Photography

Digital Media: Study Abroad Trip

Multimedia

Book Design

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Digital Freelancer

Self-Employed
  • Photographed editorial assignments, events and portraits;
  • Reported feature stories
  • Assisted with research projects
Jul 2011 - Present

Aerospace Medical Service Technician

United States Air Force
  • Plans, provides, and evaluates routine patient care and treatment
  • NREMT Certified
  • Front-line preventionist who identifies potential health risks and provides preventative counseling
  • Performs portions of preventative health assessments (PHA) and physical examinations
  • Team Lead expert in RILOs and MEB NARSUM
  • Assisted provider in procedures
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Photojournalism Intern

CityBeat
  • Reported images and multimedia pieces
  • Pursued news and cultural events in the area
  • Guided in better shooting and editing practices
May 2009 - Jun 2009

New Media Specialist

NKU Community Connections Department
  • Project to replace printed version of NKU Connections
  • Work on E-newsletter relevant to department programs
  • Recommend Website and Social Media strategies
  • Develop promotional vehicles via new media
  • Research higher education web design
Aug 2003 - May 2009

Photojournalist

The Northerner
  • Reported pictures and performed instructions from editor of NKU's student-run newspaper.
May 2008 - Apr 2009

Production Specialist (Contractor)

http://www.insightma.com
  • Served in Photo Ad Production
  • Checked real estate advertisements
  • Assisted members of the production staff
Apr 2005 - Jul 2006

Photography Assistant

Masterworks Photography
  • Captured photojournalistic pictures
  • Helped the wedding photographer
  • Carried equipment
May 2005 - Jul 2005

Journalism Intern

Community Recorder
  • Reported weekly feature stories
  • Assisted the editorial staff
Aug 2002 - May 2003

Freelance Correspondent

The LaRue County Herald News
  • Reported Freshman and JV Girls Basketball stories
  • Communicated with editors, teams, and public

Education

Education
Dec 2011 - May 2015

Applied Nursing Technology

Community College of the Air Force

Non-Professional Work Experience

  • Radioshack, Sales Associate, November 2009 - June 2011
  • Hallmark, Sales Associate, September 2010 - June 2011
  • United Parcel Service (UPS), Seasonal Package Handler, Oct-Dec 2010
  • Brantley Security, Security Officer, May 2006 - May 2009

Memberships

Exhibitions

  • 2009 NKU Annual Juried Student Exhibition (3 photographs)
  • 2008 NKU Annual Juried Student Exhibition (4 photographs)
  • 2006 NKU Annual Juried Student Exhibition (2 photographs)
  • 2006 Kentucky State Fair (1 ceramic piece)

Workshops

  • October 2009 - Mountain Workshops - Life Goes On
  • August 2009 - SPJ National Convention - Basic Web Video
  • July 20, 2009 - Bootcamp Digital - Social Media For Marketers
  • July 19, 2009 - Bootcamp Digital - Building a Successful Blog

Honors

  • President's Honors List, Spring 2009 Semester (Honor's List is 4.0 GPA for one semester.)
  • NKU International Study Scholarship, 2008
  • Cooperative Center for Study Abroad Scholarship, 2008
  • Scholar's List, Summer 2008
  • Scholar's List, Summer 2006 (Scholar's List is 3.6 GPA or higher with at least 3 credits in one semester.)

Summary

Multimedia Storyteller

  • Advanced Photographic skills and communicating with people
  • Experience in documentary, weddings, and events
  • Multimedia including video and audio
  • Book design to include weddings and published blogs
  • Knowledge of media software and integrating stories with proper relevant media
  • Launched a full social media marketing strategy for NKU Connect including Facebook and Twitter
  • Wide communication skills, especially listening and interviewing skills
  • Trained in AP style and follows traditional journalism values
  • Highly motivated and energetic individual
  • Encourages others in team environment

Medical Technician

  • Certified NREMT
  • Front Line Preventionist, assist with procedures and routine patient care

Skills

Skills

Computer Application Software

Microsoft Office 2007 Audacity Final Cut Pro 6 Soundslides Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Flash

Computer Operating Systems: Windows & Macintosh

For several years, I have worked with and have been familiar with both platforms of Windows and Macintosh.  I know the ins and outs of both system softwares.

New Media: Blogging

I have experience in blogging on my professional photojournalism blog.