Born in Centerville, Iowa, Channing studied cinema, screenwriting, literature, and mathematics at the University of Iowa. He went on to work in the production of television news, independent films, and commercial videos as well as to write for websites, corporate media, and advertising. His nearly 10-year career in writing has taken Channing from Iowa, to Texas, Alaska, and currently to Oklahoma. In that time, Channing has also written and directed over 50 short films.
The publication of his debut novel “Until the Sun Rises: One Night in Drake Mansion,”comes in tandem with the production of his first feature screenplay “KILD TV,” also in the mystery/thriller genre, already filmed, and slated for a 2015 release.