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Who am I?

Personal Details

  • Name: John Silva
  • Address: Austin TX
  • Email: john.m.silva@gmail.com

Profesional Profile

I have 10 years of experience in television
and corporate as a video editor and graphic
designer. I have worked on a wide variety
of programs, and have also helped launch
a number of successful shows. Additionally,
I have been providing reliable professional
video solutions as a freelancer for over a
decade. I have a thorough knowledge of
media management, web design, and follow
trends in the media industry.

My Professional Background

Work Experience


2016 - Present



Megalomedia is a production house creating original content for cable television.  I acted as lead editor on “UFO’s:The Lost Evidence” for Discovery Networks.  This was the first season of the show, and I helped develop the style with the executive producers.  Along with this show I also served as a video editor for “My 600lb Life”.

2012 September - 2016


Staff Video Editor & Producer / Graphic Designer

“The Chew” is an Emmy Award winning food and lifestyle show on ABC. It was my job to establish a creative vision for motion graphic and video edits, and execute on that. My position required that I meet deadlines, multi-task, and handle evolving details up to the last minute as necessary. In addition worked onsite in Disney World for the epcot food and wine festival..

2007 September - 2012 September

CNBC & NBC Sports

Staff Video Editor

CNBC is the #1 cable business news channel. During my time at CNBC I worked on a array of news content including “Mad Money with Jim Cramer”, as well as daily news shows like “SquawkBox”. I was constantly working in high stress and tight deadline situations live editing with producers, show directors, and talent. At NBC Sports I was the development and lead editor for “Sports Biz”. I also handled editing of olympic pre-tape materials for the games in London.

2014 - 2015

NYSSA New York Society of Security Analysts

Production Consultant

At the New York Society of Security Analysts I worked during a key period in their evolution: a rebranding of the Society founded in 1937. With the
blessing of the CEO, I assisted in completely restyling their video
production. I evaluated the video production and post-production
inventory, production space, and associated workflows. I re-designed their instructional videos to improve understanding and elevate their look to current standards. Along with this I served as a videographer for numerous in house productions.

2010 June - 2010 December


Video Editor

Produce and edit original video content for “The Thread” on Yahoo.com. Create narratives and original stories from large amounts of raw video.

My Education


2004 - 2008

State University of Oneonta

Dual Bachelor of Arts in Video Production and Communications

HONORS: Deans List 2003-2006

College Radio Board Member 2004-2006

Teachers Assistant for Dean of Comm Dept

What I am good at

Skills & Knowledge


AVID Media Composer100%
Adobe Premiere100%
Adobe Photoshop80%
Adobe After Effects90%
Microsoft Excel100%
Final Cut 7100%
Davinci Resolve80%
  • Long-form Documentary Editing
  • Promo Editing
  • Media Management
  • Motion Graphics
  • Kinetic Typography
  • Color Correction
  • Copy Writing
  • Videography
  • Live Audio Mixing
  • Lighting


Emmy awarded for contributions to “The Chew” by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for Outstanding Talk Show / Informative