Photographer for the Oklahoma Gazette. Fervent storyteller.
Staff Photographer – The Oklahoma Gazette (November 2014 – Present)
I am currently one of two photographers on staff at the Oklahoma Gazette, Oklahoma's Alternative Weekly newspaper.
Staff Photographer – The University of Central Oklahoma (November 2014 – November 2015)
Worked as a full-time employee for the University of Central Oklahoma. I was responsible for shooting University Athletics as well as various campus activities and events.
Photo Intern – The Dallas Morning News (August 2013 – November 2013)
Worked as a staff photographer for Texas’ largest newspaper, and learned from Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists.
Photo Intern – Tulsa World (May 2013 – August 2013)
Worked as a staff photographer with an award-winning photo staff at the leading daily newspaper in Northeastern Oklahoma. Worked with my photo editor to produce multimedia projects for a weekly photo column and for the staff photo blog.
Student Photographer – University of Central Oklahoma (December 2012 – May 2013)
Part-time staff photographer for Photographic Services at the University of Central Oklahoma. Photograph university sports and events for various campus publications.
Video/Photo Intern - The Oklahoman/NewsOK.com (August 2012 – December 2012)
Worked 20 hours a week for the Video Department as a videographer, producer and editor, and 20 hours a week as a staff photographer during the Fall 2012 semester.
Photo Intern - The Oklahoman/NewsOK.com (June 2012 - July 2012)
Produced photo and multimedia content for the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma. Lead the intern class in visual storytelling and was named over top producer in a class of 22 interns.
Photo Editor, Chief Photographer – The Vista/UCO360.com (January 2010-May 2012)
Produce news, feature, and sports photographs for a bi-weekly publication, as well as manage a staff of up-to four photographers. Also produce multimedia projects for UCO360.com.
Photo Intern – The Oklahoman/NewsOK.com (June 2011 – August 2011)
Completed news, sports and feature assignments for the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma. Produced an award-winning multimedia project about a senior softball league. Was named overall top producer in a class of 17 interns.
•Overall Top Producer Award – The Oklahoman, Summer 2011 Intern Class
•Overall Top Producer Award – The Oklahoman, Summer 2012 Intern Class
•Top Visual Producer Award – The Oklahoman, Summer 2012 Intern Class
•Gold Top Blogger Award – The Oklahoman, Summer 2012 Intern Class
•The Woody Gaddis Endowed Photography Scholarship
•Milton R. Reynolds Most Professionally Advanced Student Award
B.A., Photographic Arts – University of Central Oklahoma
Expected graduation: December 2014