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Nick C.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA9 reviews

$400 - $8000 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    6 reviews
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    4 reviews
  • TV News Producer

    1 review



  • 2K video camera
  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • Drone
  • GoPro or equivalent


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Shoulder rig

About Nick

Nick Childers is an Emmy award-winning visual journalist and documentary filmmaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He’s the son of a Chilean immigrant and blue-collar Appalachian. Nick has filmed and produced documentaries, news videos, and photo assignments for outlets like The Washington Post, The Guardian, NBC News, VICE News, CNN, Associated Press, Topic, The Wall Street Journal, BRIC TV, Village Voice, Public Source, Postindustrial and is an alumnus of Pratt Institute, Missouri Photo Workshop, UnionDocs, HEFAT, Pittsburgh Filmmaker's Flight School Fellowship, and CAPA Pittsburgh. Nick has covered stories like the war in eastern Ukraine, the Tree of Life shooting, labor in the Rust Belt and Appalachia, home-birth during COVID, Black Lives Matter protests in Pittsburgh, abuse within the Catholic Church, and Caribbean pirate FM radio in Brooklyn. He’s the director of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Video Consortium and a member of NPPA, Storyhunter, Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, and Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. Nick works independently as a freelance visual journalist, camera operator, director, producer, local fixer and multi-media editor for a variety of editorial and commercial clients. He owns and operates a full Sony FX6 package as a one-man-band.

Top Projects

  • Brooklyn's Underground Caribbean Radio Stations | BRIC TV

    • Documentary DP
    • TV News Producer
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Underground radio stations fill the need for non-mainstream content and news that appeal to a local community. Hear the history of underground pirate radio stations in Brooklyn, and meet some of the Caribbean DJ's that are making space for local artists and musicians.


    Produced for BRIC TV on Storyhunter

    November 2018

  • How willful ignorance is changing U.S. politics

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Commercial DP

    Ignorance isn't just a lack of knowledge; it's a political ideology, says professor Daniel DeNicola. PRODUCER: Christine Nguyen CAMERA: Nick Childers JOB: Videographer for a sit-down interview in Gettysburg, PA on Tuesday 6/12


    Produced for NBCUniversal on Storyhunter

    June 2018

  • In a summer of protest, members of the skateboard community join the push for racial justice

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    A short documentary about Black Lives Matter activism in the Pittsburgh skate community.

  • There's A Revolt Going On In Trump's Favorite Industry

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • TV News Producer

    American steel manufacturing is enjoying a boost to earnings and demand thanks to trade policies put in place by President Trump. These are good days for American steel. But in the heart of Steel Country, there's talk of a historic strike that could shut the whole thing down.

  • ‘Black mothers were already scared’: coronavirus home births

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Mekiya, who is African American and works as a social worker, says that women of colour often aren’t listened to by doctors. She had a traumatic experience giving birth to her previous children in hospital and along with the additional risk of coronavirus decided to have her daughter at home with the help of Natalie Watson, co-founder of Steel City Midwives.

All Services


  • Fixer

Production Support

  • 360 Commercial Video
  • 360 Documentary Video
  • 360 News Video
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Nick's Clients

  • NBCUniversal
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Village Voice
  • Vice News
  • Hearst Television
  • The Washington Post
  • HLN
  • The Guardian
  • PublicSource
  • AJPlus

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