105mm f/4; 70- 200mm f/2.8;100mm macro f/2.8; 35mm f/1.4
In the Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch
Drop me a line:
jessicaqchen [at] gmail [dot] com