Jill Vickers comes to video documentaries after a long career in teaching language arts. Jill earned her BA in English from Wellesley College where she ran the film series and student film festival. She shoots and edits for Middlebury Community TV. Jill produced, co-directed and co-edited Once in Afghanistan, the story of the Peace Corps group of which she was a member.
Jody Bergedick has been in "the business" for over twenty-five years. She earned her BFA from New York University and then worked for Children's Television Workshop, which included post production work for Sesame Street. She continued in corporate video producing and editing projects for companies such as Time Warner and Viacom. She served as Middlebury Community TV's Youth Program Coordinator, where she taught editing and production skills to all ages. Currently she is "down under" in Australia working on her MFA at Griffith University. Jody is co-producer and editor of Once in Afghanistan.
Camera and Sound
Katherine Wheatley, after concentrating on raising a family and producing high-fired stoneware pottery for local and metropolitan markets, matriculated at Middlebury College. She graduated magna cum laude in 1991, majoring in classics with a minor in creative writing, and it was there she discovered video. In 2004, she purchased her first camcorder and began freelancing as a videographer and independent video producer. Katherine founded Middlebury Video Production Service in 2006 and did all the video and sound recording for Once in Afghanistan.