- Kentwood, MI
LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese (conversational proficiency)
Derek Arthur (he/his) is a Ghanaian-born, American Midwest-raised multimedia producer. He is a polyglot who has spent most of his adult life abroad - reach out if you need any support with Mandarin or Spanish language projects. Most recently, he spent nearly three years in Beijing, where he completed a master’s degree in multimedia journalism in 2019. He is currently a producer for NPR’s Rough Translation podcast, but also has a background in video production.
- Field Producing
- Tape Syncs
- Recorders: H1n Zoom, TASCAM DR-05 recorder
- Camera: Canon 70D camera; 18-135mm lens, 50mm prime lens
- Lighting: various portable light panels and stands