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Media Producer — Photography, Video — 1997-current
+ Freelance photographer/cinematographer specializing in editorial, adventure, portraiture and interviews
+ Producing/directing documentary and advertorial shorts for ImmuneMedia
+ Journalism Clients (select)

Barron’s / Fast Company / Forbes / Fortune / INC / MIX Magazine / Money / The Oregonian /
Red Herring / Seattle Magazine / Texas Monthly / Time / Wall Street Journal

+ Corporate Clients (select)

American Airlines / Bert’s Bees / Caldera Arts / Dallas Mavericks / Ernst + Young / Ford Motor Co /
Harley Davidson / Harrah’s Casinos / Gutmonkey / Loomis Armored / Neiman Marcus / Oracle /
Radio Shack / Realtors® / Snowbird Resorts / Sprint / US Forest Service


Assistant Professor  — Media & Journalism — Boise State University, 2023-current
+ Clinical Assistant Professor for BSU Department of Media

+ Courses taught:

+ Advanced Multimedia Production
+ Advanced Topics: Documentary Photography: Story in Stills
+ Advanced Topics: Podcasting: Story in Sound
+ Multimedia Storytelling


Adjunct Professor  — Photojournalism, Video, Multimedia — University of Oregon, 2008-2014
+ Adjunct Instructor of Bachelors and Masters level courses for UO School of Journalism & Communication
+ Courses taught:

+ Cinematic Journalism Workshop Instructor (Story Arc PDX)
+ Cinematic Journalism Workshop Stories Producer (Story Arc PDX)
+ Visual Narrative Masters Workshop Leader
+ Digital Storytelling
+ Location & Studio Lighting
+ Documentary Photography


Department Head — Digital Arts — Evergreen School District, 2008-2020
+ Digital Arts Department Head, Curriculum Developer, Instructor in Photo, Video, Journalism
+ Leader of Digital Arts Committee to rewrite educational frameworks for WA state, 2016-18
+ District Steering Committee member 2016-18
+ CTE Industry Advisory Leader, 2017-18
+ Instructor in Newspaper, Video, Yearbook, Photography, Leadership
+ Advisor for Student Government, Yearbook, Student Advocacy
+ Created district Multimedia class and led successful course credit with District/State, 2011
+ Leader successful Course Equivalency committee for Yearbook Art equivalency credit with District/State, 2017.
+ Leader successful Course Equivalency committee for Newspaper English equivalency credit with District/State, 2016.


Teaching Artist — Video, Photography — Caldera Arts, 2012-2017
+ Instructor in Film and Photography for education organization which offers arts and environmental education, intensive workshops and camps for underserved urban youth
+ Caldera Field Days Video Series—Producer/Director of annual videos in Central Oregon to promote outdoor stewardship, experiences and internships with the USFS
+ Lead Teaching Artist—Photography, Video, 2012-2013
+ Artist in Residence—Producer/Director of video series for NEA grant, 2014-15


Master of Multimedia Journalism—University of Oregon, 2013, GPA 3.86/4.0
Bachelor of Philosophy—Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, 1997, GPA 3.77/4.0, Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Photography—Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, 1997, GPA 3.77/4.0, Magna Cum Laude
Teaching Certificate Program—SSCC, CTE 2011
AP Instructor Program—College Board Advanced Placement Institute Teaching Program, 2009
Design Boot Camp—Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington, DC, 1995, GPA 3.65/4.0


+ EQUITY & ACCESS Grant Recipient / Career & Technical Education, 2017
+ CIVIL RIGHTS / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT Grant Recipient / USFS video series, annually 2013-2017
+ COLLEGE BOARD Grant Recipient / Award for Excellence & Innovation in the Arts, 2011
+ ADOBE AWARDS my students account for 8 of the 17 total worldwide winner selections for the Adobe Youth Voices International Photo Competition, 2010
+ TIME MAGAZINE’s ‘Busiest Photographer’ 2004-2005 (published 20 times in a 2-year period)
+ OREGONIAN NEWSPAPER Annual Photography Competition Judge, 2009
+ CUTTING EDGE EDUCATION American Airlines documentary photography project about school funding issues in underserved areas of South Chicago, New Jersey, and Washington, DC., 2001
+ CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION Evergreen School District Steering Committee, 2015-2019
+ SOCIETY OF VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS 6-time recipient of DSVC Award for Excellence
+ GRAPHIS Design Annual Award, 2002
+ COMMUNICATION ARTS Design Annual Award, 2004
+ PRINT MAGAZINE Design Annual Award, 2005


+ US PUBLIC AFFAIRS workshop leader: Engaging Youth through the Arts
+ COLLEGE BOARD Western Regional Forum presenter: Technology & Arts Education
+ SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS speaker series:  Investigative Reporters & Editors Workshop
+ LILLY ENDOWMENT College speaker series: Social Responsibility in Careers


+ Media Software: Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro
+ Web/Languages: WordPress design, Server/DNS management, Webmaster, Competent in HTML5/CSS
+ Hardware: Digital video cameras, Camcorders, DSLR cameras, wireless/wired portable/studio audio equipment, constant/strobe portable/studio lighting, light modifiers, grip


Digital Arts Teaching Artist
Caldera Arts Organization

Board Member
Kids + Tennis Nonprofit

Head Tennis Coach
Evergreen High School
2012-2019 (WA State 2014 Girls 4A Coach of the Year / 2017 Boys 3A Coach of the Year)

Pro bono photography
+Komen Foundation
+Salvation Army


Immune Media is my video production company, which works with education programs to offer students worksite learning opportunities and professional media experiences. This site showcases video reel and documentary shorts.

Photography website, featuring photography portfolio and CV.

My teaching website and multimedia network dedicated to the creative and academic pursuits of visual storytelling. The site hosts my private teaching websites where students interact with curriculum and creative mentors.