Vellum Media, Chicago, IL, Producer, Fall 2012 to Present. Responsible for still and
video production as well as project preproduction and editing.
The New York Times, Washington D.C., Photography Intern, Spring 2011. Responsible for daily political coverage of Congress and the White House, as well as projects and travel assignments with the President.
National Geographic Magazine, Washington D.C., Photography Intern, Fall 2010. Responsible for researching, pitching, and photographing stories for the magazine, both domestically and internationally. Assisted staff photographers in the studio and in the field.
The Associated Press, Los Angeles, CA, Photography Intern, Summer 2009. Responsible for daily wire coverage as well as long term projects and contribution to multimedia pieces.
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, VA Photography Intern, Summer 2008. Responsible for daily assignments including spot news, sports, and features, as well as picture stories and multimedia projects.
Roll Call Newspaper, Washington D.C. Photography Intern, Summer 2006 and 2007. Responsible for daily coverage of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill.
Freelance for clients including Reuters, MSNBC, The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Air & Space Magazine, Time Magazine and Getty Images.
B.A. in Photojournalism (multimedia), Spring 2010, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.
Experienced in: Canon and Nikon camera platforms; audio recording equipment; Adobe Photoshop and Flash, Photo Mechanic, basic HTML and CSS web programming and Final Cut Pro. Also experienced in: multimedia production; remote and time-lapse photography; transmitting images from the field; library and field research for long-term projects and aerial photography. Some experience with Flash, After Effects and DaVinci Resolve.
World Press Joop Swart Masterclass 2013
Vimeo Staff Pick, 2012
Nominated, EPPY Editor and Publisher Award 2012
Finalist, Emerging Vision Incentive, POYi, 2010
Honorable Mention, Enterprise Picture Story (smaller markets), NPPA’s BOP, 2010
First Place, Feature Picture, Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, 2009
Nikon Achievement Scholarship, Eddie Adams Workshop XXI, 2008
Student Photographer of the Year, Kentucky News Photographer Association, 2008
Award of Excellence, Multimedia Project, College Photographer of the Year, 2008
Student Photographer of the Year, Kentucky News Photographer Association, 2007
First and Second Place, General News, College Photographer of the Year, 2007