Freelance Photojournalist

 (January 2016 – Present)

-            Work has been published for clients in: The New York Times, The Washington Post, ESPN’s the Undefeated, Orange County Register, and Los Angeles Daily News.

-            Have had multiple images circulated in newspapers around the country through the Associated Press.

The Baltimore Sun

Video/Photo Intern (May 2017 – August 2017)

-       Shoot photo and video assignments for The Baltimore Sun, sometimes up to 3-5 assignments per day.

-       Responsible for editing images and video footage, as well as provide photo captions for print and online editions.

The Palm Beach Post

Photo Intern (January 2017 – May 2017)

-       Shoot photo assignments for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News, sometimes up to 3-5 assignments per day.

-       Responsible for editing images, as well as provide captions for print and online editions.

Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Daily News

Photo Intern (June 2016 – August 2016)

-       Shoot photo assignments for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News, sometimes up to 3-5 assignments per day.

-       Responsible for editing images, as well as provide captions for print and online editions.

San Francisco Examiner

Photo Intern (June 2015 – August 2015)

-       Shoot photo assignments for the San Francisco Examiner, sometimes up to 3-5 assignments per day.

-       Responsible for editing images, as well as provide captions for print and online editions.

Daily 49er – California State University, Long Beach

Multimedia Managing Editor (Fall 2015)

Photo Editor (Spring 2015 – Summer 2015)

Online Editor (Fall 2014)

-       Shoot photo assignments for the school paper, sometimes up to 3-5 assignments per day.

-       Responsible for handing out photography assignments, ensuring quality images for the newspaper and website.

-       Edit submissions of other photographers, ensuring accuracy and clarity.

-       Teach photography workshops to beginners who wish to be a part of the Daily 49er news staff.

-       Provide leadership and coordinate the workflow and process of establishing and maintaining the student newspaper’s presence on the web.

-       Responsible for ensuring quality photographs, video packages and radio production for the website.

- Responsible for maintaining social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Talon Marks – Cerritos College

Photo Editor (Fall 2012 – Spring 2013)

-       Shoot photo assignments for the school paper, sometimes up to 3-5 assignments per day.

-       Responsible for handing out photography assignments, ensuring quality images for the newspaper and website.

-       Edit submissions of other photographers, ensuring the accuracy and clarity.

Awards, Scholarships, Features

- Photography Finalist in Region 11 of Society of Professional Journalists 2016 Awards

- Ranked as a Top 10 Photographer in the Hearst Journalism Awards "News & Features" November competition in 2015.

- Placed 2nd in News Photography from the California College Media Association 2016 Awards.

-  Won Best Sports Photography from the California College Media Association 2012 Awards.

- Earned a Robert A. Steffes Photojournalism Scholarship in 2014 ($1,000) and 2015 ($1,500)

Education

Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and a minor in Film from California State University, Long Beach in May 2016.