Photo Editing Intern — National Public Radio, Sept. 2018 - Dec. 2018.

Toned and laid out photos for daily news stories, investigations and long term projects, also photographing Tiny Desk Concerts, studio portraits and assignments around the Washington, D.C. area as needed. Wrote articles about photography and photographers for NPR's The Picture Show column.

Photojournalism Intern — Detroit Free Press, June 2018 - Aug. 2018. 

Worked as a general assignment staff photographer, producing longer photo stories as well. Filed images immediately after shooting, made social media posts and curated galleries. 

Photojournalism Intern — The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2017 - Aug. 2017. 

Worked as a general assignment staff photographer, producing longer photo stories as well. Filed images immediately after shooting, made social media posts and curated galleries. 

Director of Photography — The Cornell Daily Sun, Jan. 2016 - March 2018. 

Assigned stories and conducted reviews for a staff of 25 student photographers, while also shooting daily assignments and long form stories. Toned and laid out images for daily print and web editions. 


Cornell University — Bachelor of Arts, Government. Ithaca, N.Y. Aug. 2014 - May 2018.

Coursework: Special Topics in Photography, Python, Java, Web Design, Applied Statistics, National Opinion Polling, American Political Campaigns, Constitutional Politics, Political Economy, US Prison System, The Death Penalty in America.

The Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI - Jeffersonville, N.Y., Oct. 2018

Skills & Abilities 

Photo: Photoshop, Lightroom, Photo Mechanic. Design: InDesign, Illustrator Video: Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Drones Audio: Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, Audacity. Web: HTML, CSS, Squarespace, WordPress. Statistics: STATA, Minitab. Programming: Python, Java, Swift. Miscellaneous: Microsoft Office, AP Style.

Honors & Awards:

NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest

2018: Quarter 1: First Place, Sports Action. Quarter 2: First Place, Sports Action. Third Place, Portrait. Quarter 4: Third Place, Portrait. Third Place, Feature.

2017: Quarter 2: First Place, Sports Action. Second Place, General News.

Sphinx Head Senior Honor Society, 127th Tapping Class, Cornell University.


Nicole Werbeck, Supervising Editor for Visuals & Engagement, NPR. nwerbeck@npr.org

Melanie Maxwell, Photo Editor, Detroit Free Press. mrmaxwell@freep.com

Alejandro Alvarez, Digital Photo Editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer. alvarez@phillynews.com

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