Jonathan Vinson

Assistant Professor of Film Production

Joined the Huntington University faculty in 2023.

Jonathan Vinson is an assistant professor of film production at Huntington University. After graduating with his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Crown College in Minnesota in 2011, he worked freelance in film production and photography before being hired as the film producer at Wooddale Church. While at Wooddale, he finished his Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Bethel University in 2015 having completed his thesis on the 1979 Jesus film. 

Following his time at Wooddale Church, Vinson worked as an editor and producer at Moving Edge Media in downtown Minneapolis, creating various film and commercial projects.

In 2017, he was called back to Crown College to teach full time as an assistant professor of communication and completed his MFA in Film and TV Production from Asbury University in 2020.

Vinson is unabashedly passionate about writing and capturing stories. His feature length documentary Paradise Strong was accepted into multiple film festivals and was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Orlando Film Festival. He has also directed and produced various narrative short films that have been accepted into multiple film festivals. 

Vinson loves spending time with his family, traveling, hiking, and skiing. Having run the Boston Marathon twice, he is also passionate about distance running.