Photo Editor/Staff Photographer for Brentwood Media Group in Santa Monica, California
—provided photography for five monthly community newsmagazines, including shooting and/or obtaining desired photos for covers, feature stories, advertising clientele and photo essays. 
—arranged photo shoots; covered events; participated in conceiving art design for covers, inside pages and advertisements; took photo essays from concept to product.
—responsible for scanning all hardcopy prints and downloading digital images, which were then worked in Photoshop.
—frequently helped the managing editor with editing text submitted by writers; compiling text and photos for calendar of events; brainstorming story ideas and/or researching leads; handling press releases and dealing with PR personnel; assigning writers to stories.
—occasionally wrote feature stories including one cover story.

 

Freelance Photographer for the Santa Fe Reporter in Santa Fe, New Mexico
—photographed everything from musicians, pets and plates of food to NM’s Lieutenant Govenor for four issues.
—photographed plates of food, chefs and restaurants for 2008/2009 Dining Guide.

Freelance Photographer for Local IQ Magazine in Albuquerque, New Mexico
—photographed for editorial content as well as the cover for the December 3-16, 2009 Winter issue.

Portrait Photographer for Nationwide Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico
—photographed children ages 0 to 5 in a studio setting at different preschools and day cares. 
—held an excellent sales average for the duration of my time with the company.
—built a full time schedule based on word of mouth and client rebookings.