Kris Rinas started his professional media career as a studio camera operator in local television news, and he spent five years in that business as a photojournalist, director and camera operator while he earned his B.A. in communications from California State University, Bakersfield. After he and his family moved to Indiana in 2006, he served for 13 years at Grace Church in Noblesville, where he had responsibilities in technical directing, training, and managing audio, video and lighting systems.
Kris has extensive experience producing large-scale live events, and each August he provides technical support for more than 700 remote sites in conjunction with the live broadcast of the Global Leadership Summit. He has trained hundreds of volunteers to operate professional A/V and lighting gear, and he has written articles for Church Production magazine.