Google | Content & Community Photo Lead | New York, NY | 10/15-present

• Manage photo, design and infographic strategy for daily content within Zagat 

• Work within Local Guides to engage Google Maps users to upload quality imagery to Google Maps

• Create image acquisition and management workflows for Travel products within Google's Geo team under Content Studio

• Partner with Machine learning teams to create image classifiers

• Assist with budgets & contract negotiation with image partners

 

The Wall Street Journal | Deputy Director of Photography | New York, NY | 03/15-10/15

• Co-managed a team of 24 photo editors both in print and online

• Established strategies around visual social platforms in conjunction with the social team, Manage lifestyle Instagram accounts.

• Developed products with the tech team that allow the newsroom to more efficiently find and publish for online use.

• Managed the creation and promotion of immersive mobile and digital photo based content

 

Huffington Post/AOL | Director of Photography | New York, NY | 03/12-03/15

• Streamlined Photography workflow within the Newsroom

• Developed products with the tech team that help facilitate the delivery of imagery to AOL & Huff Post staff.

• Created partnerships with several third party photography communities and develop engaging UGC content.

• Worked closely with Business Development on negotiation of photo agency contracts to serve all of AOL/HPMG

• Managed the AOL/HPMG Photography budget, maximizing the available funds to meet the photo needs of all websites.

• Created training courses for internal photo tools, copyright, Photoshop and field photography for editors to attend

 

iHeartRadio | Photo Editor | New York, NY | 02/10-03/12

• Managed the creation of weekly entertainment galleries for 850+ Radio Station websites throughout the U.S.

• Negotiated image rates and contracts for all divisions of Clear Channel including Radio, Premiere and Outdoor.

• Produced celebrity photo shoots, both live and portrait for local and national use.

 

Retna Ltd. | Photographer Liaison | New York, NY | 12/08-02/10

• Managed the portrait submissions for Retna, working closely with photographers to acquire images in a timely fashion for

syndication.

 

Popular Photography | Freelance Photo Editor | New York, NY | 11/07-07/10

• Scoured the Internet to find the best in professional and amateur photography for usage in Popular Photography Magazine using

agency sites and various unusual sources such as Flickr.

• Inspired story ideas by finding interesting photographs and new techniques that may interest the readers.

 

Rolling Stone | Photo Assistant | New York, NY | 7/07-11/08

• Researched images for bi-weekly magazine publication

• Supplied finance with a monthly estimate of production costs from the photo department.

• Managed negative and print returns

 

Future U.S., Inc. | Assistant Photo Editor | New York, NY | 08/05-04/07

• Researched images and produced portrait and product shoots for seven monthly Future US publications.

• Managed photographer invoices and budget for photography department

• Managed a Flickr group centered around music photography and post weekly magazine callouts

 

America Online | Intern Photo Editor | Columbus, OH | 06/04-06/05

• Researched for all channels including News, Entertainment, Lifestyle and Music.

• Worked on extremely tight deadlines, anywhere from a few days to fifteen minutes.

• Managed the Photo of the Week meeting

 

Education

Columbus College of Art & Design: BFA 2004