EDUCATION

Ohio University | Scripps College of Communication | Master of Arts in Photography, Visual Communication Management - 2020

Ohio University | Scripps College of Communication | Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication, Documentary Photojournalism - 2018 

Ohio University | Scotland Field School | Documentary Photojournalism - 2015

Hocking College | Associate of Applied Science, Drafting and Design - 2011

 

Experience 

Ohio University School of Music | Photographer & Videographer | Athens, Ohio | Nov 2013-May 2021

  • Captured Formal portraits and performance images of the Marching 110, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, University Band, and Percussion Ensemble, and Alumni Band.
  • Produced “Get There” YouTube series, University’s home page video, 360° video content, and live streamed performances.
  • Covered 56 college halftime performances, four MAC bowl games, six Cincinnati Bengals, and four Cleveland Browns. 
  • 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, the School of Music’s 100th Anniversary Celebration in New York City at Carnegie Hall.
  • International Documentation of the 2017 Bahamas Bowl, and 2016 France and England tour
  • Grew social media account following: Instagram 3,976, twitter 837, Facebook 1,083, and Youtube 1481.
  • Rebranding, and promotional materials for School of Music bands, and the Under the Elms summer concerts.
  • Helped with logistics for trips.

 

Ohio University School of VisCom | Checkout Room Athens, Ohio | Aug 2014-May 2020

  • Checkout equipment to students
  • Keep database up-to-date

 

Soul of Athens | 360° VR Video Content Creator Athens, Ohio | 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020

  • 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 Scripps College of Communication | Dean's Photographer Athens, Ohio | Jan 2019-May 2019

  • Photograph Dean's and Scripps College events
  • Create images for new website and social media
  • Update facility portraits 

 

WOUB Public Media Documentary Filmmaker | Athens, Ohio Oct 2017-Mar 2019

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

 

ESPN Production Assistant Athens, Ohio | Aug 2017-Mar 2019

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

  • Provided coverage of all Ohio University Volleyball, Wrestling, and Men’s & Women’s Basketball games

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

 

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 

 

Freelance 

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

Blue Line Media | Freelance Photographer  | Austin, Texas | Oct. 2014-May 2020

Ohio University Alumni Association | Freelance Photographer Athens, Ohio | Oct 2016-May 2018

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

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

The Athens Messenger | Freelance Sports Photographer Athens, Ohio 2010-2013

 

SKILLS

  • Nikon, Canon, Sony, Panasonic, and RED camera systems.
  • 360º video VR  (freedom360 rig, KeyMission 360, PixPro SP360, Theta).
  • Drones  (DJI: Inspire, Phantom, Mavic's).
  • Studio and location lighting and sound recording equipment.

 

Software

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

 

ACTIVITIES

  • National Press Photographers Association 2013-Present
  • Ohio University National Press Photographers Association 2013-2020

 

VOLUNTEER

  • EMPixx Award | Workshop Presenter | 2017-2019
  • Southeast Ohio History Center | Photographer| 2018-2019
  • Athens High School Yearbook | Photographer & Videographer | 2008-2019 
  • NPPA Best of Photojournalism Contest | Live Stream Video Production | 2012-2018
  • CASA / GLA 5k | Photographer | 2015-2017
  • Race For A Reason | Lead Photographer | 2013-2016 
  • Boy Scout of America | Assistant Scoutmaster | 2008-2012
  • Boy Scouts of America | Den Chief | 2001-2005 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Eagle Scout 2007