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Freelance Photography Assignment

Freelance Production work

Department of Defense Assignment

Combat Correspondent work

Work experience

Jun 2010Present

Freelance Multimedia Production

John Hughel, Multimedia Production

Still photography freelance; Editorial, Portrait, On Location work.

Film Sets; Videography, on-camera work, key grip and gaffer.Video Post production; editor, sound and graphics.Independent Documentary filmmaker; on camera interviewer, script writer,

editor, projection manager and image custodian.Jack of all Trades; Assistant Director, Production Assistant & Driver,

set design and carpentry work. Ability to spot a need and fill it.

Aug 2005Present

Public Affairs Specialist & Photojournalist, Technical Sergeant

Oregon Air National Guard

Public Affairs representative for the Air Force and State of Oregon. Various short term projects and unit deployments as a still and video photographer, journalist and public affairs coordinator.Script writer for film, video presentations and expanded essays for distribution. Documentary filmmaker of on-going ‘Living History’ of past members service.Introduce new quality guide standards of current operations and created growth opportunities for cross training in various multimedia applications.Photography and feature writing on state a and national level stories for the Oregon National Guard and the Unites States Military.Photojournalist assigned to cover the 56th Presidential Inauguration, 2009.

Nov 2007Oct 2011

Visual Information Specialist, GS-11

U.S. Air Force

Created installation and large displays for the Oregon National Guard.

Produced films and DVD memorial video presentations for State programs.

Wrote stories and developed web content for organization website.

Produced, directed scripted video to introduce youth based events:

involving base open house, private and public tours.Coordinated Arial event Fly Over’s for Patriotic Holidays and events.Promote positive customer relationships by focusing strong attention on meeting customer needs

and ensuring their long term needs.

Jun 1990Jul 2010

Commercial Freelance Photographer

John Hughel Photography, Inc.

Successful completion of commercial photography assignments requiring planning, follow-through, budget conditions and results that meet client objectives.

Key Skills:Business Management: Marketing, client development and customer relations. Financial Management: Estimates, job bidding, budgets and monthly billings.

Employee Management: Hired and supervised full time and freelance staff.


Sep 2007Jun 2012

Multimedia & Video Production Certificates

Portland Community College

Multimedia and Video Production Certificates and additional course work in Management & Supervisory Development.

Aug 1985May 1988

Bachelor of Liberal Arts: Double Major

Southern Illinois University

Finished a Double Major in the Cinema and Photography Department, School of Mass Media, while obtaining a second major in Sociology, College of Liberal Arts, and a minor in Journalism.