Professional Experience

Freelance Photographer - August 2013 - Present

Photo Intern - The Dallas Morning News, Jan 2014 - May 2014

Photo Intern - Dubois County Herald, Jan 2013 - July 2013

Photo Intern - Grand Rapids Press, May 2012 - Dec 2012

Staff Photographer - Columbia Missourian, August 2011 - Jan 2012

Multimedia Intern - The Birmingham News, May 2011 - July 2011

Photo Intern - Associated Press May 2010 - August 2010

Grants and Awards

"Howard Chapnick Award" recipient from Missouri Photo Workshop 66

Full Tuition Scholarship to attend Danish School of Media and Journalism International Program, Diploma Semester

POYi - Story in 2nd Place Newspaper Feature Story Editing - "Heart of a Hunter"

CPOY - Award of Excellence International Picture Story - "What Coal Left Behind"

Lens Blog New York Portfolio Review 2013

Missouri Press Association Awards 2011: Best Video - 1st place, Best Sports Photograph - 1st Place, Best Photo Package - 1st Place

Hearst 2011 Multimedia Competition - Fourth Place overall, “Regency: The People”

Duffy Fund Grant recipient - Project on Columbia Regency mobile home park

NPPA Monthly Clip Contest - Multiple Awards


Danish School of Media and Journalism 

University of Missouri School of Journalism grad '12

Bachelors of Journalism with emphasis in Photojournalism

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