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Christian V.

McAllen, TX, USA

10 reviews

$600 - $1200 / Day

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About Christian

Journalist/shooter on U.S.-Mexico border, McAllen, Brownsville, Texas. Experienced editorial videojournalist. Incorporates cinematography into run and gun shoots. Gear: Sony FS5 - large sensor 4K up to 120 FPS, 2K up to 240p, 10bit 422 Atomos Ninja 5+ enabling Prores Raw recording Sony A7IV mirrorless camera - 4K, slow motion, advanced face tracking, and continuous focus Mavic Air 2 - tracking, helix shots and more, FAA certified DJI RSC2 handheld gimbal for mirrorless cameras DJI FPV drone - fast-moving, quick turns for fast action Sony 200-600mm long lens for wildlife 2x lens extender, 2x center scan, 2x Sony clear image zoom - capable of achieving up to 4800mm shot with no loss at 1080p Sony A7R for photos, time lapses and extreme lowlight Flir Scout thermal imager for nighttime surveillance and images Browning game camera for wildlife Edelkrone slider Panasonic GH5ii with Ronin RS2 for smooth moving wide shots LR Timelapse software for 8k timelapses with max detail U.S. Army infantry-trained for hostile environments and first aid

Top Reviews

  • August 2020

    He provided drone footage as well as Go Pro and camcorder video. He was good at communicating and was always available if I had any questions about what he shot or the interview. He also was very proactive in finding someone to profile.

    - john from VOA - South and Central Asia

  • December 2020

    Very professional - easy to work with - communicates constantly - sent video, which is of great quality, quickly after the shoot

    - Mia from Voice of America - English

  • February 2023

    Very happy with the story he told and the quality of his filmmaking.

    - Paul from BBC Reel

Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    10 reviews
  • Documentary DP

    1 review
  • Video Editor - News

Top Projects

  • Rio Rico: The border town the US forgot

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    The border town that 'forgot' it was part of the US

    Produced for BBC Reel on Storyhunter

    February 2023

  • Reporter and Photographer - KRGV-TV

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


  • SpaceX launch site - surrounding community

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Editorial story on SpaceX expansion

    Produced for Voice of America - English on Storyhunter

    December 2020

  • Videographer needed for interviews, B-roll - McAllen, Texas

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Produced for VOA - South and Central Asia on Storyhunter

    August 2020

  • Evangelical Christians Influencing Hispanic Community In Elections

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    A look inside a church that's influencing politics

    Produced for Scripps News on Storyhunter

    December 2022



  • DSLR or equivalent
  • Full HD video camera
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone

All Services


  • Fixer
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Production Assistant
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist


  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

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