A.Vision Freelance Visual Journalist (USA, Middle East, Central Africa) 2009-present
Represented by: Getty Images, AOL| Studio Now
Regular and Contracted Clients: The Washington Post-regular contributor 4-8 weekly photo assignments, MSNBC regular contributor,
Contracted Getty Images, The New York Times Video, Contracted United Nations photo unit, etc..
United Nations Photographer/Department of Public Information (N.Y.) 2013 -present
Contracted annually for daily photographic coverage at the United Nations headquarters. Assignments also include traveling with the Secretary General’s delegation to cover his international affairs.
Grassroots Reconciliation Group Multimedia Fellow (Gulu, Uganda)April- August 2012
Full media coverage including the production of a documentary focused on the reintegration of former child soldiers.
The Washington Post Photo Intern (D.C.) 2011
Circulation: 578, 482 Daily: 767,679
Syracuse University Instructional Associate & NPR 88.3 Radio Producer Intern (N.Y.) 2010-2011
Courses Taught: Photography for Multimedia & Photography for Broadcast. Produced segments for All Things Considered.
The Palm Beach Post, Staff Photographer (FL) 2006-2009
Circulation: 175,495 Daily, 204,847 Sunday; print and online - reaches 812,900
Watertown Daily Times, Staff Photographer (N.Y.) 2003-2006
Circulation: 31,000 Daily print and online.
M.A. Multimedia Photography May 2013 Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Visual Communications
Bahçesehir University, Istanbul Turkey -Semester Abroad
B.S. Photojournalism; Minors: Journalism, Anthropology 2002 Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication
ADOBE: Premiere, AfterEffects, InDesign, Lightroom, Illustrator, Bridge, Photoshop, Audition, Microsoft Office; APPLE: Final Cut Pro; Avid: Media Composer,; HD DSLR Video; Radio Production; Audio Editing, Animation 2D Special effects; HTML Code; Photo Mechanic; Soundslides; Outlook Contact Management; Content
Management System: Methode, Baseview, NewsEditPro IQue, Merlin one; SatelliteTransmission training, B & W Processing Printing.
The Washington Post
The New York Times
The Seattle Times
The Wall Street Journal
The Palm Beach Post
New York Daily News
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Chronicle of Higher Education
2014, 2013 photos selected for Women Photojournalists of Washington traveling juried exhibition
1st place 2011 Neuro Film Festival -American Academy of Neurology
2014, 2013, 2011, 2009 Quarterly Judge -Wedding Photojournalism Association
2009 & 2008 multiple awards recipient -Women in Photojournalism
2008 -MSNBC -Year In Pictures Honoree
2007 1st pl. Pictorial Photography Florida Press Club Excellence in Journalism
2006 Newspaper Staff of the Year -Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar
2005 1st place Spot News & 2nd place Feature -Associated Press, New York
2004 National Award –NPPA
2012 & 2011 Charles B. Decker Memorial Scholarship recipient
2012 Syracuse University special Deans Grant
2011 NPPF Kit C. King Graduate Scholarship
2011 Turkey Gift Fund
2010-2011 Syracuse University Full Academic Merit Award Scholarship.
National Press Photographers Ass.
Nikon Professional Services
Canon Professional Services
Women Photographers Of
AOL| Studio Now
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