Experience


Iowa City Press-Citizen Iowa City, IA
Staff Photographer
April 2012 - Present
Photograph, caption and transmit spot news, sports and feature photos for print and online. Capture and edit video to be displayed locally and for the Des Moines Register. Coordinate with editors and producers in Des Moines for news and sports coverage in eastern Iowa. Assist in managing paper's monthly news, sports and photo freelance budgets.


The Gazette Cedar Rapids, IA
Photo Intern
May 2011 - January 2012
Photograph daily assignments throughout Eastern Iowa. Collect audio and video for KCRG-TV9 news broadcasts. Assist photographers with editorial photo shoots.


The Daily Iowan Iowa City, IA
Photo Editor
December 2009 - January 2011
Edit and tone photos for print and online. Attend budget meetings and organize weekly assignments. Coordinate with editors, writers, designers and web developers to produce diverse papers five days a week. Manage and mentor a photo staff of 12.

Staff Photographer
August 2008 - May 2011
Photograph and caption still images for print and online. Produce slide shows including audio, photo and video components. Present weekly story pitches to editorial staff. Work published in “A Season on the Edge: 2009 Iowa Football by the Daily Iowan”


Door County Living Door County, WI
Photo Intern
Summer 2008
Photography internship at a quarterly magazine covering arts, entertainment and feature stories. Photograph work to be published in the Peninsula Pulse, a weekly newspaper in Door County.


Education


The University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
Graduated May 2011
B.A. American Studies
B.A. Journalism and Mass Communications


Skills and Software Knowledge


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Apple Aperture, Brightcove, CCI NewsGate, Final Cut Pro, FTP, HTML, iMovie, NewsEditPro, Photo Mechanic, Presto, SAXOTECH, Sony Vegas, Soundslides Plus, advanced PC and Mac experience, 360° cameras