I'M

Dustin HODGE.

PRODUCER. WRITER. STORYTELLER.
 

01 PROFESSIONAL

MEDIA CREATION. NON-PROFIT DEVELOPMENT. STORYTELLING.
Dustin Hodge is a filmmaker, writer, television producer, and communications scholar with more than 18 years in pre- and post-production. He is the principal at Hodge Media Group, and for the past ten years, he has served as the showrunner for the TV series, Little Britches Rodeo, which airs in more than 52 million homes on RFD TV and is syndicated in another 42 million homes on the Cowboy Channel.

Dustin specializes in telling nonfiction stories of the diverse issues facing America's rural communities. Dustin has traveled and filmed across the US and Europe and currently resides in Pueblo, Colorado with his wife and partner, Dr. Donna Souder Hodge, and their two Colorado dog, Charlie.

02 PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK. SEE MORE >

03 Experience

2020-PRESENT

PODCASTING

The Tight Rope.
Dustin is a producer on the Dr. Cornel West and Dr. Tricia Rose hosted podcast The Tight Rope. Guests have included: Mayim Bialik, Jane Fonda, Michael Moore, Daveed Diggs, Rakim, Common, Nicole Hannah-Jones, Patricia Arquette, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Roxane Gay, and Killer Mike. 

2002-PRESENT

HODGE MEDIA GROUP

Principal. Consultant. Writer. Editor.

HM Group specializes in media production, film and television, and story development. Production clients include universities, hospitals, rural communities, History Colorado, and numerous non and not-for-profit organizations across the United States. He is also a voting member of the Television Academy (Producers and Documentary peer groups), the film production unit coordinator for the Pueblo Regional Film Commission, and a Producers Guild of America Member (Producer's Council), where he serves on the following committees: Education, Employment, and Documentary & Nonfiction. He also served as a reviewer for the Colorado Film Commission Screenplay Review Program.

2011-PRESENT

NLBRA ON RFD TV

Showrunner. Executive Producer.
Dustin has directed, written, and produced over 230 episodes of the television series Little Britches Rodeo, which airs in more than 52 million homes on RFD-TV. The series is syndicated in another 42 million homes on The Cowboy Channel. In addition, Dustin produced a spin of series, Little Britches on The Road, which ran for six seasons.

2012-PRESENT

HIGHER EDUCATION

Content & Media Development

Dustin has dedicated much of his professional life to developing story-driven and student-focused campaigns for strategic planning, study abroad programs, and grant-sponsored programs in higher education, with a focus on rural institutions, first generation, and at risk students.

He was a part-time Lecturer, teaching journalism, at Goucher College, and is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Communications at Colorado State University Pueblo.

2013-PRESENT

ARTS & CULTURE

Advocate, Invited Reader, & Panelist

Dustin is committed to merging community needs surrounding literacy and economic development to ongoing efforts to create and sustain rural opportunities for establishing diverse cultural competencies and exposure to the arts. Dustin was an appointee to the 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Committee --  a group tasked with selecting that year's featured works. In 2017, he was an invited panelist for the Aspen Institute's Colorado Public Dialogues on Public Libraries.

2014-PRESENT

SCHOLARSHIP & SPEAKING

Academic Presentations & Public Speaking

Dustin regularly presents at national conferences , including the Pop Culture Association of America, the Study for Interdisciplinary Social Imagery, and US AFA's international conference, War, Literature, and the Arts. He has been a featured speaker at the National Women's Society of America. He has been a keynote for numerous events focused on new media, libraries, non-profit development, rural lifestyles, & higher education.

CONTACT

I love telling stories, and I'd welcome an opportunity to help you or your organization tell yours. Contact me to discuss your multi-media or non-profit development needs or to book a strategy or motivational workshop for you and your team.

Email. hodgestudio@gmail.com

 
 
 
CONTACT

I love telling stories, and I'd welcome an opportunity to help you or your organization tell yours. Contact me to discuss your multi-media or non-profit development needs or to book a strategy or motivational workshop for you and your team.

Email. hodgestudio@gmail.com

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