EXPERIENCES

Staff Photographer, The Washington Post, March 2015 to present, Washington DC.

Photo Intern, The New York Times, October 2014 to March 2015, Washington DC.

Photo Intern, The Los Angeles Times, Summer 2014, Los Angeles, CA.

Volunteer Chair/Board Member, The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, April 2013 to October 2015

Photo Intern, The Columbus Dispatch, September 2013 to January 2014, Columbus, Ohio

Photography Participant, The Eddie Adams Workshops, Oct. 2013, Jeffersonville, N.Y.

Photo Intern, The New York Times, Summer 2013, New York, N.Y.

Freelance Photographer, The New York Times, Oct. 2012 to present, New York, N.Y.

Photo Intern, The Washington Post, Summer 2012, Washington, D.C.

Contract Photographer, ZUMA Press, March 2012 to present, San Clemente, Calif.

Staff Photographer, College Heights Herald, Spring 2011 to Spring 2014, Bowling Green, Ky.

Lab Assistant, Western Kentucky University Photo Lab, Fall 2011 to Spring 2014, Bowling Green, Ky.

Photo Intern/Freelance Photographer, The Daily Times, Spring 2010 to 2012, Maryville, Tenn.

EDUCATION

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky. 

Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia/Photojournalism, Spring 2014

Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, Tenn.

Associates of Applied Science in Photography, Fall 2010

HONORS

College Photographer of the Year 2014, Gold, Sports Portfolio

Hearst Journalism Awards Championship 2014, 1st Place, News & Features, Best Single Photograph, Best Picture Story, 1st Place Still Photography National Championship

Hearst Journalism Awards Championship 2013, 1st place, News & Features,1st place                Championship Finalist, Best Portfolio and Best Single Image

Pictures of the Year International 2013, 1st Place Sports Feature

White House News Photographers Association 2013, Student Photographer of the Year

College Photographer of the Year 2013, Gold, Sports Portfolio and Award of Excellence, Portfolio

Ohio News Photographers Association 2013, College Photographer of the Year, Best in Show

Kentucky News Photographers Association 2013, College Photographer of the Year

The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2013, 1st Place, Sports Feature and 2nd Place Portrait

Hearst Journalism Awards 2012, 2nd Place, News & Features and Overall Finalist

College Photographer of the Year 2012, Silver, Portfolio and Bronze, Domestic Picture Story

The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2012, Rich Mahan Best Student Portfolio

Kentucky News Photographers Association 2012, 1st Place, College Photographer of the Year, Feature Picture Story, Sports Feature and 2nd Place Feature

Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association 2012, 1st Place, Sports Photo

Kentucky News Photographers Association 2011, 1st Place, Sports Action

College Photographer of the Year 2011, Award of Excellence, Sports Portfolio

ORGANIZATIONS

Kentucky News Photographers Association member

American Society of Media Photographers   

National Press Photographers Association member

Western Kentucky University National Press    

Photographers Association Student Chapter member

SportsShooter.com senior member

SKILL SET

Adobe Design Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illistrator; Photo Mechanic, Final Cut Pro, Soundslides, Microsoft Office, Mac OSX and Windows, Canon and Nikon camera systems, studio and location lighting, video/audio gathering including multimedia production

 REFERENCES

Mary Anne Golon, Assistant Managing Editor and Director of Photography, The Washington Post, Contact available by request.

James Kenney, Photojournalism Coordinator, Western Kentucky University, 270.991.9447, james.kenney@wku.edu

Jeremiah Bogert Jr., Senior Photo Editor, The Los Angeles Times, Contact available by request.