Photographic Work Experience

The Natchez Democrat in Natchez, Miss. — July 2014- November 2015

Lone staff photographer in charge of all daily assignments for a daily newspaper along with a weekly photo column and a weekly feature called The Dart in which I go find stories where ever the dart lands. Also work for the company's magazine Natchez Magazine. 

Jackson Citizen Patriot Year Long Photography Intern — June 2013- May 2014

Paid photo internship in Jackson, Michigan in which I cover daily assignment as well as created multimedia pieces and occasionally wrote copy blocks.

Commercial Dispatch Summer Photography Intern — May 2012- August 2012

Paid photo internship in Columbus, Mississippi, I did daily assignment shooting and feature hunting as well as a weekly photo column.

Veterans United Photography/ Social Media Intern — January 2013- May 2013

Found and photographed stories pertaining to veteran's issues and programs.

Columbia Missourian Staff Photographer — January 2012- May 2012

Photographed daily people and events around Columbia, while also working on multimedia pieces.

Columbia Missourian Staff Writer — January 2013- May 2013

Wrote daily breaking news, feature, and community awareness stories.

University of Missouri Media Relations Photographer — August 2011- May 2013

Photograph every University of Missouri home sporting event along with some away games.

Convergence Journalism Locker Assistant — September 2011- December 2011

Checked out gear to students and assisted them with technology questions.

The Maneater — October 2009- September 2011

Senior Staff Photographer

Awards and Acknowledgements — 

2016 New York Times Portfolio Review attendee 

27th Annual Eddie Adams Photo Workshop (2014)

College Photographer of the Year - bronze metal in Solo Journalist Multimedia Story or Essay for "Transitions in Flight"

Hearst Journalism Awards 

- Third place - National Multimedia Competition (2014)

- First place - Multimedia Features Category (2014)

- Ninth place - News and Features photography (2013 and 2014)

65th Annual Missouri Photo Workshop participant (2013)

Boy Scouts of America

Eagle Scout


Brophy College Preparatory                                               August 2005- May 2009

Phoenix, AZ
Advanced Classes: Honors English 2, Honors Chemistry, Honors Physics, AP English Composition, AP Government, AP Economics, AP Studio Art
Awards: Distinguished Student, Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Track and Field, Fine Arts Award, Key Club Member of the Month for Phoenix Metro, Eagle Scout  

University of Missouri - Columbia                                    August 2009- May 2014

Pursuing a bachelors in Journalism with an emphasis in Photojournalism, anticipated graduation May 2014.


Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver