Tom Pierce, Broadcast Engineer: Tom Pierce is an award-winning cinematographer, editor, and broadcast engineer who attended the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Maine, Orono, where he studied television broadcast production, electrical engineering, and computer science. Over the past 25 years, Tom has traveled the globe working on internationally aired documentary and sports programming, including films for National Geographic and the PBS Science Series NOVA. Tom's strong editing background is a key contribution to the intensive editing process our broadcast group must maintain. When not editing, Tom is one of our underwater camera operators who helps to repair and maintain our extensive array of equipment. As an Apple Certified Instructor, he also teaches Digital Media Production at the International Film & Television Workshops in Rockport, Maine, and Southern Maine Community College. When not on assignment with Ocean Exploration, Tom resides in Freeport, Maine.