PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER
Bob has more than 50 years working in almost every aspect of the TV industry. In his early career he worked in TV Stations, including WRBL in Columbus, Georgia, WAGA in Atlanta, and WFGA in Jacksonville, Florida. Bob moved to California in 1970, and worked in Mobile Trucks for Video Tape Enterprises, Trans American Video, and ABC Wide World of Sports. Later, at Metro Tape West, Bob worked on scores of Network shows, including ‘All in the Family’, ‘The Jeffersons’, and ‘One Day at a Time’. Bob then went to Caracas, Venezuela on a five-week contract to direct their National Olympics in Barquisimeto but stayed for almost three years helping build and run the countries first Color TV Production facility, Video Movil. Returning to the U.S., Bob worked at ABC TV in NY and then EUE Screen Gems. Bob then went off again, this time to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he spent the next year supervising ‘Video Show’, a three-hour, nightly, live look at the world in video clips. On his return to NY, Bob took a position as Senior Editor and Edit Supervisor for MTI in NY. Among his editing credits while there was ‘The 3000th Performance of A Chorus Line’ for the Kennedy Archives, ‘Stand-By-Lights-Camera-Action’ with Leonard Nemoy, The Comedy Zone for CBS, ‘The 20th Anniversary of Wide World of Sports’ for ABC, montage sequences for Woody Allen’s film the ‘Purple Rose of Cairo’, political commercials within the film ‘Power’ with Gene Hackman and Richard Gere, and hundreds of network commercials. In 1985 Bob moved on to the Grass Valley Group as the Senior Applications Specialist for Edit Systems and spent the next eleven years training thousands of editors in 49 states and fifteen countries, as well as designing the feature sets for Super Edit, the VPE Editor, and the Infamous “Saber Edit’. In 1996 Bob and three others founded Editware, where they continued the legacy of Super Edit with the DPE series of editors, and designed the first ever series of Hybrid Edit Controllers; Fastrack, DiVA and eClips. During the last 30 years, Bob also found time to work as Edit Trainer and Tech Support for five Olympic Games. Bob ‘semi-retired’ in 2018 and now spends all his energies on VETV.