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Nick C.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

10 reviews

$400 - $8000 / Day


Nick Childers is an Emmy award-winning visual journalist and documentary filmmaker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He’s the son of a Chilean immigrant and blue-collar Appalachian. Nick has filmed and produced documentaries, news videos, and photo assignments for outlets like The Washington Post, The Guardian, NBC News, VICE News, CNN, Associated Press, Topic, The Wall Street Journal, BRIC TV, Village Voice, Public Source, Postindustrial and is an alumnus of Pratt Institute, Missouri Photo Workshop, UnionDocs, HEFAT, Pittsburgh Filmmaker's Flight School Fellowship, and CAPA Pittsburgh. Nick has covered stories like the war in eastern Ukraine, the Tree of Life shooting, labor in the Rust Belt and Appalachia, home-birth during COVID, Black Lives Matter protests in Pittsburgh, abuse within the Catholic Church, and Caribbean pirate FM radio in Brooklyn. He’s the director of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Video Consortium and a member of NPPA, Storyhunter, Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, and Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. Nick works independently as a freelance visual journalist, camera operator, director, producer, local fixer and multi-media editor for a variety of editorial and commercial clients. He owns and operates a full Sony FX6 package as a one-man-band.

Top Services

Documentary DP
7 reviews
News Shooter / Video Journalist
4 reviews
TV News Producer
1 review


Top Reviews

  • October • 2019

    Nick was very thorough. After some scheduling confusion, he was willing to put in some extra hours to deliver the assets we needed to complete project. Would recommend him highly.

    HLN at HLN
  • November • 2018

    Great! He was very responsive to our notes and gave us a great final piece.

    Sasha at BRIC TV
  • May • 2019

    Good job on creating a documentary about a complicated subject.

    Lindsay at Hearst Television

Top Projects



  • 2K video camera
  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • Drone
  • GoPro or equivalent


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Shoulder rig

All Services

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Post Production

  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News


  • Fixer