I am a WKU graduate and have worked for papers from California to Florida, and have recently settled into Las Vegas for a group of weeklies that have a combined circulation of over 200,000. I feel comfortable with all aspects of daily photojournalism and enjoy the challenges that this job continues to present me.
The News – Staff photographer; 2006â€“ present
Eight weeklies with a combined circulation over
200,000 in Las Vegas, Nev.
The Naples Daily News – Staff photographer; 2005â€“ 2006
A 63,000 circulation daily newspaper in Naples, Fla.
The Napa Valley Register – Staff photographer; 2005
A 20,000 circulation daily newspaper in Napa, Ca.
Snitch Staff photographer/Graphic designer; 2003â€“ 2004
A 52,000 circulation weekly newspaper in Louisville, Ky.
Moberly Photography Studio/digital assistant; 2003â€“ 2005
Churchill Downs Inc. Contract photographer; 2000â€“ present
The Birmingham News Photography intern; 2002
A 161,000 circulation newspaper in Birmingham, Ala.
Flint Journal Photography intern; 2001
A 96,000 circulation newspaper in Flint, Mich.
Sidney Daily News Photography intern; 2000
A 13,000 circulation newspaper in Sidney, Ohio
College Heights Herald Staff photographer; 1998â€“ 2003
A biâ€“weekly student newspaper in Bowling Green, Ky.
Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Ky. 1998â€“ 2003
Photojournalism major; Folk Studies minor.
2nd place Sept. 2005 NPPAâ€“ Region 10â€“ General News
1st place 2004 SPJâ€“ Louisville Chapterâ€“ News photography
1st,2nd place 2004 Kentucky Press Associationâ€“ Picture essay
1st place 2004 Kentucky Press Associationâ€“ Feature picture
1st,3rd place 2004 Kentucky Press Associationâ€“ General news
Hon. men. 2003 Ky. News Photographers Associationâ€“ Spot news
Hon. men. 2003 Eclipse awards
1st place 2002 Ky. Intercollegiate Press Associationâ€“ Sports
1st place 2002 Kentucky Press Associationâ€“ Feature
3rd place 2002 Kentucky Press Associationâ€“ Sports Essay
2nd place 2002 Ky.News Photographers Associationâ€“ Sports POY
2nd place 2002 Ky.News Photo. Associationâ€“ Sports feature
2nd place 2002 Alabama Press Associationâ€“ Spot news
1st place 2001 Ky. News Photographers Associationâ€“ Spot news
2nd place 2001 Ky. News Photo. Assoc.â€“ News picture story
2nd place 2001 Ky. News Photo. Associationâ€“ Student POY
7th place 2001â€“02 Hearst Comp. Cat. IIâ€“ Sports and news
1st place 2000 Kentucky Press Assoc.â€“ Sports picture essay
2nd place 2000 Kentucky Press Associationâ€“ Spot news
3rd place 2000 Kentucky Press Associationâ€“Sports action
Proficient with digital Nikon and Canon systems; Photoshop/ InDesign CS, QuarkXpress, Pro Tools, Ipix photography; color and black & white developing, printing.
Ability to shoot, edit and transmit photos from remote locations on deadline.