SENIOR CREATIVE PRODUCER—Editor/Director/Project Manager

Emmy Award winning multi-media professional with successful history of delivering quality production, writing, directing, shooting, live event management and editing services aimed at informing and educating employees, shaping corporate identity, and driving brand awareness. 

Strong visual acuity coupled with analytic ability to take projects from initial client meetings all the way through the creation and delivery of messaging that translate business goals and strategies into coordinated and compelling content. 

Steadfast leader and mentor, with a history of building and steering top-performing teams, streamlining internal operations, delivering seamless live event productions, and maintaining strong relations with both clients and associates through exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. 

Daniel Penz - Demo Reel


Core Competencies: 

  • Production
  • Live Event Management
  • Multiple Crew Management
  • Marketing
  • Video
  • Strategic Direction English
  • Journalism
  • Video Production
  • Project Management
  • Asset Management
  • Post Production Digital Video
  • Analytics
  • Remote Production
  • Business Stakeholders
  • Communications
  • Photography 

Awards Include:

  • 2x Emmy Award Winner (10 nominations)  
  • 3x Associated Press Award Winner 
  • 2x Edward R. Murrow Award 10x Telly Awards 
  • State Bar of Texas: Outstanding Legal Reporting
  • 3x Philbin Award for Excellence (Dallas Bar) 
  • Videographer: Awards of Excellence & Distinction 

Technical / Software skills include:

  • Adobe CC (After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premier, Media Encoder)
  • AVID (Media Composer, News Cutter)
  • I-News
  • iOS
  • iZotope RX
  • Microsoft 365
  • Office |OS-X
  • Windows/iOS/MacOS
  • Trello 


Owner 1997-Present

Introduced production company to local clientele to offer an alternative that focused on instilling dedicated attention to customer’s media and branding needs.

Served as producer, videographer, photographer, editor & project manager to clients, including: Amazon Web Services, Audible/ACX, AMS, Dallas Symphony, ESPN, IDEA Lab Kids, LegalShield, Lifetime, Motel 6, RISD, SMU: Cox School of Business, Safari Productions, Southwest Airlines, Southwest Festivals, Tantor Media, The Potters House, and Winchester Safes.


Senior Producer | Broadcast & Media Production 
Plano, TX  | 2012-2020

Chosen to serve an integral role in corporate branding by delivering quality productions, providing managing, writing, direction, edit, and live streamed events aimed at 100,000+ employees across multiple departments. 

Animated graphics to present complex ideas in a simple way. Demonstrated visionary expertise to reinforce product quality, deliver internal and external projects within specified timelines and budgetary constraints. 

Accountable for maximizing client satisfaction by delivering products in compliance with customer requirements to achieve defined business targets.


Editor | Special Projects & Investigations
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX | 2004-2012

Joined organization to deliver editing, producing, and create/animate for investigative and high-profile news stories at the #1 station (at the time) in the fifth largest market in the country. 

Distilled complicated topics into award winning, compelling news stories under tight deadlines and intense pressure, while managing partnerships across the station’s cadre of anchors, reporters, and videographers.


Voice Over Talent

Delivered quality services to key clients, including AAFES, American Heart Association, AMS, Bishop TD Jakes, Dallas Morning News, Funimation, IEEE, Gearbox, Home Team, JPS, Okratron 3000, Ross Perot, Southwestern Bell, Southwest Festivals, Splash Media, TDS, and Wal-Mart.


Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Theatre/Radio, Television, Film | University of Northern Texas

Graduate Marketing Certificate
Cox School of Business, SMU