University of Montana School of Journalism – Aug. 2004 - Dec. 2007
Bachelors of Arts in Journalism with an emphasis in photography
University of Oregon School of Journalism – Sept. 2003 - June 2004
Began accredited courses in Journalism and Mass Communications
Adbay – Oct 2017 - present
Senior Producer for advertising agency specializing in regional tourism, docu-series, commercial and long form video production.
Spectrum Reach – July 2015 – Oct 2017
Producer/Director for regional cable company creating commercial content for local advertising partners. Commercial use of video effects and graphics to sell products an
------------ – April 2014 – July 2015
Content Curator for the recently established Hyper-Local web publication serving Casper and Natrona County. Covering the community as a real-time news source.
Apple Inc. – September 2013 – April 2014
AppleCare CPU Advisor. Helping customers over the phone and Chat, troubleshoot and provide how-to steps to resolve issues with Apple devices.
Greiner Buick GMC Cadillac – November 2012-September 2013
Service Advisor. Work closely with technician and service advisors to accomplish day-to-day goals and long-term enhancements to the efficiency of the repair facility.
Special Olympics of Wyoming – September 2012-Present
Volunteer. Coach for Summer, Winter and Spring athletics. Sports including, swimming, tennis, basketball, skiing, snowboarding, and bowling.
Casper Star-Tribune – January 2008-January 2012
Staff photographer for the 35,000 circulation statewide newspaper, based in central Wyoming. Emphasis on photo galleries, video and online news updates for mobile applications.
Bozeman Daily Chronicle – June 2007-August 2007
Photography intern. 28,000-circulation southcentral Montana newspaper. Photographed news, sports, features and video for the daily deadline driven media outlet.
The Bakersfield Californian – January 2006-August 2006
Photography intern. 70,000 circulation daily newspaper. Photographed news, sports, features and spot news. Learned multimedia skills to provide online content.
Montana Kaimin – September 2004-December 2007
Photographer/Photo Editor. Student newspaper serving the campus of the University of Montana. Also held positions as online producer, web designer, special section editor and designer.
Highly skilled and knowledgable with Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Premiere Pro, FinalCut Pro and non-linear audio editing software. Knowledgeable with After Effects and Motion, creating self generated graphics. Highly knowledgeable with Mac Operating Systems and isolating system issues that develop. Skilled in layout and design for print publishing. Basic web design and web coding knowledge.
Telly Award winning commercial work with Spectrum Reach. Design award for print publishing by the University of Montana School of Journalism. Design Editor of the 2007 Native News project featuring the Bureau of Indian Affairs and stories related to the seven Indian Nation reservations in the borders of Montana. Third place for news and sports photography in the William Randolph Hearst competition for College level journalists from accredited universities across the United States.
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