When was the last time you heard a great story?

Did it make you laugh? Did it make you cry? Did it move you in some way?

I love stories. I can’t get enough of them. I take them apart. I figure out what makes them tick. My name is Dan Kern. I’m a story consultant.

I work with individuals and organizations to help them find and refine their stories. Then, together, we work on helping those stories spread, far and wide. Stories are the operating system of the human race. And we sure could use some more good programming these days.

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Here’s some of my story work:

2018-11-30
"Ghosts of the Jackpine River"

Story consultant for episode 12 of People & Peaks Productions 12-part series of documentaries about the people of the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

IMDB

2018-10-31
"Through the Mists of Time"

Story consultant for episode 11 of People & Peaks Productions 12-part documentary series about the people of the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

IMDB

2018-09-30
"Spirit of the Rockies"

Story consultant for episode 10 of People & Peaks Productions 12-part series of documentaries about the people of the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

IMDB

2017-09-07
holo-blok

Currently developing a podcast and companion social media content strategy.
website
instagram

2017-07-07
People & Peaks Productions

Story consultant.
website
IMDB

2017-02-19
Battle Grounds Coffee Co & Roastery

Currently creating ongoing content and developing long term social media strategies.
website
instagram
facebook
twitter

2016-10-26
Modern Muse Media

Developed “Social Media Video Training Program”. Instructor/facilitator. Helped develop program content. Director of Photography.

2014-05-04
Toastmasters, Division F Winner

Won the Division F round of Toastmasters 2014 International Speech Contest. Represented Division F at the District 42 Western Canada Finals.

2013-09-02
Novel #6

Wrote 6th novel, “Missing”

2012-09-03
Novel #5

Wrote 5th novel, “Village at the Bottom of the Hole”

2011-09-05
Novel #4

Wrote 4th novel, “Weatherman”

2010-01-30
Voice

5 years of professional voice-over work for radio, television, corporate video, and documentaries. Local, regional, national and international clients.

2009-09-07
Novel #3

Wrote 3rd novel, “The Production”

2008-09-01
Novel #2

Wrote 2nd novel, “Spare Some Change”

2008-06-12
Wild Cherry

Production Assistant, “Wild Cherry”

2007-12-19
Academy of Broadcasting

Taught English Grammar, Broadcast News-writing and audio production. Helped develop a provincially accredited 9 month diploma program, “Acting for Film and Television”.

2007-09-03
Novel #1

Wrote 1st novel, “Rich Friend”

2006-06-20
Disconnections

Performed in the CAEA (Canadian Actor’s Equity Association) production of “Disconnections”, a touring play performed in prisons and produced to educate offenders on the effects of violence in our society.

2006-04-10
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Script Assistant, Season 5

2005-10-25
Ruth & Robert & Robert & Ruth

Performed in the first run of  “Ruth & Robert & Robert & Ruth” by Mary Humphrey Baldridge in Sarasvati Production’s Femfest 2005

2005-04-10
CBC Winnipeg Comedyfest

Script Assistant, Season 4

2004-04-01
Centric Productions

Co-founded boutique video production company which won 2005 Signature award for Best Corporate Video.

2004-03-28
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Script Assistant, Season 3

2003-03-10
Dan Kern Photography

Launched a professional photography studio, specializing in headshots and publicity photos for actors, models, musicians and performers. Photographed over 1,200 stories to date.
website
instagram

2003-03-03
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Production Assistant, Season 2

2003-02-26
CBC - Great Canadian Music Dream

Production Assistant – Great Canadian Music Dream live to tape broadcast in a theatre environment.

2000-08-01
FREQ 93

Built CFEQ-FM, Canada’s first youth-oriented all-Christian music station.

1997-08-20
Creativeland Media

Built a digital content agency specializing in websites, audio production, video production, television commercials, print design & fulfillment,  and instructional multi-media products.

1996-01-16
The Wolf 104.9

Created The Wolf 104.9 FM (CFWF-FM) in Regina, Saskatchewan.