Times-News May 2009 - Present

• Chief Photographer

Standard-Examiner Oct. 2006 - Feb. 2009
• Staff Photographer

Post Register June 2005 - Dec. 2005
• Photography Department Intern

Perks Photo Inc. Sept. 2001 - May 2005
• Portrait Photographer/Studio Manager

Inkley’s (Ritz Camera) Oct. 1999 - Sept. 2001, Jan. 2006 - Jan. 2007
• Lead Sales Associate/Portrait Photographer

Idaho Falls Free-Press Dec. 1998 - Feb. 1999
• Freelance Photographer


Career Highlights

• Associated Press Cowles Cup, a decades old traveling photojournalism trophy in 2015. 

National Press Photographers Association, including first place spot news 2016; first place multiple feature 2016; first place spot news 2015; first place sports 2014; first place in general news 2013; first place in sports, 2012; first place in feature, 2012; and first place in multiple feature, 2012 

Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association awards, including first place in photo illustration 2015; first place in general news 2015; first place portrait 2015; first place in spot news 2014; first place in sport feature 2014; first place in outdoor feature 2013; first place in general news photo 2013; first place in sports photo 2013; first place in portrait, 2012; second place spot news, 2015; second place in feature photo, 2015; second place in spot news photo 2012; second place in sports photo 2012; second place in feature photo 2012; second place in portrait 2013; second place blog 2013; third place sports feature, 2015; third place in sports photo, 2015; third place photo essay 2013; third place sports feature 2013; and third place for feature photo 2013

Associated Press Northwest Photo Contest, including first place in news, 2016; first place in news, 2015; first place in portrait 2015; third place for photo essay 2015; and third place for feature photography in 2012

Idaho Press Club Awards, including first place photo essay 2016; first place feature, 2015; first place sports, 2015; first place blog, 2014; first place sports, 2013; first place blog, 2013; first place in entertainment reporting, 2012; first place feature, 2011; second place spot news, 2016; second place spot news, 2012; third place multimedia reporting, 2012; second place feature photography, 2012; third place photographer of the year, 2016; third place spot news, 2016; third place multimedia reporting, 2016; third place photo essay, 2015; third place spots news 2013; third place sports, 2013; third place picture story, 2013; third place outdoor feature, 2012

Lee President's Award for wildfire coverage in 2012 (team)

Daughters of the American Revolution Media Award in 2012
Utah News Photographers Association Honorable Mention Sports Photography in 2008


Graduated Idaho State University in 2004. GPA: 3.2
B.A. in Mass Communication with an emphasis in photography

Graduated Hillcrest High School in 1999. GPA: 3.475
Points of interest were photography, video production and graphic design


Technical Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Camera Raw, Final Cut Express, Photo Mechanic 6.0, TownNews Total Content Management System, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Image capture, captioning and toning on iOS devices, remote camera/flash triggering, FTP Clients and VPN


• Ashley Smith - Communication Representative, College of Western Idaho (former supervisor)
(208) 731-6091

• Stephen Reiss - Photo Editor, The Wall Street Journal (former employee)

(917) 285-0431

• Joe Jaszewski - Photographer/Videographer, Idaho Power
(208) 890-0142




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