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Tanner Iskra
Video Producer and Media Content Creator
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Tanner Iskra

Video Producer and Media Content Creator
Tanner Iskra, a veteran from Virginia, is a video producer and content creator. Born and reared in the Pacific Northwest, Iskra entered the Marine Corps as a personnel officer. He was then deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom as an intelligence analyst before serving as a combat videographer for the Marine Corps. The veteran is currently an expert in cinematography and strategic marketing. Through the Combined Federal Campaign, he donates to a multitude of organizations that he believes in. He enjoys hiking, history, poker, professional wrestling, and traveling with his wife in his spare time.
Freelance Work
Google Mobile Academy
Virginia, USA

Professional Background

  • Current status
  • Profession
    Content Creator
  • Fields
  • Work experience
    More than 15 years (More than 15 years relevant)
  • Management
    I've had experience in managing 15+ people
  • Skills
    Instructional Training
    Conducted Interviews
  • Highest level of education

Job search preferences

  • Desired job type
    Not interested in working remotely
  • Desired positions
    Content Producer/Editor
  • Desired work locations
    Virginia, USA
  • Freelance

Work Experience

Producer/Senior Post Production Editor

Freelance Work
Mar 2015 - Oct 2018
3 yrs 8 mos
• Produce video features, and teases for broadcast, digital and corporate clients. • Lead Editor for national and international broadcast programs and events combining studio, archival, and field elements. • Responsible for graphics and color correction for shows, features, and corporate productions.

Combat Videographer

Jul 2003 - Jan 2015
11 yrs 7 mos
• Mission-driven Videographer assigned with producing, directing and editing award winning media products. • Served as an Executive Director, Production Manager, Producer and Post Production Supervisor responsible for a staff of thirty to include videographers, photographers, illustrators, and graphic designers. • International production experience including localizing content across languages and cultures in order to achieve multinational worldview in released products. • Created special effects, graphics, coordinated talent, scheduled filming, and conducted interviews to support programming and productions requirements. • Performed as a Photojournalist responsible for documenting high profile events, humanitarian efforts and international military training exercises. • Demonstrated experience leading clients through creative engagements to develop original concepts, treatments, scripts for media productions, instructional training materials, and graphical design products. • Collaborated with legal departments to identify potential issues prior to release while still adhering to original content mission. • Defined mission specific marketing strategies for public release while also monitoring success metrics measuring the impact of social media presence. • Provided mentorship and leadership guidance to junior content creators while also giving advanced multimedia instructional training through photo, video and audio expertise. • Initiated and maintained production schedules, preventative maintenance procedures, life cycle equipment and software replacement schedules, procurement and improvement plans.


Visual Information Management
2018 - 2021
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Bachelor's degree Mass Communication/Media Studies
2016 - 2018
Certification Google Analytics
2011 - 2012
Certificate Video Production and Documentation
2010 - 2010
Non-Degree Program (e.g. Coursera certificate)
Certificate Intermediate Videography
2010 - 2010