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Kurt A.

Mashpee, MA, USA4 reviews

$300 - $1100 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    1 review
  • Reporter / Journalist

  • Video Editor - Documentary



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


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders
  • Live streaming equipment

About Kurt

East Asia-based multimedia journalist with extensive experience in broadcast writing, copy editing, voicing, as well as technical skills such as video shooting, audio gathering, editing, and post-production. Able to carry out "one man band" assignments with high quality results. Lived in Asia, including Hong Kong, Seoul, and New Delhi, since 1999.

Top Projects

  • South Korea's Crackdown on Uber

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Uber is at a crossroads in South Korea. The government says the car-hailing app is illegal. Reporter Kurt Achin tells us what this means.

  • AJ + SEOUL/ Makeup Illusionist

    • Documentary DP

    Dain Yoon is a talented artist, who is not just the creator, but also the canvas for her work! She uses makeup and paint to create stunning optical illusions – on her own body.


    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    September 2016

  • South Korea's Fried Chicken Bubble

    • On-Air Reporter / Host
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Fried chicken shops are easy to start, and South Korea has an awful lot of them. They are an easy new start for older Koreans who have been laid off... but now a "fried chicken bubble" may be making the economy, and the chicken entrepreneurs, vulnerable.

  • Inside NASA's Flying Lab over Korea

    • Documentary DP
    • Sound Mixer

    NASA and South Korea are teaming up on a scientific mission to understand why the country's air quality is worsening. A NASA DC-8 airplane is flying all over South Korea, collecting and analyzing air samples at different altitudes. Shot by Kurt Achin for AJ+.

  • New York Times: Kpop Meets Broadway

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

    Collaboration with NYT Theater Editor Patrick Healy during visit to Seoul.

All Services

Production Support

  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Reporter / Journalist


  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary

Kurt's Clients

  • The Wall Street Journal
  • AJPlus

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