Thomas has been working in the video and film industry for 24 years. He got his start as an intern at The Wexner Center for the Fine Arts, in 1995, where his first task was to document the 42nd President as he toured the Roy Lichtenstein Exhibit.
He started up a wedding video business while a student at Ohio State University. After graduating with a fine arts degree, he moved to Hawaii to pursue sports action videography.
Having already had experience in wedding videography, he went to work for The Wedding Emporium in 1998, where he was employed as a wedding videographer and senior digital editor.
Starting in 1999 and continuing through 2001, Tom and some partners operated a complete extreme sports video production service that covered every major surfing event for ESPN, ESPN2 and FOX Sports.
September 2001, he went to work for KHON FOX 2 as a photojournalist.
November 17th, 2005 Tom started the first Surf Video Podcast in history, Hawaii Surf Session Report and has maintained the show as the top surf podcast as well as consistently being ranked in the top 50 sports Podcasts according to iTunes®. Surf Session Report is critically acclaimed by ABC World News and Wired Magazine. He has also started the premier relaxation video podcast, Waves of Serenity, in 2006, which is currently in the top 100 health podcasts according to iTunes®
In 2006 Tom was contracted by PFS Marketwyse to help shoot and produce an award-winning corporate video featuring Jamie O’Brien the Pro Surfer
September 2006, began contracting with KHON FOX 2 as the evening news Floor Director, operating robotic cameras and running the lights
Since 2006 Tom has been actively involved with legal video services, Certified Legal Video Services.
Tom has captured and edited endless hours of memories from surf to mountain biking to weddings and Birthday Parties too.
Tom is contracted by C4 watermen to provide Podcasts and videos for marketing.
Hawaii Surf Session Report and its creator, Tom were featured in the Native Intelligence section of HANA HOU in-flight magazine for Hawaiian Airlines
Currently, Tom is expanding his business portfolio by offering the best Social Media Networking Consulting in Hawaii. Using creative marketing techniques, knowledge, experience and proven results that could you or your business