My photography and multimedia projects have been published in regional and national news outlets including; Pittsburgh Magazine, McClatchy News Wire, The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, China Daily, NBC Philadelphia, Onward State, Centre Daily Times, NEXTpittsburgh, StateCollege.com, BoingBoing.net, Insidelacrosse.com, and others. In 2012, I was hired as the Deputy of Visuals for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party for the Democratic National Convention.
Since early 2014, I have worked on the relaunch of EveryBlock.com, a hyperlocal news and information social site, which is housed in Local Media Development at Comcast.
Onward State, established in 2008, is the most widely read online student news outlet serving the Penn State community and one of the largest in the U.S. At Onward State I filled a number of roles including; Photographer, Visual Editor, Asst. Managing Editor, and Managing Editor. Onward State author profile.
Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
In the summer and early fall 2013, I was the video fellow for the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association as part of the PNA Foundation Fellows Fund for the Future program. Producing a “Why Newspapers” docummentary project.
Penn State College of Communications
I am a May 2013 graduate of the Penn State College of Communications, where I took a range of courses covering photojournalism, reporting methods, media ethics, media law, among others.
Through an advanced international reporting course, I travelled to Shanghai, China in March ’13 where I produced multimedia content. Some of my work has been distributed via the McClatchy Newswire and has been posted in news outlets across the United States. In this video clip I share my experience reporting a story on an immigrant family in Shanghai.
Through the College, received the 2013 Randolph S. and Maria E. Yanoshak Technology in Media Award Scholarship.
My profile on commedia.psu.edu
In June 2013 a friend and I launched the now defunct storytelling startup Journyr to create a platform for travelers to both share and consume adventure stories abroad that would go beyond what is available in guidebooks.