Audio / Video / Music - Production and Technical
Inventor of "The Thumbar"
I offer the following services:
Broadcast operating procedures/setup & consulting
Location Production Technical Services for Audio & Video
Stage and Studio Technical Consultant * Production/event
As Sr. Audio Designer for CNN
TV in Washington, DC from 2004-13,
mixing of daily live and taped programming & special events, I was
in charge of audio SOPs, general maintenance of hard-wired & RF mics/IFBs, and
and maintenance of Euphonix MaxAir (2) and Yamaha (1) digital consoles.
I designed audio for
1st Surround Sound/HD broadcast of SOTU addresss in 2006.
I also, re-designed and built all hardware interfaces for Larry King
Live set in DC.
Craig Jackson is an
award-winning composer/video producer, an accomplished musician (keys/flutes),
and a concert / studio / location recording / TV broadcast / video production
(A1) audio engineer.
My scores are heard in NASA films and videos at the Johnson Space Center, and NASA exhibits
around the world.
My music video/documentary, "Journey into Space" on MCA/Universal Home Video, was nominated
for a 1987 Billboard/AFI Video
Award, and won Best Foreign Film at the 1988 Fiero di Milano.
It received rave reviews in People, Video, Cash Box, Popular
Photography, Houston City
American Cinematographer magazines, and was in Blockbuster
Video for over 10 years.
Through my first company, Crackerjack Productions, I provided production services and technical support
for the music/entertainment industry, mixing concerts and
stage shows for some of the biggest names
country, and pop, and was producer/stage manager for such legendary venues as
La Bastille in Houston and Willie Nelson's Whiskey River Club in Dallas, TX.
I was Chief
Engineer of Crystal Clear Sound 24 track studio in Dallas ((1977-80)
Lead Audio Technician for NASA Space Shuttle TV/film at JSC from 1982-87
Audio Engineer (A1) for NBC (KPRC-TV2) in Houston,
TX from 2000-04,
free-lancing in numerous other recording studios (1981-2000),
I have produced, engineered, and arranged for 100s of local,
regional and national artists and bands.
My tech services
CBS Hour Magazine, McLoad Productions,
Nestor Productions, PBS Frontline,
Video & Post, and the U. S. Treasury Dept.
Craig Jackson also performs as a solo pianist-vocalist, one-man band
and using a variety of musical combos.
Serving the Tampa - Clearwater - St. Petersburg,
For more info on booking, or his new CD "Expressions", visit