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Video Producer - Writer - Content Specialist

About Me

Steve Gowin is a writer, video producer, and content specialist. He supports customer growth and understanding through planning, writing, directing, and producing innovative customer stories in print and video. Working with cross-functional teams, manages end-to-end creative and development processes.

Industries I Write About

Technology

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Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

Folder on G-Drive - Writing and Video Samples

Collection of articles, instruction set, video productions.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bnI7koyV8wN2YXAO0O6D004HYqHzuzP8?usp=sharing

Process Document - Video Production Process

A process explanation for video novices. Prepared for the volunteer site DoinGud (formerly FightPandemics). The document includes links to helpful websites. Originally a Notion document, the explanation was converted to Word, then the PDF you see here.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1midQioO3yd7Drbz6TthlblwUH32tAq7T/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=108751237731521297252&rtpof=true&sd=true

Instructions - 3Play Transcript Insturctions

This document, prepared for the Oracle Video Central team, instructs users on how to order and receive transcripts and translations from a transcript vendor, 3Play. It also instructs users on how to review raw interview footage on the 3Play website.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UzIBv4Z3EJMhbDM0gYqethgznf_jTo86/view?usp=sharing

Script - Broken Yolk

Broken Yolk is a small chain of breakfast restaurants and an Oracle customer. The video (link in the script heading) describes the company's history and issues their servers faced. The script documents the final video cut.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YVE5fkUyCt-qSzNi217LTD7BGT1atki6/view?usp=sharing

Journal Article - Blowup: Super Savings with Super 16

This is a business / technical article on the use of the Super 16 film format for feature and documentary projects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bnI7koyV8wN2YXAO0O6D004HYqHzuzP8

Magazine Article - All Aboard the Coast Starlight

This travel article describes the Coast Starlight train journey from Oakland California to the Los Angeles Union Station.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bnI7koyV8wN2YXAO0O6D004HYqHzuzP8

Journal Article - Bay Area Video Community Comes Together as Facility Competition Heats Up

The article discusses how video post-production facilities in the Bay Area banded to form the International Teleproduction Society Northern California chapter.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bnI7koyV8wN2YXAO0O6D004HYqHzuzP8

Web Article - Dr. Jela Borovinic on Our Side

This article from FightPandemics (now DoinGud) resulted from a video interview that was part of a suite of information including the article post, a short video with Dr. Borovinic, and a video prepared for social media. Find the video at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1J0JRT_N-R98tWVKx58PgeSWl4316NUG_/view?usp=sharing .

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Oo2OUVEtxK0J9-A3D2VtsuRJQUb6UQDn

Experience

Content Specialist

Wrote, edited, and managed content for thought leadership podcasts and internal websites. Work included: • AI enablement through hardware, software, and healthcare entities. • Internal marketing website writing and edits.

Company: Intel / Cynet

I worked there from 8/2021 until 9/2021

Producer

Managed video production and post-production of energy training video (safe solar energy installation). • Wrote training video scripts. • Shot training videos. • Added graphics and motion graphics to training videos. • Edited training videos.

Company: Tesla Energy

I worked there from 10/2020 until 2/2021

Senior Video Producer

Produced Customer and enterprise stories highlighting technical, business, and human issues subjects face and their successes with Oracle solutions. Managed and negotiated freelance producers and video crews for customer story shoots, studio shoots, and location shoots. Edited and prepared metadata for SEO. Expert product management & production for dozens of: • Customer, partner, and Analyst Videos. • Software demos and podcasts • Executive studio presentations and Executive keynote videos

Company: Oracle Corporation

I worked there from 6/2000 until 5/2019

Senior Curriculum Developer

Wrote and produced live televised interactive courses for The Oracle Channel. • Created instructional videos for student certifications. • Wrote training guides to support interactive courses. • Managed producers and graphic designers.

Company: Oracle Corporation

I worked there from 5/1995 until 5/2000

Senior Technical Writer

• Wrote and edited documentation for Oracle databases • Defined strategies to collect information. • Determined information architecture. • Wrote clear, concise technical documentation. • Successfully interviewed developers and project managers. • Prepared documentation for paper and online publication.

Company: Oracle Corporation

I worked there from 7/1994 until 5/1995

Freelance Journalist

• Reported on business and technology for The Hollywood Reporter. • Reported on business and technology for the Business Journal of San Jose. • Reported on film for the Mill Valley Film Festival Screening Notes. • Reported on video for Theatre Crafts Magazine. • Reported on video for Backstage.

Company: Assorted Periodicals

I worked there from 1/1983 until 3/1988

Languages I Write In

Content I Write