EXPERIENCE

 

Photo Intern, The Seattle Times, Seattle, Washington, Present

 

Photo Intern, The Miami Herald, Miami, Florida, Summer 2016

 

Contract Photographer, Catholic Relief Services, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Summer 2016

 

Freelance Photographer, Getty Images, The Kentucky Derby, Summer 2016

 

Freelance Photographer, The Columbus Dispatch, Athens, Ohio, Fall 2015 to Summer 2016

 

Photo Intern, The Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Summer 2015

 

Freelance Photographer, The Louisville-Courier Journal, The Kentucky Derby, Summer 2015

 

Staff Sports Photographer, WOUB Public Media, Athens, Ohio, Fall 2014 to Fall 2015

 

Freelance Photography, Associated Press and Eclipse Sportswire, The Kentucky Derby, Summer 2014

 

Photo Intern, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio, Summer 2014

 

Freelance Photographer, KentuckyDerby.com, The Kentucky Derby, Summer 2013

 

Photo Intern, Power Creative Advertising Agency, Louisville, Kentucky, Summer 2013

 

Freelance Photographer, The Ohio University Post, Athens, Ohio, Fall 2012 to Fall 2013

 

EDUCATION

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication, Spring 2016

 

The Eddie Adams Workshop XXVII, Jeffersonville, New York, October 2014

Team Leader: Al Bello | Editor: Brad Smith | Producer: Robert Caplin

 

The Mountain Workshops, Frankfurt, Kentucky, Fall 2015

 

The Mountain Workshops, Owensboro, Kentucky, Fall 2013

 

HONORS

2016:

  • WHITE HOUSE NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION
    • Runner-Up, Student Photographer of the Year
    • Runner-Up, Video Photographer of the Year
    • Runner-Up, Sports Multimedia Piece
  • 65th OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION
    • Runner-Up, Ron Kuntz Sports Photographer of the Year
    • 1st Place, Portraiture Personality
    • 1st Place, Sport Picture Story
    • 1st Place, Sports Video
  • TEXAS INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL
    • Secret of the Southeast - Best International Student Documentary Short
  • MIAMI INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
    • Secret of the Southeast - Official Selection
  • LOS ANGELES CINEFEST FILM FESTIVAL
    • Secret of the Southeast - Official Selection

2015:

  • 70th COLLEGE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
    • Gold, Feature
    • Silver, Sports Portfolio
  • 64th OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION
    • 2015 Ohio Student Photographer of the Year
    • 3rd Place, Sports Photographer of the Year
    • 2nd Place, Sports Picture Story
    • 3rd Place, Feature Picture Story

2014:

  • OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY ASSOCIATION
    • 3rd Place, Ohio Student Photographer of the Year
    • Award of Excellence: Sports Action
  • NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES - Ohio Chapter
    • Collegiate Emmy Winner for Group Sports Reporting
      • The Bobcat Sport Showcase

2013:

  • 68th COLLEGE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
    • Bronze, Sports Portfolio

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Ohio University National Press Photographers Association

  • Vice President (2015-16)

National Press Photographers Association National Member

Ohio News Photographer Association Member

SportsShooter.com National Member

 

 

SKILL SETS

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Adobe Bridge, Photo Mechanic, Adobe InDesign,Lightroom, Nikon and Canon proficient, Mac and Windows operating systems, wireless remotes, location lighting, Microsoft Office


REFERENCES

Mark Reis, Director of Photography at The Colorado Springs Gazette

Phone: 740.593.4895
Email: mark.reis@gazette.com

 

Karl Kuntz, Photo Editor at The Columbus Dispatch

Phone: 614.339.9682
Email: kkuntz@dispatch.com

 

Stan Alost, Assistant Professor of VisCom at Ohio University

Phone: 740.597.1756
Email: alost@ohio.edu

 

Dan Dry, Managing Director of Creative Content Studio at PriceWeber in Louisville, Kentucky

Phone: 502.552.1647
Email: ddry@priceweber.com