Education: Ball State University, Muncie, Ind. August 2009-Present Pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree, May 2014 Major:  Journalism (photography track) GPA: 3.2/4.0

Career Experience:

Arkansas Times, Little Rock, AR
Intern/Freelance Photographer, February 2014-present

  • Organized photo shoots for online photo stories
  • Covered events and press conferences
  • Assisted the main photographer with shoots
  • Edited photos for immediate upload to the blog
  • Wrote a blog piece about my experience in Sochi, Russia
  • Scanned past issues for an online archive

Freelance Writer, March 2014

  • Wrote one personal narrative

BSU at the Games, Ball State University
Photographer, August 2013-present

  • Traveled to Sochi, Russia and freelanced from the Olympics
  • Traveled to the USOC 2013 Team USA Media Summit
  • Lead a team of three photographers
  • Shot photos for eight press conferences
  • Edited on a quick turn around for stories

Ball State Daily News, Ball State University
Online Content Provider January 2013-May 2013

  • Shot photos for two stories
  • Reported on 3 stories

Enerdel Inc., Greenfield, IN
Product Photographer, October 2012

  • Shot photos for six products

Ball Bearings Magazine, Ball State University
Photographer, August 2011-present

  • Shot photos for two stories
  • Organize photo shoots

Work Experience: Ball State Admissions, Ball State University
Tour Guide, June 2013-Present

  • Provide interesting and informative 1.5-hour campus tours
  • Personalize tours to fit potential students’ need
  • Answer all questions honestly while speaking highly of Ball State

Express, LLC,  Indianapolis, IN
Sales Associate, November 2010-present

  • Train new employees on register
  • Create a friendly environment for customers
  • Keep the store up to visual standards
  • Assist customers in putting together outfits

Volunteer Experience:

Nashville, Tenn. August 2011

  • Worked on three houses, removing flood damaged floors and carpet

Habitat for Humanity August 2009, august 2013

  • Helped build and finish a house for two single parents.
  • Worked alongside homeowners and other young adults


Adobe Photoshop CS6 | Adobe Lightroom 3 | Adobe InDesign CS6 | Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 | SoundSlide | Microsoft Office | iWork Suite | Mac OS | Windows OS


Brian Chilson, Photographer
201 E. Markham, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72203

Thomas Price, Department of Journalism
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Robin Bova, Store Manager 
Express at Castleton Square Mall
6020 E. 82 St.
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Ken Heinen, Department of Journalism
AJ 242
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Ryan Sparrow, Department of Journalism
AJ 350
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

C. Mead Jackson, Photographer
1139 N. Harvey Rd.
Greenwood, IN 46143