Over the last 20 years, Jon has been a pioneer in conceptualizing and producing award winning films. His specialty is creating cutting edge content for multiple platforms that include branded content, online original video, documentary, reality television, independent film, broadcast and social media content. Jon has a flawless track record working with world class creative agencies, television and film production companies and Fortune 500 companies which include Yahoo!, People Magazine, Travelocity, Real Time with Bill Maher, The Democratic Party, Oracle, Politico, Getty Film, Australian Tourist Board, 60 Minutes and Thrillist.
In 2018, Jon directed, produced and edited the feature documentary film, Uncommon Allies. The film won the Jury Award for Best Feature Documentary at the 2018 Kansas International film festival. Uncommon Allies was also nominated for Best Feature Documentary at Newport Beach Film Festival, Kansas City Film Festival, Baltimore International Black Film Festival and Cinema At the Edge Festival.
Over the past several years, Jon collaborated with Oscar and Emmy award winning filmmakers on many independent projects. He was a producer on the feature documentary film, Beyond Laughter and Tears, released in March of 2016 directed by Oscar award winner Doug Blush.
Jon's past experience includes working as a director, producer, DP and editor at Yahoo!. Jon played a hands-on, key role in establishing Yahoo! as a forerunner in original online video productions. This was Yahoo’s first step into original TV style series (webisodes) productions. He directed and produced 5 original shows while at Yahoo! focusing on topics such as travel, lifestyle, subcultures, music, news, and politics. He's worked with TV hosts Bill Maher, Charlie Rose and Richard Bangs.
Jon's last project at Yahoo! was creating a video profile of the President of the United States in the White House Roosevelt Room. It was the first time in history a sitting president conducted an interview solely for the internet. This project was a tremendous success and received international attention and millions of video streams.
In 1998, Jon was a video producer for the world’s first e-commerce website with broadcast film footage. The company was acquired by Getty Film in 2000. He has also produced, directed and edited several short films.