Production Specialist

Randy Thieben with Clint Eastwood

Randy Thieben, left, with Client, Clint Eastwood in front of one of his satellite trucks.

Randy Thieben Productions is a full service EFP/ENG (Electronic Field Production and Electronic News Gathering) production company based in San Francisco California. It’s founded and headed by Veteran News/Media pre and post production coordinator  & Satellite Truck Operator, Randy Thieben.  We specialize provide HD and SD LIVE and to tape video content and distribution for network news, corporate, PR, educational, sports and events.

We supply the whole package when it comes to gathering news. Our network credentialed crews are widely respected in national media circles for our creative shooting, producing and editing. We provide cameras, visual storytellers, lighting, audio-techs and production assistants. We specialize in fast deployment and you can’t beat the local crews in knowing the area.



  • Spot or Breaking News
  • 24/7
  • SMT’s
  • VNR’s
Sports highlights
  • Athlete profiles
  • locker room interviews
On-location live shots
  • B-Roll and VO/SOTs
  • you name it..


Whether you’re capturing a fast-breaking news story in downtown San Francisco or producing a corporate video anywhere in the western states and partners deliver an experienced crew who focus on creativity and customer service.

With over two decades of experience, plus state of the art equipment, will meet the unique logistical and production challenges of breaking news and news magazine programming. Virtually every national and international broadcast and cable network, including ABC, NBC, MSNBC, CNBC, PBS, CBS, FOX, CNN, C-SPAN and speed networks calls Central Coast Uplink to take care of LIVE production and editing services on tough assignments.

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