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Manager Project

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
September 26, 2018

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Professional Media Expert with extensive experience in visual content creation, creative direction and production for print, digital, film and television. Superior client support with creative marketing, brand and content management. Possess excellent interpersonal, collaborative, organizational and communication skills. Core skills include:

Client Relationship Management

Project/Content/Vendor Management

Account Executive


PowerPoint / Keynote

Microsoft Office/Intranet CMS


CNN/Turner, Atlanta, GA 2017 – 2018

Senior Photo Editor/Creative Account Manager

Manage and purchase editorial content with a team of creatives for all of CNN's digital platforms, including digital products and social networks. Support digital marketing initiatives for global clients, specifically CNN style, travel and CNN originals with long lead projects often with an advertising and marketing strategy.

Turner, Atlanta, GA

Creative Photo Editor / Content Manager 2004 – 2017

Account manager and visual project manager providing content creation and production support globally to the Ad Sales, Marketing, Communications and Digital divisions of CNN and HLN. Production and management of photo and video shoots with internal agency, Turner Brand Experience.

•Built global relationships (from 12 to over 1,000 Turner users) in divisions such as ad sales, marketing and communications to reach more internal clients and share image libraries at a considerable cost savings to Time Warner.

•Trained approximately 1,000 Time Warner users on proper use of asset library and digital products.

•Maintained and updated digital asset management system and library; including key art, photo assets, contracts and releases.

•Managed projects and project teams to produce original content for programming, print, digital and mobile in an effort to maximize advertising profit and reachability. Provided creative direction to photographers, retouchers, vendors and clients. Managed vendor relationships.

Conde Nast Publications, New York 2002 - 2004

Photo Research Editor

Responsible for selecting and purchasing licensed imagery for Allure Magazine. Supervised a team of four freelance content producers and interns.

•Maintained relationships with vendors and negotiated licensing rates; hired photographers for various projects.

•Managed all photo-related invoices, budgets and expenses. Supported Photo Director in all aspects of magazine to ensure that publication was completed on-time and error free.

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Additional Relevant Experience

Gamma Press Photo Agency, New York

Photo Desk Supervisor

Corbis, New York

Senior Retoucher / Celebrity and Historic Photography

Randal Walker Photo Agency, Paris, France

Photo Assistant / Studio Manager/ Freelance photographer


Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Photography – focus in Advertising Photography & Drawing; Art Therapy

SCAD / The Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA


Working knowledge of French; oral and written

Community Involvement

Photography Chair, Fulton County Schools

Member, American Photographic Artists, Atlanta

VOX Teen Communications, Atlanta

Turner Volunteer, Wesley Woods Assisted Living

Meals on Wheels, Atlanta

Juror for Communication Arts, CA – annual photography competition 2012



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