Christopher (Chris) R. Conybeare has worked as an independent film producer and as an attorney for media and telecommunications. He is a West O'ahu media specialist at the University of Hawaii.
In 1971, Conybeare received his Juris Doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio and has been active in the labor movement on the Mainland and in Hawaii ever since.
Center for Labor Education & Research
From 1981 to 1989, Conybeare produced the Rice & Roses television series for the Center for Labor Education & Research on a contract basis. In 1995 he joined CLEAR, working as the producer of their video production unit and continuing to produce the Rice & Roses programs.
American Federation of TV and Radio Artists
In 2007 Chris Conybeare was listed on the DataCenter's annual report as a donor to the organization. The Oakland, California based DataCenter is widely regarded as the intellegence wing of the United States Left and has close ties to Cuba.
Media Council Hawaii
As at July 14, 2008, Conybeare has served as president of Media Council Hawaii, formerly the Honolulu Community Media Council. The Council was founded in 1970 and is a non-profit with the stated aim of improving public access to information and promoting accurate and fair journalism in Hawaii.