Travis Johnson

Travis Johnson is an award-winning Director of Photography and television photojournalist. Shooting since 1978, Travis’ years of broadcast
experience include television markets in Oregon, California and Phoenix, Arizona; plus freelancing for all the major networks. He also specializes in aerial photography, acquiring more than 4,000 flight hours shooting aerials with a Wescam, Flir, Tyler-mount, gyro lens, and hand-held cameras. His educational background and degree is in journalism from the University of Oregon and Mt. Hood Community College. He also attended Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA.

Travis Johnson, Director of Photography for Storyteller Productions, has won more than 100 awards since 1978 as a television and newspaper photojournalist.
Seven NATAS Emmy Awards/Rocky Mt. Region
1995 Emmy Photojournalist-of-the-Year
National Cine Award
National Iris Award
30 NPPA regional and national awards
20 AP awards
10 RTNDA awards
5-time Emmy & NPPA Region 10 runner-up for Photographer-of-the-year

“Hot Spots” Documentary on protecting endangered species in high bio-diversity locations throughout the world. Director of Photography/Independent Film ‘08
“NASCAR Angels” /Nationally Syndicated Show/weekly/D.P./ABC & FOX ’07-‘08
“American Body Shop”/ Spoof Reality Show/Pilot Episodes/Comedy Central ‘07
“24 Hours At Indy”/ESPN special on behind-the-scenes of Indy 500 ‘07
“Modern Marvels: Deep Freeze” /The History Channel ‘07
“News Hour with Jim Lehr”/Investigation on Marines Osprey airplane/PBS ‘07
“The States”/Series/The History Channel ‘06
“Modern Marvels: Insulation”/The History Channel ‘06
“Spring Break on E/Lake Havasu”/ “E” Entertainment Channel ‘06
“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Phoenix/ABC ‘05
“Quintuplets”/Discovery Health Channel ‘05
“Modern Marvels: Fire”/ The History Channel ‘04
“No Vacancy”/ Documentary on Overpopulation. D.P./PBS ‘03
“Mad Cowboy” /Documentary on Mad Cow Disease. D.P./BBC & PBS ‘02
“Japanese Baseball: Dreaming of the Big Leagues”/Doc. for NHK in Japan ’02
“Extreme Arizona”/The Travel Channel ’02
“Images of Arizona”/One Hour Special on Famous Landscape Photogs./D.P./ PBS ’01
“Kids & Animals: A Healing Partnership”/One Hour Special/D.P./Animal Planet ‘99
“Reigning Cats in Boston”/Documentary on Cats/D.P. Animal Planet ’99
“Border Issues: Drugs & Immigration”/CNN & ABC ’98 to current
“Hockey Night on HDNET”/Interviews, features/HDNet ’05 to current
“ESPN Friday Night Fights”/Interviews, promo’s, live-action/ ESPN ’99-‘05
“NBA On TNT”/Interviews, features, promo’s & playoffs/TNT Sports ’98-current
“Best Damn Sports Show, Period!”/Live Interviews/FOX ’99-current
“Winter X-Games: Crested Butte”/ ESPN ’98
“Reigning Cats in San Francisco”/Documentary on Cats/D.P. Animal Planet ’98
“Legends & Dreamers”/Documentary on Old Tales of Arizona/D.P. PBS ’97
“Train of Terror”/ABC’s Dateline ’96

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