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About

As the director of student media at Midwestern State University, Bradley advises a weekly newspaper and broadcast operation. As an assistant professor, he teaches news reporting and the advanced reporting, practicum, class. Bradley is the editor of the publications for the national Journalism Education Association and active in local and regional associations to improve the quality of journalism education. He is a frequent speaker at workshops worldwide on topics ranging from the ethics of digital photography to publications design. He has received the Gold Key from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Pioneer Award from the National Scholastic Press Association, the Medal of Merit from the Journalism Education Association, the Star of Texas from the Association of Texas Photography Instructors, the Trailblazer Award from the Texas Association of Journalism Educators and the Carl Towley Award from the Journalism Education Association. In 2014, the National Press Photographers named him the Robin F. Garland Educator of the Year. — Bradley Wilson, PhD

Education

North Carolina State University • 2003 – May 2012 PhD in Public Administration Part-time studies and relevant coursework include organizational theory and statistics with some focus on mass communication and public administration. Qualitative dissertation looking at relationship between agenda-setting effects between local media and local governments including in-depth data gathering/analysis of local government budgets and local media content analysis. Completed August 2012.

  • Papers presented or scheduled for presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, Western Political Science Association, College Media Association and Midwest Political Science Association
  • Research in mass media agenda setting for dissertation.
  • Other substantive research in agenda setting, the PATRIOT Act and Freedom of Information Act

Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs • 1996-1997 Master of Public Administration, June 1997 Relevant coursework and projects:

  • Team paper/presentation on Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Governmental law, budgeting and finance
  • In-depth policy analysis of education reform
  • Multiple papers/presentations on organizational theory for the 21st century
  • Casework in public administration law, science/innovation management and economics
The University of Texas at Austin • 1983-1989

Bachelor of Journalism, May 1989 Bachelor of Arts, Major in Biology/Chemistry, May 1988 Relevant coursework, projects, honors

  • Media relations, media law, covering governments, science reporting
  • Peer leadership/development
  • Friar Society (honor society)
  • Students’ Association, director of News and Information
  • Texas Student Publications, president of the Board of Directors

Employment

Midwestern State University Assistant Professor, Director of Student Media • Sept. 2012 – present Taught courses in reporting and writing and broadcast production that included components of grammar, spelling, punctuation and AP style as well as media law and ethics along with all aspects of media reporting, including social media. Advised student media including weekly student newspaper, The Wichitan, and weekly news broadcast, Campus Watch, both with online components including social media such as Twitter and Facebook.

North Carolina State University Coordinator, Student Media Advising • Dec. 2002-Oct. 2011 While pursuing PhD, taught training classes in photojournalism, design, reporting, diversity, media law and copyediting. Prepared online training materials at ncsu.edu/sma, making use of online classroom systems such as Blackboard. Supervised professional staff of five including human resource and information technology operations. Advised daily newspaper, yearbook, literary magazine, television operation, radio station and online media. Wrote press releases and numerous documents to promote and document activities of program within the university system and externally. Prepared budget exceeding $800,000 and manage day-to-day, non-content-related issues. For about 10 years, served as administrative liaison between students and campus administration. Publications received numerous state and national awards including the Gold Crown from CSPA and the Pacemaker from ACP.

  • Certified mediator, Human Resources
  • Adviser, EMS Club

Kansas State University Visiting Assistant Professor • Aug. 2001-Dec. 2002 Taught classes to PR, advertising and print media students on Web communication, photojournalism, editing and design including classes that required specific knowledge of current trends in print media, multimedia, technical skills in AP style, photojournalism and Web-page development. Coordinated awards program including writing press releases.

National Press Photographers Association Executive Director • Jan. 1999- Feb. 2001 Coordinated the day-to-day operations of this 10,000-member professional association for television and still photojournalists including managing workshops, $1.8 million budget, membership activities, staffing, press relations, contract negotiation, sales items and media relations. On a daily basis, worked with publishers, editors, photographers and reporters at television stations, magazines and newspapers all over the world. Assisted board members with writing and implementing policy, including writing first policy handbook. Negotiated hotel contracts for national and regional conferences. Supervised national office staff. Prepared budget and regular budget reports. Maintained membership database and regular membership reports.

University Interscholastic League Assistant Academic Director • Aug. 1997 – Jan. 1999 Produced bi-monthly newsmagazine working with numerous writers and photographers as managing editor of the Leaguer (circ: 35,000). Edited numerous other UIL publications related to all facets of UIL’s mission. Provided information to legislators, local and state media regarding academic competitions. Coordinated state-wide conferences and numerous contests at all grade levels including arranging for speakers locally, regionally and nationally. Coordinated academic contests for high school, junior high and elementary. Managed academic professional and student staff members.

Taylor Publishing Company Marketing Department Manager • Aug. 1993-June 1996 Managed technology branch including indirect supervision of engineering, production and education staffs for one of the nation’s largest book publishers headquartered in Dallas. Represented company to public and media. Led Total Quality Management teams and re-engineering process team that resulted in new $2.5 million production environment. Served as art director on numerous photographic/art projects. Pioneered technical support/customer service division for desktop publishing environment. Helped to setup and maintain computer network and Internet presence.

Irving High School Publications Adviser • Sept. 1992-Aug. 1993 Advised student publications ($50,000 budget) and taught classes in photography, journalism and publications production for suburban school district near Dallas. Wrote curriculum guide. Coordinated and taught at numerous workshops throughout the Metroplex, state and nation.

Wimberley Independent School District Public Information Officer Sept. • 1989-Aug. 1992 Handled media relations with Austin/San Marcos/San Antonio newspapers, radio and television stations. Edited central administration publications for rural school district including district’s annual report. Advised student publications ($12,000 budget) and taught classes in all aspects of media. Wrote district technology plan.

Westlake Picayune Head photographer • 1981-Jan. 1987 Coordinated all darkroom and photography for a large, weekly newspaper. Served as special section editor for three consecutive years. Assigned stories, photos and assisted with typesetting. Supervised photography staff and free-lance photographers. Worked with other Austin-area media as free-lance photographer and writer.

Awards

Other Activities

College Media Association Photojournalism Committee co-chair • 2008-present Coordinator of on-site photo contest • 2006-present

North Carolina College Media Association Coordinated on-site photo adventures, including those in New Orleans (2013), New York City (2013), Chicago (2012),  Orlando (2011), Louisville (2010), Austin (2009), Kansas City (2008) and Washington, D.C. (2007). Coordinated speakers on photojournalism at national conventions in New York City, Austin and other cities. Assisted with the creation of a statewide college media association and served as the organization’s chair for five years. NCCMA hosted its second convention at N.C. State in 2009, its fifth at Winston Salem State University in 2012 and started a statewide contest for college students in 2010.

Journalism Education Association Editor • 1998-current Edited publications for this national journalism association consisting of more than 2,000 members worldwide. Communication: Journalism Education Today: quarterly journal containing articles on all aspects of journalism, everything from reporting, writing and editing to advertising sales and design. Supervised solicitation of all content, completed design and production camera ready on disk to printer using state-of-the-art Macintosh desktop-publishing tools. Coordinated on-site photography contests for national convention. Awarded JEA’s Medal Merit and, in 2006, JEA’s highest award, the Carl Towley Award. CLICK HERE

  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association Beth Dickey Distinguished Service Award, 2008
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Association Distinguished Service Award, 2008

Association of Texas Photography Instructors Senior consultant • 1996-current First state-wide organization devoted solely to improving the quality of photography instruction. Coordinated fall/winter conference, the first conference developed solely for high school photographers. Organized summer workshop for instructors only. Edited newsletter. Chaired board meetings. Developed membership and conference registration databases. Served as vice president, president and past present beginning in 1993. Received ATPI’s highest award, the Star of Texas, in 1999. CLICK HERE

Cary Area EMS • 1999-2012 North Hays County EMS; Wimberley EMS • 1997-1999 Syracuse University Ambulance • 1996-1997 Wimberley Emergency Medical Services • 1990-1992 Worked as volunteer and paid medic in these rural EMS services serving the local area with mutual-aid into surrounding areas. Handled incident command on various scenes in addition to running routine calls. Developed media (public relations and advertising) campaigns. Wrote press releases including crisis communication. Served on board of directors for Wimberley EMS for which duties included authoring new set of bylaws and state charter. Developed bi-monthly training program – “Super Scenario Sunday” – for new medics and taught Explorer class. CLICK HERE

Raleigh Concert Band • 1999 – 2001 President, Webmaster, euphonium player Austin Symphonic Band • 1997-1999 Euphonium player Coppell Symphonic Band Sept. • 1993-June 1996 Promotions manager, euphonium player, guest conductor Wimberley Community Band • Dec. 1990-Aug. 1992 Promotions manager, euphonium player Handled media relations for community bands in Raleigh, Coppell and Wimberley. Developed media campaigns including advertising in local newspapers, on radio stations and through posters.

Articles and Publications

Books

  • Co-editor, Association of Texas Photography Instructors, The Best of Texas High School Photography, vol. 3, Friesens publishing, fall 2012
  • Chapter, Balfour publishing, The Definitive Guide to Yearbooks, fall 2011
  • Design chapter, Friesens yearbook guidebook, fall 2011
  • Workbook to accompany Tim Harrower’s Newspaper Designer’s Handbook, 6th edition, 2007
  • Journalism Today, co-author, 1999
  • Journalism Today Teachers Resource Book, author, 1999
  • Critical Care Paramedic, author of chapter one, “The Hospital Environment and Specialty Centers,” 2001

Academic Presentations

  • All I Needed to Know About Photojournalistic Ethics I Learned in Kindergartern” presentation as part of the Visual Communication Division at the AEJMC Midwinter Conference, Feb. 28, 2014, University of Oklahoma. Served as discussant for four presentations made in “The Visual and Culture” session. Paper named “Top Paper Abstract for Visual Communication Division.”
  • “A View from the Trenches: What SCHJ Can Do for High School Advisers” panel presentation at the AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division Mid-Winter Meeting, Jan. 4, 2014, Nashville.
  • “The Relationship Between Media Coverage and Policy Outcomes” presented at 70th Annual Midwest Political Science Association conference, April 12 – 15, 2012,  Chicago.
  • “Small Towns and the Recession” to be presented at the Western Political Science Association conference, March 23, 2012 as part of panel 22.06 “Beer, State and Local Finances, and Regulatory Policy.”
  • “The Impact of Media Agenda Setting on Local Governments: Examining the Relationship between Media Coverage and Policy Outcomes” presented at AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, March 9, 2012, Blacksburg, Va.
  • “The Impact of Media Agenda Setting on Local Governments” presented at the Western Political Science Association conference, April 21-23, 2011, San Antonio; James Endersby, University of Missouri, chair; Glen Smith, Gainesville State College, discussant.
  • “A Profile of North Carolina Collegiate Media” presented at the College Media Advisers fall 2009 convention in Austin, Texas. A research presentation looking at the college media outlets, their budgets and their advisers. Written with graduate student Heath Gardner.
  • “From Playboy to Fashion Friday” presented at the College Media Advisers fall 2008 convention in Kansas City. A research presentation looking at the relationship between sources and reporters with Heath Gardner.
  • “Three is a Magic Number: A Case Study in the Use of Sources in a Daily Student Newspaper” presented at the College Media Advisers fall 2007 convention in Washington, D.C., with Lee Williams, NCSU graduate student

Major publications

  • “Understanding Hyponatremia Key to EMS Providers at the Country’s Largest Bicycle Race,” Journal of Emergency Medical Services, April, 2013
  • There are Smart and Stupid Columns. Which is This? You Decide. A case study of a controversial column in the N.C. State daily newspaper.
  • Design with Flair, a 20-page publication on contemporary design trends and techniques, 2002
  • “Attack on America: The Local Angle,” 2001
  • “Is Film Dead,” published in Taylor Talk, fall 2000
  • Day One America, photographs by students of the first day of the new millennium, produced for the Association of Texas Photography Instructors and National Press Photographers Association
  • Careers in Photojournalism for the National Press Photographers Association, 1999
  • “North Carolina EMS Systems, Local and Federal Agencies Work Together in Post Hurricane Rescue and Relief,” full-length feature article published on www.merginet.com
  • Spring Meet Manual, a 192-page manual for all Texas academic spring meet directors and contest directors, and Academic Coordinator’s Manual, a 64-page manual, 1998
  • Directory of Campus EMS Organizations published by the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation, 1998
  • “Readin’ Ritin’ & Respondin’” full-length feature article with photos on college EMS systems published in the national Journal of Emergency Medical Services, June 1997, p. 68
  • “A Slice of SU Life: A Newsletter for Students New to the Syracuse University Community,” summer 1997, articles on various university traditions
  • “College EMS,” full-length feature article published on www.merginet.com, 1997
  • “Command Performance” published in the national Journal of Emergency Medical Services, Sept. 1995, p. 43
  • “Oklahoma Blast: A Nation Responds” published in the Texas EMS Magazine, July 1995, p. 21
  • Resource Guide and Photojournalism Curriculum Guide published by the Texas Association of Journalism Educators, April 1994

Presentations

Workshop Instructor 1983-present

Coordinated, directed and instructed various workshops across the nation on ethics, covering politics, covering emergencies, desktop publishing/design, photography (including digital imaging), all facets of newspaper/magazine/yearbook production. Hired staff. Developed curriculum. Regular workshop instructor every summer since 1983.

JUDGE

  • Texas Interscholastic League Press Conference, April 2014 (judged and critiqued high school newspapers for statewide contest)
  • Hawaii Publishers Association, March 2014 (judged professional entries in this statewide contest)
  • Florida Scholastic Press Association, March 2014 (judged entries in statewide Journalist of the Year)
  • Ohio Scholastic Media Association, February 2014 (judged individual photography and advertising entries in statewide contest)
  • St. Louis Sponsors of Student Publications, February 2014 (judged individual photography entries in statewide contest)
  • National Scholastic Press Association, January 2014 (judged national Pacemaker entries as part of panel)
  • Texas Association of Journalism Educators, September 2013 (judged individual photography portfolios in statewide contest)
  • Florida Scholastic Press Association, September 2013 (judged individual photographs in statewide contest through BNC)
  • Garden State Scholastic Press Association, July 2013 (judged individual awards in this newspaper contest)
  • Florida Scholastic Press Association, June 2013 (critiqued and judged yearbooks for this state press association)
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Association, May 2013 (critiqued and judged yearbooks for this state press association, including selecting books for the state’s top award)
  • Michigan Interscholastic Press Association, April 2013 (judged websites for state press association)
  • Texas Interscholastic League Press Conference, March 2013 (judged high school newspapers and multimedia with full critique in statewide contests)
  • Florida Scholastic Press Association, March 2013 (judged high school newspapers with full critique in statewide contest)
  • Oklahoma College Media Association, March 2013 (judged multimedia entries in two divisions of statewide contest)
  • Hawaii Publishers Association, 28th annual Pa’i Awards, spring 2013 (judged two categories for this statewide professional media competition)
  • National Scholastic Press Association and Associated Collegiate Press, fall 2013 (judged national Pacemaker competition)
  • Iowa High School Press Association, fall 2012 (judged six yearbooks in statewide contest)
  • National Quill & Scroll individual contests, fall 2012 (judged hundreds of individual entries in four yearbook contests)
  • Texas University Interscholastic League, fall 2012 (critiqued and judged high-school yearbooks, rating them and recommending for statewide recognition)
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, fall 2012 (judged on three-member panel, more than 3,500 images for statewide, scholastic contest)
  • Florida Scholastic Press Association, fall 2012 (judged multimedia entries for statewide, scholastic competition)
  • Nebraska High School Press Association, fall 2012
  • Garden State Scholastic Press Association, fall 2012

SAMPLE SPECIFIC PRESENTATIONS

  • Meet Me @ Miami, University of Miami (Florida), Aug. 9-15, 2014 | Taught closing general session on using social media responsibly for coverage and marketing to high school workshop students. Taught photojournalism classes and worked with college. View the pages the students created in 48 hours.
  • Going Coastal 2014, Carolina Beach, N.C., Aug. 5-8, 2014 | Featured workshop speaker for third year of this growing high school yearbook workshop for Balfour Publishing Company.
  • Camp Lonestar San Antonio, Holmes High School, July 23-25, 2014 | Taught general sessions on newspaper production, design and coverage to high school students for Walsworth Publishing Company.
  • Lubbock Christian University Yearbook Workshop, Lubbock Christian University, July 22-23, 2014 | Featured workshop speaker for second year at high school workshop for Balfour Publishing Company.
  • Virginia jCamp, James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Va.), July 12-17, 2014 | Taught social media, photography and yearbook classes for this statewide workshop.
  • Dallas County Gloria Shields All-American Workshop, Dallas Marriott Quorum, June 30-July 3, 2014 | Taught online media class for high school students including all social media, WordPress, Eye-Fi and other techniques in social media, online media and online video.
  • Beat the Heat, Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, Texas), June 24-26 | Coordinated all aspects of this workshop being held for the first year with about 20 students in attendance from area high schools. Coordinated everything from dining to rooms to production of workshop materials. Taught classes in photography, design and reporting/writing.
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill, June 17-19, 2014 | Taught sessions to newspaper, yearbook, photography and literary magazine classes on all aspects of photography from ethics/law to composition to editing.
  • Walsworth Camp Lonestar, Gaylord Texan Resort (Grapevine, Texas), June 15-17, 2014 | Taught general sessions on advanced design, design and other aspects of yearbook production to this large (300+) group of high school students at Walsworth Publishing workshop.
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Allen High School (Texas), June 11-13, 2014 | Taught pilot class in “Photography and Social Media”
for high school photography instructors from several different states. Taught students how to interact with social media is a critical element of school curriculums. Utilizing social media to exhibit, critique and sell photography is a natural extension of the lessons learned in the classroom.
From SmugMug to Pinterest and from Instagram to SnapSeed, this class explored the latest in social media apps while making sure that teachers have up-to-date lesson plans for helping students navigate and engage with the world through social media. Photoshop and Lightroom were both be utilized in the class.
  • Texas Interscholastic League Press Conference, Austin, April 26-27, 2014 | Taught three sessions: “Why You Should Work for the College Media” with students from the University of Texas and Midwestern State University, “Photography and the Social Media” and “The Boston Marathon.”
  • Texas Intercollegeiate Press Association, San Antonio, April 12, 2014 | Taught sessions in modern print design trends and lessons learned in photojournalism ethics from the Boston Marathon. Assisted with coordination of and judged news photography contest.
  • Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers, Chantilly, Va., April 4-5, 2014 | Delivered keynote address to statewide convention. Taught sessions on the First Amendment, photojournalistic ethics and sports photography.
  • College Media Association, New York City, March 12-15, 2014 | Coordinated on-site photography competition and judging, including instruction on the contest, taught “Advisers’ Guide to Establishing Policies” and “The Boston Marathon: A Lesson in Photojournalistic Ethics,” and sat on panel “Fast Five: Great Ideas for Advising and Teaching in No More than Five Minutes” coordinated by Hillary Warren of Otterbein University
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Austin, Texas, Feb. 6-9, 2014 | Managed statewide conference for 26th consecutive year including coordinating judges and contests as well as producing the printed program for more than 300 students and about 30 instructors; first day held at the Texas State Capitol; second day at Austin Community College — Northridge using computer labs and studio space.
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Boston, Nov. 14-17, 2013 | Taught two sessions: “The Magic of 3 a.m.” on spot news coverage and “We Regret the Error” on media credibility; coordinated on-site photography competitions for 327 students in eight contests who submitted nearly 850 images for critique and judging.
  • College Media Association/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, New Orleans., Oct. 23-27, 2013, taught half-day pre-conference workshop “So, You Want to Take Pictures for The Chicago Sun-Times?”, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging, sat on panel, “Advisers’ Guide to Establishing Policies,” and co-taught session “If It Bleeds, It Leads” with Mickey Osterreicher,  attorney for the National Press Photographers Association, about the legal and ethical issues resulting from photos of the Boston Marathon bombing.
  • Instructor, Texas Association of Journalism Educators, San Antonio, Oct. 19-21, 2013 | Taught three large-group sessions to approximately 100 students at statewide conference. “Boston: A Maraton Lesson in Photojournalistic Ethics,” “Texas Sports Photography” and “Modern Newspaper Design.”
  • Lead instructor, Walsworth Yearbooks 2013 Fall Workshop, Trinity University, San Antonio, Oct. 10, 2013 | Taught large-group presentations in photography, online/social media, yearbook design to about 160 area students. Also worked with individual staff members and individual staffs and sat on question/answer panel at end of the workshop.
  • Photography instructor, Walsworth Yearbooks 2013 Fall Workshop, Rider High School, Wichita Falls, Texas, Oct. 4, 2013 | Taught large-group presentations in photography to about 125 area students.
  • Lead instructor, Orlando yearbook workshop, Orlando, Fla., Sept. 26-29, 2013 | Taught large-group presentations in social media and photography to some 60 students and advisers; worked with individual schools on coverage, reporting, writing, design.
  • Lead instructor, Meet Me @ Miami, University of Miami college-level, multi-media workshop, University of Miami, Aug. 2-7, 2013 and opening speaker at Camp Wannamaka, Aug. 8, 2013. | View the pages the students created at the college workshop in 48 hours.
  • Lubbock Yearbook Workshop, Lubbock (Texas) Christian College, July 24-26, 2013 | Lead instructor for this yearbook workshop with Jerry Clark, Balfour company representative.
  • Wichita Falls workshop, Wichita Falls, Texas, July 22-24 | Taught classes in photojournalism and visual reporting for this first-time regional high school at Rider High School.
  • Coastal YB workshop, Wrightsville, N.C., July 16-18 | Lead instructor for this yearbook workshop with Josh Lovell, Balfour company representative.
  • Dallas County Gloria Shields All-American Summer Workshop, Dallas, July 7-11, 2013 | Taught class online media production including use of social media.
  • Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers jCamp, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Va., July 15-19, 2012 | Taught photojournalism class, assisted students who produced photos for camp publication (video)
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 17-20, 2013 | Taught photojournalism class with 36 high-school students
  • Carolina Journalism Institute, the University of South Carolina, June 12-15, 2013 | Taught photojournalism class (video)
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Copyediting Excellence, May 22-31, 2013 | Taught classes in passive voice, caption writing and assisted with production of daily newspaper during this 10-day workshop for college interns (more)
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, San Francisco, April 25-28, 2013 | Taught session: “Two Hours of Sports”; coordinated on-site photography competitions for 212 students in eight contests who submitted nearly 600 images for critique and judging
  • Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, Fort Worth, Texas, April 4-6, 2013 | Taught four classes: “Sports photography,” Trends in Print Design,” “The Thinking Photographer” and “CMYK, PDF, JPEG. What’s It All About?”; judged news photo and two-person photo contests; coordinated on-site news photography contest
  • College Media Association Spring National College Media Convention, New York City, March 9-12, 2013 | Coordinated on-site photography competition and judging, including instruction on the contest, “Greetings from NYC”; taught “Life on the Field. And Off” with Josh Merwin, freelance NYC photographer; sat on panel about law and ethics with Chris Evans, University of Vermont, Loran Lewis, Wilkes University and Mickey Osterreicher, attorney for the National Press Photographers Association
  • Coppell High School, Coppell, Texas, March 1, 2013 | Taught three classes on convergence and spot news coverage to high school students in introductory journalism courses
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Arlington, Texas, Feb. 8-10, 2013 | Managed statewide conference for 25th consecutive year including coordinating judges and contests as well as producing the printed program
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 15-18, 2012 | Taught sessions in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions: “The Best of Texas Sports Photography.” Received Master Journalism Educator certification.
  • College Media Association/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, Chicago, Ill., Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2012 | Coordinated on-site photography competition and judging, including instruction on the contest, “Reflections.”
  • Photography lead instructor, Meet Me @ Miami, University of Miami college-level, multi-media workshop, Miami, Aug. 7-10, 2012.
  • YearbooksNV, Herff Jones yearbook workshop, Centreville, Va., July 30-Aug. 3, 2012 | Taught photojournalism class.
  • Coastal YB workshop, Wrightsville, N.C., July 23-26 | Lead instructor for this week-long yearbook workshop with Josh Lovell, company representative.
  • Virginia Tech jCamp, Blacksburg, Va., July 15-19, 2012 | Taught photojournalism class, assisted students who produced photos for camp publication.
  • Dallas County Gloria Shields All-American Summer Workshop, Dallas, July 8-12, 2012 | Taught class online media production including use of social media.
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 18-21, 2012 | Taught class in photojournalism and produced workshop show.
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors Summer Workshop for Instructors Only, Allen, Texas, June 6-9 | Co-taught class on Adobe Photoshop culminating in Adobe Certified Educator recognition.
  • 11th Annual National College Yearbook Workshop, New Orleans, May 31-June 3, 2012 | Taught Advanced Design class as well as breakout sessions on using online media and social media in yearbooks.
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Copyediting Excellence, May 23-27, 2012.
  • Virginia J-Day, April 20-21, 2012, featured speaker at this state-wide workshop, taught opening keynote: “The Universe without Journalism,” as well as three other sessions on Saturday and day-long photography workshop for photographers at Harrisonburg High School
  • Creativity Workshop and Adviser’s Appreciation Luncheon, April 17, 2012, featured speaker at this workshop sponsored by Walsworth Publishing
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, Columbia, S.C., March 2-4, 2012, taught sessions basic photography and photo stories; judged regional photo contest; coordinated visual coverage.
  • North Carolina College Media Association, Winston-Salem University, Feb. 18, 2012, taught session on yearbook and magazine design
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Feb. 10-12, 2012, Arlington, Texas, managed statewide conference for 24th consecutive year including coordinating judges and contests as well as producing the printed program.
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 17-20, 2011, taught sessions in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions: “Go Long. Or Just Punt” and “Putting Your Pictures Online.”
  • College Media Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, Orlando, Fla., Oct. 28-Oct. 30, 2011, taught day-long, hands-on class on Adobe Photoshop, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging and taught four classes, including one research sessions. Also presented “The Internet is Dead,” a session primarily for yearbook students about creating an online presence in Twitter, Facebook, SmugMug, Flickr and other social/online media.
  • Instructor, North Carolina Scholastic Media Association regional workshop, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Oct. 20, 2011. Taught classes in newspaper design, yearbook design and online media.
  • Instructor, North Carolina Scholastic Media Association regional workshop, Appalachian State University, Aug. 6, 2011. Taught classes in design trends as well as closing general session on photojournalism.
  • Photography lead instructor, Meet Me @ Miami, University of Miami college-level, multi-media workshop, Miami, Aug. 10-13, 2011.
  • Instructor, YearbooksNV, Herff Jones yearbook workshop, Centreville, Va., Aug. 2-4, 2011. Taught photojournalism class.
  • Instructor, Virginia Tech jCamp, Blacksburg, Va., July 24-28, 2011. Taught photojournalism class, assisted students to provide photos for camp publication, produced slideshows of camp images.
  • Instructor, Associated Collegiate Press Summer Journalism Workshops, Minneapolis, Minn., July 21-24, 2011. Taught college classes in advanced photojournalism.
  • Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill summer workshop for advisers, July 5-8, 2011. Taught college-credit class (JOMC 605) to advisers on online media, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Instructor, North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 13-16, 2011. Taught class in photojournalism and produced workshop show.
  • Instructor, 10th Annual National College Yearbook Workshop, New Orleans, La., June 2-4, 2011. Taught Advanced Design class as well as breakout sessions on using online media and social media in yearbooks.
  • Instructor, Dow Jones News Fund Center for Copyediting Excellence, May 30-June 2, 2011.
  • Virginia J-Day, Harrisonburg, Va., Southern Interscholastic Press Association, April 27-28, 2011, presented opening keynote as well as other sessions on credibility, going online with photography and sports photography.
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Anaheim, Calif., April 14-17, 2011, taught sessions in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions: “The Portrait” and “Adobe Photoshop CS5.”
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, Columbia, S.C., March 4-6, 2011, taught session on organizing media staffs to utilize online content, a 4-hour pre-conference workshop on moving photojournalism online (including TwitPic, Flicker, SmugMug and Soundslides); judged regional photo contest; coordinated visual coverage.
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Feb. 11-13, 2011, Arlington, Texas, managed statewide conference for 23rd consecutive year including coordinating judges and contests, producing program and teaching classes in new media.
  • North Carolina College Media Association, Boone, N.C., Feb. 19, 2011, taught session on “Saving the College Yearbook” at state college media convention. Served as chair of organization that sponsored the fourth-annual conference.
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Kansas City, Missouri, Nov. 11-14, 2010, taught sessions in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions: “Line ’em Up and Shoot ’em” and “What We Sell Is Credibility.”
  • College Media Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 27-Oct. 31, 2010, taught day-long, hand-on class on Adobe Photoshop and Soundslides, including workshop on the newly released Photohop CS5, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging and taught four classes, including one research sessions.
  • Instructor, Friesens Corporation yearbook workshop July 27-30, 2010. Taught workshop to students and advisers on yearbook design in Anaheim, Calif.
  • Instructor, Associated Collegiate Press 27th Annual National College Summer Journalism Workshops, University of Minnesota, July 22-25, 2010. Taught classes in Soundslides, color correction and pre-conference “Photojournalism: Beyond the Basics.”
  • Instructor, jCamp, Virginia Tech University, July 18-22, 2010. Taught classes in photojournalism to high-school students and advisers.
  • Instructor, Friesens Corporation yearbook workshop July 13-15, 2010. Taught workshop to students and advisers on yearbook design in Altona, Manitoba.
  • Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill summer workshop for advisers, July 6-9, 2010. Taught workshop to advisers on WordPress, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Instructor, North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 14-17, 2010. Taught class in photojournalism.
  • Instructor, Ninth Annual National College Yearbook Workshop, New Orleans, La., June 3-5, 2010. Taught Advanced Design class as well as breakout sessions on Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Instructor, Dow Jones News Fund Center for Copyediting Excellence, May 29-June 2, 2010.
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Portland, Oregon, April 15-18, 2010, taught sessions in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions: “The Best of the Best” and “Soundslides: How and Why.”
  • Columbia Scholastic Press Association national convention, New York City, March 26, 2010, taught one-hour classes in coverage of emergencies and use of appropriate file formats in digital images.
  • College Media Advisers national convention, New York City, March 20-23, 2010, taught day-long course on use of photography in new media including Twitter, TwitPix, Flicker and Soundlides; also taught one-hour classes in and coordinated all photo sessions at national conference.
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, Columbia, S.C., March 4-7, 2010, taught sessions on general photography, new media / social media and photography and Soundslides.
  • North Carolina College Media Association, Elon University, Elon, N.C., Feb. 20, 2010, served as chair of statewide organization that hosted third annual state conference, assisted with judging and business aspects of convention.
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Feb. 4-7, 2010, Arlington, Texas, managed statewide conference for 22nd consecutive year including coordinating judges and contests, producing program and teaching classes in new media.
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Washington, D.C., Nov. 12-15, 2009, taught sessions in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions and photographic coverage of the convention: “CMYK vs. RGB, etc.” and “Win!”.
  • Speaker, Appalachian State University Journalism Day, Nov. 5, 2009; taught sessions on “Yearbook Theme and Coverage” and “Yearbook Design Trends.”
  • College Media Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, Austin, Texas, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2009, taught day-long, hand-on class on Adobe Photoshop and Soundslides, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging and taught four classes, including one research sessions.
  • Featured speaker, Colorado High School Press Association J-Day, Oct. 15, 2009. Presented sessions on “Soundslides: How and Why” and “We Regret the Error,” a session on mass media credibility.
  • Speaker, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Media Day, Oct. 22, 2009. Presented sessions on “Newspaper Design Trends” and “Yearbook Design Trends.”
  • Featured speaker and keynote speaker, East Carolina University High School Media Workshop, Oct. 7, 2009. Presented sessions on “Yearbook Design Trends” and “Yearbook Coverage” as well as general session at closing on mass media credibility.
  • Instructor, Virginia Tech University J-Camp, July 19-23, 2009. Taught class in photography.
  • Instructor, Friesens Corporation yearbook workshop July 15-17, 2009. Taught workshop to students and advisers on yearbook design in Altona, Manitoba
  • Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill summer workshop for advisers, July 7-9, 2009. Taught workshop to advisers on Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Instructor, Ball State University Summer Journalism Workshop, June 25-28. Taught class to high-school advisers on Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Instructor, North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 15-18, 2009. Taught class in advanced design.
  • Instructor, Dow Jones News Fund Center for Copyediting Excellence, June 2-5, 2009.
  • Instructor, Eighth Annual National College Yearbook Workshop, New Orleans, La., May 28-30, 2009. Taught Advanced Design class.
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association regional convention, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., March 6-8, 2009, taught classes in photography including opening session
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Feb. 13-15, 2009, Arlington, Texas, managed statewide conference for 22nd consecutive year.
  • Judge, Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography of the Delaware Photographic Society, Jan. 24, 2009
  • College Media Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2008, taught day-long, hand-on class on Adobe Photoshop and Soundslides, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging and taught four classes, including two research sessions, “How Do You Measure Success,” “The Yearbook Spread: A Photo Story,” “From Playboy to Fashion Friday,” and “We Regret the Error.”
  • East Carolina University High School Media Workshop, Oct. 28, 2008, taught general session to some 300 students on “The Impact of Powerful Photography” and breakout sessions “Yearbook Design Trends” and “Yearbook Coverage” U.S. Naval Academy yearbook consultant, Annaolis, Md., Oct. 25, 2008
  • Central Carolina Journalism Day, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill High School, Oct. 16, taught basic and advanced design classes
  • Keynote speaker, Virginia High School League Championship Journalism Workshop, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va., Oct. 18-19. Presented keynote opening session on “Future Shock” and three breakout sessions, “Storytelling with Soundslides,” “Times Sucks and Helvetica is Boring,” and “Digital Ethics.”
  • Northwest North Carolina Scholastic Journalism Day, Appalachian State University, Oct. 2, 2008. Taught three breakout classes on “Introduction to Adobe Illustrator,” “Yearbook Design Trends,” and “Introduction to Photojournalism.”
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Fla., featured speaker at this summer workshop hosted by Taylor Publishing, July 29-Aug. 2
  • University of Minnesota Summer Workshop, July 20-25; instructor photojournalism sequence
  • Ball State University summer workshop, Muncie, Ind., July 14-18, 2008; instructor, digital photography for advisers
  • Instructor, photojournalism sequence, North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 16-19, 2008
  • Instructor, pre-conference Photoshop class and three-day Advanced Design class, College Media Consultants national college yearbook workshop, New Orleans, June 5-8, 2008
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, desktop publishing assistant/instructor, May 26-31, 2008 at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Anaheim, Calif., April 17-20, 2008. Taught session “Win!” on winning photo competitions and a session on creating ethical case studies.
  • First North Carolina College Media Association convention in Chapel Hill. Taught session on managing student photojournalists. Assisted with management of conference. Named chair of steering committee to create bylaws for new association.
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., March 19 – April 2, taught classes in photography
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Feb. 14-17, 2008, Arlington, Texas, managed statewide conference with students Rob Fisher and Stephen Bateman
  • Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Advisers national convention, Washington, D.C., Oct. 25-28, 2007, taught day-long, pre-conference hand-on class on Adobe Photoshop, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging and presented research paper, “Three is a Magic Number,” a methodological study as a measure of evaluating objective stories.
  • Tenth Annual High School Media Workshop, North Carolina A&T State University, Oct. 11, 2007, taught “Latest Trends in Yearbook Design” and “Yearbook Content and Coverage”
  • Fourth Annual Northwest North Carolina Scholastic Journalism Day instructor, Appalachian State University, Sept. 27, 2007, taught classes on Photoshop and yearbook coverage; delivered closing address on using quality photos
  • Washington Journalism Education Association summer workshop instructor in advisers sequence (Advanced Publication Advising) and student sequence, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Wash., July 29-Aug. 3
  • Ball State University summer workshop, Muncie, Ind., July 16-20, 2007; instructor, digital photography for advisers
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, desktop publishing assistant/instructor, May 28-June 1, 2007 at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Instructor in pre-conference Photoshop class and three-day Advanced Design class for the College Media Consultants national college yearbook workshop, New Orleans, May 24-26, 2007
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Denver, Colo., April 12-15, 2007
  • Third Annual Northwest North Carolina Scholastic Journalism Day instructor, Appalachian State University, March 27, 2007
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., March 9-11, 2007 (assisted by NCSU students Brandon Wright and Mark Fenimore)
  • U.S. Naval Academy yearbook workshop instructor, Annaolis, Md., Feb. 24-25, 2007
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, Nashville, Nov. 9-12, 2006, taught three sessions in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions and photographic coverage of the convention
  • College Media Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 25-29, 2005, taught day-long, hand-on class on Adobe Photoshop, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging and taught two classes
  • North Carolina A&T State University (Greensboro) 9th Annual High School Media Day, Oct. 12, 2006, instructor for three sessions, “Yearbook Trends in Design and Coverage,” “Yearbook Copy: Why Bother?” and “Developing a Strong Yearbook Program.”
  • Shawee Mission North High School photography workshop, Mission, Kan., Sept. 1-2, 2006, instructor at this two-day, hands-on workshop for school photojournalists
  • College Media Consultants national college yearbook workshop, instructor in advanced design, Seattle, Wash., Aug. 23-26, 2006
  • Lifetouch Publishing summer workshop, Minneapolis, Minn., July 30-Aug. 2, instructor, high school yearbook class
  • Lifetouch Publishing summer workshop, San Jose, Calif., July 21-24, instructor, high school yearbook class
  • Ball State University summer workshop, Muncie, Ind., July 17-21, 2006, instructor, digital photography for advisers
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, June 19-22, 2006, instructor, advanced design
  • College Media Consultants national college yearbook workshop, instructor in advanced design, New Orleans, La., June 1-3, 2006
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, instructor in desktop publishing, May 28-June 1, 2006 at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association national convention, San Francisco, April 20-23, 2006, taught four sessions: “It’s More than Winning,” “TIFF v JPEG, RGB v CMYK, PDF v IDD,” “The Ethics of Photography” and “Painting with Light” in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions and photographic coverage of the convention
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., March 3-6, 2006, taught four sessions: “The Thinking Photographer,” “Painting with Light,” “A look at Adobe Creative Suite 2” and “Photojournalism: Law and Ethics”; taught with two student photography editors (Austin Dowd and Nick Pironio) and Mark Murray of the Arlington (Texas) Independent School District
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors, Austin, Texas, Feb. 17-19, 2006, taught hands-on technology class, “Tips and Tricks,” with Nick Pironio, as well as a class on new photo-editing software from Adobe and Apple, “Aperture and Lightroom”
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention, Chicago, Nov. 10-13, 2005, taught two classes: “Times and Helvetica = Boring” and “Forget Football and Basketball” in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions and photographic coverage of the convention
  • College Media Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press national convention, Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 29-31, 2005, taught day-long, hand-on class on Adobe Photoshop, coordinated on-site photography competition and judging and taught two classes: “Blood and Guts, Love and War” and “The Magic of 3 a.m.”
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention, Seattle, April 7-10, 2005, taught two classes: “The World of Typography” and “Digital Photgraphy for Advisers” in addition to coordinating on-site photo competitions and photographic coverage of the convention
  • Ball State University summer workshop, Muncie, Ind., July 18-23, 2004, instructor, digital photography
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, photography workshop director, June 14-17, 2004
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, instructor in desktop publishing, June 1-4, 2004
  • Taylor Publishing, end-of-the-year recognition luncheon, April 23, presented luncheon address on the future of scholastic journalism
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention, San Diego, Calif., April 1-4, 2004, sessions on lighting, photography portfolios and evaluating photos in addition to coordinating Web site coverage and on-site photo competitions
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., March 5-7, 2004, multiple sessions on Adobe InDesign, digital photography and other aspects of photography
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20-23, 2003, “How to Get the Figure You Want,” “Photo Editing Basics” and “Photography for Advisers.”
  • College Media Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 5-9. 2003, “Cross Over: (When) Is Race an Issue,” “Photography for Non-Photographers,” “Lighting: Quantity, Quality and Direction,” and two-day, pre-conference workshop on Adobe Photoshop
  • Yearbooks CA, University of Southern California/Santa Cruz summer workshop, Aug. 3-7, 2003, photography instructor
  • National Scholastic Press Association summer workshop, Minneapolis, Minn., July 26-Aug. 1, 2003, photography instructor
  • Ball State University summer workshop, Muncie, Ind., July 21-25, 2003, instructor, digital photography
  • Dallas County Gloria Shield’s All-American Workshop, July 6-10, 2003: newspaper design instructor
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors Summer Workshop, instructor, “Life as a Journalism Teacher,” Texas A&M/Commerce, June 25-28, 2003
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, photography workshop director, June 10-13, 2003
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, instructor in desktop publishing, June 2003
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention, Portland, April 10-13, “Sports Photography” and “Photography for Advisers”
  • College Media Advisers, New York City, March 20-22, “Painting with Light”; did on-site critiques of some 20 college newspapers
  • Columbia Scholastic Press Association, New York City, March 20-22, Taught and coordinated day-long hands-on photography course
  • Associated Collegiate Press, Seattle, March 6-9, “Ways to Motivate Your Unmotivated Staff” and “Photoshop Tips for Photographers and Designers” (team-taught with Matthew Tarver of Southeastern Louisiana University); completed on-site critiques with some 30 college photojournalists
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, Columbia, S.C., Feb. 28-March 2, “Basics of Digital Resolution,” “Sports Photography,” “Putting Your Publication Online,” “Using the Electronic Flash and Other Photo Equipment” and “Focus is not a Special Effect.”Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention, Dallas, Nov. 21-24, 2002, “Sports Photography” and “Photography for Advisers”
  • Arkansas Scholastic Press Association, Little Rock, April 20, 2002, “The Thinking Photographer,” “Sports Photography” and “Content before Design”
  • Columbia Scholastic Press Association, New York City, March 22, 2002, “Digital Ethics” and “The Thinking Photographer”
  • Student Journalism Education Association at Kansas State University, March 9, 2002, “The Thinking Photographer”
  • Oklahoma Interscholastic Press Association state convention, Oct. 22,2001, Redesign workshop for newspaper students/advisers
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association, national convention in Boston, Nov. 9-11, 2001, “Attack on America,” “The Magic of 3 a.m.,” “The Thinking Photographer,” and “Digital Ethics”
  • Kansas Press Association, “Visual Coverage of 9-11,” part of a panel of professionals discussing the coverage of 9-11, Manhattan, Kan, Oct. 20, 2001
  • Kansas High School Press Association: along with college photojournalists taught sessions on studio photography and portfolio development as well as Web communication
  • South Carolina Scholastic Press Association, September 2001: featured photography speaker taught sessions on ‘Sports photography,’ ‘The Thinking Photographer,’ covering emergencies and digital photography.
  • National Scholastic Press Association summer workshop, Minneapolis, Minn., July 2001: photography instructor
  • Dallas County Gloria Shield’s All-American Workshop, July 2001: newspaper design instructor
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association, March 2001: “Digital Photography,” “Sports Photography,” “The F-Stops Here,” and keynote photography address
  • Washington Journalism Education Association, instructor for advisers’ sequence, keynote speaker, Aug. 2000
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, photography workshop director, June 2000
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, instructor in desktop publishing, June 2000
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association, Anaheim, Calif., April 2000: “Preparing a Portfolio,” “The Magic of 3 a.m.,” “Living in a Digital World”
  • Association of Texas Photography Instructors Shortcourse, workshop director, Feb. 2000
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association, Washington, DC, Nov. 1999: “Preparing a Portfolio,” “Living in a Digital World,” “How to Win a Photography Contest”
  • Empire State Press Association, summer workshop instructor, July, 1999
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, instructor in desktop publishing, June 1999
  • North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, June 1999: “Design Trends,” “Photography 101,” “Caption Writing”
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association, Washington, DC, April 1999: “Thinking Digitally,” “Preparing a Photography Portfolio”
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association, Washington, DC, Nov. 1998: “Getting Started in the Digital Age”
  • Empire State Press Association, summer workshop instructor, August, 1998
  • Dow Jones News Fund Center for Editing Excellence, instructor in desktop publishing, June 1998
  • Sam Houston State University summer workshop instructor, June, 1998
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association, Seattle, April 1998: “The Magic of 3 a.m.,” “The Media and Politics,” “Digital Publishing” (with Steve Matson)
  • Interscholastic League Press Conference, April 1998: “The Magic of 3 a.m.”
  • Interscholastic League Press Conference, June 1997: desktop publishing workshop instructor/coordinator
  • Syracuse University Ambulance, Volunteer Recognition Dinner slide show, May 1997
  • Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association, Chicago, Nov. 1996: “Politics and the Media,” “The Ethics of Photography”
  • Empire State Press Association, Oct. 1996: “Designing with Photography”
  • Interscholastic League Press Conference, June 1996: desktop publishing workshop instructor/coordinator
  • Southern Methodist University, June 1996: Yearbook workshop instructor teaching classes on everything from publications design to photo editing to marketing to team building

Judge

Over the years, I’ve judged for numerous professional, collegiate and scholastic groups, including — Associated Collegiate Press, College Media Advisers, Colorado High School Press Association, Delaware Photographic Society’s Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography, Florida Scholastic Press Association, Garden State Scholastic Press Association, Hawaii Publishers Association, Iowa High School Press Association, Journalism Education Association, Michigan Interscholastic Press Association, Montana Scholastic Press Association, National Press Photographers Association, National Scholastic Press Association, Nebraska High School Press Association, North Carolina College Media Association, North Carolina Press Club, North Carolina Scholastic Media Association, North Carolina Scholastic Media Association, North Dakota Scholastic Press Association, Northern Ohio Scholastic Press Association, Oklahoma College Media Association, Quill and Scroll, Society for Professional Journalists, Texas Interscholastic League Press Conference, Texas Intercollegiate Press Association