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Work Experience

New Jersey Devils & Prudential Center – Newark, NJ

January 2016 – present

Staff Photographer and Content Manager for the Prudential Center arena and New Jersey Devils NHL team.

Daily Gazette – Schenectady, NY

June 2011 – November 2015

Staff photojournalist, videographer, and Social Media Committee member.

The Arts Center of the Capital Region – Troy, NY

March 2013 – August 2014

Digital photography instructor at art camps for low income school districts.

Berkshire Eagle – Pittsfield, MA

March 2011 – June 2011

Part-time Staff photojournalist.

Outspoken Media – Troy, NY

September 2010 – November 2010

Contract internet marketing, social media optimization, corporate online brand reputation management, and search engine optimization.

readMedia – Albany, NY

January 2010 – September 2010

Online press release distribution for hyper-local news content.

Albany Student Press – Albany, NY

October 2006 – May 2010

Contributing photographer, Photo Editor, Multimedia Editor, and Web Editor. Initiated social media profiles and a blog with local newspaper the Times Union. Worked closely with CollegePublisher to update website and content management system to better display multimedia.

Torch Yearbook – UAlbany, Albany, NY

October 2006 – August 2010

Chief Photographer for University Photo Service and 2010 Torch Yearbook Editor responsible for producing and editing a 260-page hardcover yearbook for the graduating class featuring social documentary photographs of campus and downtown life. Utilized new QR mobile barcode technologies to bring the 100-year-old traditional yearbook into the modern internet era. Managed a $40,000 budget and a crew of student photographers.

Times Union – Albany, NY

January 2009 – May 2009

Semester internship as a staff photographer for a daily newspaper.

Berkshire Eagle – Pittsfield, MA

May 2008 – August 2008

Summer internship as a staff photographer for a daily newspaper.

Freedom from Hunger – La Paz, Bolivia

November 2007

Volunteer photographer for an international charity during a donor tour of Bolivia, photographing villages, clients, meetings, and documenting life in the poorest country in South America.

MotoPhoto – Hamden, CT

May 2006 – May 2008

Photo developing lab work and portrait studio assistant.


 

Awards/Distinctions

– Attendee, Eddie Adams Workshop, Barnstorm XXV October 2012, Team Orange

– NY Press Association 2014 Better Newspaper Contest – 1st Place – Best Video, 2nd Place – Art Photo, 3rd Place – Sports Action Photo

– NY Associated Press Yearly Awards: 2014 1st Place Portrait, 2012 3rd Place Video

– NY Associated Press Photo of the Month: August 2011, November 2011, July 2014, December 2014

– New England Press Association Yearly Awards: 1st Place Daily Feature Photograph 2008

– Metroland Best of the Capital Region 2012 and 2013 – “Best Print Photographer”

– Metroland Reader’s Poll 2012 – “Best Twitter Feed”

– Attendee, 2010 New York Times Student Editors Workshop

– North Branford High School Senior Art Award and Rosa DeLauro Congressional Art Award: 2006


 

Installations

– “Focus on Four: Showcase” 2012 Siena College in Latham, NY

– “Pictures of Living: Images of North Central Troy” 2012 Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY

– “One Earth – Our Environmental Conundrum: Causes, Consequences, Solutions” 2012 at Fovea Exhibitions in Beacon, NY

– “Schenectady County Remembers” 2012 at Mabee Farms in Rotterdam Junction, NY

– “Wired Kingdom” at the Arts Center of the Capital Region


 

Guest Lectures

– University at Albany “Digital Publishing” with Professor Ian Pickus

– University at Albany “Photojournalism” with Professor Katherine Van Acker

– Siena College “Digital Photography II” with Professor Elizabeth Blum

– College of Saint Rose “Photojournalism” with Professor Skip Dickstein

– College of Saint Rose “Interviews and Oral History” with Professor Daniel Nester

– University at Albany “Visual Culture” AJRL363 with Professor Thomas Bass

– University at Albany “Intro to News Writing and Reporting” with Professor Barbara Lombardo


 

Education

University at Albany

Bachelor of Arts
Major – Journalism (Digital and Visual Media) Minor – Art (Photography)


 

Skills

Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CS4, HD video editing on Final Cut Pro, audio editing with Audacity, SoundSlides, and HTML and CSS web-editing. Previously certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for three years.


 
References available upon request.