Communications Coaching & Video Messaging


Aviana Productions has had the pleasure of working with the following entities, past and present:





In addition to many Emmy Awards during their time in television news, the team at Aviana Productions has won accolades for their work in messaging and storytelling:

GIRL GEEK@Atlassian

2013 Aurora
Gold Award
2013 Hermes Gold Award

Casa Chickie

2013 Hermes Platinum Award

Atlassian Corporate Story

2012 Aurora
Platinum Award
2012 Videographer
Award of Excellence
2012 MarCom
Platinum Award

Beaufort East Village

2012 Aurora
Platinum Award
2012 Videographer
Award of Excellence

President Vicente Fox Trailer

2013 Hermes Platinum
2012 MarCom
Platinum Award
2012 Videographer
Award of Excellence

Chatham Park

2012 MarCom
Platinum Award
2012 Videographer
Award of Distinction


2011 Aurora Gold Award

New Teacher Center

2011 Aurora Gold Award

Reading Partners

2010 Aurora Gold Award

Jack Nicklaus Plays Punta Mita

2010 Aegis Award

Imanta Resorts

2010 Aegis Award

Palmasola at Punta Mita

2010 Aegis Award



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Master the Soundbite • Control your audience • Answer the questions YOU want to answer • Organize your message • Tell your story

Today, more than ever, taking control of your story can propel your company. Beyond coaching, we produce videos that tell your story to the media, to your audience, to your investors. Internet video traffic will be 69% of all global consumer internet traffic by 2017. (Cisco 2013)

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“Working with Aviana Productions was a fantastic experience. Jon and Sylvia are consummate professionals who succeed in making their marketing services uncomplicated and fun.”

Jennifer Bennett
Marketing Programs Mgr, Intel Corp

Who we are

Jon and Sylvia are professionals who succeed in making their video marketing services uncomplicated and fun. They provide the full package with expertise in filming, interviewing and editing all combined with a high level of creativity.

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Jon Duncanson has over 20 years of award-winning journalism and media experience. He began his career with United Press International and Time Magazine. He went on to become a correspondent at NBC News as well as an anchor of news programs at CBS2 and FOX in Chicago. His work has appeared on NBC News, The Today Show, CNN, ABC’s Nightline, and CBS News.

Jon is most proud of his work in the field, winning multiple Emmy Awards for his coverage of the Tsunami after it’s devastation of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, as well as for his ongoing coverage of the wars in Bosnia and the former Yugoslavia. His efforts were documented in the French film “The Trouble’s We’ve Seen-A History of Journalism in Wartime,” by Academy Award-winning director Marcel Ophuls. The film received the International Critic’s Award at the Montreal World Film Festival. Jon has also covered wars in Colombia and Central America.

He was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine for his success in pushing the environmental organization Greenpeace toward adopting a more clearly focused outlook in meeting their high-profile environmental campaign objectives.

Jon has lectured at on media issues at Stanford Law School, Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, and Columbia College in Chicago.


Sylvia Gomez has over 20 years of award-winning journalism and media experience. She has anchored news shows in Chicago at both CBS and Fox-owned stations, and has worked at NBC News as a national correspondent. Her work has appeared nationally on CBS, NBC, The Today Show, and CNN. She has also worked in television news in Washington, D.C. and Dallas.

Among numerous journalistic awards Sylvia won an Emmy award for her work covering the lives of police officers struggling to stay afloat in high crime areas of Chicago, as well as awards for stories on the alarming crisis facing Chicago’s young African-American children who don’t expect to live to see high school graduation, and the exploitation of latino day laborers in the United States.

While in Chicago Sylvia won numerous community service awards, was feted by the Illinois Secretary of State, and served on several city-wide boards representing the Latino-American community. She has traveled the world from northern India to the Amazon, producing documentaries on the lives of the people who live there.

“Aviana Productions was a dream to work with and the final product went far beyond our expectations, which were high.”

Steve Dostart,
President, Dostart Development Company Llc.

What we do


The Emmy Award-winning team at Aviana Productions films your storyline and coaches your team using on-camera techniques to help you manage your exposure, take control of your media interviews and master your sound bites. They tell your story. And help you and your team present it.

“Aviana Productions amazed me...They have a unique ability to listen, to understand what you want to convey and give your message great impact.”

Sharon Meers, author “Getting to 50/50”
Head of Magento Enterprise Strategy, eBay Inc.


“Aviana Productions helped Preston Development turn a corner..”

Tim Smith.

“ The end products were impressive and working with them was a pleasure.”

Intel Corp. Santa Clara,

“I am very impressed with your ability to work as well together as you do. ”

Aspen Broker to Greg Norm

“Aviana Productions was a dream to work with and the final product went far beyond our expectations, which were high.”

President, Dostart Development Company

“The video gave me a giant head start on the other schools that were competing with us for the same candidates.”

General Director. The American School, Puerto Vallarta

“Aviana Productions amazed me — their creativity is one-of-a-kind.”

Sharon Meers – Author, “Getting To 50-50” Former Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

“I love the work you have done and I am proud to have it on my web site.”

Bill Carballo, Owner Barcelona Restaurant, Puerto Vallarta




In business, first impressions are everything. Get it wrong and your company can lose millions. Spin is out. Credibility is in.

Contact Info

jon@avianaproductions.com 415-763-5046

sylvia@avianaproductions.com 415-858-5840

San Fransisco, California