Diane Wright is a 20 year veteran of video production and post production having worked in many capacities such as offline Editor, online Assistant Editor, Main and ISO operator, Post Production Supervisor, a Digital Intermediate Asset Manager as well as having been a Producer for digital visual effects and digital ink and paint. She is now an accomplished Apple Certified Trainer for Final Cut Pro editing software having served clients such as KTLA, CNN, the Associated Press, KGO-TV, and others in addition to teaching video operations for major networks on both the West and East coasts.  Extremely popular with her students, Diane is admired for her clarity of presentation and patient training methods.

Diane’s superb understanding of application software and her clarity of presentation also make her an excellent tech writer with experience writing such works as Quantel’s Q-Edit Pro training program and course curricula, the iLife and iWork Quick Start Guides for Apple’s High School Educator’s program, the Assimilate (Scratch) RealTime 2k playback system manual for Kodak, as well as Grass Valley’s NewsEdit system end user manual. She has also supported Diana Weynand’s book development for several of Apple’s Final Cut Pro books series including the Final Cut Pro 4, 6, 7, FCP Express and FCP for Avid Editors books as well as How Video Works and The Secrets of Video Blogging. Her web site is www.finalcuttrainer.com