Jane Champion

Upon graduating with a Degree in Broadcasting and Film, Jane Champion's career includes:

News videographer and editor for the ABC affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa: responsible for "running the beats," capturing and editing numerous daily stories; operating live mobile units for on-the-scene coverage; and producing half hour features such as "Kids, Cults and You."

Chief Producer at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the largest teaching hospital in the country at the time, with a 3-camera television studio including state-of-the-art, digital beta field cameras and nonlinear editing suites; responsible for producing hundreds of promotional, instructional and educational programs for the hospital as well as local and national television.


    Production Credits and Awards:

       * Producer of The Children’s Miracle Network, an annual, 20-hour live television show

         broadcast on four major TV stations across Iowa as well as national feeds; responsible

         for producing the live segments throughout the hospital and all on-air vignette stories

         featuring children treated at the hospital

       * IABC (Iowa Association of Broadcast Communicators) Best Overall Project Award for

         "Managing the Side Effects of Chempotherapy", an award specially created to honor   

         my program over all print and visual media entries    

       * Lead on major marketing and promotional projects for the hospital and medical school

       * Responsible for working directly with Marketing and Ad Agencies                          

Free-lance work includes a number of collaborations and national productions:

       * New York Choreographer, Bill T Jones’ production “Still/Here” 

       * A Bill Moyers documentary special about "Still/Here" 

       * The Learning Channel educational programs

       * Artist collaborations including Writer and Choreographer Mary Lou Sanelli; Nationally

         acclaimed Blacksmith Craftsman, Russell Jaqua   

Champion Video Productions was founded in 1999, satisfying a dream of Jane's to move from the midwest to lovely Port Townsend, WA to start her own production company. 

     Clients include: 

        International Clinical Educators

        The City of Port Townsend

        Port Townsend Main Street Program

        The Jefferson Land Trust

        The Port Townsend Film Festival

        Centrum Center for the Arts

        Fort Worden State Park

        Wooden Boat Foundation and Northwest Maritime Center

        Northwest Natural Resource Group

        Barbara Stanny, nationally acclaimed, financial expert and motivational speaker

        The Global Burn Care and Reconstructive Institute

        The Burn Unit at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle

514 P Street  Port Townsend, WA  98368