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Work experience

Oct 2002Aug 2008

photographer

The Palm Beach Post

As the sole photographer for a weekly special section which runs in the north and west parts of The Post's coverage area, responsibilities included editing, captioning, color-correcting, and advising lay-out on photo placement. Is very organized and efficient with time. Work at The Post also included videography, soundslide development, video editing and audio editing.

Apr 1999Sep 2002

photographer

The Citizen

Earned the title of National Press Photographers Association MNCC Region 2 Photographer of the Year in first year of employment with the publication.

Nov 1998Jan 1999

photo intern

Evansville Courier and Press
Jun 1998Sep 1998

photo intern

Cleveland Pain Dealer

Education

Sep 1994Jun 1998

Bachelors Degree

Ohio University

Skills

Sense of Humor
Video (shooting)
iMovie (video editing)
Although I'm relatively new to editing, I work efficiently and my editing tells the story effectively.
Audacity (audio editing)
Soundslides (audio slide show program)

Photojournalism

Objective

To join an energetic, creative and forward-thinking staff where I can contribute with my skills, originality, and humor.

Interested in online or print publications, websites, or other company's where I can utilize my photography, videography and multi-media capabilities.

Videography

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SWORD SWALLOWER

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Summary

I knew I wanted to be a photojournalist  the instant I saw Alfred Eisenstadt's 'The Dragon is Slain.'

Since then my camera has afforded my front row seat to life. I love showing others what I witness and giving them a unique way to to see their own world.

Accolades

  • NPPA Region 2 Photographer of the Year, 2000
  • Photo in NPPA Women’s Conference Living the Moment Exhibit, 2006
  • POYi Issue Reporting Award of Excellence, 2002
  • Photo in NPPA Women’s Conference Diversity in Vision Exhibit, 2001
  • Syracuse Press Club, Best Picture Story, 2000
  • Syracuse Press Club, Best Photo Illustration, 2000
  • New York Associated Press, Second Place Picture Story, 1999
  • New York Associated Press, Third Place Picture Story, 1999