Jonathan has been a video and television professional for 32 years in Alaska. He is owner of Alaska’s largest full-service Video, Film and TV Production Company, Talking Circle Media. Jonathan has filmed and edited hundreds of video, television, & Internet projects in Alaska. Many projects have been screened nationwide, and in Europe and even Greenland. He has been creating media projects for business and corporate groups that explain or market their missions, services and products. He has traveled and filmed in over 90 Native villages around Alaska, as well as in many U.S. States, in Europe, and in Greenland.
Jonathan has experience shooting from most conventional ways: Various fishing boats, various airplanes, vehicles, helicopters, snow-machines, roller coasters, dog-sled teams, alpine skis, & four-wheelers.
He has provided video services in Alaska for International clients such as Motorola, Samsung, Freightliner, BP worldwide, UPS, FedEx, U.S. Mint, Wells Fargo Bank, Toyotomi Corp, Smithsonian Institute, and more.
You may have seen his Alaskan work on TV news and entertainment shows like “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”, “Oprah Winfrey Show”, “Dateline NBC”, “The Amazing Race”, Food Networks “Dinner Impossible”, “ABC News with Charles Gibson”, “Bloomberg Network”, “Geraldo”, “Dr. Phil”, “Animal Atlas”,” The Today Show”, and others.
Notable professional Awards: Telly Silver Award, CINE Golden Eagle Award, Aurora Award 1st place, Alaska Press Club Award, Alaska Native Visionary Award, & Berkeley Film Festival Best of Show.
I have been in the industry since 1989.