EXPERIENCE

VIDEOGRAPHER
EF Education First // Hong Kong // 11/2017 - Present

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER & ASSISTANT DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER
WTTW-Chicago PBS // Chicago // 01/2017- 11/2017

Associate Producer for "Making a New American Nutcracker", a nationally-broadcast 60-minute documentary exploring the making of the Joffrey Ballet's re-imagined Nutcracker ballet. Winner of the Peter Lisagor Award and a Gold Remi Award at the Houston International Film/Video Festival.

  • Pitch segment & story ideas, coordinate crews, and be all around right hand for the producer.
  • Research, writing and reporting along with fact checking and script writing.

Assistant Digital Content Producer for web on an Emmy-nominated (show) production "My Neighborhood: Pilsen", a 60-minute documentary that tells the story of community activism in Chicago's largely Mexican-American Pilsen neighborhood. Winner of a Gold Remi Award at the Houston International Film/Video Festival.

  • Create visuals for online content in conjunction with documentary
  • Research, writing and reporting along with fact checking, script writing, and data reporting.

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER & BRAND STORYTELLER
Passion Planner // San Diego // 02/2016 - 10/2016

  • Created engaging content, with images and videos that work well across websites, social media, and email campaigns
  • Manage multiple assignments seamlessly with tight deadlines
  • Conceptualize, create and launch multiple playlists, and built the subscribership to 10,000+ in just 6 months for Youtube channel

PUBLIC RELATIONS, MARKETING, AND EVENTS COORDINATOR
Bin 1301 Wine Bar // Washington // 10/2014 - 01/2015

  • Seamlessly planned and executed events, both professional (conferences, meetings) and social (weddings, birthday celebrations)
  • Worked with event sponsors and internal/external teams on all aspects of planning the event
  • Conducted research to identify social media best practices and trends.
  • Achieved success in all marketing campaigns

MULTIMEDIA REPORTER
Japan Travel Magazine // Tokyo // 06/2014 - 10/2014

  • Created and edited trip content for both print and online publications
  • On location research, writing, and reporting were required for weekly updates
  • Promoting and marketing Japan tourism by proving trip adviser photo, video, and summary content for many of Japan's sites and wonders

PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER
Sasha Bruce Youth-work // Washington // 10/2013 - 05/2014

  • Documented life within the homes and other programming used for grant applications, publications, and other marketing tools

MULTIMEDIA FELLOWSHIP
The World Bank // Washington // 01/2013 - 05/2013

In collaboration with The Corcoran College of Art + Design MA Exhibition Design Program and IFC as part of the World Bank.

  • Documenting multiple installations for use as examples for promotional purposes and partnership opportunities while meeting deadlines

PIBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING FELLOWSHIP
Corcoran Gallery of Art // Washington // 08/2012 - 01/2013

  • Assisted in the coordination and execution of brand events, photo shoots, meetings
  • Monitored press clippings, industry news, and social media platforms
  • Conducted media outreach and interacted with press and bloggers
  • Drafted press materials, including news releases, media alerts, and pitch letters

PHOTOGRAPHER
Artists Working In Education // Milwaukee // 11/2009 - 09/2010

  • Provided art enrichment programs to young adults in the Milwaukee area to enhance human potential, advance learning, and cultivate communities
  • Documented in a series of photographs used to grant applications, publications, and other marketing tools

COMPUTER SKILLS

Photoshop
After Effects
MS Office
Flash
Basis
HTML/CSS
Wordpress
Final Cut Pro
Avid- Media Central UX

Lightroom
Adobe
Mac & PC
Bridge
Keynote
Hootsuite
InDesign
Premiere Pro
Motion
Photo Mechanics

 


EDUCATION

Corcoran College of Art + Design 
Washington, DC 
MA New Media Photojournalism
2012- 2014

Bauhaus University
Weimar, Germany
BA Free Arts
2011

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Milwaukee, WI 
BFA Photographer
Minor in Printmaking
2008- 2012