Get To Know Theron WilliamsTheron Williams is a Vlogger, Editor and Photographer. Like many creatives who support their work through day jobs, Williams runs his own trucking company and as a result he is also the CEO of Williams Trucking. How does a person who loves moving pictures remain committed to his art while running a trucking business full time? Theron came up with a plan. What better way to be creative than to capture your travels on camera? This film editor / vlogger / photographer drives some 500 – 600 miles a day. He’s shared many of his travel experiences on his daily vlog on Instagram and on YouTube. When he first thought of the idea to capture his travels on camera, his motivation was simple, “I wanted to get paid to travel while running my own company, producing media state to state and city to city.”
“I believe the creative spark comes with motion.”
Theron uses both Youtube and Instagram To Build His AudienceHis Youtube and Instagram followers get the opportunity to see his motion at work. “People who connect and enjoy my photos and video are people who make the most of the environment, people, and things around them. Art lives in everything both living and dead.” Williams is inspired by life and as he spends his days traveling from one destination to the next, he decides on what to shoot or vlog based on what he witnesses. “I’m not around a lot of people all the time, but when I see something noteworthy, I pay attention.” Most creatives have a unique childhood experience that has impacted their lives, Williams is no different. “When I was 7, I stood my ground with 3 adults in Detroit. I paid a stiff price for my defiance which included a ruptured appendix, 3 broken ribs and a massive infection that should’ve killed me. But, 2 and 1/2 years of recovery and 4 years later, all I could say was, “I didn’t run and I never will.” That experience helped to build Williams’ heart and determination.
|Read More Stories On Our Crew Members|As he continues to run his trucking business and develop media projects, Black TV Film Crew will continue to keep our eye on him. Williams offered one piece of advice for his fellow crew members. “ Sometimes ‘done’ is better than ‘perfect.’ Don’t let perfect stop you from completion.
Yasmin Shiraz is a Screenwriter and TV producer who has worked for Lifetime, A&E, Bravo and PBS. She’s a best selling author of more than 11 titles and the founder of Black TV Film Crew. She is the CEO of Still Eye Rise Media.