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James M. Willis - Location Sound Mixer. For 12 years I have worked as freelance sound mixer and sound supervisor for reality television shows and documentaries. I have worked on reality shows such as Brother vs. Brother, Animal ER, Billion Dollar Buyer, Dog and Beth: On the Hunt, 8 Minutes, Duck Dynasty, What Not to Wear, Say Yes to the Dress, My 600 Lb. Life, Hoarding: Buried Alive, Americas Got Talent, Marshall Law: Texas, and many more listed below. I own and operate the most current sound equipment available and stay up to date on all camera formats being used for production. I can support single or multi camera shows, as well as supply multiple sound packages and sound mixers for split units. As sound supervisor I support the sound department with everything necessary to properly handle any show of any size.

If your coming into Houston from out of town i also have some grip and production support tools available such as c stands, sand bags, extension cables, apple boxes, etc available for rent.

Television Highlights
Billion Dollar Buyer Season 1&2 - CNBC - Sound Mixer
Animal ER - Nat Geo Wild - Sound Supervisor
Bother Vs. Brother - HGTV - Sound Mixer
Explorer - National Geographic - Sound Mixer
Say Yes to the Dress - TLC - Sound Mixer
8 Minutes - A&E - Sound Supervisor
The Art of - Ovation Television - Sound Mixer
American Canvas - Ovation Television - Sound Mixer
Hotel Showdown - Travel Channel - Sound Mixer
Dog and Bet: On The Hunt - CMT - Sound Mixer
Americas Got Talent - NBC - Sound Mixer
The Brain: Your Inner Cosmos - PBS - Sound Supervisor
Hurricane 360 - The Weather Channel - Sound Mixer
My 600 Lb. Life - TLC - Sound Mixer
Duck Dynasty - A&E - Sound Mixer
Eat St. - The Cooking Channel - Sound Mixer
Americas Best Dance Crew - MTV - Sound Mixer
NFL Films - Multiple Doc Projects - Sound Mixer
NBA Ent - Various Projects - Sound Mixer
The Little Couple - TLC - Sound Mixer
Hoarding: Buried Alive - TLC - Sound Mixer
What Not to Wear - TLC - Sound Mixer
History Detectives - PBS - Sound Mixer
Nova - PBS - Sound Mixer
Gearheads - MavTV - Sound Mixer
Marshall Law: Texas - TNT - Sound Mixer
Half Ton Killer - TLC - Sound Mixer
Half Ton Killer: Transformed - TLC - Sound Mixer
Designing Spaces - TLC - Sound Mixer
Invasion of the Christmas Lights - TLC - Sound Mixer
Mega Engineering - The Discovery Channel - Sound Mixer
Fatal Encounters - Discovery I.D. - Sound Mixer
Redrum - Discovery I.D. - Sound Mixer
House Hunters - HGTV - Sound Mixer
Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal - OWNTV - Sound Mixer
Masters of the Mix - BET - Sound Supervisor
Trick My What? - CMT - Sound Mixer
Pinks: All Out - Speedchannel - Sound Mixer
The Doctors - CBS - Sound Mixer
Texas Strongmen - A&E - Sound Supervisor

I have been in the industry since 2004.


April, 2017 — April, 2017

Sound Mixer – Outdaughtered

Television – TLC

March, 2017 — April, 2017

Sound Mixer – Nat Geo Explorer

Television – National Geographic

March, 2017 — March, 2017

Sound Mixer – Brother Vs. Brother - Season 5

Television – HGTV

March, 2017 — March, 2017

Sound Mixer – Vice News

Television – HBO

January, 2017 — March, 2017

Sound Supervisor – Animal ER - Season 2

Television – Nat Geo Wild

September, 2016 — January, 2017

Sound Mixer – Billion Dollar Buyer - Season 2

Television – CNBC

August, 2016 — December, 2016

Sound Mixer – Game Day Audio/ Super Bowl 51

Television – NFL Films

January, 2016 — May, 2016

Sound Mixer – Billion Dollar Buyer - Season 1

Television – CNBC


Discovery ID, Fatal Encounters, Sound Mixer HGTV Channel, House Hunters, Sound Mixer Food Channel, Eat St., Sound Mixer NFL Films, Various Projects, Sound Mixer TLC, The Little Couple, Sound Mixer BET, Masters of the Mix, Sound Supervisor TLC, Hoarding: Buried Alive, Sound Mixer NBA Entertainment, Various Projects, Sound Mixer Discovery Channel, Mega Engineering, Sound Mixer PBS, Moment of Luxury, Sound Mixer TLC, Designing Spaces, Sound Mixer PBS, History Detectives, Sound Mixer ABC, Holidate, Sound Mixer TLC, Invasion of the Christmas Lights 2, Sound Mixer PBS, History Detectives, Sound Mixer Speedchannel, Pinks All Out!, Sound Mixer TLC, Say Yes to The Dress, Sound Mixer CMT, Dog & Beth: On The Hunt, Sound Mixer A&E, 8 Minutes, Sound Supervisor Travel Channel, Hotel Showdown, Sound Mixer Ovation Television, The Art Of, Sound Mixer Ovation Television, American Canvas, Sound Mixer


2 x Sound Devices 688 16 Track Recorder/Mixer 2 x Sound Devices 633 10 Track Recorder/Mixer 12 x Lectrosonics Wireless Microphones 12 x Sanken Cos-11 Lav Microphones 6 x Lectrosonics SRB5P Dual Receiver 10 x Lectrosonics IFB Receiver with 5 Ch. Capabilities 3 x Lectrosonics Mono Camera Hops 3 x Camera Shotgun Mics w/ Windscreen 6 x Ambient Lockit Timecode Boxes Ambient Lockit Timecode Slate Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Microphone Sanken CS3e Shotgun Microphone Schoeps CMC641 Microphone

Associations / Organizations

Local 484


James is a true professional. We have worked with him numerous times through out the years & every time he goes the extra mile & delivers great sound as promised.

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