Darnley Hodge

Darnley R. Hodge Jr., is an award winning photojournalist and video editor with more than twenty years of broadcast and production experience.  He holds an M.A. in Producing for Film, Video, and Television from American University and a B.S. in Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University.  His work has been featured on every national broadcast television network and many national cable stations and he has given lectures on media and film at George Washington University, Howard University, The University of Maryland, American University, and Prince George’s Community College.  Over the years Darnley has covered everything from the Pentagon on 9-11, to the World Series in Anaheim, to the President of the Ivory Coast in Abidjan on his 2004 reelection campaign.  He was a photographer on several Emmy nominated news stories and won a 2000 NABJ award for his camera work on Ric Young’s “Blacks in the Military” special.  He has shot and directed several interviews with President Obama and he still regularly covers Capitol Hill and the White House for national news networks.  Darnley has served as director of photography, director, and producer on numerous projects including news gathering,  reality television, commercials, music videos, travel shows, and corporate video projects.  He is an expert AVID, Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro editor,  has Capitol Hill press credentials,  and has worked as a photographer and editor for NBC, CNBC, and COX national networks and CBS and ABC affiliates in Richmond, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.   Darnley has also worked behind the camera on international productions in East, West and Central Africa, South America, Central America, The United Kingdom, and the West Indies.