School of the Arts Faculty
Contact InformationOffice: Ansin 9th Fl.
Office Hours: M 5-6p, Th 130-230p
Mark D. Chesak
Affiliated Faculty (2008)
B.A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
From the North Pole to Miami Beach, Mark Chesak has been cutting TV documentaries covering adventure sports, reality TV and investigative journalism for over 20 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 History Channel, NAT GEO, NBC Sports, as well as the DIY Network.
Along with work in broadcast television, Mark is also an Avid Certified Instructor and Adobe Premiere Pro trainer and has taught editing to students from varied backgrounds, countries and news organizations such as: CNN Middle East Bureau, Al Jazeera America, Fort Bragg's Kennedy School of Special Warfare as well as to members of the White House Communications staff. He is also an adjunct professor at Boston University ,and has taught classes at The Maine International Film Television Workshops, Future Media Concepts, and at Harvard University's Department of Visual and Environmental Studies.