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Vicki Dameron

President Vicki Dameron Photography and Videography

Work History

2000Present

President

Vicki Dameron Photography and Videography

President-Professional photographer/videographer/editor providing high resolution images and high definition videos. Proficient in Adobe PS, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition and Twisted Wave.

2002Present

Instructor

Cleveland Community College

Instructor-Shelby, NC. Building Futures in the Broadcast Production Technology Department. Specialize in Writing/Audio Production/Media Law/Corporate Video/Intro to Broadcasting/Public Relations/Marketing and Broadcast Speech.

1982Present

Photographer and Photojournalist

News Bureau, Newspapers, Magazines

Vicki began her photography career setting up event sessions for a southern  junior college when she was 20 years old.. She processed and printed b/w photographs., and worked for the college news bureau and newspaper. In 1989 she began her professional career as a  photojournalist, news producer and videographer.  Dameron's images can be seen on murals in the Asheville Regional Airport, on billboards, in magazines, mobile apps, websites, brochures, and the Blue Ridge Parkway Interactive Wall at Park Headquarters in western North Carolina. Dameron is also featured as one of seven "Explorers of the Blue Ridge Parkway" in an online tourism video produced by the Asheville Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Her videos can be seen on her Vimeo Channel. She teaches part time and loves music, hiking, sweet light, family and fractals.

19982014

American Cancer Society Relay For Life Committee Member

ACS

2009 Volunteer of the Year - Rutherford County Relay For Life/American Cancer Society. Member of the Relay Planning Committee. Produced videos, radio and television spots, public service announcements and press releases to market event.

19992001

Sales and Marketing Director

Lake Lure Inn

Marketing and Sales Director - Lake Lure Lure, NC. Arranged & booked group functions. Designed brochures, produced television commercials. Performed as event photographer/videographer.

19971999

Reporter/Anchor/Videographer

Northland News

Reporter/Anchor/Videographer - Forest City, NC Covered education, politics, environmental issues and community events. Anchored Channel Five Local News  and Channel 29 Headline News. Produced news segments & represented station at community events.

19961997

Editor/Reporter/Photographer

McDowell Independent

Editor/Reporter/Photographer - Marion, NC Wrote and edited feature & hard news stories. Developed and printed photos using darkroom technology. Designed layout for final print.

19951996

Reporter and Photographer

McDowell News

Reporter and Photographer - Marion, NC Covered education, government and feature news. Photographed events and wrote opinion columns for paper.

19911995

Announcer/Producer/Operations

WNCW

Announcer/Producer/Operations Assistant - WNCW FM Radio in Spindale, NC. Produced news, features, commentaries and promo spots. On-air regional host for National Public Radio's All Things Considered, Morning and Weekend Edition. Hosted music programs and represented station at events.

Education

1991Present

AAS Broadcasting Production Technology

Isothermal Community College


Certifications

2010Present

Certified in Blackboard - Online Distance Learning

Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC


Habitat For Humanity Volunteer

Produced promotional video for Avery County, NC  Habitat For Humanity featuring footage of homes being built over a one year period by volunteers and future homeowners. Testimonial interviews are included in the video which promotes the international organization and its mission.