Paul Allen Hunton

Station Manager - KTTZ-TV

Paul Allen Hunton is the General Manager for Texas Tech Public Television where he oversees day to day operations. He is also the creator and host of the PBS Digital Series, 24 Frames, which has been nominated for an EMMY award 3 times. Paul also serves as a staff senator at TTU, on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters Lubbock and Plainview and teaches Video Production in the College of Media and Communication.

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"ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In a new study published today, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey found that the remote northern Alaska coast has some of the highest shoreline erosion rates in the world. Analyzing over half a century of shoreline change data, scientists found the pattern is extremely variable with most of the coast retreating at rates of more than 1 meter a year.  

Jonathan Seaborn serves as Co-Director on Between Earth and Sky. He came to Texas Tech Public Media in September of 2014 and has already had a huge impact on the production of 24 Frames, Inside Texas Tech, as well as the many other films and projects that KTTZ-TV produces. 

When Between Earth and Sky came to Texas Tech Public Media the question was asked, "who wants to go to Alaska?" Yet, before it was even explained why, Jon's hand shot up. He's an adventurer who loves a challenge and exceeds with his leadership and skill behind the camera. 

Full disclosure, I'm writing this about myself, and because of that I'll keep it short. I've been working in film and television since I turned 18 and got my start at PBS in Portales New Mexico at KENW-TV. I came to KTTZ-TV in Lubbock in 2011 and love working with the amazing people here and at Texas Tech University and the community of Lubbock. 

Austin Wideman is the Director of Photography for Between Earth and Sky. He's currently about to start his last semester at Texas Tech University where he'll graduate from the College of Media and Communication. He's wise beyond his years and as skilled as they come. He is a natural behind the camera and can work under any conditions thrown at him. For this project he had to learn 4K Cinema utilizing 2 Panasonic GH4s as well as learn how to operate a DJI Inspire 1 4K drone. He's a natural and adapted quickly to the arduous shooting conditions of Alaska. 

David Weindorf, Ph.D. is the Executive Producer of Between Earth and Sky. He approached Texas Tech Public Media in the spring of 2015 with an idea he was very passionate about. A soil scientist, Dr. Weindorf had been on the Arctic Soil Field Tour in Alaska with Chien-Lu Ping, Ph.D. multiple times and knew how important and valuable the field tour was to not only the science of soil but to our understanding of climate change. David had already crafted a draft of what the film could look like and one thing he was sure of was that Dr.