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Meet the Governors: Jeff Calderon

Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts governor Jeff Calderon talks about his work and being a governor.

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Name: Jeff Calderon

Peer Group: Lighting, Camera & Technical Arts

New or Returning Governor? New

Describe your day job: Lighting Director/Lighting Designer for multiple TV shows, and Live Events

Credits of which you're most proud: Soul Train Series, America's Funniest Home Videos, Divorce Court and Nissan Live Sets for Yahoo Music

Why did you want to be a Television Academy governor? It was time to start giving back to the industry, after 35 years working in Television and the Academy seemed the perfect place to do that.

What do you hope to accomplish as a governor? Represent my peer group

Why is the Academy important to the industry? In addition to the Emmys, the Foundation and the internship program, but also to raise the bar, by setting an example of inclusiveness to all