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Bill Barnes

Owner of Bill Barnes Video Productions, LLC

Bill Barnes is an accomplished video professional with a diversity of experience. His award-winning style in commercial and public television, as well as that as an independent has established him as a standout in the industry. Bill Barnes Video Productions, LLC, his own successful company, was established in 1988 with Barnes producing, directing and acting as videographer/DP on a variety of broadcast, non-broadcast & web-based projects.


His credits consist of work for The Today Show, Dateline, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, CBS Morning Show, CBS The Guiding Light, NFL Films, Showtime’s Homeland , HBO’s Banshee, NBC Sports, Golf Channel, A & E’s America’s Castles and Biography, HGTV’s Restore America, National Geographic, The History Channel, Oprah, Fox Sports, NASCAR Productions, ESPN, CNN and Larry King Live, QVC, Children’s Television Workshop, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, GlobeCast, EBU, TLC’s Army Wives and Couponing 4, Australia's Channel 9 and the UK's BBC, ITN and Oxford TV.


Corporate clients have included AARP, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, Busch Creative Services, The Carter Center, Coca Cola, IBM, Pillsbury, Kraft Products, Johnson & Johnson, Mac Tools, Chick-Fil-A, Saks 5th Avenue, BMW, Hewlett-Packard, Compass Group, Parsons, Windstream, United Technologies, Belk Store Services, Vanguard, Merck, Michelin, NIEHS, Harrah’s Casinos, the Furniture Manufacturers’ Association and the Department of Defense.


1974-1986

Producer/director for Charlotte, NC PBS affiliate WTVI. Highlights included weekly syndicated music show After Dark and three documentaries that aired nationally on PBS, An Evening with Mark Twain, Briarhopper Time and Music from the Heart: A Carolinas Perspective on the Origins of Country Music.

1986-1988

Shot/edited for NBC News Atlanta Bureau. In addition, a founding partner of The Network Group, Inc., an Atlanta-based video production and satellite transmission services company as well as brokered a four-camera remote unit for Raymer Teleproduction Systems.

1988-Present

Owner of Bill Barnes Video Productions, LLC, a full-service company specializing in single/multi-camera remote production for networks, syndicated shows and large corporations, including satellite and fiber transmission services.