Experience 

Ohio University Marching 110Photographer & Videographer | Athens, Ohio | Nov 2013-Persent

  • Ran social media accounts for the band including an Instagram account that grew by over 2850 follows
  • Produced videos for “Get There” YouTube series, University’s home page, and 360° video content 
  • Halftime performances at 2013 Beef O' Brady's Bowl, 2015 Raycom Media Camellia Bow, 2016 Dollar General Bowl, 2017 Bahamas Bowl, Cincinnati Bengals four times, and Cleveland Browns twice 
  • Documentation of the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC Today show performance, 2016 DreamWorks Trolls promotion, and 2014 & 2016 Bands Of America Grand Nationals Championship 
  • International Documentation of the 2017 Bahamas Bowl, and 2016 France tour with performances at the Eiffel Tower, Normandy, and Disneyland Paris 
  • Alumni Band performances in the Red White & Boom parade 
  • Logistics, maintenance, and problem solving

 

Ohio University Bands | Photographer Athens, Ohio | Aug 2014-Present

  • Documentation of the School of Music’s 100th Anniversary Celebration in New York City with a performance at Carnegie Hall
  • Photography, rebranding, and promotional materials for the Under the Elms summer concerts 2015-2017
  • Behind the scenes images of recording sessions for upcoming record
  • Formal portraits and performance images of the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, University Band, and Percussion Ensemble

 

WOUB Public Media Documentary Filmmaker | Athens, Ohio Oct 2017-May 2018

  • Series Our Town: Athens Ohio, A Documentary Film
  • Created drone imagery of Athens County and surrounding areas
  • Interview setup and B-roll

 

Ohio University Alumni Association | Photographer Athens, Ohio | Oct 2017-May 2018

  • Ohio University School of Music's 100th Anniversary Celebration in New York City:  Carnegie Hall & Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 
  • Ohio University’s 2017 Bahamas Bowl

 

ESPN Production Assistant Production Assistant Athens, Ohio | Aug 2017- Mar 2018

All Ohio University Volleyball, Wrestling, and Men’s & Women’s Basketball games  

  • Setup of equipment, slow-motion, and camera operation

 

Soul of Athens | 360° VR Video Content Creator Athens, Ohio | 2016 & 2018

  • Researched and created collaborative video content for a student-run multimedia publication dedicated to telling stories
  • Produced 360° videos that immerse viewers deeper into the stories and locations
  • Drone videography and photography

 

Ohio University Photojournalism Field School | Documentary Photojournalism Edinburgh, Scotland | Jul 2015-Aug 2015

  • Documentary photojournalism trip through the School of Visual Communication 
  • Eared 12 credit hours over the span of four weeks
  • Traveled independently and with the group across Scotland to discover and document local culture 
  • Researched and produced single images, stories, and a documentary series of images 

 

Athens County Visitors Bureau Freelance Photographer Athens, Ohio May 2015-Present

  • Created promotional material for county guide 
  • Produced images from local events for blog and social media post

 

WOUB Public Media | Freelance Photographer Athens, Ohio | Dec 2014-Jun 2015

  • Daily coverage of the Southeast District Boys Basketball Tournament 
  • Operated remote backboard camera 
  • Created images from local events and breaking news

 

The Athens NEWS Photo Editor Athens, Ohio | Jun 2013-Jan 2014

  • Worked with advertising department on schedule shoots with clients
  • Assembled a team of freelance photographers 
  • Assigned shoots to freelance photographers 
  • Edited, captioned, and prepared images for print and web 
  • Wrote articles

 

The Post Stringer Photographer Athens, Ohio | Jan 2013-Aug 2013

  • Shot assigned campus/local events, and breaking news

 

The Athens Messenger Athens High School Soccer Photographer Athens, Ohio 2010-2013

  • Produced images for publication from all Athens High School soccer games through the season 

 

EDUCATION

Ohio University Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication, Photojournalism - 2018 

Hocking College Associate Degree in Drafting and Design - 2011

 

SKILLS

  • Nikon, Canon and Sony camera systems 
  • 360º video VR  (freedom360 rig, KeyMission 360, PixPro SP360, Theta)
  • Drones  (DJI: Inspire, Phantom, Mavic Pro, Spark)
  • Studio and location lighting equipment

 

Software

  • Adobe CC: Bridge, Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Audition, After Effects, Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Kolor Autopano & Kolor Autopano Video
  • Video Stitch 
  • Photo Mechanic
  • Microsoft Office
  • Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks 
  • Macintosh, Windows, and Linux Operating Systems

 

ACTIVITIES

  • Ohio University National Press Photographers Association 2013-2018
  • National Press Photographers Association 2013-Present

 

VOLUNTEER

  • EMPixx Award | Workshop Presenter | 2017, 2018
  • Southeast Ohio History Center | Photographer| 2018-Present
  • NPPA Best of Photojournalism Contest | Live Stream Video Production | 2012-2018
  • Athens High School Yearbook | Photographer & Videographer | 2008-Present 
  • Race For A Reason | Lead Photographer | 2013-2016 
  • CASA / GLA 5k | Photographer | 2015, 2017
  • Boy Scout of America | Assistant Scoutmaster | 2008-2012
  • Boy Scouts of America | Den Chief | 2001-2005 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Eagle Scout 2007