Dillon Exner



23069 Macbeth Avenue
North Olmsted, OH 44070


Skilled in video, film and television production. Live broadcast television experience. Field and post-production video work on projects for leading Greater Cleveland companies and organizations since 2014. Film production experience in sound, art/production design, camera, practical effects, and grip/electric. Live event camera work. Also skilled in web design/coding and print graphics work. Not one to give up easily when looking for solutions. Quick to learn software and new skills.


Work Experience

WKYC Studios — September 2021 to Present

Local TV news station in Cleveland, Ohio

Production Assistant — Duties include:

Cherry — October to December 2019

Russo Bros.-directed film produced by Big C Productions

Post Production Assistant

Stevens Strategic Communications (Westlake, OH) — Summer 2014, 2015 to 2021

Digital communications company catering mainly to businesses and organizations in the Cleveland area and regionally

Creative and Video Account Coordinator — Involved in video production and post-production, graphics design and animation, and website maintenance and analytics for leading Greater Cleveland companies in various sectors, including financial, manufacturing, and nonprofit

BG24 News - Bowling Green State University — 2012 to 2015

Bowling Green State University's on-campus television station, which broadcasts nightly news and public affairs shows throughout Wood County

Served in various roles, including floor director, audio board operator, studio camera operator, graphics operator, video recorder operator, and teleprompter operator

Watt Printers-Mail Marketing (Cleveland, OH) — Summer 2013

Digital printing company catering mainly to businesses in the Cleveland area and regionally

Marketing Analyst and Design — Co-Operative Education

BGSU Honors Program (Bowling Green, OH) — 2012 to 2013

Bowling Green State University program designed to further intellectual thought processes and challenge students

Marketing Assistant — Co-Operative Education

Work on Short Films

Sangin — February 2018

Produced by Cuyahoga Community College Student Production Office as culmination of Intensive Film Crew Training Workshop
Premiered April 4, 2019 at Cleveland International Film Festival

Art Department Production Assistant

Hope en Route — January 2021

Produced by Des Waz Here Productions

Assistant Director Production Assistant

The Simple Path — February 2019

Produced by Cuyahoga Community College Student Production Office

Office Production Assistant

This Is Not a Dress Rehearsal — July 2018

Produced by Right of Way Productions for 48-hour Film Project

Data Wrangler

The Key — July 2017

Produced by Szego Films for 48-hour Film Project

Editor and Title Designer

Also slated and sorted clips by scene and take

The Jackpot — April 2017

Produced by West 10G Productions

Camera Operator

Related Volunteer Work

Cleveland International Film Festival — March to April 2017, April 2018, March 2019

Annual film festival held in Cleveland, Ohio

Duties included counting, collecting, and passing out ballots, scanning passes, counting passholders, and tearing tickets

Greater Cleveland Film Commission — December 2016

Organization dedicated to increasing media production in Northeast Ohio

Hallway and closing duties at Behind the Camera Gala featuring Tom Hanks


Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH) — Class of 2015

Bachelor of Science in Technology

Major in Visual Communication Technology (VCT) — video focus

Dean's List honors three semesters at BGSU, with 3.25 overall GPA, 3.17 in honors classes and 3.43 in VCT major classes

Intensive Film Crew Training Workshop — 2018

Month-long workshop sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Film Commission, held at Cuyahoga Community College, culminating in production of short film

Program included hands-on training under guidance of established professionals, in:

"What Does a Script Supervisor Do?" workshop — 2020

Twice-weekly, four-week-long workshop on fundamentals of script supervising, including:

Practical component involved making notes in short film script and filling sides from watching takes from same film

Production Assistant Workshop — 2016

Two-day workshop sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Film Commission, held at Cuyahoga Community College

North Olmsted High School (North Olmsted, OH) — Class of 2011


Bowling Green State University

North Olmsted High School