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Jon Becker

Jon Becker

Theatre Producer/Director


Writer, Producer, Actor, Videographer





Self Employed

Theatre Producer/Director

• Write, produce, and direct sketch comedy shows at The Second City's Donny's Skybox theatre.
• Provide leadership for a cast and crew of up to 10 people; ensure efficient use of rehearsal time.
• Promote shows by marketing through social media, conventional flyers/posters and creating relationships with hotel concierges.

Career medium 03

Self Employed

Freelance Videographer

I create event videos for nightclub promoters. My turnaround time from shooting to high-quality finished video is 72 hours.

AudioPress, Inc.


Read and recorded, then edited 15 minutes of Associated Press copy every evening for the Audiopress iPhone app.

Career medium 03


Radio News Intern

•Supported KQED reporters and editors in researching and writing for the drive time news broadcasts and the "California Report" and "California Money" programs.
•Was sent into the field almost every day to report on local news stories. Recorded and edited sound, wrote scripts for the afternoon editors and anchors.
•Answered listener and reporter calls, managed the Assignment Desk e-mail account and fax machine.


KSFS Radio

News Director/On-Air Host

•Presented a weekly music/comedy radio program for three semesters.
•As News Director, created and hosted KSFS' first weekly all-news program, bringing together the work of reporters from the SFSU journalism and broadcasting departments.

Career medium 01
Career medium 05


News Assignment Desk Intern

•Supported assignment editors in answering viewer and reporter calls, logging tapes, and researching stories.
•Wrote anchor 'tags' that aired on 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts.
•Spent a day shadowing a general assignment reporter.


The Second City Training Center


San Francisco State University

BA, Radio & Television; Writing

University of East Anglia

Film & Television