Susan Utell

  • Remote Freelance Video Editor
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Jun 10, 2019
Contractor / Freelance Editor

Personal Summary

Susan Utell :: Senior Editor | Story Consultant



I am a Senior Editor | Post – Production Supervisor.

My technical skills cover three editorial platforms – Premiere Pro CC, Avid, and FCP7. Plus, I work with Photoshop, Adobe Media Encoder and After Effects templates. I have a strong background in graphic design and art direction. I can construct a short or long format story arc and write transitional narration. I am an avid researcher and archivist.

I have been an editor and post-production supervisor on small and large projects with start- ups, ad agencies, broadcast news and Fortune 500 companies.  My most recent independent projects have been two feature length documentaries, which aired nationally on PBS. I worked as a Senior Editor | Producer at ITVS, where I edited, wrote and produced promos and TOS for Independent Lens POV for PBS.  In 2017, I won a bronze Telly for promo editing.

I several clients that I work remotely with and have experience working independently or with a team of creatives and clients.  I am a great listener and make sure that each person’s contribution to a project is taken into consideration.

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If you have any questions or need references, please contact me at 415-302-2826.

Thank you for your consideration,

Susan Utell

Digital Storyteller | Change is how I make my living

Work Experience

Senior Visual Storyteller
Self Employed

I have worked on award winning documentary features, commercials, and image films for Fortune 500 companies.  I am a creative writer and post-producer, as well as a story and visual editor. I have worked remotely with film makers on both coasts and overseas.  


BA, Communication Arts
SUNY, Geneseo