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Skillful Photojournalist resume

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A versatile and creative Photographer with exceptional photography skills, pertaining to advertising, corporate, editorial, fashion and fine art. Proficient in using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and photography software. Highly experienced in taking photographs, manipulating images and archiving pictures of food. Profound knowledge of photographic processes, food industry practices, fine dining and various cuisines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in Windows Vista/7/8/10
  • Exceptional Oral and Written Communication Skills 
  • Exceptional Analytical Skills
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills
  • Creative Blogger
  • Freelance Photography/Videography
  • Food Critic
  • Exceptional Organizational Skills
  • Post-Production/Editing
Education and Training
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: Public Health May 2007 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Public Health
Certificate : Radiology Stamford Hospital School of Radiography, Stamford, CT, USA
Ciara Dawn Free-Lance Photojournalist 04/2014 to Current
  • Establishes and utilizes creative ideas and picture composition for taking photographs of food.
  • Selects arranges and modifies the position of subjects, lighting systems, and related equipment.
  • Photographs food items, people, and surrounding area, inside cafes/restaurants, and external locations.
  • Performs editing, improvement and resizing of print photographs and films.
  • Planned and undertook trips to various places, for execution of food photography-related work.
  • Captured, processed and submitted visually appealing images of food products.
PULMONARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES Falls Church, VA Radiology Technologist and MA 06/2015 to Current
  • Generated over 100 different images for the assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions.
  • Implemented the overall diagnostic imaging policies and procedures for the office.
  • Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.
  • Advise on diagnostic results in preliminary findings to physicians.
  • Decide whether images are satisfactory from stakeholders' points of view Operate equipment to produce diagnostic images according to patient cases and relevant guidelines.
  • Managed 15 - 20 procedures per shift, while maintaining high-quality care.
DOCTORS EXPRESS URGENT CARE Woodbridge, VA Lead Radiologic Technologist 04/2012 to 06/2015
  • Assisted nursing staff in the performance of triaging newly registered patients.
  • Performed point of care diagnostic tests such as EKG's, Rapid Strep & Flu Test.
  • Assisted front desk with the registration process, verifying co-pays and insurance cards.
  • Effectively performs imaging procedures independently.
STAMFORD HOSPITAL Stamford, CT Radiology Technologist 07/2010 to 09/2011
  • Accurately and efficiently performed all major accountabilities and critical responsibilities that were outlined in my job description as a Radiology Technologist.
  • Operated conventional, fluoroscopic and portable radiology equipment to obtain routine radiographs of designated body areas according to physician specification and radiographic protocols.
  • Served various age groups including neonates, infants, pediatric, young adults, middle adults and late adults.
  • Processed film & inspected images to determine that images met the requirements of the radiologist.

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Job-winning Photojournalist resume

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Professional Profile
Creative and talented professional with extensive and diverse project experience with degrees in electronic media theater (directing) and a strong background in visual journalism.
  • Results-oriented
  • Operations management
  • Computer proficient
  • Creative 
  • Collaborative
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Adaptable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Management skills
  • Scheduling
  • Focused
  • Natural leader
  • Proficiency in Film and TV Production
  • Quick learner​
  • TV and radio background
  • Film and Digital specialist
  • Avid software
  • Quality shot making
  • Screenwriting
  • Strong creative vision
  • Film editing
  • Superb writer
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Adaptable
Relevant Experience
Produced more than 3 broadcasts each week for 11 straight years. Transformed a twenty minutes weekly program to an award-winning broadcast airing one hour per week. Produced seven top rated independent films on time and under budget. Worked as an assistant Producer on the production of Arts in Context, a nine times Lone Star Emmy Award-winning show.
09/2014 to 05/2015
Assistant Producer KLRU (Austin PBS) Austin, TX
Served as the communication facilitator between the various elements involved in the production, on the set – Performed all tasks, on and off set, as required by actor/director/producer to their complete satisfaction.
Ensured that producers have the necessary materials before editing/audio sessions or shoots.
Distributed paper documents, scripts and communication systems through the set during the filming process – Supplied and maintained ever-ready stock of supplementary material.
Prevented any unauthorized elements on the set, or any interference with the shooting process.
Took the photographs of the program's sets that are used to create the press and publicity
Organized travel schedules, routes, and tickets for the production team, as well as meetings; internal and external
Tracked manuscript development and reported progress to the producers.
Researched necessary material/information for production and post-production
10/2010 to 01/2016
Freelance Visual journalist Demotix London, U.K.
Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines.
Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.
Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers. Traveled more than 600 miles to conduct live, on-site reporting of different events (war zones and disasters) as they unfolded.
Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story.
Captured visual content and edited general assignment stories for multiple platforms.
Reported and penned front-page breaking news stories and provided real time updates online.
Published news, previews, reviews and videos across a wide-variety of topics on the Demotix website.
01/2006 to 12/2008
Photojournalist Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Tehran, Iran
Conducted all photo shoots in a calm and professional demeanor. Improvised photographic methods and techniques. Set up precise photographic measurements and control equipment. Photographed special events, including disasters, Elections and government press conferences.
Managed an archive of the taken photos for their future possible use.
Presented local news and feature reports on both local and national news programs.
Traveled more than 1000 miles to conduct live, on-site reporting of the Cyclone Gonu as it unfolded.
09/1997 to 05/2008
Visual Journalist/ Documentarian Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) Tehran, Iran
Traveled to location to write reviews from firsthand experience.
Gathered visuals for shows using both digital and film cameras.
Wrote more than 5 news stories per week for multiple media platforms.
Simplified topics such as healthcare, energy, government and technology through clear, concise and compelling writing.
Covered breaking news such as the Iraq war and the Afghan war.
Captured visual content and edited general assignment stories for multiple platforms.
Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story. Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives on issues.
Traveled to more than 13 countries to conduct live, on-site reporting of various newsworthy events (war zones & disasters).
04/1992 to Current
Freelance Playwright & Screen writer/ Freelance Documentarian Soshyant Studio Austin, TX
Secured a nomination for 139-Steps for the KCACTF Award.
Produced documentaries, reality shows, red carpet premieres and live events.
Drafted film budgets and monitored expenditures. Wrote and produced short-form content, sizzle reels and image spots.
Produced more than 30 top rated short and feature documentaries.
Wrote more than 23 top rated screenplays nad plays.
Bachelor of Science: Electronic Media Texas State University Austin, TX, U.S.
GPA 3.8
Honors Study Minor
Top 10% of class
Emphasis in media production
Dean's List Academic Achievement Award
President's List Academic Achievement Award
Terry Scholarship winner
Associate of Arts: Journalism Austin Community College Austin, TX, U.S.
GPA 3.4
Graduated with Honors
Top 10% of class
Gold member of Phi Theta Kappa ACC Chapter
Certificate in Film/Video Production Management
Certificate in Film/Video Production Technology
President and funder of the ACC Film Club
Bachelor of Arts: Theater/ Directing Soore Art University Tehran, Tehran, Iran
GPA 3.5 
Top 10% of class
President's List Academic Achievement Award
Student government representative
Coursework in TV production 
President and funder of the Soore Theater Association
2012- Current    National Press Photography Association (NPPA)
2012- Current    International Documentary Association (IDA)
2006- 2008        International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) 
1        National Iranian Photographers' Society (NIPS)
1        Iranian Photojournalists' Association (IPA)
1        The Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds (IAMG) 
1        Iranian Young Cinema Society (IYCS)
1        Iranian Theater Forum

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Experienced Photojournalist resume

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Professional Summary
Award-winning, passionate and hard-working multimedia journalist with a specialty in travel, food, entertainment and lifestyle media.
Adobe InDesign; Adobe Premiere; Adobe Audition; SEO; Soundslides, WordPress; Video Editing; Print, Online and Broadcast journalism training; Photojournalism; Social Media Management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.; Blogging; HTML
  • Exceptional writer
  • Sound editorial judgment
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Team player
Work History
NBA Highlights Assistant 11/2016 to Current
Bleacher Report New York, NY
  • Creating nightly NBA videos based on breaking news and various events.
  • Working closely with team leaders in the creation of multiple nightly NBA highlight packages.
  • Optimization, uploading, publishing, stringing out, and editing video with Adobe Premiere for use within the Video department.

Reporter & Intern 09/2015 to 10/2016
OnMilwaukee Milwaukee, WI
  • Writing and reporting trend stories for Wisconsin's largest digital magazine.
  • Creating blog posts and compiling lists for various events and restaurants throughout Milwaukee.

Communications Intern 06/2016 to 08/2016
Office of Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor Milwaukee, WI
  • Accompanying the Senator to community events and taking photos, videos and writing content.
  • Composing and editing various texts throughout the office such as press releases, announcements, articles and memos.

Reporter & Photojournalist 01/2016 to 05/2016
Panthervision Milwaukee, WI
  • Covering various campus-related issues by conducting and recording interviews and composing scripts for the production of an award-winning news segment.
  • Anchoring a news segment.
  • Editing video content.

Staff Reporter & Social Media Manager 01/2016 to 05/2016
Media Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
  • Writing, editing and producing news and feature stories for multiple platforms, including campus and off-campus meeting and court coverage.
  • Shot video and still photos to accompany news stories for this award-winning campus news site.
  • Developed the social media strategy for Media Milwaukee reporters and editors (Twitter, Facebook).

Bachelor of Arts: Journalism,Advertising and Media Studies June 2016 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI Midwest Collegiate EMMY Award Recipient

Event Planner; certified by the International Council for Online Educational Standards.

Midwest Collegiate EMMY Award Recipient