Morning Sentinel, Kennebec Journal, MaineToday Media,
Waterville, Maine :: August 2010 - present
Photograph a variety of news and sports assignments in three counties on a daily basis for MaineToday Media, the state’s largest chain of news organizations. Generate and produce self-assigned features and documentary projects. Identify, report on and write in-depth projects which are published across the organization’s multiple platforms. Shot and edited video packages for long-term projects.
● Bomb Cyclone; First Ascent -- A local climber forges new route in Maine.
● A Different Future -- Family with a special-needs child navigates the budget cuts for special needs programs in their school district.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Grantee – A Deadly Shade of Green
Maine, Labrador and Newfoundland :: November – December 2020
In depth project on the environmental and cultural impacts of mega dam energy produced in First Nation lands in Canada and the thirst for this power in the United States.
· A Deadly Shade of Green – Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting project overview.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Grantee – Beyond Ebola
Sierra Leone :: December 2014 – April 2015
Several trips to West Africa for coverage on topics including how Sierra Leone’s medical community handled the world’s highest infant and maternal mortality rates in the Ebola Virus epidemic, rural health care initiatives. Projects were published in print and digital formats in Foreign Policy and USA Today.
● Sierra Leone: Where Corruption Kills - Pulitzer Center project overview
● Ebola Is Now Killing People Who Aren’t Even Infected - Foreign Policy
Colorado and New England :: August 2009 - present
Coverage of daily news and long-term stories for editorial clients, educational institutions, and nonprofits including The Weather Channel, USA Today, Colby College, the American Red Cross and Paradox Sports. Planned and executed self-funded trip to Sierra Leone with writer/filmmaker, Greg Campbell, author of Blood Diamond.
● The Rock-Mining Children of Sierra Leone Have Not Found Peace - The Atlantic
● The Lobster Prince -- Part of the United States of Climate Change series for The Weather Channel.
Fort Collins Coloradoan, Staff Photojournalist
Fort Collins, Colorado :: August 2007 - August 2009
Photograph a variety of news and sports assignments in northern Colorado for daily publication in print and digital editions. Frequently produced original content the parent company, USA Today Network. Initiated projects on end-of-life issues such as hospice care, living with ALS and poverty. Shot and edited video packages for daily and long-term projects.
● The Long Goodbye -- Family members are aided in processing their grief by sharing the caregiving responsibilities of their dying father.
Photographer of the Year, New England Region, National Press Photographers Association, 2018, 2019, 2020
Award of Excellence POYi, Recreational Sport picture 2020
Best in Show: Maine Press Association 2020
First place: sports photo, Best video: Bomb Cyclone: Maine Press Association, 2018
Outstanding feature: The Lobster Prince, Society for Environmental Journalists, 2018
Honorable Mention: United States of Climate Change, Feature - Medium Division, Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, 2017
Awarded over 60 individual awards in 10 years from the Maine Press Association.
Expert with all Nikon equipment, Photo Mechanic, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro video editing, Marantz audio recording and Amadeus audio editing software.
Metropolitan State University of Denver, Photojournalism, Denver, Colorado
Sterling College, Craftsbury Common, Vermont
Bachelor of Arts, Outdoor Education and Leadership,
Concentration in experiential curriculum design for at-risk youth.