Evil in Eden: The Yosemite Murders
Jonathan was an editor on this 2 hour
documentary airing in primetime on ABC in 2019
Dannemora Prison Break
Jonathan exclusively edited acts 7 and 8 of "Dannemora Prison Break", a 2 hour documentary airing on Oxygen. He also had his hands on other acts of the 2nd hour of the show.
20/20: The Rise, Fall and Rise of John McAfee (ABC)
Jonathan was editor for Act 5 and 6 of this 20/20 episode on anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee
Shark Week on GMA: Swimming with Sharks
Jonathan edited this piece for Good Morning America, one of hundreds of stories edited for GMA
Jonathan was an editor on this 2 hour documentary airing in primetime on ABC in 2019
Truth & Lies: The Tonya Harding Story
Jonathan was an editor on this ABC docu-series Truth & Lies: The Tonya Harding Story airing in primetime on ABC
Captain America / Ironman on Nightline
Jonathan was editor for the second half of this segment airing on ABC's Nightline. Jonathan has edited dozens of stories under intense time pressure for Nightline.
GMA: The Musical
GMA likes to have a little fun and go all out around Oscar time. Jonathan edited this lighthearted segment for Good Morning America in partnership with the graphics department at GMA
Other Recent Credits Include:
Editor, The Year’s 10 Most | MSNBC | 2018
Editor, "20/20: Brave New Face" (2018, ABC)
Editor, "Aretha: Soul, Song, RESPECT" (2018, ABC)
Editor, "People Icons: Sexiest Man Alive" (2017, ABC)
Editor, Show Open "20/20 on ID Presents: Homicide" (2017, Discovery ID)
Editor, Show Open "Muhammad Ali: The Greatest" (2016, ABC)
Editor, "Good Morning America" (2015-2018, ABC)
Editor, "Nightline" (2016-2018, ABC)
Editor, "Wholehearted" (2017, documentary)
Finishing Editor, "Grease: Behind Closed Doors" (2018, Reelz Channel)
Repurposing Editor, "Dateline" (2017 - 2018, Syndication, Oxygen, Own)
More videos can be found at vimeo.com/jonathancordell
Long Form Demo Reel Pre-2015
Samples of previous work. All clips edited on Avid Media Composer.
Short Form Demo Reel
Samples of previous work. All clips edited on Avid Media Composer/Adobe After Effects.
Motion Design Demo Reel
Samples of motion design work. All animations edited in Adobe After Effects with the support of the Adobe creative package.
Original graphic design provided by the art department.