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John Zimmer, Online Editor, is the final stop before the show goes on television. He is the last stop for final color correction, credit changes, and final screening before it airs. John started his editing career at Daniels Cablevision in Del Mar, California while attending UCSD. After graduating in 1995, he worked at Team One Advertising as an audio video intern making dubs and promotional tapes to solicit new clients. In 1997, he began specializing on Avid Symphony finishing. He was a freelance online editor in Hollywood untill 2004, when he joined Chainsaw. Nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards, he and the editing team have won for “The Kennedy Center Honors” (2007), “The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert” (2009) and “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony” (2012). During John’s career he has had the opportunity to work on television’s biggest shows with directors and producers who trust in him to make sure their shows look great. John’s other concert credits include Barbra Streisand, George Straight, Carrie Underwood, Yanni, Tim McGraw, Storytellers: Dixie Chicks, A Salute to our Troops, and Live Earth. He is very proud to have worked on fund-raising broadcasts such as “Stand Up to Cancer,” “Idol Gives Back,” and “An Evening of Stars Tribute.” These shows have raised hundreds of millions of dollars during their broadcasts to help fight cancer, and provide college scholarships.