EXPERIENCE

National Geographic Magazine | Photo Intern | Feb.-May 2016

The San Antonio Express-News | Staff Photojournalist | Jan. 2015 to Present

The White House | Photo Intern | Aug. 2014

The Dubois County Herald | Photo Intern |  Jan.-June 2014

The Tampa Bay Times | Photo Intern |  Aug.-Dec. 2013

The Chicago Tribune | Photo Intern |  May-Aug. 2013

 

EDUCATION

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

       B.A. Photojournalism | December 2014

 

ACCOLADES

PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

2017  Selected

Pictures of the Year International

2016  Newspaper Photographer of the Year | First Place

          Newspaper News Picture Story | Award of Excellence

College Photographer of the Year

2015  Portfolio | Gold

          Domestic Picture Story | Silver

          Portrait | Gold

          Portrait | Award of Excellence

          Feature | Silver

          Sports Feature | Award of Excellence  

2013  Portfolio | Silver

          Individual Multimedia Story | Gold

          Domestic Picture Story | Award of Excellence

Photo Boite 30 Under 30 Women Photographers

2017  Selected

Magnum's 30 Under 30 List

2015  Selected

American Photography 31

2015  Selected

Hearst Journalism Awards

2015  Photojournalism National Championship | First Place

          Picture Story | First Place

2014  Multimedia National Championship | First Place

          News & Feature Photography | Fourth Place

          News Multimedia | Fourth Place

          Features Multimedia | Ninth Place

2013  Picture Story | First Place

          Best Single Photograph of the Year Award

National Press Photographers Assoc. Best of Photojournalism

2015  Best Published Picture Story (Small Market) | Honorable Mention

2016  Portrait & Personality | Third Place

2017  Portrait & Personality | Third Place

North Carolina Press Photographer's Assoc.  

2015  Student Photographer of the Year

          Feature Picture Story | First Place

          Feature Picture Story | Second Place

          Feature | First Place

          Feature | Third Place

          Sports Feature | First Place

          Portrait | Second Place

LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism

2014  Featured Multimedia Story

New York Times LENS Blog Portfolio Review

2017  Participant

2014  Participant

Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Competition

2014  Rich Mahan Best Student Portfolio

          Multimedia Slideshow | First Place 

Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York            

2014  Sprout Film Festival

Eddie Adams Workshop

2013  Class of XXVI

          The White House Internship Award

White House News Photographer’s Association

2013  Student Portfolio | Second Place

South by Southwest

2013  Student Interactive | First Place

 

 

PROJECTS AND INTERVIEWS

National Geographic Magazine | Jan. to May 2013

          Edited video of photographer interviews for 125th Anniversary Issue

National Geographic Proof | May 2016

          Interview about Internship experience in Antarctica

The New York Times | February 2016

          Interview on LENS Blog about POYi

TIME | March 2014

          Photographs from World Within Our Own published online

TIME Lightbox | April 2014 

          Featured in Photojournalism Links

The New York Times | April 2014

          Interview on LENS Blog about My Daughter’s Children

British Journal of Photography | May 2015

          Interview about My Daughter's Children in the June 2015 Issue

The Image Deconstructed | March 2015

          Interview about Humming a New Tune

Medium's Vantage Blog | February 2015

          Interview about The House Autism Built

Alexia Foundation's Family. Life. Project | Aug. 2014 to Dec. 2014

           Executive Producer for UNC

Tampa Bay Times | March 2014

          One Compelling Image Interview

The Daily Tar Heel | Feb. 2016

          Interview about CPOY and POYi

NPPA Emerging Talent | April 2013

          Interview

U.S. Department of State's Edward R. Murrow Program | October 2014

          Spoke with journalists from the Middle East and Northern Africa on a panel at UNC Chapel Hill

Living Galapagos | March 2012

          Photographer, videographer and producer

Carolina Photojournalism Workshop: Port City Stories | May 2012

          Photographer, videographer and producer

 

PUBLICATIONS

Publications and features include AARP, Al Jazeera America, American Express, British Journal of Photography, The Chicago Tribune, The Chronicle for Higher Education, Esquire, National Geographic, The New York Times, The Tampa Bay Times, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.