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Our greatest assest is our Emmy award winning group of NPPA photojournalists who have been nationally recognized as some of the very finest  DP's in the business. Each and every Director of Photography at KCHD has over 20 years of broadcast experience shooting programs for ESPN, ESPN2,  ABC News, ABC Sports, National Geographic, PBS, A&E, TLC, CBS News, NBC News, FOX News,  The Weather Channel,  Versus, and Discovery Channel. 

They've been around the block so to speak, including such  international locations as Australia, Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Kenya, India,  Mexico, Panama, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Turks and Caicos, Vietnam, Venezuela, and nearly every state in the USA. With experience like this, you can rest assured that your project is in good hands.

KCHD Directors of Photography 
Marty Dashiell / Producer/DP
Marty is an award winning veteran DP / Producer  with  20 years of extensive experience in the outdoors/adventure department. He has produced and shot hundreds of programs for ESPN over the last 15 years. His creative eye and energy always brings a fresh perspective to every project he's involved in.
James Massey/DP
James is a TWELVE time Emmy Award winning Photojournalist with over 20 years experience in the professional broadcast industry. His creative mind goes to work behind the camera and in all aspects of the post production process. You won't find an easier DP to work with. His energy is contagious and his professionalism is unmatched. He's pretty funny too!
Jason Rhodes/DP
With over 20 years as a leader in the broadcast television industry, Jason is one the few photojournalists in the game to be awarded the National Press Photographers Association "Photojournalist of the Year". His storytelling style and dedication are unmatched. We call him "Amazing J"!
Owen Gurwell / DP
Solid storytelling, a passion for shooting, and hard work are just some of the virtues Owen brings to KCHD. He's an award-winning photojournalist who brings the two worlds of broadcast television and studio production together in a style thats all his own and one you will love.
Rob Rhodes/DP
With over 20 years of compelling story telling experience in broadcast television, Rob has received acclaim from the National Press Photographers Association, the Kansas City Press Club, and touts an impressive collection of Emmy Awards.