Texas World Television  817-572-4600


Joe Cantu Jr.
Director, Producer, Director of Photography, Photographer


Award-winning director of photography with over 38 years experience in

broadcast production, extensive worldwide travel and fluent in Spanish.


Texas World Television, Fort Worth, TX     Director of photography, Photographer 1982 -present

Owner of Texas World Television, a digital production company, providing experienced crews and camera production packages for studio and location productions worldwide. Extensive database of crews and equipment.

TWTV produces and shoots segments for network news, sports, a variety of TV shows, corporate business training and marketing videos, Clients include: Nike, Disney, Sony, ABC, AT&T, BBC, CBS, ESPN, IBM, NBC, NFL, EXTRA TV, Intersport, Pepsi, Oprah, Sundance Channel, Viacom, Big Ten Network, Major League Baseball, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Coca Cola, Deloitte Services, Kraft Foods, Bank of America, Chase Bank, Morgan Stanley

Raytheon Advanced Media, McKinney, TX                            Senior Video Producer 2013 - 2015

Produce video segments for intra-office use, shoot and edited news and information segments for quarterly programs, produce and direct multi-camera webcasts for employees. Projects include documentary-style photography assignments nationwide.

University of North Texas             Adjunct Professor of Television News Photography 2012-2013

Prepared senior-level students for jobs in television news stations. Worked on deadlines to produce daily newscasts. Assigned shoots and oversaw editing of stories.

NBC News Mexico City, London                                             Cameraman and editor 1981-1983

Traveled extensively in Central America, South America, Europe, and the Middle East for various NBC News programs.

KDFW-TV Dallas, TX                                                             Cameraman and editor 1980-1981

Cameraman and editor for daily news programs

KIII-TV Corpus Christi, TX                                     16mm film Cameraman and editor 1977-1980

Film cameraman and film editor for daily news programs and special assignments


University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Journalism, Photojournalism, 1977

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