Jeff Ames


Dept:Greenlee School Journalism/Communication
Office:204-B Hamilton
613 Wallace Rd.
Ames IA
Office Hours:MWF by appointment. Virtual meetings Tuesdays and Thursdays via FaceTime, Skype or Zoom

Topics of interest: Broadcast, editing, news writing, video production, videography

Education: B.S., Journalism, Drake University, 1970


Jeff Ames teaches video production classes where students learn the entire video production process including interviewing, videography, producing, directing, writing and editing. He is also a freelance video producer, director, writer, editor and production coordinator. He has extensive experience writing and producing industrial, commercial, training, broadcast and promotional videos. He is an experienced editor in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and AVID. His specialties include long- and short-format video programming and promotional and training materials. His areas of expertise include studio and location producing/directing; research, scripting, storyboarding, budgeting and casting; and post-production, including linear and non-linear editing.