From the North Pole to Miami Beach, Mark Chesak has been cutting TV documentaries covering adventure sports, reality TV and investigative journalism for over 15 years. His editing credits include Crash of Flight 111 for NOVA, Dangerous Prescription for Frontline, Surviving Mars for the Discovery Channel, plus numerous shows for the History Channel, National Geographic, NBC Sports, and the DIY Network.
Along with work in broadcast television, Mark is also an Avid Certified Instructor and has taught editing to students from varied backgrounds, countries and news organizations. From troops at Fort Bragg’s Kennedy School of Special Warfare, to members of the White House Communications staff, to faculty at Harvard University’s Department of Visual and Environmental Studies. He is also an adjunct professor at Boston University and Emerson College.
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“Editing on Mars!”
Mark Chesak, Devon Island, Canada. For Discovery Channel, July 2001.