Frank Chythlook

Digital Media in a Cultural Context

Employment Experience:

May 2010 - Present

Assistant Mechanic

Bergman's Marina, Fort Yukon, AK

Oil Changes, tire changes, power steering hoses and pumps, starters replaced. Battery and alternator troubleshooting.

Fall 2010

Adjunct Instructor : CIOS 257 Digital Video Editing

University of Alaska Fairbanks -Interior-Aleutians Campus Yukon Flats Center

Taught students how to produce and edit video at the Yukon Flats School District Vocational Education Center

August 2008 - May 2010

Academic Advisor

University of Alaska Fairbanks - Rural Student Services

Provides social, academic and cultural support to Alaska Native and rural students transitioning to the University. Helped maintain aging computer infrastructure, added more computers to the work environment - established a use for a digital display system for keeping students informed of upcoming deadlines and events. Helped student club - UAF-AISES, run meetings and with administrative tasks. Recruitment trips to rural communities.

November 2005 - July 2008

Media Technician

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Interior-Aleutians Campus

Produces educational media and instructional support materials for distance delivery of college level curricula.

March 2005 - Present


Frank Chythlook Productions
"Digital Media in a Cultural Context"

Recruits new business from various organizations in Alaska's Interior Region. Develops specific storyboard, production and post-production plans with clients to achieve an organization's goal in relation to video.

August 2005 - October 2005

Adjunct Faculty

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Interior-Aleutians Campus

Created Veterinary Technology DVD in cooperation with Dr. Eric Jayne. Worked with animals for video shoots. Assisted in promotion of IAC goals by attending various meetings and playing DVD for meeting members. Observed creation of Veterinary Science degree options during Degree Requirements development sessions.

Dec. 2002 - Jul. 2005

Education Specialist - Communication Through Technology

Alaska Native Heritage Center

Designed and implemented curriculm for Education Dept.'s Communication Though Technology Program. Procured field and studio editing equipment within a budget. Recruited high school students. Designed and managed computer lab in classroom setting. Managed field shoots.

Mar. 2001 - Dec. 2002

Radio Fellowship Intern

Koahnic Broadcasting Corporation - KNBA 90.3 FM

Assisted in day to day operation of radio station. Researched and produced daily radio news stories under News Director, Assisted in Membership drive under Membership Director, managed satellite demods and trimmed shows, cut spots under Program Director. Maintained and operated on-air and field production equipment.

Aug. 97 - Mar. 2000

Reporter, Talk Show Host (Native North), Producer, Linear Video Editor

KTVF Channel 11

Helped produce daily local news show as well as weekly TV talk show. Edited news video using Sony Betacam SP and Sony Hi8 decks and edit controllers.