Kirk Duda

(612) 209-0375 –


Great communication/leadership skills, effective work ability, and making the correct decisions on the spot.

Skills in pre-production, production, and post-production, enhances an idea into more, excellent work ethic.


Leadership, Communicator, Teamwork, and Problem Solving.

Editing, directing, camera operation, cinematography, graphic creation, archiving media, dolly operation, jib operation, DVD and Blu-Ray post production, streaming media, professionalism


Avid, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Motion, Color, Da Vinci, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Compressor, GarageBand, HD Camcorders and DSLRs, Microphone Systems, Sound Recorders, Lights, Switchboards, Microsoft Excel and Word.


Associates Degree – Liberal Arts and Sciences Quinebaug Valley Community College

Digital Filmmaking Certificate – Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts

Hands-on experience in: Storytelling, scheduling, storyboarding, lighting, acting, directing, gaffing, gripping, cinematography, camera operation, advanced editing

Job Experience

KARE 11 News, Golden Valley, Minnesota •  August 2017 - Present

Storyteller- Develop story ideas, set up stories, shoot stories, write stories, edit stories.

WLOS News 13, Asheville, North Carolina • March 2016 - August 2017

Photojournalist - Shooting packages for news, Carolina Moments that require telling a story without a reporter, camera operation,  and editing

Fox CT news, Hartford, Connecticut • December 2014– March 2016

PhotojournalistShooting packages for news, camera operation, editing, travel to breaking news and update social media

WWLP 22news, Chicopee, Massachusetts  • August 2014 – December 2014

PhotojournalistShooting news stories which include operating camera, shooting b-roll/interviews/stand-ups, and traveling to locations all under a strict deadlines, editing vo/vosots/packages/special events

AMC Braintree 10, Braintree, Massachusetts • November 2013 – May 2014

Manager — Building movie playlists, performing daily opening and closing operational duties, ensuring proper staffing in each area of the theatre, reviewing financial numbers on a regular basis and making operation adjustments, as necessary, handling large amounts of cash

AMC Boston Common 19, Boston, Massachusetts • June 2013- November 2013

Supervisor - Communicating with managers, making sure crew jobs are being completed, telling crew what needs to be done, communicating with guests/customers, counting cash, creating ideas for the greater good, security

AMC Boston Common 19, Boston, Massachusetts • February 2013 – June 2013

Film Crew - Cleaning theaters, selling tickets, food and beverage host, stocking items

Stop and Shop, Dayville, Connecticut • September 2009 – September 2012

Produce - Stocking fresh produce, cleaning shelving, checking invoices, unpacking pallets, communicating with boss, making signs.