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
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
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