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Aug 2006Dec 2010


North Carolina State University


Photography and Journalism
    Experienced with Adobe Photoshop, Apple iPhoto and Google Picasa photo editing software Competent with newspaper and magazine layout (Adobe InDesign) and Microsoft Office Suite Excellent written and verbal communication skills Well-versed with the AP Stylebook Portfolio:     

Work experience

Aug 2009Aug 2010

Editor-in-chief, The Nubian Message

North Carolina State University Student Media

  • Increased readership through enhanced visual appeal and accessibility
  • Changed the layout, content and quality of the paper to make the paper more appealing to readers
  • Placed the newspapers in more locations around campus and handed them out myself to ensure that the paper was more accessible
  • Ensured that the newspaper was produced and distributed through staff coordination


  • Media
  • Photography
  • Journalism
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Entertainment

Campus Leadership and Involvement

President, Present

            Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Eta Omicron Chapter

Photographer, August 2007 – Present

Student Media, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC                           

·  Photographed events and programs pertaining to student life at NC State

·  Submitted pictures to the editor every week to be published in all student newspapers and media

·  Published work available upon request

Historian, August 2008 – Present

Black Students Board, North Carolina State University

·Took and archived photos of events and programs put on by the Black Students Board

·Maintained records of the actions and activities of the Black Students Board from previous years

·Served as a liaison between the board and the student body


To gain professional skill sets and build valuable networks in the media and marketing fields through a stimulating and challenging job while being a diligent worker for my employer.

Awards and Honors

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Student of the Month - November 2010 (
  • Artist Wanted: Exposure Photography Competition (Top 20 most popular portfolios;
  • Ebony Harlem Award for Art (2008/2009/2010 Male Recipient)
  • Emerging Leaders Scholar (2006 – Present)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. (Fall 2008 Initiate)
  • Black Finesse Modeling Troupe Photographer (2007-Present) 
  • African Student Union Member of the Year Award (2006 – 2007)
  • 2008/2009 African American Symposium Counselor
  • African Student Union Events Coordinator (2007 – 2008)
  • Sophomore Class Council – Council Member (2007 – 2008)

Sample Work


Thomas Stafford

Felicia Jackson